Artificial intelligence and the internet of things have the potential to drive unprecedented productivity, reduce pollution, and improve human health. With the rollout of advanced, high speed wireless connectivity known as 5G in the next few years, the number of connected devices will explode: 28.5 billion devices are expected to be networked by 2022 growing to 300 billion connected devices and things by 2030.
The Greater Bay Area is taking shape rapidly with the opening of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge and the Express Rail Link. These milestone infrastructure projects are the key to a new era of super-connectivity that promises exciting new business opportunities for the region.
Thirty-one Lockheed Martin employees were awarded for their excellence in science, technology and workforce innovation at the 2019 Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) STEM Global Competitiveness Conference, February 7-9 in Washington D.C.
The Verizon Foundation commits to be the first to introduce 5G technology to schools across the U.S. in 2019.
BASKING RIDGE, N.J., February 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – TThe Verizon Foundation, in partnership with NYC Media Lab, announced the ten winners of the Verizon 5G EdTech Challenge. From AR and VR experiences, to machine learning, AI and mixed reality, projects were chosen for their ability to solve for student engagement, teacher preparedness and special needs support.
Hanes Ranks in Top 6 Percent of Nearly 7,000 Companies Disclosing for the Climate Change Report
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., February 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading global marketer of everyday basic apparel under world-class brands, today announced that it earned an A- score and took a leadership position in the CDP 2018 Climate Change Report.
Hanes has voluntarily reported its carbon emissions data since 2010 to CDP, which was formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project.
Customers in select markets can choose between two models on BikeExchange.com
Today, GM announces ARĪV as the name of its new eBike brand, which includes two innovative, integrated and connected eBikes: the Meld, a compact eBike, and the Merge, a folding eBike. The name ARĪV was selected as part of a global crowdsourcing campaign announced in November 2018.
“The crowdsourcing campaign allowed us to bring consumers into the development of our brand,” said Hannah Parish, ARĪV director. “Combine that with our products and our blend of bike and automotive talent, and the result is a unique brand DNA.”
NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - As companies are becoming increasingly focused on the social impact of their business operations, Deloitte has developed a new Social Impact Measurement Model (SIMM), pioneering a machine learning tool that forecasts the results of a large corporate investment – such as opening a new office or headquarters – on a community, across more than 75 social measures.
When GM wanted to reduce energy consumption across its portfolio, it tapped into Current, powered by GE, to outfit its facilities with new LED fixtures that will cut lighting-related energy use by more than 60 percent
Sustained Excellence in Saving Energy
As a seven-time EPA ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year award winner, GM continues to demonstrate leadership in sustainability through superior operational efficiency. Since 2010, the company has saved more than $230 million in energy costs while eliminating 1.8 million metric tons of carbon emissions by engaging many of its facilities in energy-reduction challenges.
IBM and Johnson & Johnson Team up in Santiago to Strengthen Community Resilience
The term “natural disaster” is a misnomer. Natural ecosystems often require disturbances such as fires and floods to remain healthy. They have an inherent resilience to the occasional battering. Crises created by destructive natural events might be more aptly referred to as “social disasters,” because of the toll of life and economic damage left in their wake. Framing such events as social disasters places them in a different light, shifting the burden on all sectors of society to proactively manage the threat.
The integration of new technology tools are the next step in the EHS&S technology adoption curve, which for most companies began with the implementation of their software system. Today these innovations are shedding new light on EHS&S operational risks in real time. Learn more about how comapnies are using these tools in NAEM's latest report, The EHS&S Tech Transformation: https://www.naem.org/what-we-offer/research/reports/read/ehs-s-tech-transformation.