Digital Therapy Chatbots Provide Mental Health Services 24/7 Digital therapy apps and bots use artificial intelligence and natural language processing (NLP) to provide mental health services to users when and where they want it. And demand is on the rise, as a recent global workplace study shows that 68 percent of workers would rather talk about work-related stress and anxiety with a robot instead of their manager.
Healthcare’s Dynamic Duo: IoT and AI Healthcare technology is entering a new phase of explosive innovation, triggered by a long-lasting global pandemic. In our IoT Integrator Wire podcast, Intel health and life sciences technology expert Stacey Shulman reveals what’s at the root of the disruption in a space that has been historically slow to adopt change. She describes the growth areas for health technology, ranging from digital health tools to hospital helper robots to intelligent telehealth platforms.
AI-enabled Robots Bring Precision to Complex Surgeries Robotic systems enable some surgeries to be accomplished with minimal incisions, drastically reducing patient recovery times and health risks, while providing surgeons with more precise views and movement during the procedure.
Smart Shelf Technology Helps Retailers Optimize Selling Strategies Retailers are moving to smart shelves to gain a better understanding of customer behaviors and enhance the overall shopping experience. Using IoT-enabled smart shelf technology and digital signs, retailers can tap into customer demographics to adjust and optimize selling strategies, directing customers' attention to the latest and most relevant promotions.
The Digital Transformation of the War on Drugs Local health and law enforcement agencies are using geographic information systems-based maps to address the rise in opioid abuse. By tracking prescribing patterns, naloxone use, and mortality, first responders can view high-risk areas and devote resources to reduce overdose-related deaths.
Los Angeles Dodgers Shift to Analytics and Hit a Grand Slam After adding analytics and compute power into its lineup, the Los Angeles Dodgers took home baseball’s biggest prize. The team wants a repeat performance in 2021, and IT is perfecting its skills in real-time decision making, video analytics, and fan experience. Having advanced analytics powered by Cisco and Intel® technology helps the front office, operations, players, and fans experience all the highs of a winning season.
Big Tech Weighs In to Help Vaccine Distribution Efforts Google, Microsoft, and SAP are rounding up partners to support and improve vaccination efforts. While federal efforts are moving forward, local organizations may be looking for help from integrators. Successful vaccine distribution depends on sharing accurate data throughout the supply chain, so organizations and local health departments can make plans and communicate effectively with their communities.
Vending Machines, Self-Screening Apps Help Combat COVID-19 The University of California San Diego is using vending machines to distribute COVID-19 tests to students. Universities hope easy access to testing and self-screening apps will tamp down possible Coronavirus outbreaks, so students can stay on campus. Airports and other public areas are also following suit and adding easy-to-use vending machines with test kits.
Real-time Monitoring Aims to Foil Flash Flood Fiascos Smart IoT-enabled flood monitoring systems allow state and local authorities to respond to localized flooding incidents and better predict future events, potentially reducing property damage and saving lives.
How to Tap the Superpowers at the IoT Edge: A Podcast with OnLogic Co-Founder Lisa Groeneveld From gathering intelligence to providing predictive maintenance, IoT at-the-edge solutions are making an enormous impact in Industry 4.0. To find out what’s happening now in industrial computing, the IoT Integrator editors chatted with Lisa Groeneveld, Co-Founder and Chair of the Board at OnLogic. She describes how smart factories are tapping into data and automation at the edge, how the Internet of Things touches our lives every single day, and how her own company re-imagined operations in a COVID-19 world.
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