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IoT Investments: SparkLabs Pour $100k in Startups

IoT Investments: SparkLabs Pour $100k in Startups

SparkLabs Group, a network of startup accelerators and VC funds, has launched a new program focused on IoT, smart cities, and proptech by the name of “SparkLabs Connex”.

AI and 4K:  A Drone Smarter than the Rest

AI and 4K: A Drone Smarter than the Rest

Manufacturer Skydio wants to produce drones that are useful because they are smart. The US-based company has introduced the Skydio 2 line which combines artificial intelligence AI and a 4K camera that can shoot up to 60 frames per second.

Virtual Environments: Virtually Unrolling Ancient Scrolls

Virtual Environments: Virtually Unrolling Ancient Scrolls

Brent Seales of University of Kentucky Mount Vesuvius in Italy erupted in 79 AD and buried the towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum in ash and lava. Everything was buried in the inferno, including an invaluable library of scrolls whose contents were rendered unreadable – or at least they were considered […]

Column: Marco Giegerich – Avnet Connected Ecosystem

Column: Marco Giegerich – Avnet Connected Ecosystem

In the past, IoT was focused mainly on getting things connected through sensor networks that were capable of collecting huge amounts of data – but the bigger questions remain: What should we do with all this data? How can we use and monetize it?

Logistics: Automating the last 50 Feet

Logistics: Automating the last 50 Feet

The last mile of the logistics chain is a huge challenge but the closer you approach your destination, the more complex and expensive it gets. Not coincidentally, the ‘last 50 feet’ is considered by experts to be the true bottleneck for e-commerce growth – and that’s where a large part of the future of retail is being decided. Start-ups and online retailers alike are working hard to close that final gap.

Artificial Intelligence: The Future of Fashion

Artificial Intelligence: The Future of Fashion

Designers and manufacturers of men’s and women’s apparel are exploring ways to predict trends faster and more accurately than ever before. They are helped by researchers who are looking for ways to utilize artificial intelligence. Smart Industry went to Cornell University in New York to talk to two bright young scholars who are teaching computers everything about garments, fabrics, colors, and patterns and how style is manufactured.

IoT in Mining: Deep Connectivity

IoT in Mining: Deep Connectivity

lmost a mile below ground in an iron mine in northern Sweden, human operators control what is going on and plan their attack on valuable seams of iron ore. But unlike the hands-on extraction of decades past, these mining professionals are sitting in an office a thousand kilometers away, relying on IoT sensors, cameras, underground Long-Term Evolution (LTE) networks, and a powerful private cloud to guide their blasting and tunneling in real time with IoT in Mining.

Risk Thinking in Business Forecasting: Rethinking Risk

Risk Thinking in Business Forecasting: Rethinking Risk

Business Forecasting, as every manager knows, is essentially a guessing game but, now, in the age of IoT and AI, the ancient art of predicting the future based on past experience is being replaced by forward-looking strategies and scenarios. The magic phrase is “risk thinking”.

In AI We Trust: When And How Should AI Explain its Decisions?

In AI We Trust: When And How Should AI Explain its Decisions?

As artificial intelligence (AI) increasingly makes decisions, there are growing concerns around AI decisions making, and how it reaches its answers.

Intelligent Leak Detection: Plugging the Holes

Intelligent Leak Detection: Plugging the Holes

Water leaks, even small ones, can add up to large volumes of wasted clean water and – increased costs for property owners.