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  • Manufacturer, university collaborating on extended reality, IIoT projects
    by [email protected]
    Bosch announced a collaboration with Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) to further research in spatial computing to design and demonstrate an architecture for extended reality (XR) applications in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) context.

    Future computing in industrial environments is likely to include a tight coupling between the real world and digital content that enhances the real-world experience. Through a combination of technologies such as augmented reality (AR),...
    November 29, 2021, 09:07 AM
  • Long Waves: The History of Innovation Cycles
    by [email protected]
    Long Waves: How Innovation Cycles Influence Growth

    Creative destruction plays a key role in entrepreneurship and economic development.

    Coined by economist Joseph Schumpeter in 1942, the theory of “creative destruction” suggests that business cycles operate under long waves of innovation. Specifically, as markets are disrupted, key clusters of industries have outsized effects on the economy.

    Take the railway industry, for example. At the turn of the...
    November 16, 2021, 09:25 AM
  • Moscow Metro Introduces ‘World’s First’ Pay-by-Face System
    by [email protected]
    he Moscow Metro on Friday rolled out what authorities have touted as the world’s first fare payment system based on facial recognition technology.

    The cashless, cardless and phone-less system, called “Face Pay,” has been fitted at special turnstiles across the Russian capital’s more than 240 metro stations.

    “To enter the metro, passengers won’t need a card or a smartphone — just look at the camera on the turnstile,” said Maxim Liksutov, deputy mayor in charge...
    November 10, 2021, 09:31 AM
  • Sea Machines Completes World's First 1,000 Nautical Mile Autonomous Voyage
    by [email protected]
    Sea Machines Robotics, the leading developer of autonomous command and control systems for the maritime industry, announced today that it has completed the world’s first 1,000+ nautical miles autonomous and remotely commanded journey of a commercial vessel at sea. Under the project name The Machine Odyssey, the autonomous tug Nellie Bly completed its journey in just 129 operational hours over 13 days. The program was commanded by U.S. Coast Guard-licensed mariners remotely stationed 3,000 miles...
    October 28, 2021, 01:01 PM
  • The ‘Dune’ Screenplay Was Written in MS-DOS
    by [email protected]
    The Oscar winning screenwriter of ‘Dune’ writes in an MS-DOS program that can only hold 40 pages in memory.

    Sometimes the old ways are the best ways.

    In the brutal future of Frank Herbert’s Dune, computers are outlawed and high level computations are done by specially trained and bred humans called mentats. In Herbert’s world, there’s something elegant about old solutions to new problems. Good then that Oscar winning Dune screenwriter Eric Roth banged out the screenplay...
    October 27, 2021, 11:33 AM
  • ICS-CERT Advisories by Vendor
    by Lee Kibler
    It's a good habit to periodically review your inventory of equipment to see if vulnerabilities exist:
    October 26, 2021, 05:13 PM