Where Are We With Inattentive Driving? Junko Yoshida 2/5/2016 Post a comment Distracted driving -- especially through the growing use of smartphones in vehicles -- is killing people on the road. Where are the technologies designed to combat the problem of inattentive or intoxicated driving?
TSMC's 300mm Chinese Wafer Fab Wins Approval Peter Clarke 2/3/2016 Post a comment The Taiwanese government has given foundry chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (Hsinchu, Taiwan) approval to build a 300mm wafer fab in China, according to reports that reference the Investment Commission of the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
34 Automotive Startups to Watch Junko Yoshida 2/2/2016 Post a comment The automotive sector has been going through something of a renaissance with automotive tech startups mushrooming at unprecedented speed. In collaboration with IHS Automotive’s analyst Egil Juliussen, we put together a list of 34 startups to watch.
Google's Deep Learning Comes to Movidius Junko Yoshida 2/1/2016 Post a comment Google will buy Movidius vision processing chips and license the entire Movidius software development environment. Google's goal is to expand its machine intelligence technology beyond the data center, by bringing it to mobile devices.
5 Ways IPS Can Impact Warehouse Operations Christian Lundquist 2/1/2016 (1) comment Companies that focus on logistics and warehouse management perpetually search for better ways of increasing productivity, cutting costs, and improving safety for both workers and goods.
Set-Top Era Over, Says FCC Rick Merritt 1/27/2016 Post a comment The U.S. Federal Communications Commission announced a proposal to force pay-TV operators to adopt open formats so any systems or software developer can access their content.
IoT Shoots for the Stars R. Colin Johnson 1/25/2016 Post a comment Arrayent, the inventor of the Connect Platform for Internet of Things brands such as Whirlpool, Pentair, Maytag Commercial Laundry, LiftMaster, and more just landed $15 million in Series C funding.
Gartner’s Next Level of Supply Chain Innovation: Federated Solutions Lisa Ann Cairns 1/25/2016 Post a comment The maturation of business technology and digital business processes has enabled a new solution set and a new means for collaborative ecosystems across companies to be built. These new ecosystems espouse federated solutions that not only provide innovative opportunities for customers but also new growth capabilities for supply chain partners without taking on additional assets.
Keeping Drones in Check Brian Dipert 1/21/2016 Post a comment The fundamental question with drones, as with plenty of past innovations, is how to keep technology from slipping out of control.
Packaging for the Future Aaron Continelli 1/21/2016 Post a comment Efforts to increase sustainability of packaging can help companies gain a stronger foothold in their market and more easily adhere to government regulations by catering to the earth-friendly desires of their own consumer market.
Wireless Brain Sensor Monitors Then Dissolves Peter Clarke 1/20/2016 Post a comment A team of researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has created implantable electronic sensors that can measure intracranial pressure and temperature before being absorbed into the body.
Intel Thwarts Hackers R. Colin Johnson 1/19/2016 Post a comment Intel has secretly built hardware into its 6th Generation vPro Core processors that it claims guarantee uncrackable authentication plus the ability up to share your screen with any WiDi equipped display in the world.
Consumers Feel Perils of Connectivity Junko Yoshida 1/18/2016 Post a comment Connectivity is the main thing in the Internet of Things . But what if software updates, unbeknownst to users, go haywire, leaving people -- especially seniors, the ill and babies – inside in the cold?
Al Gore on China, Mobile Web Jessica Lipsky 1/15/2016 (1) comment Collaboration between China and the U.S. on global warming set a good model for the tech industry which needs to raise its sights to higher values, said former vice president Al Gore.
Cultural Intelligence Proves Critical to Global Strategy Puga Sankara 1/15/2016 Post a comment Leaders need to get multicultural experience, in order to lead this ever shrinking, technologically transforming, tightly connecting world. By arming themselves with cultural intelligence, these individuals can effectively inspire, execute, and win business across borders.
UPS: 3D Printing Maps Out A New Future Curtis Franklin Jr 1/13/2016 Post a comment UPS is embracing 3D printing as part of the future of logistics. Here's how the logistics company is using technology and some key partnerships to map out a new future for its supply chain.
Customer Demands Should Drive Operational Designs Susan Fourtané 1/12/2016 Post a comment A recent PwC survey finds that changes in customer behavior are set to disrupt businesses in all industries over the next five years. However, most companies operations are not designed to deliver what customers value now or three years from now.
Mobileye, Nvidia (and Others) Spar over Cars Junko Yoshida 1/11/2016 Post a comment The field of autonomous driving technologies revealed its substantial expansion at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Mobileye’s new mapping technology is potentially “most dangerous,” cautioned CEVA CEO, as it can lock in car makers using Mobileye’s EyeQ chip.
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