How Technology is Revolutionizing Customs Enforcement

Every year on January 26th, Customs Officials worldwide celebrate International Customs Day. Their job is often a thankless one, but with two years of trade disruptions caused by the pandemic, it’s one that’s received renewed attention. Though the recent supply chain crunch has faded from the…


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Enhancing Supply Chain Management with IoT and AI Technology

From a logistics perspective, if the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us anything, it’s the fragility of the global supply chain. With last year’s bottleneck still not resolved, it’s time to look toward new technology to reduce costs and increase efficiency and speed. Specifically, Internet of Things…


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How Computer Vision Enhances Healthcare

As much as digital technology has radically altered the field of medicine, the profession is still primarily analog. Medical computers and medical tablets can help practitioners pull up medical records with a few taps of the finger, but without computer vision, they cannot tell you if the dark spot…


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How the Right Computer Can Help Disaster Recovery

When people think of disaster recovery, they usually think of things like cleaning up rubble and rebuilding cities after massive natural disasters like fires, earthquakes, and hurricanes. But beyond the damage to physical infrastructure, businesses can sustain another kind of damage that can be…


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The Technology Behind Your Favorite Chocolate Treats

It is estimated that people across the globe consume nearly 7.2 million metric tons of chocolate each year. That’s over two pounds (almost a kilogram) of chocolate for every single person on Earth. It’s easy to understand why. With its unique combination of rich flavor compounds, fats, and…


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How Rugged Industrial Tablets Streamline Logistics

Though it often gets overlooked in our day-to-day lives, logistics – or the systems that move goods and materials from place to place – is essentially the economy’s operating system. After all, the logistics industry is responsible for ensuring the goods we consume every day are in the…


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How Industry 4.0 Can Make HVAC Factory Friendly

Many people see being an HVAC (short for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) technician the same way they see being a plumber – a blue-collar trade for people looking for a career path that doesn’t require a college degree. In reality, just like plumbing, HVAC is a complex and…


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Industry 4.0 & the Next Generation of Manufacturing Workers

Millennials, am I right? These kids with their safe spaces and avocado toast, when will they learn that the world… Just kidding! Had you going there for a second. In actuality, the oldest millennials are turning 40, and the rest are in their thirties or late 20s by now. Many of the youngest…


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Industrial Computers and the Future of Sustainability

While the upheaval caused by COVID-19 has understandably dominated global attention for the past year and a half, it has distracted from another long-simmering crisis: climate change. The pandemic will subside, but our impact on the environment will remain. It’s easy to pay lip service to…


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How To Make Physical Inventory Counts Less Painful

Anyone who has ever worked in or just been inside of a warehouse should be able to understand why the prospect of physical entry counts strike fear in the heart of almost every warehouse worker. Manually counting and cataloging what seems like countless items is a process prone to errors, which…


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