SME Industry 4.0

The Industry 4.0 Effect on Small/Midsize Business

by Pete Wassell | July 13, 2018 | IoT

As the world of Industry 4.0 is vastly progressing, many small to mid-size businesses (SME) must keep up with the rapidly changing industry. SMEs are trapped in between embracing the wave of the fourth industrial revolution and maintaining their operational cost. Whilst most SME businesses are aware of Industry 4.0, they are not yet sure

Smart City

Smart Cities to Get Smarter with Artificial Intelligence

by Pete Wassell | July 12, 2018 | IoT

Investment towards smart cities could reach $135 billion by 2021, with these investments to make cities increasingly convenient, sustainable, and opportunistic. As smart cities continue to grow, artificial intelligence (AI) will be harnessed for big data such as sensors, IoT devices and networked video cameras deployed around smart cities. The uses for AI within smart

China IIoT

Could China Dominate the Global IIoT Market?

by Pete Wassell | July 11, 2018 | IoT

The Chinese government are investing in 5G, AI and data analytics to transform the Industrial Internet of Things sector, ensuring that China will dominate the global IoT market. GSMA estimates from their ‘The Industrial IoT in Greater China’ report, there will be 13.8 billion IIoT connections globally by 2025 and Greater China will account for


4 Technology Jobs to be Transformed with AI and Automation

by Pete Wassell | July 10, 2018 | IoT

Undoubtedly Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Automation is transforming the way we work across the spectrum of businesses and industries. Many of such implementations enable humans to use AI-based tools as a means of aid, and it also increases productivity and economic growth while decreasing costs across industries. The technology sector is among the most popular

Workplace Automation

Friend or Foe? How Workplace Automation Should Be Balanced

by Pete Wassell | July 9, 2018 | IoT

Automation and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are popular forms of modern technology implementations within an array of businesses and industries today, with the goal of achieving a more productive workforce. However, not everyone is welcoming when it comes to embracing change, with criticism falling on AI technology ranging from security threats to taking over our workplaces.

Smart City Privacy

Privacy & the Smart City

by Pete Wassell | July 6, 2018 | IoT

Leading cities are incorporating smart technology into how they run their cities, promising to make cities safer, cleaner, more sustainable and more efficient. Due to this, transparency and the privacy of citizens have become a pivotal issue, especially when data is being collected all around them. The Singaporean government has announced plans to require all

Industry 4.0 Millennial Gen Z

Millennials, Gen Z & Industry 4.0

by Pete Wassell | July 5, 2018 | IoT

Although the Millennial and Gen Z generation have grown up alongside the development of Industry 4.0, research suggests that many young professionals feel that they are underprepared for Industry 4.0. Although 3.5 million manufacturing jobs will need to be filled within the next few years, the skill gap will leave 2 million jobs vacant. Deloitte

Pet Wearables

The Rise of Pet Wearables

by Pete Wassell | July 4, 2018 | Wearables

With wearable technology dominating the market, humans are not the only target market being catered for. Pet wearables are rising in popularity and the demand for more is increasing. Awareness for pet fitness, safety and overall health is growing with pet owners looking towards the rising expenditure in pet care – and in turn, driving

Smart City Real Estate

Smart City Technology to Transform America’s Real Estate

by Pete Wassell | July 3, 2018 | IoT

The innovation taking place around the development of smart cities is attracting many industries across the world, especially the real estate industry in America. The data that is provided through systems which manage smart cities show that there is a huge gap for productive improvement in public spaces across America – and now the real


Are E-Scooters the Answer to City Environmental and Road Safety Targets?

by Pete Wassell | July 2, 2018 | IoT

As humorous or visually pleasing as they may look with grown adults riding them, mini motorized vehicles are more useful that we might like to think. As regular bikes still maintain their classic foothold, on and off-street transportation, e-bikes, electric scooters and hover-boards are great solutions for city dwellers in achieving environmental and road safety