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The economics of the Digital Transformation – VII

Digital Twins as independent economic entities Digital Twins are evolving rapidly. It started in the last decade with them being used as digital “mock-ups”, created by CAD systems. These mock-ups were refined till they could be used as digital specs for interaction with various groups in the company and with …

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Manned drone racing: get ready for it

There has been an exponential growth in drones since they have become affordable for the mass market. Their use as an additional digital camera to complement, from a completely different perspective, the one in the smartphone has created a killer application.  Including commercial drones and industry drones the 2020 market …

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The economics of the Digital Transformation – V

Once Leveraging on Data The Digital Transformation accelerates the generation of data and companies are learning to capitalise on those data, sometimes clashing with fuzzy regulation and unclear definition of ownership. Take the example of Tesla. Tesla have been designed through computer modelling and this process generates a digital model …

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A chip to change the rules of the game

Digital Cameras, yes also the ones embedded in smart phones, have advanced functions for image recognition. The objective of those functions is to set the ideal focus and exposure to get a good photo. An experienced photographer might do a better job (although in cases where decision time is very …

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Home-centric Hospital

We have seen over the last 70 years a progressive squeezing of size and decreasing of price of high tech systems to the point that it has become feasible the shift from centralisation to decentralisation. When I started working, “the computer” was a big, costly, machine that could only be …

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