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SEAT, IrsiCaixa, Hospital Clínic, Harvard University and ITAE present their first joint scientific study

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For the first time ever, four entities the likes of SEAT, IrsiCaixa, Barcelona’s Hospital Clínic, ITAE and scientists from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, have joined forces to conduct a world pioneer scientific study. Leading European and world scientific and medical experts such as Dr. Patricia Such, Dr. Bonaventura Clotet, Dr. Ramon Estruch and Dr. Mercedes Sotos-Prieto have presented today in Barcelona the results of a retrospective study spanning the past 20 years with a universal sampling of 30,000 employees. On the b... Read More »

BMW Group Digital Day 2018

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Digitalisation is the dominant element in the radical ongoing transformation of personal mobility. It paves the way to a new driving experience, expands the possibilities for enhancing safety and comfort out on the road, and opens up new opportunities for efficient yet customer-focused development and manufacture of vehicles. The BMW Group is systematically forging ahead with digitalisation across all areas. Thanks to its capacity for innovation, not only does it develop cars and motorcycles for the premium segment that stir the emotions, it al... Read More »

Artificial Intelligence to thrive in logistics according to DHL and IBM

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DHL and IBM outline how supply chain leaders can take advantage of AI's key benefits and opportunities now that performance, accessibility as well as costs are more favourable than ever before. The collaborative report identifies implications and use cases of AI for the logistics industry, finding that AI has the potential to significantly augment human capabilities. While AI is already ubiquitous in the consumer realm, as demonstrated by the rapid growth of voice assistant applications, DHL and IBM find that AI technologies are maturing at ... Read More »

BMW Group plans Additive Manufacturing Campus: Technological expertise in industrial-scale 3D printing to be consolidated at new location

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Udo Hänle, Head of Production Integration and Pilot Plant: “Our new Additive Manufacturing Campus will concentrate the full spectrum of the BMW Group’s 3D printing expertise at a single location. This will allow us to test new technologies early on and continue developing our pioneering role.” Jens Ertel, Head of the BMW Group’s Additive Manufacturing Center and the future campus director, adds: “Our new facility will be a major milestone in additive manufacturing at the BMW Group. The team there will evaluate new and existing technologies i... Read More »

Samsung Electronics Launches Samsung Design Innovation Center

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Dr. Federico Casalegno, an associate professor of the practice at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), as well as founder and executive director of the MIT Design Lab and founder of the MIT Mobile Experience Lab, has been appointed as the head of the new center. Originally launched as a product design studio for North America in 1994, the SDIC will merge with a new user-experience research arm to expand its role from designing products mostly individually to designing multi-device user-experiences. The mission of the SDIC will be... Read More »

Gazprom improving efficiency through innovations

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It was noted that Gazprom made consistent and targeted efforts to improve the efficiency of its innovations. The Innovative Development Program until 2025 serves as an effective instrument for setting the priority objectives and lines of work in this area. The Program makes a substantial contribution to the sustainable and efficient development of Gazprom. The Company pays great attention to R&D (research and development) and pre-investment studies, allocating significant resources for that purpose every year. In 2017 alone, that amount ... Read More »

Samsung Electronics’ Award-winning Air Conditioner Technology and Eco-friendly R32 Refrigerants to be showcased at MCE 2018 in Milan

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The biennially-held MCE is the largest HVAC exhibition in the world, drawing over 2,000 exhibitors and 160,000 visitors from around the world to showcase the latest industry technologies. At the expo, Samsung plans on continuing to promote its revolutionary and unique Wind-Free™ technology in Europe and will exhibit the full lineup of Wind-Free™ air conditioner units for both residential and commercial use, including the 1-Way and 4-Way units. “Samsung is firmly positioning itself as an industry-leader in the global B2B market with our innov... Read More »

Philips celebrates World Sleep Day early with the release of its annual global sleep survey results, overnight concert experience

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It is estimated that more than 100 million people worldwide suffer from sleep apnea, 80 percent of whom remain undiagnosed [1], and that globally, 30 percent of people experience difficulty in initiating and maintaining sleep [2]. Sleeping well is essential to good health, and yet only one-third of people who suffer from sleep disorders seek professional help [3]. Through the collaboration with Richter and its yearly global sleep survey, Philips aims to amplify the critical importance of restful sleep to the entire world. Overn... Read More »

Innovative sensor jacket trains industrial robots – Transparent Factory establishes partnership with Dresden-based start-up Wandelbots

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The plan: to efficiently train industrial robots using an innovative sensor jacket fitted with sensors and actuators. The activities in Dresden will cover the assembly, logistics and maintenance of Volkswagen’s electric Golf production. This young start-up, spun off from the TU Dresden, considers the partnership with Volkswagen to be a “breakthrough”. “For the first time, we have the opportunity to test out our product with a major industrial partner,” said Christian Piechnick, Founder and Managing Director of Wandelbots, at the US conferenc... Read More »

95% of companies are yet to realize the full benefits of digitalization technologies for their supply chains

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‘Digitalization and the supply chain: Where are we and what’s next?’ is a report by Lisa Harrington, President of the lharrington group LLC commissioned by DHL to identify how industry is coping with the fast-changing and disruptive environment posed by the rise of digitalization in the supply chain. Next-generation robotics, AI, AVs, blockchain, big data analytics and sensors are just some of the technologies which businesses must now consider integrating into their operations and supply chain strategies. Respondents ranked big data analyti... Read More »

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