UK Railroads Invest in Data Science, AI, and Machine Learning
The oldest rail network in the world, with over 32,000 km. of track, is investing in artificial intelligence and machine learning to streamline maintenance and deal with weather-related challenges. Two months ago, during the AI and Big Data Expo, I had the opportunity to meet Nikolaos (Nick) Kotsis, Chief Data Scientist at Network Rail. At […]
Digital Building Technologies: shaping our future as Human Sensors
Digital building technologies are developing faster than designers, users, and other stakeholders are used to assimilating.
Infineon Secures the Smart Home
Joining project CHIP, Infineon provides hardware security to next generation of Home IoT devices.
Amazon’s new “Always Home Cam” can spy everywhere in your home
Yes, it is a drone! Would you allow a small flying camera to wander around your house and send footage to the cloud?
Portland joins other US cities banning facial recognition with the most restrictive law
Portland’s city council unanimously approved prohibiting public and private facial recognition technology — giving the largest Oregon city the broadest such ban nationwide.
Smart Checkout Technologies Help Retailers as Consumers Look for Frictionless Payments
The value of transactions processed by smart checkout technologies, where a frictionless model replaces the fixed checkout process, will reach $387 billion in 2025, up from just $2 billion in 2020.
How DARPA Kickstarted AV Development
DARPA director Tony Tether came up with a novel idea: DARPA would launch a challenge, a series of races, for robot cars.
Mobile World Congress Cancelled by GSMA
The organization made this unprecedented move as over 30 companies decided to pull out, including big names such as Amazon, Cisco, Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson, Intel, LG, Nokia, Nvidia, NTT DoCoMo, Sony, and Vodafone. The presence of many travelers from China, and the possibility that some of them could carry the coronavirus, is the main reason […]
Dirt Free Urban Gardening Through Sensors and Automation
Self contained hydroponic gardening systems are available for aspiring horticulturalists who want the benefits of plant life at home but who are missing the time or skills to manage them. In the old film Serpico, starring Al Paccino, there is a scene where he is gardening in his tiny New York townhouse yard. In a […]