Posts Tagged ‘Pew Internet and American Life Project’

Cloud Immigrants, 3D Telepresence and Immersive Reality Chart New Era for Education and Health, Says Pew Report on Gigabit Apps

FCC October 16th, 2014

WASHINGTON, October 16, 2014 – Three-dimensional holograms, immersive virtual reality environments, instant face-to-face meetings that match physical meetings and inch closer to a real-life virtual hug.

These are among the technologies made available by Gigabit Networks, according to “Killer Apps in the Gigabit Age,” a report released last week by the Pew Research Center’s Internet Project.

“What is striking about the answers in the report is that technologists are way ahead of current reality,” said Lee Rainie, the Director of the Internet Project, in an interview.

The report surveyed more than 1,400 experts from academia, tech firms and the industry about their thoughts on the report’s two titular topics: apps and connectivity in 2025.

Via: Xbox Culture


Broadband Adoption: A solution to Barriers Noted by the FCC!

Expert Opinion, National Broadband Plan November 23rd, 2009

The FCC released five significant barriers associated with the adoption of Broadband within the U.S. which is part of the National Broadband Plan scheduled for a Feb 17, 2010 submittal to Congress. The perceived barriers were broad ranging and simplistic in their association to various deterrents to both access and use of this medium. Affordability of […]

Health Care, Wireless Can Drive Broadband Adoption, Experts Tell FCC

Broadband Data, Broadband Stimulus, FCC, National Broadband Plan, NTIA August 20th, 2009

WASHINGTON, August 20, 2009 – One of the largest challenges in developing a national broadband plan will be to find out who has it, who doesn’t and what it is used for, said Consumer Research Director John Horrigan in his opening remarks at an FCC staff workshop.

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