The primary objective of the IP Intercom System Integration project for our team was to integrate the client’s Intercom System into the OnGuard security system and allow interfacing with it, including access control. The main aim of the project was to develop software (Device Translator) that helps the series of customer’s Intercoms communicate with the OnGuard security system. The resulting system passed testing without a hitch, to insure that it met all of the requirements and passed certification. Continue Reading
Testing for quality assurance is vital for the project success as it pinpoints any problems or issues which need to be avoided, making it cheaper for companies to correct problems earlier on in the development phase, rather than later on in the process. However the question remains: How can I know what sort of testing is right for my project to ensure quality?
Now there is a range of testing types and all depend heavily on a project type, success criteria and objectives of the project at hand. To help you make a more qualified decision on what type of testing is right for you, we’ve assembled a list of quality tests which are available to assess the quality of a project’s output. Continue Reading
Radio-frequency identification (RFID) tagging is changing the way we think about retail business and logistics. RFID tagging is basically an ID system that uses small radio frequency identification devices for identification and tracking purposes. An RFID tagging system includes the tag itself, a read/write device and a host system application for data collection, processing and transmission. Generally an RFID tag consists of a chip, some memory and an antenna. Continue Reading
The world of technology is abuzz with the announcement of the Apple smart watch.
Although Apple has predicted no release date yet, experts are already anticipating that Apple is set to sell over 24 million smart watches in 2015! This means that smart watches are more than just a fad, they are a fixture that will be here to stay in 2015 and will become a permanent fixture on the list of must-have gizmos to buy.
As of yet, wrist-based wearables fall into two product categories: notification-based watches and fitness trackers. Continue Reading
The beginning of a New Year is the perfect time for companies to sit down and evaluate what is working in their organization and what is not. Companies need to be asking themselves real questions about the current state of their company, what will be the main corporate IT goals for 2015 and how they intend to implement them. Since no New Year’s resolution is of any use without an implementation plan, we’ve prepared a list of some of the top priorities for 2015 from CIOs and an implementation plan for how you can put your resolutions into practice in 2015.