Vol. 6, No. 1 January 2017
40 Changing the World with Virtual/Augmented Reality Technologies
How VR and AR have the potential to disrupt our lives.By Yu Yuan
42 Creating Augmented Reality Experiences for Enterprise
Good practices, lessons learned, and technological insights.
By Mark Sage
45 Virtual Reality—Making Good on the Promise of Immersive Learning
The effectiveness of in-person training, with the logistical and cost-effective benefits of computer-based systems.
By Koreen Pagano, Angela Haddad, and Tai Crosby
48 Virtual Reality: The Next Disruptor
A new kind of worldwide communication.
By Philip Rosedale
51 Mobile-Edge Computing and the Internet of Things for Consumers
Part II: Energy efficiency, connectivity,
and economic development.
By Peter Corcoran and Soumya Kanti Datta
53 Dynamic Network Selection in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks
A user-centric scheme for improved delivery.
By Alaa Awad, Amr Mohamed, and Carla-Fabiana Chiasserini
61 CE-Driven Trends in Global Communications Strategic sectors for economic growth and development. By Sasmita Mohanty and Sudhir K. Routray
66 A Feasible Cellular Internet of Things
Enabling edge computing and the IoT
in dense futuristic cellular networks.
By Sreekanth Dama, Thomas Valerrian Pasca, Vanlin Sathya, and Kiran Kuchi
73 A Multitask Grocery Assistance System for the Visually Impaired
Smart glasses, gloves, and shopping carts provide auditory and tactile feedback.
By Peter Zientara, Siddharth Advani, Nikhil Shukla,
Ikenna Okafor, Kevin Irick, Jack Sampson, Suman Datta, and Vijaykrishnan Narayanan
82 Swing-Pay: one Card Meets All user Payment and Identity Needs
A digital card module that uses NFC and biometric authentication for peer-to-peer payment and identity. By Shirsha Ghosh, Joyeeta Goswami,
Alak Majumder, Abhishek Kumar, Saraju P. Mohanty, and Bidyut K. Bhattacharyya
94 Looking Ahead for Resistive Memory Technology
A broad perspective on ReRAM technology for future storage and computing.
By Hai (Helen) Li, Yiran Chen, Chenchen Liu,
John Paul Strachan, and Noraica Davila
104 Are Smartphones ubiquitous?
An in-depth survey of smartphone adoption by seniors.
By Anabela Berenguer, Jorge Goncalves, Simo Hosio, Denzil Ferreira, Theodoros Anagnostopoulos,
and Vassilis Kostakos
111 World of Worry
Examining the dark side of World of Warcraft.
By Jessica Brown
116 The Toast of the IoT
The 1990 interop Internet toaster.
By John Romkey