Industry news and views

How blockchain tracks diamonds from mine to manufacturer

Written by Rich McKay | May 9, 2018 | Blockchain, Electronics, Manufacturing...

Companies across industries are embracing blockchain technology to improve their supply chains, from diamonds and food safety to automotive and electronics. more

The little-known story of the first IoT device

Written by Jordan Teicher and | February 7, 2018 | Automotive, Electronics, IoT...

How some techies tinkered with a soda machine and casually made history. more

The clue to tracking next year’s flu epidemic? Wearables.

Written by Rich McKay | February 2, 2018 | Electronics, IoT, Manufacturing

The industry applications for wearables are enormous — from using data to create new products and services to making personalized recommendations. more

A bus that speaks sign language? Meet Olli.

Written by Rich McKay | January 11, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, IoT...

Meet Olli, the self-driving shuttle bus that visually recognizes disabled passengers as it picks them up and will change the way we view transportation. more

For industry, diamonds have nothing on cobalt

Written by Rich McKay | December 19, 2017 | Automotive, Blockchain, Electronics...

How can blockchain help automotive and electronic companies ensure their cobalt supplies come from the right place? more

There’s an electric vehicle race. And China is winning.

Written by Rich McKay | November 28, 2017 | Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, IoT...

Starting small with Industry 4.0 will help automakers surge ahead. And, as automotive manufactures set up new plants in China and other markets, they can consider emerging technologies to uncover those nuggets of insights. more

How to never stop watching football this Thanksgiving

Written by Jordan Teicher | November 20, 2017 | Cloud, Manufacturing, Telecommunications

Increasingly, fans are turning to live streaming to watch pro football games. more

Made in China? Try made in Nigeria, Poland, and the US

Written by Rich McKay | November 9, 2017 | Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Business Operations...

By 2020, the world’s most competitive manufacturing economy won’t be China — but the U.S., followed by China, Germany, Japan, and India. How are these countries making it happen? Strong investments in talent and technology. more