Equipped with payloads like heat, LIDAR, gas and high resolution camera sensors, Spot navigates rugged environments to capture data in real time. In agriculture, farmers can access information such as more accurate and up-to-date yield estimates. This provides access to a new category of automation, and a safer, more efficient business.
by Chris Teale
Most city and county leaders do not consider smart cities and their corresponding technology solutions to be among their most pressing issues. The leaders who do have a smart strategy in place are slowly experimenting with smart street lighting as well as emerging technologies like 5G, drones, artificial intelligence (AI) and the internet of things (IoT).
by Joe Devanesan
Cities around the world are embracing smart city technology. But a recently-abandoned Google project highlights an ongoing privacy debate. Google's abandoned smart city project in Toronto tells us a lot about society's readiness for tech and data-powered urban living.
by Bernard Marr
If you already make products, think about how you could make those products more intelligent. IoT creates enormous amounts of data, so you’ll need to consider how you’ll prepare for and cope with that data.
by Alan Conboy
New technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT) and hyper-converged edge computing are helping retailers support their innovation strategies with a more flexible, reliable, secure, scalable, and resilient in-store infrastructure.
by Mike Simpson
In commuting zones where robots were added to the workforce, each robot replaced about 6.6 jobs locally, the researchers found. However, in a subtle twist, adding robots in manufacturing benefits people in other industries and other areas of the country.
by IT Pro team
According to assessments by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as part of their Exponential Climate Action Roadmap, expanding the use of digital technologies could reduce carbon emission by at least 15%.