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...
Battery-Free Beacons: 2019

Battery-Free Beacons: 2019

Thanks to Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, the modern world is awash in 2.4-GHz radiation. A semiconductor startup in Israel, Wiliot, thinks it can use some of that RF energy to free the Internet-of-Things from batteries and other energy storage devices. “There’s a lot of...
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...
IoT: The Fourth Industrial Revolution

IoT: The Fourth Industrial Revolution

  The Fourth Industrial Revolution IoT is initiating a fourth industrial revolution. The Internet of Things and remote controls and monitoring is making such a high level of flexibility possible that single-piece manufacturing may soon become feasible, and indeed,...