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Journey to Mars: How Our Collaboration With Jet Propulsion Laboratory Fostered Innovation [Video]

How the Qualcomm Flight Platform enables the first autonomous flight on Mars
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Inventing breakthrough technologies that have positive impact and meet society’s needs is at our core. We also believe in fostering collaborations that drive innovation.

Ecolab Launches Digital Solution for Companies Facing Water Scarcity

Global Water Use to Surpass Supply by 56% by 2030
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ST. PAUL, Minn., May 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services, launched Water Flow Intelligence, a digital service that provides industry with real-time visibility of water usage at the enterprise, site and asset levels.

Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™ Launches 5G Academy

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May 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab has launched the 5G Academy, an educational resource designed to educate the public and policymakers on how 5G works, why standards and patents matter in wireless technology and how it’s changing the way the world connects and communicates. The website will have access to fact sheets, a glossary, videos and games to reach audiences in an easy-to-digest way.

How Power Conservation in IoT Devices Is Critical to Network Predictability

By Janet Ooi, IoT Industry Solutions Manager, Keysight Technologies
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As IoT deployment ramps up with 5G connectivity, devices will need to be even more energy-smart despite 24/7 operation.

When designing portable IoT devices, battery life is a key concern.

Device designers need to identify the critical events that contribute to power consumption and how frequently those events happen. They also need to make design changes or trade-offs to optimize battery life.

The Impact of World Changing Technologies

Fast Company has recognized three Abbott technologies as 2021 World Changing Ideas.
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Technology that makes a positive impact in our global communities, when and where it's needed most. That's why we strive to innovate in all of our businesses.

Digital Farming Technology

Protecting Crops Around The World
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For many farmers around the world, crop protection is an ever-evolving challenge. From disease, to insects, to local wildlife—all crops are vulnerable to external forces. As a result, the methods farmers use to protect crops are constantly being refined and optimized. A growing number of these innovations in crop protection technology are beginning to reach smallholder farmers in developing countries.

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For many farmers around the world, crop protection is an ever-evolving challenge. From disease, to insects, to local wildlife—all crops are vulnerable to external forces. As a result, the methods farmers use to protect crops are constantly being refined and optimized. A growing number of these innovations in crop protection technology are beginning to reach smallholder farmers in developing countries.

Cummins Is Demonstrating the Potential to Use Hydrogen to Store Other Forms of Renewable Energy

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Global power leader Cummins is working on three projects that use hydrogen production as a means to store renewable energy, a key issue for proponents of wind, solar and other low-carbon renewable energy sources.

Using renewable sources such as wind to produce hydrogen emits no greenhouse gases. Wind energy can be converted into hydrogen using an electrolyzer and utilized in several ways – from fuel-cell hydrogen trucks, buses and trains, to ships powered by liquid ammonia made from hydrogen, to a substitute for natural gas for heating homes.

Fast Company Names Arrow Electronics' SAM Suit Finalist for 2021 World Greatest Ideas Award

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CENTENNIAL, CO, May 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics was named a Fast Company 2021 World Changing Ideas Award finalist in the experimental category for its SAM Suit innovation - a Semi-Autonomous exoskeleton designed to restore mobility in severely disabled individuals.

How Technology Is Achieving Better Natural Disaster Preparedness, Recovery, and Resilience

by Pratima Harite
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Lenovo is partnering with Prudence Foundation in the second edition of the SAFE STEPS D-Tech Awards, to find and fund technology solutions that save lives before, during or after natural disaster events. Lenovo wants to harness and empower the technology and creative know-how of entrepreneurs and charities to achieve better natural disaster preparedness, recovery, and resilience. 

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Lenovo is partnering with Prudence Foundation in the second edition of the SAFE STEPS D-Tech Awards, to find and fund technology solutions that save lives before, during or after natural disaster events. Lenovo wants to harness and empower the technology and creative know-how of entrepreneurs and charities to achieve better natural disaster preparedness, recovery, and resilience. 

Lenovo Named Top 50 Most Innovative Company by Boston Consulting Group - Inside Our Innovation-Led Strategy for Transformation

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Becoming an innovative company doesn’t just happen. It’s the product of carefully and thoughtfully-designed strategy, creating operational systems and processes that support it, and establishing a culture that fosters challenging the status quo.  I’m proud that Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has recognized Lenovo as one of the Most Innovative Companies of 2021.

BCG describes three conditions essential for innovation:

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