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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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IoT-Driven Cold Chain Tracking Provides Quality Control on the Go

For some products, maintaining strict temperature controls during shipping is critical. Certain pharmaceuticals and vaccines require an unbroken chain of refrigerated environments to guarantee safety and effectiveness. Frozen foods need low temperatures to prevent bacterial growth, which can cause serious … Read more >

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Smart Public Kiosks Enhance Livability, Connect Communities

Cities are busy places, and they’re getting busier. Thankfully, many of them are also getting smarter by enabling smarter parking, better transportation and better air quality management for better citizen experiences. Among the most groundbreaking of innovations contributing to those … Read more >

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Accelerate Adoption of Remote Care to Dramatically Reduce Costs

There are many challenges to the long-term viability of our healthcare systems. An increasingly older and growing population demanding care amid a shortage of qualified personnel. A shift from infectious to more costly chronic disease management. An evolving policy and … Read more >

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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 >

Remote patient monitoring could become a new standard of healthcare.

Remote Patient Monitoring: A New Standard of Care for 21st Century Healthcare Delivery

I just came from the quadrennial meeting of the 21st IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, where I noticed some things worth sharing. There’s been a tectonic shift in industry framing of aging — from costs of infirmity to value … 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 >