Category: business transformation

Your next postman could be a drone! …

With 7 million drones estimated to be in the sky by 2020, the commercial uses will increase in popularity. One of the most advantageous ways drones will be used is for deliveries, but how will they work? One of the main perks of drone delivery is that they will offer quicker and more convenient delivery,

Travel at the Speed of Sound

Five years ago, Elon Musk announced his plans for Hyperloop transport, a system which uses magnets to cary pods through large tubes at 760mph. This week, the first full-size passenger capsule was unveiled which the company believe could be fully functioning in 3 years, with worldwide adoption in 5 to 10 years. With competitors such

Taking Indoor Farming to the Next Level …

Iron Ox is an indoor hydroponic facility – an indoor farm ran by robots. The autonomous farms produce leafy greens at 26,000 heads a year, in a space that is 5 times small of a farm of the same production. The company believes that having an automated farm means robots will make up for jobs

AI detects almost 100% of spam on Facebook …

Finally Facebook has come under scrutiny the past few months for its privacy policy and inability to remove all the spam and hate speech, new methods have had to quickly been adopted. It is now using an AI tool called Rosetta which can detect images and texts that violate Facebook’s community standards, enhancing our experience

World’s first autonomous tram launched right here in Potsdam

The world’s first autonomous tram, developed by a team of 50 experts, was launched in Potsdam. With its radars, lasers and camera sensors, the tram responds to trackside signals and brakes when it spots an emergency hazard.   The tram is not the only autonomous vehicle to be launched, with other commercial trails happening in cities

Flying into the Future …

We may not have got flying cars in 2015 as predicted in Back to the Future, but Uber have announced they want to implement sky taxis in our cities in two years times. Although it seems very ambitious, UberAir have announced models of their on-demand air vehicles, which can travel at speeds of 150 to

5G is here – what does this mean for businesses?

Vodafone has conducted its first holographic call with the help of 5G, the new generation of faster, better connected and wider coverage of mobile internet. image source: Vodafone However, faster internet won’t just mean we’ll be able to download our favourite Netflix shows quicker. Here’s some of the ways 5G will transform our everyday lives:

17,000 Walmart stores to incorporate VR in staff training …

All Walmart employees will now be required to use virtual reality in their training. The stimulations will help staff get a better understanding of physical situations and scenarios which are hard to recreate otherwise, such as the rush of Black Friday. Walmart is putting 17,000 VR headsets in its US stores for training Walmart will

Discovering life in the past with technology of today …

Ruins of ancient civilisations buried underneath the water could soon be brought to life for the public. Museums are already implementing augmented reality to immerse visitors in history. Now, researchers are taking this one step further by using AR underwater. QR codes are being placed on the seabed over ancient relics so divers can be

Battle of the retailers …

Retailers which dominate the market place like Amazon and Walmart offer customers endless choice at cheap prices, which many other brands can’t compete with. However, this is starting to change with two new trends emerging – the offering of hyper personalised products, or anonymous products which follow a ‘one size fits all’ policy. Have a