By Timothy Boyer, Smart City‘s Data Operations Manager at the San Diego Convention Center Since the development of the Internet in the 1980’s, 2^32 or about 4.2 billion unique Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) addresses were created. Of those 4.2 billion only 3.2 billion were made available, the others
A Brief History of Wireless Fidelity and the evolution of 802.11 By Patrick Nelson, Smart City’s Operations Manager at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center Although WiFi may appear as a technological advancement founded in the twentieth century the concept of WiFi was developed over 140 years ago. In
Acknowledging the BYOD Trend and Meeting Its Needs Preparing for a convention as an attendee or an exhibitor is similar to a guest preparing for a party. First, there is the RSVP, then the proper attire, followed by the business cards and finally gathering the electronic devices, their wires and accessories.
July marked a busy month for Smart City, culminating with two large Microsoft events on opposing coasts with only a week separating them. TechReady, a semiannual 5-day internal technical conference for Microsoft employees was held at the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) in Seattle, Washington from July 26 – 30,