Google and Apple unveiled a joint effort to enable the use of Bluetooth technology to help governments and health agencies reduce the spread of COVID-19 while protecting user privacy.
Businesses are looking to remote management strategies where they leverage smart technologies, mobile devices, remote access connectivity and communications tools.
University of Illinois researchers developed an inexpensive and rapid smartphone-based pathogen testing device designed to ease pressure on testing laboratories during pandemics such as COVID-19.
Address five areas to improve remote operations, of growing importance to keep manufacturing sites running efficiently, reliably and safely from a distance, to address COVID-19 pandemic concerns and demographic workforce pressures. Secure software and devices can improve remote access, cybersecurity and digitization.
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Remote monitoring and data visualization are key to improving overall manufacturing efficiency.
MIT researchers have developed a system that enables smartphones to transmit “chirps” to nearby devices could notify people if they have been near an infected person.
IIoT adds value within a plant, but also is a natural fit for field data gathering
Six edge computing questions to ask about data collection, networking and control systems.
The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing companies to adjust their business practices and settle to a new normal. See four tips on how edge computing and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) can help companies adjust.