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.
IoT Wayfinding Signals All the Right Turns for Hospital Visitors In healthcare campuses across the US, IoT sensors and mapping technology are turning into crowd pleasers, outperforming old-school maps. Patients guided by a mobile phone and app with turn-by-turn directions are quickly locating doctor offices, treatment centers, and cafeterias in sprawling health complexes.
IoT Aids in Complex Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine IoT technologies play a key role in the distribution of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, which must remain at sub-arctic temperatures to ensure efficacy. Monitoring the location and temperature will be essential as vaccines move from the manufacturer to the public.
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.
Smart, Connected School Buses Provide Internet Access During Pandemic School districts are transforming retired and unused school buses into large-scale mobile hot spots, providing free WiFi for students and community members in areas with high numbers of students without Internet connectivity.
Robots Step in for Humans to Provide Essential Delivery Services In the time of stay-at-home orders due to coronavirus, delivery robots can be used to lessen human interaction. Robots that had previously transported meals on college campuses are now delivering necessities and medical supplies.
Tracking Perishable Goods with Blockchain and the Intel® Connected Logistics Platform Intel partnered with a leading blueberry supplier to show how using blockchain technology in the supply chain can help farmers deliver fresh produce to market in prime condition.
Rogue Ales Uses IoT for Efficient Supply Chain Tracking Using the Intel® Connected Logistics Platform, Rogue collects temperature and humidity data on its shipments of hops at every stage between the hop yard and the brewery.