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A glimpse on 2025 – V

7. Tailored Streets Here again Huawei is using an unusual naming, Tailored Streets, to indicate the expected evolution of vehicle to whatever communications. The quest for full autonomy continues, and it always seem just ’round the corner. Autonomous vehicles have been demonstrated, there are a few autonomous cabs in service …

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DT evolution in Manufacturing – XV

The Manufacturing industry has been the first to adopt the technology of Digital Twins. No surprise since the use of CAD for product design and for the shop floor design is rooted in the last century. It was a simple, natural, step to take the digital model produced by CAD …

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DT evolution in Manufacturing – XII

The automotive sector has adopted Digital Twins technology in the manufacturing to mirror robots in the assembly line. In the last few years it has started to create and use digital twins of the product, vehicles produced. More and more automotive companies are nowadays equipping cars (and trucks) with IoT …

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DT evolution in Manufacturing – II

A digital model is fine in the design phase. Actually we are hearing a new word: virtual twin. This is a model of a physical entity that, as a matter of fact does not exist and may never exist in the physical space. We create the “idea” of an entity …

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Personal Digital Twins: Internet of People

One of the first point agreed in the group was that a Personal Digital Twin is tied to a very specific “person”, its physical entity. To what extent the PDT mirrors the physical person? Well, that basically depends on what is the expected “use” of the PDT. As an example, …

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Ethical design of AI-IoT systems

I was involved recently in a discussion promoted by EcoSurge, an initiative helping SMEs engage the sustainability transition and create value out of it via digital innovation, circular economy principles. They are planning a panel, see figure and register here, to discuss ethical design of AI-IoT Systems. It is not …

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Macro changes ahead – V

Executable Knowledge  Yesterday I had the pleasure of giving a keynote at the EIT Manufacturing 2021 Summit Event and I focussed on the trend towards executable knowledge in machines and its impact on the work and factory. Here’s the text of my talk. ======== Smarter Factories, Smarter People Over the …

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Macro changes ahead – IV

4. Healthcare The whole Healthcare system is on a journey of change learning to leverage on data. The Digital Transformation, DX, of healthcare started slow, in spite of the huge amount of data available, because of the sensitivity of the area where the wellbeing of a single individual may become …

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How smart could/should a smart shelf be?

Over the past few years Amazon has released a number of “gadgets” to make even more seamless our buying experience, the Amazon Dash Replenishment. It started with some sort of tokens that you can associate to a specific product. Once you notice that you are running short and want to …

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