pervasive computing

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pervasive computing

The use of computing devices in everyday life, not only at a desk. Also called "ubiquitous computing," it includes laptops, tablets, smartphones, wearable devices, appliances and sensors. Pervasive computing implies that people are not necessarily aware of every information-gathering unit surrounding them. See pervasive workplace and Internet of Things.
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Contract Awarded for Transparent computing - marple
The team, led by Zhang Yaoxue -- president of Central South University and a professor with Tsinghua University -- invented the concept of transparent computing.
Before Tivoli, Bishop was senior scientist for Locus Computing Corp, the inventor of the Transparent Computing Facility, which was swallowed up by Platinum Technology Inc in 1995.
Today at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF), Renee James, senior vice president and general manager of the Software and Services Group at Intel Corporation, outlined her vision for transparent computing.

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