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Silicon Valley is abuzz with the Internet of Things (IoT), virtual reality (VR)/augmented reality (AR) and blockchain vendors seeking the Holy Grail of Retail: mass consumer markets where their technology can help fashion designers and retailers survive the "retail apocalypse." At the recent San Francisco Tech Fashion Week, retail experts provided invaluable insights that could save millions of designers, major retailers and small shops from bankruptcy. Here are key insights from three panels. Panel 1:…

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BootstrapLabs Applied Artificial Intelligence Conference 2019 HOW APPLIED ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS CHANGING ENTERPRISE, GOVERNMENT, AND SOCIETY REGISTER We are pleased to announce that the annual BootstrapLabs Applied Artificial Intelligence Conference will return for the fourth year on April 18, 2019 in downtown San Francisco. The BootstrapLabs Applied AI Conference 2019 is a must-attend event for those involved or interested in the most current AI technologies and products. The one day conference…

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Image credit: Nvidia By Michael Spencer  |  July 3, 2018 The Jetson Xavier chip by Nvidia signals specialized computers, chips and software tools for robots are here. Why is this important? It’s because in the 2020s we are going to see an explosion of smarter robotics. Designed for this future, the chip, Jetson Xavier, is for robots. The Isaac platform will also help accelerate robot development. When NVIDIA unveiled its line of new products and announced a ten-year collaboration with the Taiwanese…

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By Chuck Brooks  |  July 27, 2017 We have entered a new technological era in commerce and it has also arrived in government. There are a variety of tech verticals to watch in the coming transformation, including: 1) data science; 2) digital transformation; 3) the Internet of Things; 4) 3-D printing; and 5) cybersecurity Collaboration, agility, innovation and engagement have emerged as driving factors for agency performance and progress will be determined by combining these factors with adoption and…

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By Melvin Greer  |  April 25, 2017Melvin Greer is Chief Data Scientist, Americas at Intel Corporation Sensors are integrated in all sorts of things and many of those sensors are communicating with all kinds of machines over the Internet. To that extent, the Internet of Things (IoT) is a reality not a dream. Over the next decade estimates range from 100 million things connected to the Internet up to a trillion things. Devices connected to the IoT will be monitored, analyzed, and acted upon across a number…

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By Chuck Brooks A few years back, The McKinsey Global Institute published an informative analysis that comprehensively examined the economic impact of global technology trends. The study was called “Disruptive Technologies: Advances that will transform life, business, and the global economy.”  The McKinsey predictions were highly accurate. As we move ahead into another year of unprecedented technology advancement, it is useful to examine the trends & technologies and applied verticals that are…

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By Kiran Garimella, Ph.D.  |  [2016] All physical objects are continuously broadcasting information about themselves. Objects don’t just sit there doing nothing even if they are lifeless entities; in fact, they are busily telling the universe who they are and what their properties are, whether anyone cares to “listen” or not. They are continuously broadcasting their existence and identity. A red apple sitting on the kitchen table, for example, is continuously broadcasting its color out to the universe. A…