How Industry 4.0 Will Change the Oil and Gas Industry

As it has on every other industry, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a marked impact on the Oil and Gas Industry. Already trending downward before the virus, worldwide public health lockdowns caused oil consumption to shrink dramatically. Nevertheless, despite ongoing mass vaccination efforts and a…


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How the Internet of Medical Things is Changing Healthcare

Even though the healthcare industry is often reticent to adopt new technology, the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) was already starting to alter the field of medicine radically before COVID-19 hit. Well, to adapt an old aphorism, necessity is the mother of innovation. COVID-19 has obliterated…


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Why a Long Product Life Cycle Matters in Healthcare

Regular readers of this blog will know that medical computers offer healthcare facilities many benefits over consumer-grade units. Beyond the advantages of their industry-specific features, one edge that medical computers have over the alternatives is their long life cycle. A product’s life cycle…


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Smart Factories and Their Use of Industrial Computers

With the advent of Industry 4.0, traditional factories are becoming obsolete. Though factories are no stranger to automation, advancements in industrial computers, artificial intelligence, IoT (Internet of Things), cloud computing, and other highly advanced digital technologies have completely…


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4 Uses for Medical Grade Monitors

As medical science has advanced, doctors have become increasingly reliant on imaging technology to do their job. But any old monitor won’t do. Too much is at stake in a system where an outdated, inferior, or uncalibrated display can result in misdiagnosis or worse. Thankfully, the right medical…


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4 Ways Medical Computers Empower Legacy Healthcare Applications

According to a Forescout study of IoT and medical device security, some of the most popular inclusions in the new, more interconnected system of healthcare have been infusion pumps, patient tracking tools, and imaging systems. And, unfortunately, despite many of these solutions being newly…


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How AI Helps Healthcare Improve Post-Facility Care

Healthcare for any given person isn’t something that ends as soon as they leave the hospital. Bar certain conditions and emergencies, illnesses are things that a patient will need to manage and care not to exacerbate even after they receive proper treatment from a professional. Whether this need…


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What is the “Yatai” Flexible Manufacturing System?

Manufacturing has used several buzzwords to describe the same value of “flexibility.” “Resiliency” that gives supply chains the ability to bounce back after a breakdown, “visibility” that allows them to catch breakdowns before they occur, “Smart” manufacturing that uses technology such as…


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Eliminating Friction for an Easier Vaccination Program

With COVID-19 vaccines finally released, healthcare is now slowly shifting to the mindset of how best to administer doses to frontline workers and those at highest risk. Normally, this wouldn’t be AS big a shock to our health system as we’re seeing now, however, there are new variables to consider.…


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