Automation: Victory Through Video Surveillance

Video surveillance has been around for decades. The footage collected from cameras have become evidence in numerous court cases, have been the smoking gun for prosecutors to make arrests, have saved accused citizens from being charged with crimes they did not commit, and have brought to light what exactly occurred in a non-biased format. According […]

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Automation: Remote Access Simplicity

IoT is blowing up so much because it integrates all of your gadgets and gizmos via Internet connection. Now, you can do so many basic tasks from remote locations, from drawing the blinds to turning on lights to recording a television program. With the tap of a screen, the world gets simpler, thanks to a […]

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Can Social Media HELP Transportation?

DISCLAIMER: Heart Technologies does not support nor promote the use of mobile devices while operating motorized vehicles. Use of your phone, unless doing so with hands-free capabilities, is illegal and dangerous. Practice safe driving, and never text, browse social media, or use your phone while driving. For more information, click here. If you’ve driven in […]

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Is it Bluetooth or WiFi?

In our world, there are two forms of data transmission: Bluetooth and WiFi. Both accomplish very different things, yet can easily be confused. WiFi and Bluetooth can be found on basically every smartphone, laptop, or tablet, and both are used to transmit data wirelessly. They can be used separately or in conjunction with one another. […]

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What is IoT?

If you’re looking into any tech-related news or articles lately, you’ll recognize the acronym “IoT.” Just about everything is somehow related to IoT or mentioning IoT or hey, maybe they’re just throwing in “IoT” to seem relevant. After a solid two months of scanning article after article and title after title referencing IoT, I had […]

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Managing BYOD in Schools

BYOD, or bring your own device, is a common practice in offices. This trend is now popping up in schools as well. BYOD means that students bring their own devices (laptops, smartphones, or tablets) and access the Internet or school network by the school’s WiFi connection. Schools can require specifications–such as RAM, software, and hardware–for […]

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Getting Schooled in IT Managed Services

If your school is looking into expanding its technology efforts, then IT managed services should be high on that list. Utilizing a company’s IT managed services offers full support options for scalable technology solutions at a fraction of what it would cost for your school to implement the same services independently. Schools have so many […]

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Technology Influencing the Classroom Layout

Technology is becoming more and more of an essential in the educational environment. The traditional classroom layout was created to best suit that style of teaching and learning. Now that our educating methods are changing and technology’s importance is increasing, the classroom layout needs to alter to accommodate these changes and improve the learning environment […]

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Social Media 101

Educators are frequently trying to tie students’ interests and hobbies into their teaching techniques. When video games grew in popularity, so did educational video games. When the Internet became popular, the amount of educational websites increased. In the past ten years, social media sites have become an incredibly influential tool in communication, news reporting, and […]

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