4 Technologies That 5G Will Benefit

by Pete Wassell | August 17, 2018 | IoT

Positive disruption will occur as tech advances and 5G is finally allowed to revolutionize the technological landscape. 5G will be the faster and efficient upgrade from 4G, and it’s expected to handle more than 8.4 billion IoT connected devices.     Gaming: An industry which sets to benefit off the emerging 5G technology is AR

Smart factory sustainability

Sustainability in Smart Factories

by Pete Wassell | August 16, 2018 | IoT

Smart factories could significantly lower environmental impacts. One of the greatest benefits of smart manufacturing is providing a more sustainable factory and ultimately a healthier environment. As the manufacturing process uses nearly one-quarter of the energy in the US, manufacturers must come to terms with improving their environmental footprint to save money and the planet.

Walmart Automation

Walmart to Test Automation Process for Online Grocery Orders

by Pete Wassell | August 15, 2018 | IoT

The US retailer Walmart has partnered with Alert Innovation to test what the company state is “first-of-its-kind automation”. The “Alphabot” was developed specifically for Walmart and will be trialled in Salem, New Hampshire. The automation system selects items through the storage area by retrieving ordered items and delivering them to pick up stations, making it

Thailand IoT

Thailand and the IoT Sector

by Pete Wassell | August 15, 2018 | IoT

The adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) in Thailand has been growing at a rapid rate. Both the consumer and business sectors are making helping to make their developed, network driven city into an IoT leader in ASEAN.   According to Bangkok post, Thailand is increasing its use of IoT and the implementation of

Medical wearables

Market for Medical Diagnostic Wearables Set to Grow

by Pete Wassell | August 15, 2018 | Wearables

A recent study conducted by Global Diagnostic Wearable Medical Device Market has shown that the medical diagnostic devices are growing in market. A few of the world’s biggest countries, such as US and India, are becoming major players. Diagnostic wearables are medical devices which are used by healthcare professionals and consumers. They allow the use

Wearables in workplace

3 Ways Wearables Can Help the Workforce

by Pete Wassell | August 15, 2018 | Wearables

From smart watches to fitness bands, the popularity of wearable technology within the consumer market has been booming. These days, employers and manufacturers have begun to realize that the future for wearables is in the workplace. Here are some ways that wearables are evolving in enterprise.   Enhancing Speech & Hearing Voice-controlled wearables gives employees

Oil & Gas IIoT

Industrial IoT To Transform Oil & Gas

by Pete Wassell | August 15, 2018 | IoT

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) will undoubtedly become the future of the oil and gas industry. A recent report from IIoT Sensors in Oil and Gas Market revealed that the global IIoT sensors market in the industry is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 5.39% during the period 2018-2022. Here are four ways the

Smart home

The Rise of Tech Company and Housing Collaboration

by Pete Wassell | August 15, 2018 | IoT

As smart home technology is becoming the standard of homes, an increase in the collaboration between building associates and tech companies are on the rise. Lennar, a well known building association, has recently announced their collaboration with Amazon. Lenar says: “Each house will come with two Alexa-enabled smart speakers, an Echo Show and an Echo

Wearable safety

Wearables: The Answer to Manufacturing Safety

by Pete Wassell | August 15, 2018 | Wearables

Manufacturing is an industry plagued with the highest number of deaths due to major accidents and serious injuries. Data shows that 5,190 American workers were killed on the job in 2016 (3.6 per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers) — on average, more than 99 a week or more than 14 deaths every day. This worrying trend

Smart Factory

The Smart Factory Future

by Pete Wassell | August 15, 2018 | IoT

The era of the smart factory is here, changing how the traditional factory has functioned for decades. Although it doesn’t require the best or new technology to be smart, factories need a level of digital connectivity and scalability in order to make strides towards digital transformation. The reality of the smart factory within Industry 4.0