The challenges and benefits of technology in manufacturing
Aug07

The challenges and benefits of technology in manufacturing

Technology is rapidly entering all sectors of manufacturing. With the Internet of Things (IoT), employees are able to record, share, access and analyze critical data in real-time, whether they’re in the office, at the factory, or off-site. With drones, 3D printers, advanced software, and more, manufacturing organizations can streamline productivity from project planning to completion. While purchasing these new technologies and...

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The future of shopping: IoT’s impact on retail development
Jul31

The future of shopping: IoT’s impact on retail development

Drone-like shopping carts? Robots re-stocking dairy items at the store? Okay—maybe your nearest Super Target won’t look quite like that, but we’re getting close. The Internet of Things (IoT) is quickly changing the retail landscape, and the results are pretty cool. The IoT refers to an ever-growing network of physical devices that exchange data with each other. Your Fitbit is part of the IoT since it sends data to your smartphone; so...

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ASU’s Technology Office brings the IoT to Sun Devil Stadium
Apr10

ASU’s Technology Office brings the IoT to Sun Devil Stadium

If you haven’t heard (or seen it posted on billboards, buses, and sometimes the Metro Light Rail), you’ll know it now: Arizona State University has been ranked #1 for innovation two years in a row. But where does that innovation actually happen? A lot of it occurs at the University Technology Office located inside Sun Devil Stadium. Chris Richardson is the Assistant Vice President of the University Technology Office (UTO). Over the...

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