Cloud & Ubiquitous Computing


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Cloud Computing
Services used by a computer, which are provided by another organisation's computer systems.
A computer acting as a host for other computers, providing services such as internet access, printing, storage and software.
Cloud Storage
When a computer's data storage access and retrieval is hosted by another computer. For instance, storing Google Drive files on Google's servers.
Ubiquitous Computing
Processors embedded into other devices, including clothing, appliances, vehicles, buildings and people.
Radio Frequency IDentification - a technology that uses radio waves to transfer data onto a tag or person or object so that person can be ID'd or tracked. i.e. an elephant containing a chip can be tracked in the wild.
NOT the same as RFID since it needs to scanned - RFID data collection happens automatically.