Satellite feeds and a bazillion screens in sports bars is getting old. Poorts are a new option that bring the Internet, warts and all, into these adult facilities. But the real attraction may be how they sound, collectively, compared to canned music.
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- Poorts Bring the Internet to Bars
- Counter Culture: Poorts Upgrade iPads, Tablets to HiFi Appliances
- PoortSide Offers Cafes, Diners Unique Event Hosting
- New FCC chairman Tom Wheeler starts term on pro-consumer note
- Community Wireless Networks Gain Traction
- New USB standard will see 10w go to 100w
- Sample Poort Install – On a Mirror!
- Counter Computer Retires iPads
Shanty towns for our species are now shanty cities, with one in Nigeria holding an estimated 70 million people! These desperately poor souls must be granted some options for escaping such misery, and Internet access is a service that can be delivered responsibly by women.
A proposal pending before the FCC aims to make access to the Internet and phone calls free and easy for millions of people across the country. There’s a big if here.
It is becoming more evident each day that WiFi is a species treasure. If this nanotechnology proves out, it’s a revolution akin to radio itself.
If you point an 802.11ac router at a Poort using a compatible tablet, the throughput could approach 1 Gb/sec.
High performance 10W speaker bar complete kit includes 4 port USB hub, cables, and hanger.
Poorts force hospitality executives to rethink tablet deployment completely. The Poort’s low overhead and full web access have reset the boundaries to include advanced entertainment and reservation features.
Poort’s enclosure and speaker for the iPad and 10″ tablets transforms kitchens into an entertainment area, and cooking into a multimedia ballet. A window on the richness of the Web, a Poort is a reliable companion that works and plays alongside you.
A Poort housing transforms 10″ tablets into a fixed entertainment and Web portal, especially over counter areas. Its low cost and strong audio make it an affordable and intriguing option anywhere.
A Poort introduces a new device category, whose functions derive from its physical design.
Mounting a Poort on a glass mirror is an option if you prefer not to surround the outlet, or disturb the wall covering.
No mention of WiFi, which has to be disconcerting. The Telcos will not want community access to be expanded.
Free Internet, yes, with interesting security aspects. This NYT article is a resource directory for firing one up locally.
Things are going the Poort’s way. The humble USB cable is part of an electrical revolution that will make power supplies greener and cheaper – especially for solar.