Service automation is expanding its reach to retail, entertainment, home automation and events. Smart vending machines are one such technology which can overwhelm departments which need repetitive tasks, especially those trying to reduce operating costs and improve efficiency.
In 2017, J.C. Penney closed 138 retail stores across the country. This figure for Crocs and Gap are even worse. The fate of Macy’s, Staples, American Apparel etc is not any better either. Adding to it, many retail stores are notifying their customer to use their gift cards ASAP. That hints that in 2018 we will see more number of stores closing down. Continue reading Crowd Analytics! Smart way to Save your Retail Stores
We are familiar with scenarios where office ACs runs for uninterrupted hours even when there is no human activity in that area. Instances like this make the workspace less productive and make it expensive to manage. They force us to think about the dynamic ways to manage the ‘things’ in office. In other words, it is about transforming a regular office space into a smart office. Continue reading How can a Smart Office help Increase Productivity
Traffic congestion increases the time required to commute. We all know this too well here in the bay area, like any urban citizens across the world. It inflicts increased operational costs on the urban transport system. Many forecasts suggest that this will only get worse in the years to come.
High-resolution 4K input has become a preferred choice for developers in key areas like smart city, smart office, smart surveillance and digital health. Due to advancements in hardware technologies and drop is costs of high bandwidth connectivity, we are moving towards an era where a 4K video is becoming accessible to general public. Continue reading Why 4K Input is Crucial in Video Conferencing and Collaboration
Digital signage can be defined as a screen of any size that can display any kind of content. The content can be in a video, image, or a textual format. Be it public offices, metro stations, libraries, hospitals, or shopping malls, digital signage helps in extending user-friendly experiences. Continue reading Digital Signage with Audience Analytics: Next Big thing in Smart Cities
For decades, a street light was simply a source of lighting for our dark streets and nothing else. But now digital disruption demands more than just the set of poles illuminating urban spaces. Emerging trend due to the smart city revolution has transformed street lights into smart lights. Smart lighting networks can be applied to any public or private places like homes, office spaces, streets or decorative settings. Continue reading How Smart Lighting with a 4K Camera helps Smart City Surveillance
Today’s society we live in demands real-time personalized experiences to cater their needs. Hence every niche of the current technology is gearing to adopt the digital transformation. While the future of smart cities lies in how the urban lifestyle consolidates with it, the technologies like virtual reality, augmented reality and IoT are promoting this shift. Continue reading Build your next Snapdragon 820 based Virtual Reality Solution with Inforce 6601
Security management in sensitive areas is quite a challenge for years. Advanced technologies help us curb crimes and untoward incidents though it is still premature to call all public places safe. In an organization, employee’s peace of mind is dependent on a secure environment. To promote safety, we have to detect and rectify the anomalies that lead to unexpected incidents. A robust video surveillance system helps us increase the safety by pinpointing the security irregularities. Continue reading How Improved Video Quality can Help Automate Surveillance
When Snapdragon™ 820 was released, it was a huge step forward from the Snapdragon 810. The former had several issues, but Snapdragon 820 with its improved thermal performance coupled with Adreno 530 GPU offered an overall package that was much more appealing to the consumer. With its LPDDR4 RAM standard, it extended support to advanced capabilities like 4K Video at 60fps and DSLR like photography. Continue reading Healthcare Advancements with Snapdragon™ 820’s 4K Ultra HD Video