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Personal Digital Twins role in Epidemics control – IV

2. There is a growth of Medical Cyber-Physical Systems (MCPS), basically resulting from the interconnection of several devices and systems in the medical landscape. As these devices and systems become smarter, able to acquire, process and make sense of data (through artificial intelligence) they are playing a bigger role in …

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Not just CO2, the virus is also curbing NO2!

Just few days ago I reported on the decrease of CO2 emission in China as result of the slow down of manufacturing following the measures taken to contain the spread of the Covid-19. Now I stumbled onto images of the amazing decrease of NO2, Nitrogen Dioxide, over China. These images …

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ECommerce over the 10% thresholds in US

ECommerce keeps growing worldwide although the overall growth is, slightly, slowing down worldwide, a possible indication of an approaching plateau in penetration. The overall worldwide retail market (excluding tickets for events, travel, pubs and gambling) has reached 25 trillion $ in 2019 and 3.5 trillion of these have been transacted …

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How a virus could decrease CO2 emissions

  Lots of discussion and news on the coronavirus, ranging from a terrifying epidemic/pandemic to just another flu-like epidemic, just slightly more dangerous (I am leaning more on the second). One point, however, is clear. The influence on this “flu” on the business and on way of living of people …

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Could the convergence of Mixed Reality, Robots and Social Networks be the future of hybrid attendance and participation in conferences and other gathering events?

Posted on behalf of Louis Nisiotis and Lyuba Alboul As a result of the recent outbreak of COVID-19 and the wide-reaching recommendations for discouraging or even prohibiting large gatherings, many conferences, concerts, matches and tournaments, and various meetings have either being postponed, cancelled or changed venues, with some of them deciding to …

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