Interested in, and writing about the following: 

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Augmented Reality, Biotechnology, Blockchain, Cleantech, Consumer Electronics, Cryptocurrencies, Cybersecurity, Education, Energy, Enterprise Software, Fintech, Health tech, Industrial Internet & IoT, Internet of Things (IoT), Machine-to-Machine (M2M), Manufacturing tech & Materials, Med tech & Pharma, Mobile, On-demand Services, Retail tech, Robotics, Space Technology, Supply Chain, Electronics Supply Chain, Logistics, Transport & Automotive, Electric and Autonomous Vehicles, Aerospace tech, Smart Cities, Travel, Virtual Reality, Wearable Technology. 

Find below just a few samples of articles I have written on those topics. 

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AI Facial Recognition and IP Surveillance for Smart Retail, Banking, and the Enterprise

Facial Recognition technology detects faces in the camera's field of view and matches them against faces previously stored in a database. Anti-spoofing is provided through liveness testing without the need for a stereo or a 3D camera. Face Recognition technology is now taking a further step as it is being combined with IP surveillance. Gemalto, a part of the Thales Group and a company that focuses on Digital Identification and Data Protection in order to counter the two root causes of cyberatta

Fira Barcelona Gran Via Venue at the Forefront of Wi-Fi 6 Deployment in Europe

As 5G network technology hits the mainstream in 2020, Fira Barcelona, the venue hosting MWC Barcelona 2020 from February 24 to 27, has taken another step forward in its commitment to lead the trade show industry toward digitization of services in general in addition to cutting-edge connectivity in particular. With this in mind, Fira Barcelona has begun to deploy Wi-Fi 6 technology in the Gran Via venue. Thanks to this improvement, the venue that hosts world-leading technological and corporate e

Ethical Surveillance: Artificial Intelligence Security Cameras Spot Guns to Prevent Mass Shootings

In 2015, journalist Nicholas Kristof writing in his column in the New York Times about gun violence in the United States said that "more Americans have died from guns in the United States since 1968 than on battlefields of all the wars in the American history." According to IHS Markit, a London-based global information provider, by the year 2021, there will be one billion surveillance cameras going live. What are the ethical implications of having a billion security cameras watching us at every

Smart Connected Airports: Brussels Airport Innovates with Private 5G Network

The next-generation of wireless network that will succeed 4G is set to improve connectivity between people and things. In 2020, larger deployments of 5G networks will take place across all industries, including the aviation industry. 5G connectivity means lower latency, larger bandwidths, and radios closer to the edge via smaller cells. Industries are expected to use technology to reach a new level of efficiency and productivity. All in all, intelligent connectivity is going to become the heart

Next-Generation of Cloud Computing: Distributed Cloud

Cloud Computing is not a new concept. In the 1960s, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) Project MAC, a collaborative project on Mathematics and Computation, already carried out computer networking experiments. In 1969, a Computer Networks group was created in order to allow people on different computers and in different locations to access and share the programs and information located on a single computer. It was the beginning of what it was later going to be known as Cloud Comp

Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2020

New and emerging technologies have the capacity to change our lives. If they are used correctly, they can improve the way we live, work, and do business. If misused, they can create problems ranging from a small disturbance caused by automated software to a large scale security breach. Rapid developments and adoption of these technologies in the enterprise are contributing to the digital transformation that slowly started some years ago. And so, year after year industry analysts identify the te

Teslasuit's New VR-Powered Glove Lets You Feel Physical Objects in Virtual Reality

The rapid advancements and developments in haptic technology make possible today the creation of virtual environments which are able to provide a fully immersive Virtual Reality (VR) experience to users of haptic technology wearables. Haptics, is a technology which allows the user of the haptic wearable to receive tactile information through their sensations. