About two years ago, a savvy technology sales executive said to me that there are two “megatechnologies” based on human senses that would fuel significant business opportunities during the coming decade. They are “vision” and “voice.”
SITA, a leading air transport industry communications and information technology consultancy, today released an important new study about airline passengers, their smartphones and use of mobile technology, and the impact on airlines and airports requiring infrastructure changes to keep pace with the expectations of the “connected passenger.”
I particularly like one of the definitions for the word “swarm” that can be found in the Merriam Webster dictionary: “A large number of animate or inanimate things massed together and usually in motion.” Swarms of individual animals, such as birds, can attain incredible mass, involving thousands moving in lockstep with each other.
In my January 2 blog I wrote about the language used in patents, and more specifically, the unusual words that pop up in the titles of patents.
One of the companies being granted a patent with the start of the New Year is WiTricity Corp., about which I wrote in three of my blogs in 2014.
As 2014 came to a close and the New Year was ringing in, I found myself thinking about patent grants that could help me discover technologies that might come to market in the next few years.
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In late September of this year, NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) launched on a commercial Dragon capsule from SpaceX, Elon Musk’s space venture, a 3D printer to be installed on the Int’l Space Station. The printer was produced by Made In Space under contract to NASA.
The start of the Christmas holiday shopping frenzy is about a month away.
Once upon a time, a man drew an animated mouse, and the world was changed forever.
Whatever your belief may be about global warming induced by human activity as the cause for the changing weather patterns we are experiencing across the planet, the changes will have ecological, economic and geopolitical impact.