The Future of Food: IoT and Food Security

The Future of Food: IoT and Food Security

  Agri-Tech Offers Hope for Food Security The world’s population will exceed 9.1 billion by 2050. Farmers will need to harness all the government and technological supports available to ensure production is raised by 70% to accommodate all the new mouths. Some...
Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Build-up to AI The first use of the word robot comes from the Czech word robota, a term used in Karel Capek’s 1921 play Rossum’s Universal Robots, to signify a factory wherein biosynthetic machines were used as slave labour. The...
Retail in the Post-Amazon Era

Retail in the Post-Amazon Era

Bringing Technology into Retail   Hundreds of department stores across North America have shut their doors for good with predictions of more than a quarter of shopping malls following suit in the next four years. Brand giants such as Sears, Toys ‘R’ Us,...
The Internet of Things and Business Profitability

The Internet of Things and Business Profitability

Whether your company is established, starting out, old-school or advanced, the key to profitability is in the most productive utilization of your physical and human resources. A truly performance-driven company should be fixated on quantifying, tracking, measuring,...
Smart Luggage Industry Takes Hit After Airline Ban

Smart Luggage Industry Takes Hit After Airline Ban

Ban on Built-In Lithium Spells Trouble for Smart Luggage Makers    Bluesmart Inc., one of the world’s first smart luggage makers, has gone out of business following an airline-wide ban on suitcases with built-in lithium batteries. The ban should not have come as...