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Megatrends for this decade – XIV

  13. Instant economy of Things The great change brought by the Industrial Revolution was the production of goods for an unknown customer. Think about it. Before the industrial revolution production was handled by artisans and they worked on demand. Their wares were manufactured based on customer’s specification, be that …

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Megatrends for this decade – VII

6. Everything is smart, embedded intelligence This Megatrend may appear “outdated”. If you look around with a lay-person’s eye you’ll see plenty of ads claiming “intelligence” of products, most of the time in a ridiculous way. The first (that I know of) “intelligent” toothbrush debuted at CES 2017, now you …

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Megatrends for this decade – VI

5. Augmented Reality and Spatial Web Augmented Reality has been around for several years now. Actually, Virtual Reality came first, the possibility of immersing oneself in a virtual world, but in the last few years the flanking of virtual and real has taken the upper hand in several business and, …

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Megatrends for this decade – IV

3. Increased lifespan Humankind lifespan has been stable, around 30 years was life expectancy for most part of the recorded history, probably less in the hundreds of thousands of years we have no written record. This relatively short life span didn’t mean that a few people couldn’t live longer, we …

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6G does not exist, yet it is already here! – XVIII

The quest for new players Telecommunications biz was born as a vertically integrated sector. The separation between “Operators” and “Manufacturers” took place soon but the two worlds have remained closely interconnected. The ITU, International Telecommunication Union, saw the participation of both Operators and Manufacturers (the members of ITU, a branch …

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6G does not exist, yet it is already here! – XVI

Robot A growing population of robots is turning into avid communications users. According to the latest statistics (World Robotics 2020) there are some 2.7 million industrial robots at work around the world in factories, in Singapore there is one robot for every 10 human workers in a factory. And, notice, industrial …

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Digital Twins at work II

Following on last post, an interesting presentation came from Sandvik, a company manufacturing heavy machines. The presentation focussed on the increased automation and the use of these machines in mining environment. The operating conditions are particularly demanding, often requiring the machine to operate in very narrow spaces. Something I did …

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Digital Twins at work

Over the last two days I got a deep-dive into the world of Digital Twins, courtesy of Mevea yearly seminar. You can browse the material presented from their website starting next week. You can get a mile high view of Mevea use of Digital Twin technology in the video clip …

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