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Last week, 51,777 cans of beer were shipped on what will go down as the first commercial shipment by an autonomous vehicle. Otto, Uber’s recently purchased self-driving trucking company, partnered …

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Controlling the liquid streets of the Netherlands In the Netherlands, waterways, small inland harbors and canals are used by citizens in their daily routines. Each city has a water infrastructure with …

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supply chain management

Chris Swearingen, manager of SenseAware at FedEx, gave a talk titled How Innovations in Manufacturing and Supply Chain are Redefining Mobility and Reshaping the Globe, at Bosch Connected World in Chicago. He spoke …

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Unlike previous generations of passive sensors, the IoT will allow a supply chain to control the external environment and execute decisions, according to the Gartner article Five Ways the Internet of Things Will …

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The devil is in the details Today’s aerospace factory floors are very different from the noisy production environments of the past. The latest techniques, designs and equipment make modern manufacturing …

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Edinburgh Airport, the busiest airport in Scotland, partnered with BlipTrack to use sensors and give its travelers visibility of real-time wait duration throughout the airport, including the dreaded security line. …

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self-driving cars

Lyft co-founder and president John Zimmer expects self-driving cars to account for the majority of the company’s rides within five years. Within five years, self-driving cars will account for the …

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Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed his “biggest epiphany of 2016:” what really matters in production are the machines building the machines. In an interview with Y Combinator’s Sam Altman, …

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AUSTIN–Chris Hoffman, CEO of RYNO Motors, spoke about his single-wheeled motorcycle and vision for a future with vending machine-like on-demand car rental stations at the Start@ETS event put on by ZPryme. Hoffman …

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smiling self-driving car

A common language is required for how self-driving cars communicate with pedestrians, says Semcon, which has developed a smiling self-driving car technology. While car makers and software companies working on …

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