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Drones are buzzing around more and mode

Drone Industry Insights have released its latest infographic (and report) showing a steady increase (9.4% CAGR in the US) in both sectors and types of application. Overall they expect the US market to reach a value of 41.3 B$ in 2026, split into hardware (the drone itself and the adds-on), software …

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The Dark Side of AI

The ongoing Russia-Ukrainian war is bringing to the fore among many other things the role of technology and in particular the one of artificial intelligence. This blog is not about politics nor taking sides and I’ll stick to that. However, let me say, loud and clear, that waging a war, …

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Wind farms in the sky

I have to say I am impressed by this news of the first flying wind farm. It is at a prototype stage but it is the very idea that is amazing me. Rather than having those gigantic wind farms built on ground why can we get a similar result by …

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Trains with no wheels

Bullet trains have circulated on rails for some decades now, starting in Japan on October 1st 1964 in time for the Tokyo Olympics. After that first bullet train, Shinkansen, we have seen hgh speed trains expanding in Europe and more recently in China. The first bullet train, still in operation …

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Drones swarm in action

The Israeli attack to Gaza in mid-May 2021, was probably the first example of using drone swarm technology in the field. I am looking at it only from the technical side leaving out all (most important) aspects of “right vs wrong” usage. Each drone is an autonomous system with its …

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Post-Pandemic Scenarios – XXX – Drones

The drone sector has evolved in a complex ecosystem including thousands of companies catering from manufacturing to operation, software development for control and for deployment in different fields. According to Forrester, drones are enabling the Digital Automation in the air. The FTI’s report highlights the disruptive impact that drones are …

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Post-Pandemic Scenarios – XXIX – Logistics

Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMR) and Autonomous Guided Vehicles (AGV) are becoming more and more common and the FTI’s report foresees a significant increase in their deployment in the logistics, most notably in warehouse automation. However, as their flexibility increases and cost decreases, we can expect to see them used in …

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Megatrends for this decade – XIX

e) Instant delivery Logistic chains are one of the marvel of today’s world. They work (most of the times) seamlessly and are so effective that you can get your delivery within a single working day (it does not work for any place and for any type of goods but I …

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