Getting Personal: Stores Use Customization to Woo Holiday Shoppers Pandemic-related restrictions continue to hamper in-person shopping. Stores that tap into customer data to send personalized marketing messages can be the golden key to entice consumers to shift from looking to purchasing.  
Kansas City’s Smart Sewer Program Taps IoT for Monitoring and Maintenance Kansas City adds IoT technology to its Smart Sewer Program aimed at protecting public health and the natural environment. The initiative is a 25-year, multi-billion-dollar investment that aims to use robust asset management technology to optimize 2,800 miles of aging sewer pipes that handle the city’s flow of wastewater and stormwater.   
Smart Elevator and Escalator Solutions Make for Smarter People Flow Over the last decade, advances in AI and IoT have changed elevators and escalators beyond their mechanical function of getting people up and down in high-rises with speed and comfort. They have become more intelligent by connecting to the cloud where the data they collect can be analyzed and acted upon to help avoid breakdowns.  
IoT and Automation Team Up for Safer Shopping Holiday shopping will be different this year for retailers as shoppers try to avoid crowds and enclosed spaces. IoT, analytics, and machine vision can help keep customers and employees safe while still providing an enjoyable shopping experience. To be ready for the 2020 holiday shoppers, retailers will need to look to a new set of contactless and automation solutions.    
IoT Enables Smart, Sustainable Food Waste Management Solution A technology-based waste disposal machine uses IoT technologies and natural breakdown processes to reduce and prevent food waste with the goal of creating a zero-landfill environment.  
How AI is Powering a Safe Return to the Workplace Real-time workplace data streamed from IoT sources such as cameras, temperature probes, and tags can now be collected and analyzed at the edge and processed using artificial intelligence (AI). The results offer immediate insights, and in some cases, AI can even take actions to detect and prevent health risks to customers and employees.  
Data-driven Agriculture 4.0: How IoT is Modernizing the Food Chain Artificial intelligence is automating farm operations as environmental sensors, digital images, and computer vision impact everything from planting to harvesting, and farmers are reaping the profits.
Busy Arizona Highway Uses Intelligent IoT to Ease Gridlock Smart transportation technology helps tap the breaks on traffic along Arizona’s Bell Road Highway. GRIDSMART uses real-time data and edge computing to improve travel time and intersection efficiency, even when the tourists come.  
Putting Interconnected IoT Devices to Work to Improve Patient Healthcare Innovation will continue to fuel the medical device sector’s ongoing quest for better ways to diagnose and treat  medical conditions proactively. When devices are interconnected, the ability for practitioners and clinicians to provide better patient care is increased exponentially.     
Texas Hospital Taps AI at the Edge to Build Safe, Intelligent Virtual ICU The global pandemic motivates Houston Methodist Hospital to roll out a virtual ICU. Using software that collects and analyzes data and uses AI at the edge, clinicians can treat patients while reducing exposure to infectious disease.