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warehouse and logistics automation
Opinion

Facing up the scalability challenge in warehouse and logistics automation

8th Dec 2021

The rate of innovation and adoption of automation & autonomous systems in non-manufacturing segments is growing faster and investments are pouring in. AMR’s (Automated Mobile Robots) are working alongside people in warehouses and helping in improving productivity. But, is this enough?

  • AI & Analytics
  • Product realisation
  • Robotics
  • Sensing
From R&D to ROI - opening remarks from AI Summit Silicon Valley 2021
Webinar

From R&D to ROI - opening remarks from AI Summit Silicon Valley 2021

16th Nov 2021

Cambridge Consultants' Ram Naidu, Senior Vice President, AI, welcomes attendees to the Innovation Acceleration stage at The AI Summit Silicon Valley 2021, day one. 

  • AI & Analytics
Digital service innovation can ensure that autonomy fits in with human society
Opinion

Digital service innovation can ensure that autonomy fits in with human society

16th Nov 2021

They are already physically loading our online shopping baskets, vacuuming our homes and maintaining our lawns. But what will it take for automated and autonomous systems to proliferate across industry and society – on the roads, city streets, building sites, fields, factories, and schools?

  • AI & Analytics
  • Cloud/scalable systems
  • Digital service innovation
  • User Experience (UX)
Our robot navigation algorithm could open up a route to new automation opportunities for industry
Opinion

Our robot navigation algorithm could open up a route to new automation opportunities for industry

8th Nov 2021

It’s a common fallacy that the task of perfecting navigation for robots and autonomous vehicles is relatively straightforward.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Robotics
  • Tracking & location
Unlocking Human-Machine Understanding through real-time emotional state monitoring
Opinion

Unlocking Human-Machine Understanding through real-time emotional state monitoring

7th Nov 2021

The extraordinary potential of what we might term empathic technology promises rich human/machine relationships that are almost unimaginable. 

  • AI & Analytics
  • Digital service innovation
  • Sensing
Opinion

Human-Machine Understanding: how tech can help us to be more human

6th Nov 2021

So, whatever happened to the revolution? Sally Epstein writes of her passion to see empathic machines that do truly understand us, humans.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Digital service innovation
  • User Experience (UX)
Whitepaper

Turning trash to cash: microalgae cultivation to mitigate environmental waste impact

21st Oct 2021

This paper explains how ‘turning trash into cash’ provides opportunity for companies to gain first-mover advantage in several fields. With a clear, problem/solution approach, it outlines a method that be considered simply as a way to capture carbon – but is more likely to yield benefits in the creation of valuable bio-derived compounds.

  • Bioinnovation
  • Sustainability
Opinion

AI safety might be a worry, but innovators of autonomous systems have no need to panic

24th Sep 2021

Now don’t be alarmed, but I want to pose a potentially unnerving question: just how safe is artificial intelligence? Those of you of a sensitive disposition might already be recalling images of James Cameron’s self-aware Terminators hunting down humankind in a post-nuclear wasteland.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital security
  • Industrial design
  • Strategic advice
Webinar

Rethinking AI investments, redefining success

22nd Sep 2021

Tim Ensor, Director of AI, opened the headline stage at the AI Summit London 2021 with a review of the most notable AI breakthroughs that have been accomplished in the past year and a recognition of just how hard achieving this level of innovation can be.

Understanding these challenges provides an opportunity to rethink our AI investments and significantly increase the impact they can have on our businesses. By applying design thinking, Tim shows, with concrete examples, what this means and how we can help each other achieve success with AI.  

  • AI & Analytics
Opinion

Resolving the crucial conundrum of cybersecurity in digital transformation

22nd Sep 2021

Digital transformation surges on, with market sectors as diverse as automotive, consumer packaged goods and healthcare unlocking new revenue streams, greater customer insights and deeper connections with consumers.

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital security
  • Digital service innovation
  • Strategic advice
Opinion

Domestic appliance brands must adopt a radical, digital-first mindset to get ahead

15th Sep 2021

Product owners in appliance brands across the world are sitting on the threshold of extraordinary digital opportunities – but a radical change of mindsets is vital if they are to take advantage of them.

  • Digital service innovation
  • Innovation management
  • Product realisation
  • Strategic advice
Opinion

The insider’s view

2nd Aug 2021

What is it really like to work at Cambridge Consultants? Here, three senior colleagues look back on their time at the company and the experience of working here.

  • Digital service innovation
  • Embedded software
  • Human factors
  • Project management
  • Radio systems