Farmers Go Whole Hog for Intelligent IoT Ag Solution PigVision uses artificial intelligence in a camera to give hog farmers real-time information about the average daily weight of pigs. Armed with real-time data, they can make more informed decisions about when to bring pigs to market and how to alter feeding schedules, improving farm processes and profits.  
Public Transportation Systems Roll Out Telematics, UV for Safer, Cleaner Rides Transit systems are struggling to recover from low ridership as a result of the pandemic. As people begin to venture out, public transportation agencies are turning to IoT technologies to provide cleaner vehicles and more detailed ride-related information to encourage social distancing.  
Smart City Taps IoT to Monitor Environment and Crowds at Popular Lake Smart cities can transform how cities maintain their services and interact with their citizens. IoT technologies are allowing one Australian city to track water quality, crowd density, and waste levels at a popular local lake to ensure the health of the environment and the public.
Intelligent Water Management System Helps Cities Combat Drought, Flooding Amid a changing climate and rapid urbanization, water-related disasters are increasingly harmful to cities and ecosystems. An open-source framework designed in Michigan is harnessing the power of IoT to create a smart water monitoring and drainage system that can help prevent city and roadway flooding, combat drought, improve aquatic life, and ensure safer drinking water.  
University Counts on Data Modeling to Track, Contain COVID-19 Outbreaks University of California San Diego launches an ambitious Return to Learn program that aims to provide self-testing kits to 65,000 students, faculty, and staff on campus on a recurring basis for COVID-19. It also plans to use data modeling, contact tracing, and wastewater testing to create a tailored map of any virus outbreaks so it can quickly stop the spread.
The Rise of the Smart Factory: How IoT is Reshaping Manufacturing From artificial intelligence to predictive maintenance to collaborative robotics, or co-bots, IoT solutions are having an impact in manufacturing, improving operational efficiency. Tech Data’s IoT expert Eric Thompson describes how smart factories are tapping into automation, learning how to merge the data silos of OT and IT, and re-imagining operations in a world changed by this pandemic.    
AnyVision Fast-Tracks Development of AI-based Vision Applications Using Intel® DevCloud for the Edge as a sandbox for testing, prototyping, and solution optimization, AnyVision fine tunes its edge-based computer vision and AI solutions for a growing need for visual intelligence in security and payment systems.  
Ford Motor Company Relies on IoT Technologies to Boost Manufacturing Productivity Robotic exosuits coupled with virtual reality and 3D printing have led Ford to restructure workspaces and assembly line tasks with the goal of reducing worker fatigue and improving productivity on the factory floor.  
IoT Eases Parking Stress in Smart Cities Drive-throughs, curbside pickup, and street closures to accommodate outdoor dining are all part of the new lifestyle norms for urban areas. To curb congestion, solution integrators are helping cities, airports, and retailers improve customer experiences with hassle-free, intelligent parking tools.   
The Case for Smart Cities: Can They Be Pandemic Resilient? Four technology experts weigh in on what makes a smart city implementation successful, where they fit in a global environment, and how we can employ smart city technologies to help address crisis situations.