Guides

AI in Fashion – Present and Future Applications

The global fashion industry is valued worldwide at an estimated $3 trillion and representing 2 percent of the global Gross Domestic Product. The World Bank categorizes apparel in the broader category of manufacturing which represented 15 percent of the global GDP in 2016. eCommerce has shifted the industry from strictl ... Read More...

Drone Delivery Timeline for America’s Top Retailers

The precipitous drop in the price of drones and the intelligent guidance systems that power them has created a broad range of commercial applications (we covered industrial drone applications in a previous article). One use-case that has captured popular attention and large scale investment from a variety of retailers ... Read More...

Smart City Artificial Intelligence Applications and Trends

Thanks to the relative ease with which local governments can now gather real time data, combined with the capabilities of artificial Intelligence, cities are realizing interesting new ways to run more efficiently and effectively. Improving cities is a pressing global need as the world’s population grows and our s ... Read More...

Robots in Retail – Examples of Real Industry Applications

It’s no secret that e-tailer Amazon has an army of robots at its warehouses to fulfill orders; currently its robot detail is 45,000 strong. The company also wants to put a fleet of airborne drones into service for fast deliveries. The question that traditional retailers face is whether or not investing in robots to o ... Read More...

Self-Driving Trucks – Timelines and Developments

While self-driving trucks and self-driving cars make use of much of the same technology to power their AI systems, it would be a mistake to think the expected roll out date of both developments to would be identical. Their similarities can easily mask their significant differences. The sheer weight of semi trucks ... Read More...