Inderscience

Inderscience Publishers or Inderscience is a publishing company which publishes peer-reviewed journals in the fields of law, engineering and technology, management and business administration, and energy, environment and sustainable development. New journals in science, electricity, energy, bio-mechanics and related fields are continually being introduced. Ingenta lists 327 journals for this publisher.

Some content from Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-SA

How smart are the mobile shoppers who use smartphones?

In the age of the smart phone, how smart are the mobile shoppers who use these almost ubiquitous devices? A study from South Korea published in the International Journal of Mobile Communications hopes to answer that questi ...

dateApr 24, 2015 in Business
shares21 comments 0

Ten more years of real money

We will still be using "real" money for at least the next 5 to 10 years, but financial transactions carried out using mobile electronic devices, such as smart phones and tablet computers, will increasingly ...

dateApr 22, 2015 in Economics & Business
shares9 comments 4

The changing face of meetings

In all but the most disconnected places, most of us are connected to our online social networks and contacts information throughout the working day and either side. Moreover, even in face-to-face meetings it is now common ...

dateMar 10, 2015 in Internet
shares10 comments 0

An Internet of Things reality check

Connecting different kinds of devices, not just computers and communications devices, to the Internet could lead to new ways of working with a wide range of machinery, sensors, domestic and other appliances. Writing in the ...

dateFeb 09, 2015 in Telecom
shares35 comments 0

Better protection against floods

Hurricanes are devastating. Aside from the high, sustained wind speeds, they usually bring with them heavy rain, which can quickly lead to the breaching of flood defences in susceptible areas. Now, US and UK researchers have ...

dateDec 16, 2014 in Engineering
shares0 comments 0

Reputation and online buzz

Reputation is an asset to cherish, whether corporate, institutional or personal. In the age of social media, however, reputation is more fragile than ever. News of a simple mistake or misjudged action can spread rapidly via ...

dateNov 13, 2014 in Economics & Business
shares0 comments 0

Keeping good company on Facebook

It seems that no company can afford not to engage with its customers and potential clients via online social networking sites, such as Facebook and Twitter, these days. The likes of Facebook have become hubs for such direct ...

dateNov 03, 2014 in Internet
shares0 comments 0

Universe older than it looks

When astronomers (Bond 2013) first dated the star HD 140283, which lies a mere 190 lightyears from Earth in the constellation of Libra, they were puzzled. This rare, star appeared to be rather ancient and ...

dateOct 27, 2014 in Astronomy
shares0 comments 78

Whither the Internet of Things?

The Internet of Things – IoT – it's a phrase we hear more and more, often hyped, often discussed seriously in the context of cloud computing but definitely a buzz phrase. Put simply, it is the connection of "smart" (and ...

dateOct 09, 2014 in Software
shares0 comments 0

Remote healthcare for an aging population

An aging population and an increased incidence of debilitating illnesses such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease means there is pressure on technology to offer assistance with healthcare - monitoring and treatment. Research ...

dateSep 30, 2014 in Other
shares0 comments 0

Climate control for the burns unit

Individualized climate control for burns victims in hospitals might not only improve comfort for such patients, but improve working conditions for those taking care of them. In addition, it could cut energy requirements by ...

dateJun 27, 2014 in Energy & Green Tech
shares0 comments 0

Sustaining Brazilian tourism

As football teams and their hoards of fans head for Brazil, sustainability, the environmental buzzword of the day, is perhaps not at the top of their thoughts. But, sustainability is an important paradigm that does not apply ...

dateJun 10, 2014 in Environment
shares0 comments 0