Articles by author: Troy Camplin

How Software Became a Building Manager’s Best Friend

The job of the building manager is rapidly changing—and Internet of Things (IoT) technology is behind that change. Indeed, assistant building managers are increasingly likely to be Artificial Intelligence (AI) rather than human beings. Anyone who has worked in an office building—or even stayed in a college dorm—knows that changes in weather can make the…

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How Miami International Airport Is Changing the Future of Travel

Miami International Airport has partnered with Lufthansa, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and global air transport IT provider SITA to use biometric face recognition rather than boarding passes and passports to board flights. This is designed to not only speed up boarding—by an estimated 80 percent—but also to bolster security measures. All a passenger has…

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The Innovation Creating More Innovation in Health Care

The Internet of Things (IoT) is making inroads not only in homes and industries, but in health care as well. While homes already have sensors regulating temperature room by room, turning lights on and off, and artificial intelligence (AI) learning residents’ habits, factories will soon find machine monitoring with communication to supervisors to reduce downtime….

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Why Big Tech Companies are After Big Energy Solutions

The big tech companies are not only making big profits—they are also big global users of electricity. To run all of its servers, Google uses about 2.26 million megawatt hours per year. That would be enough energy to run an entire city of 200,000 homes. That is a huge carbon footprint—and a huge electricity bill!…

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The Tools Leading The Science Community to New Discoveries

Many of our technological advances are used first by the scientific community. Nuclear magnetic resonance machines to analyze molecular structures were turned in the MRI machine used in hospitals, for example. 3D printers were used by scientists before they entered industry. The internet was created for scientific usage before becoming more generally available to the…

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Why the Last Mile is the First Place For Innovation

With so much shopping being done online, there are more trucks on the road than ever before. This is especially true in urban areas where package delivery companies like UPS, FedEx, and the US Post Office are making those last-mile deliveries to homes and apartments. In addition to more street congestion, apartment buildings are facing…

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Who Will be the Winners of Aerospace This Year?

There is a lot happening—and a lot getting ready to happen—in aerospace right now. Just last year, we saw five significant achievements in aerospace—but the two that will likely continue to be important in 2019 are AI-drive “generative design” and industrial 3-D printing. Artificial intelligence (AI) is likely going to continue to be a major…

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Excellence Culture – Brian Mosley
May 22, 2024

“I like your word excellence better than greatness, because you don’t have to sacrifice everything in order to be excellent” – Brian Mosley Those were the words of Brian Mosley (President of RightNow Media) as we discussed the balance of family and leading an organization that is impacting people all over the world. If you…

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Nurturing and Growing a Sustainable Safety Culture
May 22, 2024

Applied Digital champions a proactive approach to workplace safety, empowering employees to take ownership of their health and safety. This video showcases our open-door policy, which allows employees to easily connect with environmental health and safety (EH&S) professionals via phone, email, or a dedicated helpline for support in any situation. We also highlight our…

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Applied Digital’s Executive Leadership Commitment to Safety
May 22, 2024

This video explores the profound impact of Applied Digital’s executive leadership view commitment to safety. It highlights the key initiatives led by senior executives to foster a culture where safety is paramount. A standout strategy is the incorporation of a ‘safety moment’ at the start of every meeting, designed to heighten safety awareness from…

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At Applied Digital, Employee Safety is #1
May 22, 2024

At Applied Digital, employee safety transcends mere compliance—it’s a core value that defines our corporate ethos. This video underlines the importance of creating a robust health and safety environment, ensuring every team member returns home safely daily, and fostering a positive and secure workplace atmosphere. By prioritizing safety above all, including production, Applied Digital…

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Will 2019 Be A Milestone Year for Health Care?
January 3, 2019

To talk about the American health care system is to grossly oversimplify things. There is no single health care system in the United States, or even in any single state. There are federal hospitals and clinics, such as the Veterans Affairs hospital system, there are public and private hospitals and clinics, specialty hospitals and standalone…

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On the way to Space, Billionaires Look for Business Partners
December 21, 2018

The world is in a new space race. This time, though, it is not the United States versus the Soviet Union; instead, it is Jeff Bezos versus Richard Branson versus Elon Musk. This billionaire space race, as it is being called, has resulted in the creation of just as many companies. Musk’s SpaceX and Branson’s…

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The Science Driving Business Growth Across All Industries
December 14, 2018

In 2012, the Harvard Business Review called the Data Scientist “The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century.” Six years later, people are still not exactly certain what data science is, and how it differs from the statistics field. While data science certainly uses statistics in its analyses, it also uses machine learning, and other similar…

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Will A Car Make Us Rethink City Design?
December 11, 2018

If people are still waiting for autonomous vehicles to appear on our roads, they are already behind. The fact is self-driving cars are already here, being tried out in a number of cities around the United States—and around the world. Many cities are allowing auto companies to try out driverless cars because of the many…

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What Amazon HQ2 Neighbors, Including Schoolteachers, Should be Excited For
December 10, 2018

With 20 cities competing for Amazon’s second headquarters, experts have to wonder what benefits, if any, will accrue to the two cities—Long Island City, New York and Crystal City, Virginia—which won. Given that billions of dollars of tax incentives helped each city win, you would think that there would be nothing but benefits, but as…

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How NASA Used Automation to Bring InSight Lander to Mars
December 4, 2018

On Nov. 26, NASA successfully grounded the InSight Lander on the plains of Elysium Planitia on Mars. The goal is to study the interior of Mars, including its crust, mantle, and core as well as to understand the formation and evolution of Mars. The mission will also seek to discover tectonic activity and meteorite activity…

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AI and DNA: Why Healthcare Professionals are Using Analytics and Automation
December 3, 2018

The ways in which technology is going to transform the healthcare industry is significant and already underway. Many people currently use apps to track their blood sugar, heart rate, sleep, and movements, but that is only the tip of the technology transforming healthcare. Hardware and Software For technology, data is central, meaning analytics will be…

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For Hospitality Industry, Thanksgiving is Big Business
November 26, 2018

It takes a lot for this country to get ready for Thanksgiving. Beyond each household preparing for incoming relatives for the Thanksgiving feast, retailers, grocers, and the hospitality and travel industries are enduring one of their busiest times of the year. Of course without these industries, consumers make the meals or get to where they’re…

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How Facial Recognition Can Go Beyond Security
November 20, 2018

Face recognition technology has become accurate enough for practically everyone to have an interest in it. Any place with security concerns—including sporting facilities, malls, and public places where large numbers of people may assemble—or who want to reduce shoplifting, should have at the very least investigated facial recognition. Even those who are using standard digital…

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