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AT&T Innovation Showcase intros several "art of the possible" projects from AT&T Labs

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We’ve all dealt with them at some point or another, but we sometimes take for granted the batch of carrier apps we tend to find preloaded on our smartphones. For tech enthusiasts out there, those apps are typically regarded as bloatware, but for the general consumer, some of them prove to being invaluable tools and services that impact their lives on a daily basis. Whether you use them or not, do you ever wonder how they come to light? Well, if you’re an AT&T customer, they all start with an idea – usually brought on and nurtured through the dedicated workers in AT&T Labs.

In New York City last week, we managed to attend AT&T Innovation Showcase, where we were able to get a sneak peek at several new “art of the possible” projects being actively pursued in the various AT&T foundries around the world. Like we said, we sometimes take for granted why and how those carrier apps are on our smartphones, but in talking to the folks demoing the various projects, it’s quite inviting to know that AT&T has a deep caring for enriching our lives through the works of its various mobile projects.

Now, some of the stuff we checked out during the AT&T Showcase are more interesting than others, but it’ll be interesting to see how they pan out. Not every single one of these project are actually going to develop into real services aimed specifically for consumers, but for some of them, they’re targeting enterprise and governmental agencies. Check out what each of them has to offer and tell us which ones you believe to be meaningful.


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posted on 19 May 2014, 00:23 1

1. 0xFFFF (Posts: 2056; Member since: 16 Apr 2014)


"it’s quite inviting to know that AT&T has a deep caring for un-enriching our bank balances through the works of its various mobile billing projects"

FTFY.

posted on 19 May 2014, 07:57 1

2. TheLolGuy (Posts: 483; Member since: 05 Mar 2013)


Your teen-angsty/rebellion, anti-anythingpowerful is really old.

Have you ever thought that the executives are a minority of the positions in any given company and is largely hard working employees, managers, and researchers? The latter of which loving what they do, and most likely truly working hard to develop something for the rest of the world?

Yeah sometimes the ones who makes the call final might not be the one with the most interest in giving to the people rather than just the investors, but thats how you keep a company growing. It creates jobs, and sometimes more opportunities for people.

AT&T is not a perfect company and I can attest to that myself through my own experiences, but is hardly the worst. I can also surely respect anyone working in an R&D division for any big company. They really are geniuses working on raising the bar for the good of everyone. How it's ultimately used, when, and for how much isn't always in their control... unfortunately.

posted on 19 May 2014, 15:32

3. kyan- (Posts: 29; Member since: 25 Apr 2012)


go to tmobile or metropcs

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