CLOUD-BASED MULTIMEDIA CONTENT PROTECTION SYSTEM

We propose a new design for large-scale multimedia content protection systems. Our design leverages cloud infrastructures to provide cost efficiency, rapid deployment, scalability, and elasticity to accommodate varying workloads. The proposed system can be used to protect different multimedia content types, including 2-D videos, 3-D videos, images, audio clips, songs, and music clips. The...

BRACER A DISTRIBUTED BROADCAST PROTOCOL IN MULTI-HOP COGNITIVE RADIO AD HOC NETWORKS

Broadcast is an important operation in wireless ad hoc networks where control information is usually propagated as broadcasts for the realization of most networking protocols. In traditional ad hoc networks, since the spectrum availability is uniform, broadcasts are delivered via a common channel which can be heard by all users in a network. However,...

A Methodology for Extracting Standing Human Bodies From Single Images

Segmentation of human bodies in images is a challenging task that can facilitate numerous applications, like scene understanding and activity recognition. In order to cope with the highly dimensional pose space, scene complexity, and various human appearances, the majority of existing works require computationally complex training and template matching processes. We propose a bottom-up...

The Pixel 3a joins the Android Enterprise Recommended lineup

Android Enterprise Recommended continues to shape how organizations choose devices for their teams. According to a recent HMD smartphone purchase survey, 56 percent of IT decision makers have decided to only choose Android Enterprise Recommended devices for their business. Android Enterprise Recommended helps businesses select devices with confidence from a breadth of options, so...

PHP MySQL REST API for Android

PHP REST API backed up with a MySQL database is a very common schematic of an Enterprise mobile application. When the scenario requires data to be stored in a centralized manner, then this architecture should be used. Otherwise, the local database in the mobile can be used for the storage and retrieval of information....

Migrating from PHP 4 to PHP 5.0.x 

What has changed in PHP 5.0.x ¶ PHP 5 and the integrated Zend Engine 2 have greatly improved PHP’s performance and capabilities, but great care has been taken to break as little existing code as possible. So migrating your code from PHP 4 to 5 should be very easy. Most existing PHP 4 code should...

 Develop using the Android SDK and Android Studio

Android Things lets you experiment with building devices on a trusted platform, without previous knowledge of embedded system design: Access hardware such as displays and cameras natively through the Android framework Connect your apps with Google services Integrate additional peripherals through the Peripheral I/O APIs (GPIO, I2C, SPI, UART, PWM) Use the Android Things Console to push...

Distributed Worker-Job Matching Architecture for Crowdsourcing

Towards a Distributed Worker-Job MatchingArchitecture for Crowdsourcing Abstract— While the crowdsourcing paradigm facilitates the use of human-enacted resources from large groups of individuals, matching workers with jobs is limited by the need for these potential workers to proactively subscribe to various networks.This subscription phase is part of an “open call model” that reduces the...

Providing Privacy-Aware Incentives in Mobile Sensing Systems

Providing Privacy-Aware Incentives in MobileSensing Systems Mobile sensing relies on data contributed by users through their mobile device (e.g., smart phone) to obtain useful information about people and their surroundings. However, users may not want to contribute due to lack of incentives and concerns on possible privacy leakage. To effectively promote user participation, both...

mHealth Systems for Monitoring Patients with Chronic Diseases

Model for Personalization of mHealth Systems for Monitoring Patients with Chronic Diseases Abstract— Today chronic diseases are a major health problem worldwide. Treatment for these diseases requires proper monitoring and frequent doctor visits. In recent years several ICT tools have been designed to provide remote patients monitoring, but it is still complicated to offer...