Artificial Intelligence: 3 ways the pandemic accelerated its adoption

The need for organizations to quickly create new business models and marketing channels has accelerated AI adoption throughout the past couple of years. This is especially true in healthcare, where data analytics accelerated the development of COVID-19 vaccines. In consumer-packaged goods, Harvard Business Review reported that Frito-Lay created an e-commerce platform, Snacks.comin just 30 days. … Read more

Features-as-a-Service: Paywalls are Not Just for Content

OEMs can generate predictable and recurring monthly revenues by offering Features-as-a-Service in any connected equipment or product. Manufacturers of connected equipment, devices, and products have an incredible opportunity to develop new recurring revenue models by offering features on a subscription basis, so-called Features-as-a-Service offerings. The capability can be used in consumer and industrial products allowing … Read more

Garmin HRM-Pro Plus review: One design update, same price

Prost Redesigned battery access Comfortable strap Long battery life Indoor pace/distance Running dynamics support Running power source Bluetooth and ANT+ connectivity The Garmin HRM-Pro heart rate monitor was released in 2020 and continues to serve as a very capable chest strap. If you bought one in 2020, you may have changed the battery out one … Read more

Real-time Analytics News for Week Ending August 6

In this week’s real-time analytics news: Zilliz announced major contributions to the updated vector database Milvus 2.1. Keeping pace with news and developments in the real-time analytics market can be a daunting task. We want to help by providing a summary of some of the important news items our staff came across this week. Here … Read more

Honeywell spin-off Quantinuum demonstrates error correction quantum computing milestone

Quantumthe quantum computing company spun out from Honeywellsaid this week that it had made a breakthrough in the technology that should help accelerate the commercial adoption of quantum computers. It has to do with real-time correction of errors. One of the biggest issues with using quantum computers for any practical purpose is that the circuits … Read more

Amazon Great Freedom Festival Sale 2022: Best deals on smartwatches and fitness bands

Amazon is holding one of the biggest sales of the year, the Great Freedom Festival Sale 2022, from August 6th to August 10th. The five-day event brings a boatload of offers and irresistible deals across product categories. As part of the Kickstarter deals and early access to Prime members, the company has made several products … Read more