Futurum’s Ron Westfall assesses why Qualcomm’s new Qualcomm Robotics RB6 Platform and RB5 AMR Reference Design provide the technological foundation and building blocks to power innovation throughout industries that are planning to optimize robotics through emerging 5G and AI capabilities distributed across the connected intelligent edge.
Fast Food Robotics Pilot Project Helps Jack in the Box Burger Chain Fill Challenging Staffing Shortages in Tight Labor Market Using Robotic Fryers and Drink Machines
Futurum analyst Todd R. Weiss analyzes how burger chain Jack in the Box is conducting a fast food robotics pilot project to try to fill challenging staffing shortages in a tight labor market through the use of robotic fryers and drink machines to better serve hungry customers.
NRF 2022 in Review
Futurum Research Senior Analyst, Steven Dickens provides his take on the innovations on display at this year’s National Retail Federation Big Show, NRF 2022. As retail emerges after a tough couple of years, we review the big themes while highlighting the smaller players who are driving the frontlines of innovation in everything from spatial analytics, robotics, and RFID.
IBM’s New RoboRXN Chemistry Lab Runs on AI, Cloud and Robotics
IBM’s new RoboRXN chemistry lab allows scientists to create new molecules while working remotely using robots, cloud, and AI. The platform accelerates the synthesis process and highlights discovery, which is not only a great boost to the field of chemistry, it’s also an example of innovation and agility we’ll likely see much more of. Most of us think of work as being in an office setting, but the RoboRXN platform reminds us that work can take place in a laboratory, a factory, on a farm, or on a construction site — and technology can play a big role in all those settings.
Qualcomm’s Robotics RB5 Platform Brings Powerful AI-enabled 5G Connectivity to Industrial Robots, Drones, and the IIOT
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., (NASDAQ: QCOM) just announced its first-of-a-kind 5G Robotics RB5 platform. The natural successor to the successful (4G-based) Qualcomm® Robotics RB3 platform. As Qualcomm puts it, the Robotics RB5 platform aims to “empower developers and manufacturers to create the next generation of high-compute, low-power robots and drones for the consumer, enterprise, defense, industrial and professional service sectors.”
The Human and Machine Workforce Leading Digital Transformation
Human and Machine partnerships will be about augmenting human potential to make people more productive and customer experiences better. Let’s take look at how augmenting humans will drive the next wave of digital transformation.
Automation Predictions Transforming the Future of Work in 2020
So, what should you be thinking about as we head into 2020? Which automation predictions should you take seriously, and which should you ignore? Let’s examine.
Automation, Analytics, & the Future of Business Tech
Data analytics and the ability to automate almost anything have been two of the biggest changes to business tech. Here’s how their impact has been felt so far.
Top 8 Trends to Watch in Security Integration
As technology continues to evolve, people and businesses are focusing more of their attention on security. Whether they are looking to protect themselves, their data, or their company and employees, the top security integration trends showcase the latest technology available to meet their needs. Cloud Storage for Video Surveillance The cloud has been around for some time, and it’s now …
5 Emerging Technologies That 5G Will Disrupt
Disruption is the name of the game in the world of tech. We’re constantly on the cusp of some new innovation—interactive technologies, for example, are changing how consumers shop and how brands set out to improve the ever-important customer experience. The next big tech innovation—5G—stands to revolutionize these and so many more, as it will be a major driver of …
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