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will be engineered to release their drugs at prewill
defined times, saving the patient from having to
remember to take doses over a period of time Internet Statistics
Internet “Sex” is the Number 1 Search Term Workers Spend 21 Hours at Home and 9.5
Workers Hours at Work on Internet Each Week
Hours 32.6 % of Workers Have No Objective
While Surfing the Internet
While 31 % of Employers Restrict Internet Use 82 % of Businesses Believe Internet Use
Should Be Monitored
Should IT Trends
IT By 2008, at least $90 billion worth of businessto-consumer (B2C) purchase decisions
By 2008, $350 billion worth of business-tobusiness (B2B) purchase decisions — will be
based on tags containing information and
opinions about purchasable items.
By 2008, more than 60 percent of the U.S.
population aged 15 to 50 will carry or wear a
wireless computing and communications device
at least six hours a day
(Source: Gartner Group).
(Source: Source: [http://www.ict.tuwien.ac.at/skripten/Penzhorn] article by Dr. W. Z. Penzhorn Worldwide Biometrics Revenue
$1.5 Billion $380 Million 2001 2003 Average
3 Years Source: BTT, article by Dr. Yau Wei Yun, Laboratories for Information Technology
[http://www.biometrics-today.com/who.htm] Smart Homes
Smart Lighting for mood and comfort Wireless detector when guests arrive Remotely unlock door and direct guests Mood lighting for home theater Source: Frost & Sullivan – A Marketing
Research Energy Management
Energy HVAC System programmed for efficiency Check HVAC system remotely Wireless plumbing leak remote detection PDA to remotely check home temperature Source: International Data Corporation Home Security
Home Blinds, garage doors, front door, smoke
detector, gas detector, and security system
Surveillance cameras with Internet access
Monitor what kids are watching on TV in another
View search paths on the Internet to see where
others (kids and employees) have been on the
Web Source: Microsoft Network Smart Appliances
Smart Microwave with 400 recipes Refrigerator that recognizes sour milk Alarm clock communicates with coffee
maker Sharp Co. offers microwaves...
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