Automation is often a driver of efficiency. That is certainly the case, when it comes to communication systems, such as the ones led by VoIP. It has changed the way customers are taken care of when they call in, but also how a company can adapt itself better to their needs. Here is an overview on automation inside VoIP phone systems. [Read more…] about VoIP Phone Systems: Automation in the World of Communication
Users can create new financial relationships using cryptocurrency. The services allow individuals to act as their banks and allow companies to provide services similar to those provided by banks.
Even more arrangements are possible when dealing with n-lock and multi-sig transactions which involve delayed custody, divided custody, and custody based on the solution to an enigma or the revelation of a secret.
Considering all issues at hand, can a company own its customers’ bitcoins? Alternatively, does a company merely provide non-custodial services such as backup key recovery, software design, or escrow? [Read more…] about Can a company control the bitcoins of its customers?
Higher levels of automation is the “obvious answer” to the challenges brought about by the disruption to the e-grocery supply chain, according to warehouse robots maker Swisslog.
The company says Covid-19 is “accelerating changes to e-grocery fulfillment”.
After years of relatively stagnant demand, e-grocery services started to ramp up in 2019 and analysts were predicting significant growth in 2020. [Read more…] about Automation is the ‘obvious answer’ to coronavirus disruption to e-grocery supply chain, says Swisslog
Cruise Automation, the driverless car startup acquired by General Motors, has unveiled its first vehicle.
The Cruise Origin, as it is called, is electric, autonomous, driverless with no steering wheel, and designed to carry several people – about six in spacious comfort.
The company says the Origin is the answer to the many problems of motoring today. Cars today use fossil fuels which pollute the atmosphere, and are designed in a way that limits the space available. [Read more…] about GM’s Cruise Automation unveils new driverless electric vehicle
Russian robotics company Promobot says it is launching “mass production of life-like robots that look like humans”.
Promobot is mainly known as a manufacturer of autonomous service robots and the new humanoid “Robo-C” is the first of its kind from the company.
Promobot calls the android “a robot companion”, and says Robo-C is “the world’s first humanoid android, which not only copies the appearance of a person, but is also able to integrate into a business environment”. [Read more…] about Promobot to ‘mass produce’ humanoid robots
In this white paper, Preparing Your Warehouse for Robots, produced in association with Geek Plus Robotics, we look at the types of robotics and automation technologies available to warehouse managers and how they can prepare for the implementation of these technologies.
We can provide a brief answer right now to one of the first questions that many people ask about buying robots and increasing the level of automation in their warehouse: “Is it expensive?”
And that answer is, as ever, “It depends.” [Read more…] about White paper: Preparing Your Warehouse for Robots