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The future prospects for big data in healthcare
In the last decade, every single industry has been affected by the availability and depth of big data, and the healthcare industry was certainly no exception. Well-utilised data in healthcare have been catalysts for patient-centric improvements in almost every corner of the industry, with increases in disease prevention, information about dealing with things like COVID-19 (believe it or not, it could be worse), and ultimately reduce costs by grea...
The benefits of augmented reality for mental health
Though generally tied to the video game industry, augmented and virtual reality companies are planting seeds from the construction industry to education, and most sectors in between, including healthcare. Augmented reality in healthcare can help with a number of issues, both mental and physical, but this article will focus on its benefits regarding the former. Guest blog written by Amber Harris, Academic Resources, Circa Interactive ...
The fashion of the future: what will tech bring next?
Like many industries, the fashion of the future has become intrinsically linked with technology. From the textiles used in garment manufacturing to creating a sustainable supply chain, technological advancements are set to innovate fashion in countless ways. For a long time, the processes used in the fashion sector have remained remarkably unchanged. In the coming years, however, we can expect big things! Fashion brand Zalando investigate.
Catch up with the Electronic Specifier Expo
The Electronic Specifier Expo took place on Monday 1st September and featured a significant number of key industry players, sharing their products, solutions and expertise across the show booths and the virtual exhibition’s webinar content.
Zero 8: Flagship excellence across-the-board
Infinix has announced its 2020 flagship smartphone, the Vision Master Zero 8. Beautifully designed, and built to capture stunning photos and videos, the Zero 8 is the result of relentless innovation; setting a benchmark as Infinix enters the high-end smartphone market in style. Infinix has built a strong reputation. It understands local markets, and tailors its technology and design with the goal of helping today’s trendsette...
Podcast: Episode #11 - Shaping the future of industrial designs with GaN technology
Hello and welcome to this latest instalment of the Electronic Specifier Insights podcast. Power management is integral to business strategy at Texas Instruments (TI), and as such the company is pushing significant investment towards gallium nitride technology, commonly known as GaN. This technology has huge potential to make a difference to how industrial and other applications are going to function in the future.
Can AI help eliminate police brutality?
Following the police shooting of Jacob Blake, America is once again thrust into the debate of how to cure and prevent police brutality. Is artificial intelligence the answer? Possibly, but there may be a few caveats.
Discover the Electronic Specifier Expo 2020
On 1st September, Electronic Specifier will be bringing the latest products and technology trends together at the ‘ElectronicSpecifier Expo’. Attendees of this virtual event will have the opportunity to hear from a wide variety of industry experts who will be sharing the latest products, technologies and solutions.
How drones will change the construction sector
In this article, Jack Bird, Content Writer from Postage Supermarket discusses how drone deliveries and technological advancements may change the construction industry. He believes the keyword is ‘evolution’, not ‘revolution’ - but hasn’t that always been the case for the industry?
Discover the Electronic Specifier Expo 2020 agenda
On 1st September, Electronic Specifier will be bringing the latest products and technology trends together at the ‘ElectronicSpecifier Expo’. Download the agenda now!
Blockchain and clinical trials: How the medical world continues to evolve
Blockchain technology, made famous for its use in cryptocurrency transactions like Bitcoin, is expanding quickly to many different sectors of business, and healthcare is no exception. Pharmaceutical companies are using it to help combat the opioid crises, as electronic prescriptions are being abused and reused, making harmful drugs more accessible for the general public. Guest blog written by Amber Harris, Academic Resources, Circa Interactive
5 ways AI's efficiency is benefiting emergency care
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is everywhere now, and in most cases it is making industries better and more efficient. The AI industry generated about $80m of capital investments, from every corner of the commerce globe. The healthcare industry, in particular, has greatly improved quality of emergency care throughout the hospital space by utilising AI in everything from health education to ambulatory service processes. Guest blog written...
5 reasons you should attend the ES Virtual Expo
On 1st September, Electronic Specifier will be bringing the latest products and technology trends together at the ‘Electronic Specifier Expo’. Attendees of this virtual event will have the opportunity to hear from a wide variety of industry experts who will be sharing the latest products, technologies and solutions in the industry, as well as contributing to an informative programme of webinars and motivating talks.
How car technology has changed over time
These days, if a car doesn’t have electric windows and power steering, it’s viewed as being almost antique. But, perks such as these haven’t always been a given. Exactly who invented the first-ever automobile may be up for debate - many believe it was Karl Benz - but what can’t be argued is that it certainly didn’t resemble the high tech vehicle we use today. Guest blog written by Jonathan Gilpin.
Podcast: Episode #10 - The conflict minerals in your phone
Did you know that the minerals in your mobile phone and laptop may have direct links to child slavery in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)?
How smart tech is transforming the automotive industry
The automotive industry is laden with technological advancement - and always has been. Whether it be for safety, entertainment, comfort, or innovation, you can be confident that manufacturers are working tirelessly to develop the latest bit of tech every single day. Guest blog written by is Jonathan Gilpin.
Assessing the human cost of conflict minerals
Did you know that the minerals in your mobile phone and laptop may have direct links to child slavery in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)? Karen Mascarenhas, Director of Mascarenhas PR, asks what the true cost of conflict minerals is in our day to day lives?
21st century automotive safety capabilities
Digital technology has developed in all sectors, including the travel industry with online booking platforms, and the press with digital newspapers and magazines accessible via smartphones. Then, we have access to mobile payments, digital music, and so on. But what about 21st century automotive safety capabilities? Guest blog written by Jonathan Gilpin.
The returns and the risks
The biggest changes that we are likely to see as 4G gives way to 5G include higher speeds, lower latency, and the ability to connect more devices at once. The benefits of 5G aren’t limited to its use however, and Qualcomm is predicting a $12.3tn economic boost worldwide, with 22 million new jobs thanks to both the infrastructure and technological developments required by 5G.
No boat? No problem: laying the world’s longest subsea cable
Construction of the longest subsea power cable in the world has now passed the halfway point and achieved a major engineering feat to enable Norway’s zero carbon hydro energy to be shared with the UK.