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Enabling New Services in Industrial IoT

Many machine or equipment manufacturers are looking to offer new services to their customers to enable additional revenue streams, and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology provides a way to accomplish that goal. Read More at Machinedesign

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Transportation
Tech Gains Making inroads in the Transportation Industry

As technology giants break into the transportation industry, savvy leaders in the truck stop and travel plaza industry will find ways to capitalize on this trend to make more money. Tesla is disrupting the industry with a new all-electric tractor that is being marketed to Anheuser-Busch, PepsiCo and UPS Inc. 

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Sports & Entertainment
NBC Used Virtual 3D During Super Bowl Broadcast

During Super Bowl LII, NBC used virtual 3D broadcast graphic enhancements of the two QBs to keep fans up to date with how they were doing. NBC had six players do body scans before the game to make the experimental augmented reality appearances happen. “It’s been done in Europe a little bit, but I have…

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innovative data center practices
Applied Digital Strengthens Community Relations through Innovative Data Center Practices
May 21, 2024

As Applied Digital continues to expand its footprint across rural America, its commitment to integrating with and revitalizing local communities stands out. The company’s unique approach to building and operating data centers brings advanced technology to these areas while stimulating local economies and fostering community development. How does Applied Digital ensure seamless integration and…

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data center operators
From Fields to Data Centers: Applied Digital’s Training Program Transforms Farmers into Data Center Operators
May 21, 2024

Nick Phillips, the EVP of Hosting Operations and Public Affairs at Applied Digital, emphasizes the transformative impact of Applied Digital’s training programs, which convert agricultural land into high-tech data centers and enable farmers to transition into skilled data center operators. This initiative highlights the company’s commitment to community development and technological advancement.

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water conservation and sustainability
Water Conservation and Sustainability Are Critical for a Data Center’s Success
May 21, 2024

Digital infrastructure is essential, and as data centers expand, their environmental impact, water conservation and sustainability have come under scrutiny. As the demand for data storage and processing capabilities grows exponentially, so does the concern for the environmental impact of these facilities, particularly in terms of water usage. Nick Phillips, the EVP of Hosting…

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AI-driven computing
Reducing the Gap in Skilled Trades Can Be Solved by Boosting Trade Education Initiatives
May 21, 2024

Currently, skilled trades are facing significant shortages making the need for innovative solutions and passionate involvement more urgent than before. Statistics indicate a looming gap in the workforce, expected to reach millions in the next decade, as older generations retire without sufficient newcomers to fill their roles. At the heart of this issue is…

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NIH Puts New Clinical Trial Guidelines Into Effect
January 30, 2018

Researchers requesting funding for clinical trials must determine if their research meets new criteria set by new NIH guidelines. The new guidelines breaks from the traditional understanding to also  include both basic biomedical research and basic social and behavioral research. The switch has caused somewhat of a controversy, with some researchers claiming that the guidelines…

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Managing Your Carbon Footprint
January 25, 2018

U.S. corporations increasingly look to manage their carbon footprints, and energy costs, by entering into clean energy power purchase agreements (PPAs). The contracts offer a tailwind to renewable energy developers but can challenge traditional utility-customer relationships. Ninety-five percent of the world’s largest 250 companies by revenue issue sustainability reports that disclose their environmental and social…

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Measuring with the Use of Fizeau Interferometers
January 25, 2018

The Fizeau interferometer is used to measure the shape and quality of optical surfaces at high precision.[1] It’s important to remember that not all reference optics are created equal, as design and construction causes quality fluctuation. When using reference optics to determine the flatness quality of other flat optical surfaces, it’s essential to have confidence…

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Apple’s New Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Roof
January 25, 2018

Increasingly innovative construction means incorporating composites into the design and construction process. Carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) is a strong yet light fiber-reinforced plastic often used when strength-to-weight ratio and rigidity are required. Aerospace, automotive, civil engineering, sporting goods, and other consumer and technical applications are being found for these fantastic materials, and one of…

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On the Look-Out for Dry Eyes
January 25, 2018

For most of us, tears are associated solely with crying. In a moment of sadness or joy, we might shed a few tears–but otherwise, the curious water in our eyes is not something we typically worry about. Tears, as it turns out, are essential to maintaining eye health, helping to lubricate and nourish the eye…

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How Low Capital Investment in Wastewater Systems Waste Money
January 25, 2018

All too often we pay attention current costs, ignoring future expenses—and savings. Municipalities and consultants do the same thing when considering investing in a wastewater pumping system, thinking about the short-term costs rather than thinking about factors that could dramatically affect operating costs and improve performance. Such short-sightedness costs you more over the long-run. Most…

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Delta Private Jets Announces A New Way To Travel
January 20, 2018

Private air travel is about to change. At least for Delta customers, that is. Delta Private Jets is revamping their flight options, and it could open up new opportunities for individuals to fly in style for less money. The subsidiary of Delta Airlines recently announced that it will be offering a Sky Access membership program…

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Building Manage Systems Not Ready To Handle High Performance Buildings
January 20, 2018

With the growing technological capabilities of green buildings, one thing has become clear– building management systems (BMS) are falling short.   While there have been small steps taken towards rectifying the need for stronger management in the last 5 years, the main issue seems to be that manufactures aren’t that great at IT problem solving….

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