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Festival Report: BT Robotics Festival
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The 2022 BT Robotics Festival was held at Adastral Park in Ipswhich, United Kingdom. BT AND ADASTRAL PARK... Ad Astra Adastral Park is where BT do all their "top secret research" into future technologies like 5G, 6G, 7G, etc. We learned that "Ad Astra" means "To the Stars" in Latin... and on another note, there's a space film with the same name, for anyone interested in yet another Brad Pitt movie (link). The "Robotics Festival" was highly marketed as the place to be. And with BT backing it, we had high hopes from the second we added our details on...
NRF 2019 Review of Frictionless Stores
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A review of VR World Event - 2018 by Nexus Media
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If you are into 3D this will be for you! Our recent visit to VR World Expo 2018 yielded little to talk about, possibly as a result of the limited amount of exhibitors. There were gaming applications, engineering and medical applications with haptic feedback robotics, etc. While many of these applications have advanced a lot over the past few years and now offer global teamwork options in a virtual space, etc. new retail applications have been far a wide between. One company stood out from the rest though: Astrivis Astrivis is a 2 year old startup from Switzerland which started...
China Watch: Self-Serve Convenience Stores
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Is the future of Retail Technology visual? | A review of Tech London Associates event Oct 3, 2017
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Retail Technology: A Visual Future? This is a review of startup companies that we randomly met or which presented at the Tech London Associates’(TLA) Retail Tech meetup at River Island’s Shoreditch tech hub earlier this week. Of the companies, three stood out with clearly defined use cases for machine learning and computer vision technology (popularised as AI). Combined with our earlier work on fashion technology: visual search we are starting to sense a visual theme developing in retail which may or may not combine the physical and digital retailing channels into True Omni Channel retailing. The three companies anonymize data...