Ski tech innovations hitting the slopes in 2019
Wearable technology is integrated into just about every sport nowadays, so it’s hardly surprising to find such innovations having an impact on popular winter activities such as skiing and snowboarding.
AI makes a positive mark in image recognition and automation
Artificial intelligence (AI) has had a bad press. In the past two decades, this technology has gradually disrupted the world of employment as jobs have been decimated by its relentless march.
Solutions to tech backlash
As technology continues to take over our lives, what solutions are being proposed to reassure the growing resistance to Big Tech and protect us as individuals and corporations?
Getting board approval for AI - is this the biggest stumbling block?
There’s so much interest around artificial intelligence, but do business leaders buy-in to the hype? Sooraj Shah questions why leaders might be deterred from investing in the biggest current IT trend.
Shifting sands of automotive
Car companies are evolving, they are no longer just vehicle producers, but mobility providers, and electrification, connectivity and autonomous technology are the driving forces behind the change.
Are carebots the solution to the elderly care crisis?
Japan believes robots could help to care for people in ageing societies, and address the shortage of human carers. But can these 'carebots' really meet the needs of the elderly?
Blockchain-for-good transforms how big companies ethically source products
As blockchain moves away from its Bitcoin origins and moves into the mainstream, big companies are using its technology to ensure their supply chains are clean and free of human right abuses.
The high-tech highlights of CES 2019: the world’s biggest technology event
No techie’s calendar is complete without a spot at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Known as the world’s biggest technology conference, the show kicks off in Las Vegas every January and sets the scene for what we can expect from the industry in the year ahead.
Connected, electrified vehicles will take us further
Electrifying cars will help us reduce emissions, but they need to drive further on a single charge of the batteries to truly take the mantel from combustion engine vehicles. Connecting them to the internet of things could help them achieve this.
Are passenger drones about to hit the skies?
Companies such as Airbus and Uber believe passenger drones could open up the skies to commuters, but first they’ll need to overcome several regulatory and technical challenges.