Students Paul Wettin, left, Jacob Murray, Jeff Sweeney
and Carla Bagnell. Photos by Miles Pepper.
PULLMAN – It started as an idea in a college class. The instructor had a thumb drive with important information about an upcoming project, but nobody in the class had a laptop to upload the files.
“Hey, wouldn’t it be cool if you could transfer files from one thumb drive to another, instead of always needing a computer?’’ said Jacob Murray, a computer engineering student in the class, to his friend and fellow student Paul Wettin.
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TRI-CITIES – The Motorola Technology Tour is coming to WSU Tri-Cities to put on a demonstrationof its mobile data capture and wireless infrastructure, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 20, in the main parking lot along Sprout Road.
Hosted in its Motorola Solutions Truck, DataPro Solutions provide seminars in the morning on how mobility can and has improved companies in the Pacific Northwest. Participants will be able to view solutions available in the Tri-Cities, and discuss costs with experts.
Topics will include:
Mobile inspection forms
Food and waste traceability
Mobile labor tracking
Inventory and asset tracking
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PULLMAN – The Washington State University College of Business and T-Mobile HotSpot have partnered to bring wireless access to the WSU Pullman campus. The effort will create the largest outdoor coverage area on campus, offering wireless service to students, faculty, staff, those associated with the university while on campus as well as T-Mobile HotSpot subscribers. The new Wi-Fi Network created in coordination with T-Mobile HotSpot will include the university’s library corridor, the Glen Terrell Mall, and Library Road. The space is a core area of social activity for the campus, and will allow users to access the Internet while studying in and around the open … » More …
The ability to conduct business at 39,000 feet anywhere in the world is just taking off, thanks to broadband airborne communications at The Boeing Company. Their new business unit, “Connexion by Boeing,” is devoted to providing broadband access aboard commercial and executive aircraft.On May 29, at Boeing Field, the latest partnership between Boeing and Washington State University launched an educational initiative that will enable students to learn to creatively employ such wireless technology and, it is hoped, take it to the next level.In front of Connexion by Boeing’s wireless-enabled jet, Connexion One, WSU President V. Lane Rawlins accepted a $99,000 check from the business unit’s … » More …