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Technology Update

Video Conferencing

The use of Video conferencing software has exploded in the past months with everyone locked down at home.  If one isn’t watching movies online, “work from home” probably means that one is watching webinars or meeting with colleagues and clients via video chat. And it isn’t only work that is …

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Technology update from e3 systems

Wow!  Since I wrote my last column, the entire world has changed, and every one of us has been affected in one way or another. A complete rethink is required for all of us personally regarding how we adapt our work, business and the services we depend on.  We have …

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Remote Office-ing

With the global epidemic of a virus upon us, and generically the workforce being asked to stay home or in isolation, working away from the office is going to a major topic. So, this month I wanted to talk about a few things to keep in mind when setting up …

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IPTV & 4G on board Superyachts

IPTV (television streamed over the internet protocol) and VOD (video on demand) is the new norm onboard yachts. Live IP streaming platforms – such as the NBC Sports Gold, ESPN live, Fubo TV, BT Sports, SkyGO, Amazon Prime, Netflix, ATT Now, BBC iPlayer – have enabled us to stream live …

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Technology Update with e3 systems

Wouldn’t it be fantastic if you could use your smartphone anywhere in the world?  To do this your phone needs to connect directly to satellite rather than to land based towers. This would enable global cell phone connectivity at a much lower entry cost.  Is it possible?  Well, it is …

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Understanding IP addressing

This month I’m going to be a bit more technical and try and explain in layman’s term the way the Internet phone book works. Or simply said how a device on a network is identified and how it calls to another device somewhere else on the network or Internet. Every …

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Technology update by e3 systems

Since I wrote last month’s article, yet more LEO satellites have been launched into orbit.  Elon Musk’s 60 Starlink LEO satellites were launched on 6th January, closely followed by another 60 satellites on 29th January.  Then OneWeb, another LEO constellation project, launched another 34 satellites on 6th February! These latest …

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What private data have they collected?

When Google first showed up, a start-up search engine built in a garage during student spare time, it had a motto… “Don’t be evil“, this was watered down to “do the right thing” when Alphabet became Google’s parent company, and what it is now is a good question! Google along …

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Technology Update

What a start to 2020! Rockets are being fired everywhere, not just in the Middle East!  The extraordinary Elon Musk’s satellite delivery company, SpaceX, launched its Falcon 9 rocket deploying 60 new satellites for Musk’s Starlink Low Earth Orbit (LEO) constellation, bringing the total now to 180.  The Falcon 9 …

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A World of Questions

The IT world is confusing, there is so much to look out for, and so many components that one really wonders why they are there? So I will start this years’ first article addressing a few common questions here, but at the same time I invite you to write me …

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