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Facial Detection and AI Helping Customize Retail Experiences

When shopping online, today’s customers want all the personalization of an in-store experience. And when they walk into a brick-and-mortar store, they want continuity from this online experience, based on the choices they made across all other touchpoints. Savvy retailers … Read more >

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Future of Brick and Mortar Begins With Responsive Retail: 7 Questions With JDA

We recently had the pleasure of sitting down with JDA Software GVP Product Strategy Todd McCourtie to discuss the future of brick-and-mortar stores. Successful retailing comes down to one thing: getting the right product into shoppers’ hands. That may sound simple, … Read more >

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Reinvent the In-store Experience by Unlocking the Power of Data-driven Insights

Shopper behavior and spending habits are changing dramatically, causing the retail industry to face a period of significant disruption. As shoppers are empowered by mobile devices, social media and the Internet, they expect retail experiences that combine choice, convenience, superior … Read more >

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Future of AI-driven Brick-and-Mortar Begins with Responsive Retail

We don’t live in a static world. When I “look” toward the future, I see sensing, machine learning and deep learning leading us toward a time when artificial intelligence (AI) could enable more secure and actionable retail insights with tremendous … Read more >

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Retailers Get Big Sales Bump by Investing in RFID Technology

Overhead and handheld radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology is transforming brick-and-mortar retail. Today, nearly 73 percent of all retailers are implementing RFID to track their inventory. The benefit is clear: As consumer shopping behaviors and expectations have shifted dramatically in the … Read more >

Intel’s Vision for the Future of Smart Video

What is sight without the power to understand what’s being seen? As the Internet of Things  (loT) revolution continues, smart video technology keeps creating huge amounts of data. But even as these video technologies become more prevalent in cities, industrial … Read more >

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Smart Agriculture: AI and the Right Compute Transforming Farming

As the director of public sector and agriculture for the Intel Internet of Things Group, I focus on technologies, ecosystems and partnerships that need technologies that solve problems in a range of areas. We believe the technologies that we focus … Read more >

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Building the Best Autonomous Brain

When I’m bumper-to-bumper in a sea of exhaust fumes and distracted drivers, it seems like autonomous driving can’t get here fast enough. Nor can the potential rewards that come along with fully autonomous vehicles, like far fewer accidents and mobility … Read more >

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Industrial Internet Creating Transformational Business Value

This is the second in a two-part blog series on trends in next-generation digital efficiency. In part one, I wrote about how commercial fleet vehicle management systems can drive efficiency while reducing CO2 emissions. To learn more, check out the … Read more >

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Commercial Fleet Vehicle Management System Drives Efficiency, CO2 Reductions

This is the first in a two-part blog series on trends in next-generation digital efficiency. To learn more, check out the eBook we created in partnership with GE Ecomagination titled, “Digital Efficiency: Driving Decarbonization and Unlocking Business Value Across Industries.” … Read more >

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Intel and Rice Electronics Team up on Industrial Worker Safety and Productivity

Energy, manufacturing, utilities, and public safety are just some of the segments challenged by rapidly evolving technological, economic, and social forces. Combine these pressures with opportunities enabled by Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and we can create transformational changes to … Read more >

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Smart Factory Solutions and Demos in Full Gear at Hannover Messe

The Factory of the Future, Industrial 4.0, and the smart and connected factory: Regardless of what it is called, the transformation of how companies are accelerating innovation represents a dramatic change in process based on new technologies. Among the catalysts … Read more >

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Connecting Machines: Bridges to the Industrial Internet

Previously, I’ve written about functional safety solutions for industrial Internet of Things (IoT) and how innovative IoT technologies unlock value in supply chain management. As we head toward Hannover Messe in a few weeks, I’m excited to share how smart … Read more >

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Disruption at the Edge: IoT Transforming Energy Grids

Digital disruption is here to stay. Much like the electronic revolution that led to PCs, mobile phones and smart devices, energy grids are on the verge of a major change. Consider the network of power plants, utilities and power lines … Read more >

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Fully Connected Vehicles: Reinventing Driving for a Safer World

Looking ahead, one thing is clear: Rapidly evolving technology is critical to the future of fully connected driving. Recently, I wrote about what goes on under the hood of the latest connected vehicles. Others in my field have covered the … Read more >

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Building Trust in Connected Vehicles: Active Safety Systems Must Converge with In-Vehicle Infotainment

This is the third in a series of blog posts based on Intel research into human-machine interfaces (HMIs) for connected driving. Read the first and second in this series. In my previous articles, I’ve written about why it’s so important … Read more >

During IBCon we conducted a tour to our Intel corporate headquarters featuring state of the art systems including wind turbines, fuel cells and solar.

Smart Building Trends for 2017

Note: This blog post originally appeared on AutomatedBuildings.com. Smart city tech deployments are expected to increase in the next year and of them significantly; the biggest one will be commercial-smart buildings. Connected building solutions, whether it’s environmental controls, communications interfaces, … Read more >

ZoneKey and Intel Unveil Broadcast Solution for Smart Classrooms, Retail and More

A recent conference in China confirmed that a quiet revolution in digital signage is on. The moment is ripe for transformation. Costs for sensors, bandwidth and compute have decreased significantly, while cloud, streaming media, remote management and increasing performance are … Read more >

Cobots team up on some awesome manufacturing equipment.

