United Nations Uses Technology to Address Worldwide Hunger Technology innovations enable refugees and other at-risk populations to purchase food without needing bank accounts or passwords. Electronic banking and iris scans ensure proper distribution of benefits, which can be used to shop in local markets, boosting local economies. Organized operational data can improve on-the-ground aid processes.
Reinventing Restaurants: Smart IoT for Ghost Kitchens The pandemic forced restaurants to shift to a take-away model, a trend that will likely remain. Third-party delivery apps make food delivery easy and have fueled the growth of ghost kitchens. Now restaurants have to ensure they can bring the dining-in experience to the customer at home.
Universities Implement Touchless Technology for Student Dining Fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic, contactless dining and payment options at universities are on the rise, especially in high-traffic areas. Smartphone apps and biometric readers give students easy and safe dining hall access.