Category: Technology

February News & Tips:

Virtual Reality – Way Beyond Games! If you thought Virtual Reality was for gamers, you‘d be right.  And sure, games will become more awesome and engaging, but good money says the immersive experience of VR may well represent what will become a universal, transformative technology in medicine, sports, film, business and all aspects of our lives… Read more »

Virtual Reality. Will It Change Ours?

Virtual Reality – Will It Change Ours? If you thought Virtual Reality was for gamers, you ‘d be right. Sort of.  Sales of both VR and AR devices are predicted to be some 24 million by 2018, and a 5.4-billion-dollar industry by 2015. After all, Google, alone, just sold some five million cardboards. The more sophisticated… Read more »

SiteVision News & Tips January 2016

Man Versus Machine Top Technology Trend For 2016 & Beyond According to the top tier research company, Gartner Research –  2016 and beyond is all about the emerging and dramatically different relationship of man and machine . As machines and autonomous devices get smarter (surely you’ve noticed) they acquire the ability to compete with and… Read more »

Man Versus Machine: The New Paradigm

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Top Technology Trend for 2016 And Beyond The competition between man and machine   According to the top tier research company, Gartner Research –  2016 and beyond is all about the emerging and dramatically different relationship of man and machine. As machines and autonomous devices get smarter (surely you’ve noticed) they acquire the ability to… Read more »

December 2015 News & Tips

  Holiday Scam Alert We’re confident you know a distant uncle in Nigeria never left you a million bucks. But, better watch out! It’s the year’s most active time for consumer scams. And forgo using debit cards online for the time being. It’s easier to deal with a protected credit card provider than to deal… Read more »

October 2015 News & Tips

Windows 10

Windows 10 Here to Stay! But Do We Love It? With over 75 million installs and counting in just a few months, Windows 10 is here to stay. So what’s the verdict so far? Most say this is the best since Win7. But that begs a question. Win8 was almost universally dismissed as, well, you… Read more »

The City of Roanoke, VA Chooses SiteVision For Geographic Information System Support

Roanoke VA September 9, 2015 — The City of Roanoke, Virginia has contracted with SiteVision, Inc. for ongoing support and enhancement of the City’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The city’s GIS system is used extensively by the public, as well as by city employees. The firm, together with the city, collaborated to design the original… Read more »

August Newsletter: Windows 10 Will You Get It?

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By the time you read this, Windows 10 will have formally launched. And remember, until July 28 of next year, it’s available free to non-pirated versions of Windows 7 or 8 devices. But do you want it? Will you love it? How do you get it? When? IT departments will have one view, which is… Read more »

SiteVision Sponsors The Lucee Project

The SiteVision sponsorship encourages an open source and community-driven International effort to substantially enhance the ColdFusion Markup Language (CFML) — a vital tool in web application and database development. Roanoke VA July 6, 2015— SiteVision, Inc. and its development team have elected to sponsor The Lucee Association Switzerland (LAS) in its quest to continue modernization… Read more »

June News & Tips

WordPress Users Should Update Once Again.  WordPress 4.2.2 Critical Update Yes. Shortly after 4.2 comes yet another update, so take heed. The Genericons icon font package, which is used in a number of popular themes and plugins, contained an HTML file that is vulnerable to a cross-site scripting attack. To help protect users, WordPress 4.2.2… Read more »