Edge Computing

Edge Computing Trends in 2022 and Beyond

You probably know already, but just so we're all on the same page, edge computing refers to IT architecture of a distributed nature. Data processing of a given client's network is processed at said network's edge, right near where the data came from. So, a sensor array that collects information [...]

Supply Chain Management

Smart Technology: Optimizing Supply Chain Management Processes

The supply chain crisis during the pandemic may take a while to resolve. Now suppliers and logistics firms are focusing increasingly on sustainability plans to make it through the crisis. Sustainability is important to protecting the environment, but it also involves finance and supply chain management, such as investing in [...]

Autonomous Systems

Autonomous Systems Heading for Outer Space

Today’s aerospace industry is working on autonomous systems to launch in space. Current satellite constellations in Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) are paving the way for future robotic experimentation in space. Here’s a look at how autonomous systems are evolving for aerospace applications. Read on: Low Earth Orbit Satellites and the Paradox [...]

hotel chatbots

Here’s Why You Need Chatbots for Your Hotel Business

In the past, people had to use a travel agency to find a hotel, but the Internet has changed the way people search for things. Now, it’s easy to book directly from the hotel, but what happens when someone has questions or wants the feeling of talking to a person? [...]

Digital Twin Technology

Business Applications of IoT and Digital Twin Technology

Think of digital twin technology sort of like team practice prior to a game. A “digital twin” is essentially the “scrimmage” before a game with a competing team. Like practice, the digital twin can be used to run a variety of scenarios which tell those who program, design, and launch [...]

5G and Supply Chain

How 5G and Supply Chain Logistics Are Converging

Mixing 5G and supply chain logistics is a steadily growing strategy for industrial facilities and many other types of businesses. Hospitals, utilities, and manufacturing plants need massive bandwidth to handle the big data coming from IoT sensors. Embracing 5G is leading to faster and more reliable networking with minimal disruptions. [...]

Autonomous Vehicles, Transportation

Paving the Way Toward Autonomous Vehicles

The concept of self-driving or autonomous vehicles (AVs) has been around for decades and has been utilized for industrial applications. Industrial robots, for example, have helped build cars since the sixties. Now AVs are starting to show up on highways around the world including in the United States. Related: Advantages and [...]

Manufacturing News & Topics

Automation Solutions Are Key to Solving Warehouse Challenges

Warehouses are a silent partner in the global supply chain industry. With nondescript facades, these commercial buildings are typically associated with low tech services around the storage of raw materials and parts for manufacturing operations and distributions centers. Globalization and the continued growth of e-commerce have increased the need for [...]