by Alex Webb
The e-commerce giant is in advanced talks to buy Zoox. In a very crowded field, Zoox was practically alone in aiming to build a whole new kind of electric-powered vehicle, and to operate the fleet itself.
by Chung Ying Yi
A smart city is essentially the redevelopment of an area or city using information and communications technology (ICT) to increase the performance and quality of urban services such as energy, transportation, utilities and connectivity, which will improve the quality of life of citizens.
by Daniella Ingrao
From our phones, we can turn off the lights, set a timer for the morning’s coffee, arm security systems and check locks–to name a few. An anticipated growth of 28.7% in the next five years will test the limits of antique billing structures and may require a fresher approach in order for businesses to capitalize on all the unique opportunities IoT provides.
by Press Release
With the farming population decreasing and growing older, the global food system now faces great uncertainty especially when the covid-19 pandemic exacerbates labour shortages. To overhaul the labour-intensive rice farming industry, XAG is scaling up drone applications in China that enable night-time seeding at peak period.
by Mark Jones
In times where human contact must be kept to a minimum, the concept of robotics – and its benefits in being programmable to do what humans do, without humans being there – is drawing new interest.
by Doug Dawson
Everything from a smart thermometer to your new car gathers and reports data back to the cloud. California has tried to tackle customer data privacy through the California Consumer Privacy Act that went into effect on January 1. However, there is one area that the new law doesn't cover. Any device that continues to interface with the original manufacturer through the cloud can be shut down.
by Catherine Knowles
While the application of 5G-enabled IIoT is currently limited to quality inspections, supply chain management, and generic machine control, key system manufacturers are actively exploring other areas in industrial operations where the benefits of 5G connectivity can be leveraged for process optimisation and increased automation, the analysts state.
by Steve Singer
With the urbanisation trend showing no sight of slowing, city planners need to figure out how cities can cope with rising populations while avoiding any detrimental impacts for those already living there. Lying at the heart of smart cities are the digital technologies that use the collected data to support transformation. One of the most important of these technologies is edge computing.
by John Bailey
In recent years, the use of technology in the healthcare field has skyrocketed.Improving quality of care has been a major priority recently, and the Internet of Things has shown great potential to make hospitals safer and more productive.