New technology, particularly AI and natural language processing, are helping to create a new generation of customer support chatbots. Businesses that embed these bots directly into web pages or apps can more effectively support customers who may have questions about products or problems they can’t solve on their own.
The global chip shortage has significantly impacted the production of goods ranging from cars to personal electronics. The profit-related struggles faced by chip manufacturers are widely covered. However, many people may not know that some distributors found that the need for chips helped them make money.
More people worldwide are using devices with embedded systems, especially as Internet of Things (IoT) products become increasingly popular for consumer and industrial use. However, news of major security issues could make potential customers less willing to purchase those gadgets.
The data revolution of Industry 4.0 has thoroughly disrupted engineering and design tasks. Data-driven processes like computer-aided design (CAD) and building information modeling (BIM) have become standard practices, taking the industry into a new digital age. Newer innovations, specifically IoT and spatial computing, can take it even further.
Securing the Internet of Things is a remarkably complex problem with several layers, and many manufacturers have shown they just don’t want to deal with it or don’t have the resources.
The SAFE Identity consortium announced in early March that it would form an Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) working group.
When people talk about progress in the electric vehicle (EV) market, they often bring up on-board charging. A recent report suggests that 11 kilowatts (kW) on board chargers (OBC) will become a standard for battery electric vehicles (BEV).
Today’s vehicles are progressively more advanced than ones from past generations. They can help a driver steer into a tight parking place, warn them of an impending collision or alert them that they’ve veered into the next lane.