Wearables – The Fusion of Human and Computer

Wearables – The Fusion of Human and Computer

Wearable technology Smart watches and IoT devices with Bluetooth and GPS capabilities and health applications are gaining market momentum. According to health specialist Joao Bocas, wearables go beyond merely being present in a person’s life, they are the first...
How IoT Could Feed the World

How IoT Could Feed the World

AgriTech: IoT and the Future of Food Security   Although spending is predicted to double on IoT ventures in the next four years, few companies are directing their attention to the agricultural applications of IoT. As the population of the earth exceeds our potential...
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,...