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Identifying breakthrough innovations that will transform the supply chain

22nd February 2019

Products are incorporating increasingly complex technology, putting greater pressure on the supply chain. As a result, gaps are forming and the risk to reputations and revenues is growing through issues such as...

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Electronics & ASICs
  • AI & Analytics
  • Robotics
  • Sensing
  • Tracking & location
Whitepaper

PHA: plastic the way nature intended?

8th May 2018

Our whitepaper looks at the potential of PHA bioplastics in the food service industry. We've designed a range of sustainable, biodegradable plastic products, all served up on a bioplastic tray...

  • Industrial design
  • Innovation management
  • Product realisation
  • Synthetic biology
Opinion

食品飲料の技術トレンド

19th December 2018

食品飲料業界における技術活用は、自律化、持続可能性、パーソナライゼーション、および体験の4つの分野で成長しています。

  • 機械学習&AI
  • ロボット工学
  • サービスデザイン
Vlog

Vlog: Automating complex industrial processes

30th October 2018

Automating complex industrial tasks is becoming increasingly challenging, there are often no simple answers. Bruce Ackman discusses the challenge...

  • Innovation management
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Robotics
  • Service design
  • Strategic advice
Opinion

完全にロボット化されたフルフィルメントへ

17th September 2018

販売スペースでの発注フルフィルメントは概して部分的に自動化され、搬送は自動化され、ビンピッキングはされていません。このループから人の手をなくすことは可能でしょうか。

  • 機械学習&AI
  • ロボット工学
  • センシング
Opinion

How the Last Mile issue is solving itself

11th July 2018

The Last Mile issue is enormous and complex. Rising e-commerce demand, urban density and energy costs are all conspiring to make this an important issue for everyone. I believe that entrepreneurial ingenuity...

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Robotics
  • Service design
Opinion

Nintendo Switch: real-world wireless visualisation

11th June 2018

It’s well understood that the number of connected devices will grow exponentially over the coming years. The most disruptive innovation will see connectivity introduced to traditional non-wireless products, or elements of products...

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Industrial design
  • Radio systems
Opinion

大きく考える: Ocadoに習う

25th May 2018

我々はよくイノベーションの真の意味は何かを自問しています。これは大きな目標を持つどんな事業にとっても重要な質問です。なぜなら技術革命は旧来の技術を発展させるよりも遥かに大きな利益をもたらすからです。

  • クラウド/スケーラビリティ
  • コネクティビティ&IoT
  • エレクトロニクス& ASIC
  • インダストリアルデザイン
  • 無線システム
  • ロボット工学
  • 追跡&位置情報
Opinion

ドローンサービスが米国で始動

17th May 2018

昨年末にDelivAir技術を発表して以来、素晴らしいフィードバックをいただいており、テクノロジー業界から熱狂的な注目を集めています。しかしドローン配達サービスの実現性には疑問の声もありました。無人航空機(UAVまたは「ドローン」)は既存の航空交通と安全に共存できるかという質問をよく受けます。

  • 無線システム
  • ロボット工学
  • センシング
Opinion

Finding the formula for predictable biology

14th May 2018

As a keen fan of Formula 1, I’m amazed at the start of each season (especially those that follow a major rule change) that the teams manage to produce brand new cars from scratch, capable of performing...

  • Industrial design
  • Innovation management
  • Product realisation
Opinion

What do Amazon and Eddy Merckx have in common?

4th May 2018

Eddy Merckx dominated professional cycling, the 'Amazon' of his era. Other teams had to innovate or retire. Warehouse automation faces the same challenge.

 

  • Innovation management
  • AI & Analytics
  • Robotics
Infographic

Bioplastics: versatile alternatives to conventional polymers

26th April 2018

Following the proposed ban on plastic straws and cotton buds in England, our new infographic shows how versatile bioplastics could help.

  • Industrial design
  • Innovation management
  • Product realisation
  • Synthetic biology