How big data and AI will optimise continuous improvement

Panasonic is testing a continuous improvement method for manufacturing processes called gemba, which builds on Toyota’s kaizen method. In combination...

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Intelligent lighting solution drives smart city development in Germany

Tested in Lemgo, the We-Light Open smart lighting solution developed by Omexom provides a permanent power supply for street lighting...

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Venice plans to use AI to manage crowds

Axians Italy is using the new potential of artificial intelligence applied to image processing to develop the Axians Venice Crowd...

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How AI is entering the world of auto manufacturing

The automotive industry remains cautious about applying artificial intelligence to its production processes, expressing concerns about efficiency and profitability. On...

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Toronto works with Google to design Data City

Alphabet aims to reinvent the city. Working on behalf of the City of Toronto, Canada, Google’s parent company is designing...

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How predictive maintenance cuts costs

Predictive maintenance, involving IoT, big data and algorithms, uses process data and connected sensors to predict malfunctions. It models failure...

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The voice security issue

Specific – especially security-related – constraints must be addressed when integrating voice assistants in a work environment. Should a cloud...

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Humanity and technology risk

Technology is a great servant but a terrible master, says futurist Gerd Leonhard, who believes that its rollout entails ethical...

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