Industrial IoT Muscles up to Functional Safety with New Intel Solution

In my position as GM for industrial solutions in the Intel Internet of Things Group (IOTG) I’ve heard manufacturers consistently voice frustration on how to effectively and efficiently develop, design and deploy robust functional safety solutions to meet evolving safety … Read more >

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The Future Looks Bright: GE & Intel Ignite Industrial Internet Innovation

Like many people in Silicon Valley, I am passionate about the application of technology toward the environment, human productivity, healthcare and safety. Before arriving at Intel, I spent time at General Electric as the chief operating officer for GE Digital … Read more >

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Connected Vehicles Fuse Stronger Security With Functional Safety

I’m excited about the opportunity we have before us to lay the groundwork for safer connected vehicles, as outlined recently in U.S. President Barack Obama’s piece for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, “Self-driving, yes, but also safe.”  I see a clear path … Read more >

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Trusting the Ride: Four Capabilities at the Heart of Connected Vehicles

This is the first in a series of blog posts on Intel research into human-machine interfaces (HMIs) for automated driving. As Intel’s principal engineer and chief systems engineer for automated driving solutions, I’ve been working on some exciting research in … Read more >

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Smarter Cities and Cleaner Air: A Quick Guide to Intel IoT Environmental Monitoring Solutions at IOTSWC

IoT represents a tremendous opportunity to shape the future and improve every life on this planet. I have spent close to two decades in Embedded, Mobile and IoT. What is clearly different about the current wave is the understanding that … Read more >

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Intel to Reveal Breakthrough in Smart and Connected Technology at IoT Solutions World Congress

Next week at IoT Solutions World Congress (October 25-27) in Barcelona, the leading global event for industrial IoT, Intel will be unveiling IoT solutions designed to support the next wave of innovation, helping connected entities become more responsive, efficient, and … Read more >

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Home Gateways Creating Transformative Change

I’m excited when I see the tremendous potential for faster broadband and smarter networks to deliver exceptional entertainment experiences in connected homes. At the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) 2016 in Amsterdam last month, Intel technologies, together with a robust ecosystem … Read more >

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Innovative IoT Technologies Unlock Value in Supply Chain Management

I am pleased to share my thoughts here on the IoT@Intel blog for the first time. In my position as GM for industrial solutions in the Intel Internet of Things Group (IOTG) I speak and listen to everyone from equipment … Read more >

Addressing IoT for Smart Buildings

I am thrilled to write my first blog for IoT@Intel!  I receive a lot of questions about smart buildings, what constitutes Internet of Things (IoT) for smart buildings, and what Intel is doing in this space. IoT for smart buildings is … Read more >

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Building Trust Between Human and Machine on the Road to Connected Vehicles

It’s a tremendously exciting time to work in smart and connected transportation. Connected vehicles are redefining our relationship with automobiles, and the promise of fully connected driving—zero accidents, less pollution, greater mobility, more productivity—is thrilling. Yet there is a growing … Read more >

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Meet the Future of Driving: High Performance In-Vehicle Compute with Headroom to Grow

It’s truly an exciting time for in-vehicle computing. What started with parking assist and rearview cameras has evolved into lane departure warning and dynamic cruise control, requiring more intelligence and compute in the vehicle. Each step toward the vision of … Read more >

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Architecting the Future of 5G Transportation for a Better Life and a Safer World

Cruising through my neighborhood the other day it really began to dawn on me what Intel CEO Brian Krzanich means when he says that cars are the next smartphones. As a minivan full of kids whizzed past me on the … Read more >

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Time-Sensitive Networking to Fundamentally Change the Way Real-Time Industrial Systems Are Designed

Our world communicates over Ethernet, with incredibly fast 10G and 40G networks leading the way. But this isn’t the case in industrial environments, like manufacturing and electrical power grids, that require deterministic communications for distributed control and measurement. Until recently, … Read more >

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Rethinking Retail: An Industry at the Disruptive Edge

Our Intel IoT team excitedly championed everything from collaboration to pushing the boundaries of retail experiences at Manhattan Momentum. As Intel IoT’s Rachel Mushahwar told a roomful of attendees, enabling amazing experiences is at the heart of everything we do. … Read more >

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Building Success Stories: Intel Champions IoT at IBCon 2016

What an exciting time at this this year’s IBCon 2016! Together, we teamed up with Comfy, EnTouch, Lucid, Volteo and many others in the Intel IoT ecosystem, demonstrating solutions that directly address IoT convergence challenges like data interoperability and device … Read more >

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Intel IoT and SAP Accelerate Edge Analytics for Smart Retail

I’m truly energized when I look around me and see real collaboration in action. That sense of teamwork around IoT is why so many of us at Intel were excited by SAPPHIRE NOW. By working together, Intel and SAP are … Read more >

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Intel Champions Internet of Things Innovations at Computex 2016

I’m super excited by all the innovation our Intel IoT technologies demonstrated at Computex 2016—touching nearly every part of our lives—at work, at home, and at play. From grand aspirations like finding more productive ways to feed the global population … Read more >

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Costs, Savings, and ROI for Smart Building Implementation

I’m pleased to welcome guest blogger Steve Raschke to the IoT@Intel blog. Steve is the chief executive officer of CANDI and has over two decades of experience leading teams focused on networked data and building control systems. He has authored numerous … Read more >

Intel IoT Ecosystem Converges on 5G Technology to Revolutionize Transportation

It’s truly an exciting time to work on transportation solutions. Building on decades of innovation, the Intel Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem is converging technology with ingenuity to create a new class of smart and connected transportation solutions. From advanced … Read more >

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Intel IoT and Impinj Usher in a New Era for Inventory Visibility

As our connected retail ecosystem grows ever larger, I’m particularly excited that we are working more closely with Impinj. Together, we are developing a solution comprised of both Intel and Impinj components to create an offering that meets the needs … Read more >

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Intel IoT Solutions Transforming Smart Buildings from the Ground Up

The Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly expanding across industries and among those, building automation technology has undergone an unprecedented transformation, inspiring new, robust solutions for building management. Intel IoT, with its ecosystem partners, is making an impact in this … Read more >