Current Technical Session



IEEE Communications Society New York Chapter Technical Session

Co-sponsor: LaGuardia Women in Technology Student Club


Cisco Workshop on Mobile Location Technologies

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Location: LaGuardia Community College, Room: E322

3110 Thomson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101

Time: 4:30pm – 5:30pm


We will discuss technologies that are available to provide relevant information to clients using mobile applications. Specifically, will focus on mobile location technologies their effectiveness and how they can make the user experience better. There are various technologies commercially available to do location, Global Positioning System (GPS) , Low Energy Blue-tooth (BLE), Compass, accelerometers, tri-lateration and Hyper-Location. Each technology has its effectiveness and we will quickly investigate each of these technologies and how they can impact the mobile users’ experience.


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Speaker Biography:

Nathan Boyd is a Solutions Architect for Cisco Systems and is currently responsible for designing large complex Wi-Fi networks for his customer base. Nathan is an expert in Wi-Fi and mobility technologies and leveraging them for mobile and location applications. Nathan has been in the technology industry for 20+ years and has architect advanced designs covering a wide variety of technologies from optical networks to advanced state-wide collaboration systems.

In his spare time Nathan sits on a board of directors for a small independent college and consults on a technology steering committee for a New Hampshire community college. Nathan also enjoys Photography, the Outdoors and Scuba Diving.


PDH/CEU Credits

IEEE members are eligible to apply for 0.1CEU/ 1.0 PDH credit



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