November 16, 2020

Sustainable Industrial IoT Application Store: The next big thing?

An application marketplace is a digital distribution platform for applications, mostly used in the mobile context. All of us are familiar with Apple’s App Store and Google’s Play Store marketplaces. They show how flourishing the marketplace business is by providing a platform for developers to distribute applications to a wide audience. This potential has awakened the interest among the industrial space by combining it with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), or the so-called fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0).

Insulated cabins help sustain PLA border troops – Global Times

Since the deployment, about a month ago, of the newly developed, self-powered dismountable insulated cabins along the borders in the high-altitude region in Northwest China amid the prolonged border tensions between China and India, the living conditions and combat capability of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) border defense troops have been greatly enhanced as the region entered winter.

IBM targets sustainable fashion with latest blockchain partnership By Cointelegraph

IBM’s foray into the blockchain ecosystem is deepening with a new partnership to track supply chains in the textile and fashion industries.

The Armonk, New York-based tech giant announced Monday that it’s teaming up with German textile manufacturer Kaya&Kato to develop a blockchain network that tracks the origin of fabrics used in the fashion industry. The new application will allow Kaya&Kato’s suppliers and customers to identify where their fabrics are processed, as well as understand each step of the production and distribution processes

AI and IoT for Sustainability and Environment Conference

OVERVIEW The Environmental Center for Arab Towns and PwC, with the valuable support of the Dubai Municipality and the Arab Towns Organization, is hosting their first virtual conference on AI and IoT for Sustainability and Environment. Two leaders of Oliver Wyman, John Romeo and Anshu Vats, will join influential thought leaders during 2 sessions on November 17. Artificial intelligence is evolving rapidly and will take an integral part of our daily lives, with enormous potential for achieving sustainable economic, social and environmental development. The conference is aiming at providing the following: • Exceptional opportunity for the cities’ officials to meet and exchange their collective experiences • Indulge in an open dialogue to discuss the ideas and the solutions arising from the applications and technologies of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) for supporting sustainability and the environment • Five Training Sessions KEYNOTE PANEL AI and IoT Governance And National Strategies Nov. 17, 2020 | 12:00-01:00 PM (GST) John Romeo, Managing Partner and Head of the Oliver Wyman Forum, will join a keynote panel, to discuss governance of technology use: strategic planning, policies, legislations, action plans and the ethical considerations of using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) applications and technologies for supporting sustainability and environment. Moderator: Hazem Galal, Global Leader for Local Government Partners, PwC Speakers : John Romeo, Managing Partner and Head of the Oliver Wyman Forum Saqr Bin Ghalib, Director of Artificial Intelligence Office, UAE Government Dr. Mohamad Al Nawar Al Awa – Regional Advisor for Development, UN-ESCWA BEST PRACTICES SESSION The AI City Readiness Index In The Middle East Nov. 17, 2020 | 1:20-01:40 PM (GST) Partner Anshu Vats, who leads the Public Sector and Policy Practice, will hold a presentation on the AI City Readiness Index in the Middle East. The Oliver…