Mid-Size Manufacturers Release Cobots into Automation Workstreams Collaborative robots, or cobots, offer reasonable price tags and customizable add-ons that give medium and smaller manufacturers a viable path toward automating their factory floors.  
Smart Shelf Tech Enhances Retail Sales and Eases Inventory Management Even the most mundane tasks such as grocery shopping are getting a boost from IoT technologies. While consumers benefit from targeted marketing and contactless interactions, retailers can increase profits with data-driven insights regarding purchasing patterns and inventory management.  
Using Machine Vision to Extract Insights, Drive Efficiency ADLINK, Touch Cloud, and Intel collaborate to bring artificial intelligence, image streaming, deep learning, and data analytics to the edge. The IoT solution can reduce production errors and streamline manufacturing processes, while smart cities can tap it to improve safety.   
Developer Solution Kits Propel Robotic Production With a surge of interest in the robotics market, production can’t keep up. A new development kit is making it easier to integrate artificial intelligence and machine vision into robots and test designs before creating prototypes. The result is less costly development and faster time to market.  
Automation Testing Tools and Wearables Gear Up to Tackle Coronavirus Unknowns Data scientists and researchers are turning to robots, wearables, and data analytics to join the fight against COVID-19. Robots are helping to speed up test results, and sensor rings, watches, and wristbands are providing clues for early detection.  
Checking In: The IoT Hotel Room of the Future In the newest wave of room improvements, Marriott International teamed up with Samsung and Legrand to create the hospitality industry’s Internet of Things hotel room.
Smart Water Utilities Put IoT in the Pipes While gas and electric companies have been quick to adopt smart meters, water utilities are marching at a slower pace. 
California’s First Smart Highway Project Comes to Life The state’s first full-fledged smart highway project, SMART Corridor, uses IoT, digital signs and active traffic management tools to reduce jammed sections of I-80 in the San Francisco Bay Area.