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Smarter Farming With Ravensdown and ThinkPads in the (Literal) Field

Blog

Planes, drones, complex data capture and intelligence-led recommendations. What might sound like a military operation is now an accurate description of modern farming, thanks to advances in smart technology.

Agritech and the adoption of smart tech on farms around New Zealand is helping farmers achieve a host of benefits: higher crop yield, fewer pesticides, less nutrient run-off and greater sustainability – to name a few.

5G Open Innovation Lab Expands Global Reach, Market Impact with Third Batch of Fifteen Companies Selected to Participate in the Spring 2021 Program

Firms selected have demonstrated established track records with proven management teams driving development of use cases in markets from connected cars to healthcare
Press Release

SEATTLE, March 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The 5G Open Innovation Lab, a global applied innovation ecosystem for corporations, academia and government institutions, today announced the selection of its third batch of companies to participate in the Spring 2021 program which launched this month.  The Lab is supported by its founding and corporate partners which include Amdocs, Dell Technologies, F5, Intel, Microsoft, NASA, T-Mobile and VMware.

Smart Living? It's All About Simplicity

Article

Smart living is one of the buzz phrases of our times. But what exactly is a smart home? You might imagine it’s a futuristic, space age home with robot servants, a kitchen that chops up onions and potatoes and does the cooking for you, and a fridge that messages you at work and tells you when you need to stock up on eggs and beer.

Cummins Leader Calls for Continued Innovation in All Technologies to Reach Environmental Goals

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Innovation in both internal combustion and alternative technologies is the best way to achieve important environmental benefits today and a carbon-neutral future, a Cummins leader told a U.S. Senate committee Tuesday.

Vice Chairman Tony Satterthwaite testified that advanced internal combustion engines can achieve immediate reductions in air pollutants and carbon emissions while the infrastructure and manufacturing scale develops for low-carbon technologies like battery and fuel cell electric powertrains.

Goodyear and TNO to Demonstrate an Intelligent Brake System

Press Release

AKRON, Ohio, March 17, 2021 – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and Dutch research organization TNO are collaborating on a demonstration vehicle that will test the implications of connected tires talking to the vehicle’s control system, most specifically the anti-lock brake system (ABS). 

A Conversation About Qualcomm Wireless Reach With Hiram Lopez-Landin

Multimedia with summary

Wireless Reach brings advanced wireless technologies to people and communities who need it most. These programs demonstrate pioneering uses of our Company’s mobile innovations to help drive human and economic progress in underserved areas globally.

Learn more about Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™

Majid Al Futtaim Taps IBM Food Trust to Deliver Food Traceability Across Carrefour Stores Using Blockchain Technology

Summary: 
  • Strategic collaboration offers Carrefour customers the benefit of end-to-end product visibility-promoting food quality, credibility and safety
  • IBM Food Trust to allow Carrefour to efficiently document and locate products through manufacturing, processing, distribution and handling
  • The comprehensive history of the product, including production process, halal and hygiene certifications, date of birth, nutrition information and temperature data, will be readily available to customers in stores.
Press Release
  • Strategic collaboration offers Carrefour customers the benefit of end-to-end product visibility-promoting food quality, credibility and safety
  • IBM Food Trust to allow Carrefour to efficiently document and locate products through manufacturing, processing, distribution and handling
  • The comprehensive history of the product, including production process, halal and hygiene certifications, date of birth, nutrition information and temperature data, will be readily available to customers in stores.

Black & Veatch: Hydrogen Economy Taking Shape as Decarbonization Planning, Investments Accelerate

New eBook highlights role of hydrogen in reducing carbon emissions within energy-intensive industries
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ – With expectations rising for more than $10 trillion (USD) of investments in hydrogen infrastructure by 2025, clean-burning, energy-dense hydrogen will be a critical element in decarbonizing the world’s energy systems, supply chains and heavy industries, finds Hydrogen 2021: The Path to Net Zero Becomes Clearer, a new eBook from

Performance Testing the Vaccine Rollout

By Jaspar Casey
Blog

The speed at which COVID-19 vaccines have been developed and produced hasn’t been matched by society’s ability to administer doses. As of this writing, 30 million doses delivered in the US have yet to be administered.

CASE Delivers Industry's First Electric Backhoe Loaders to Utilities in New York

Article

The construction industry’s first designed and commercially developed electric backhoe loaders — two CASE 580 EV backhoes from CASE Construction Equipment — have been delivered and are currently working with utility companies in New York State, USA. 

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