Managing business operations is increasingly complex with data rich systems providing a variety of services. Technologies evolve at a fast-pace and service providers continually introduce new and improved solutions.
Barcodes codes were the brainchild of the American inventor and mechanical engineer, Joseph Woodland, who was looking for a more efficient way of capturing product information at supermarket checkouts. Seventy years later, people are still finding new and unexpected uses for barcodes.
It’s that time of year when holidaymakers have to grit their teeth and put up with lengthy queues at the airports, sometimes waiting hours to pass through border control. Machine-readable passports (MRPs) don’t cut the queues, but they do keep things moving a little faster.
According to a new study commissioned by Inmarsat, the maritime industry has one of the most favourable attitudes towards the adoption of analytic, management and operational tools based on the internet of things (IoT).
The city of Caofeidian in China is set to have the world’s first fully autonomous port by the end of the year. Trucks and cranes will carry, load and unload containers, relying upon human intervention to control the centralized system.
Becoming a part of every day life, virtual reality (VR) is being used across many industries. From advertising, gaming and the military, to construction, training surgery and teaching, the uses for this technology are numerous and expanding. According to a report by Digi-Capital, a co
Think about it, shopping has never been easier or quicker, with the swipe of a barcode. Not to mention, we can get into buildings using voice recognition and fingerprints, instead of fumbling around for the key. In an age of information overload, we store hundreds of work and other do
The Internet of agriculture is blooming as technology helps farming morph into a very precise science. Agribots, drones and smart machinery is tending to crops, while animals and fields are able to communicate directly with farmers, thanks to sensors and connected devices and systems.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is an important global trend that requires International Standards to ensure the interoperability, safety and energy efficiency of IoT devices and systems. The IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission), ISO (International Organization for Standardiza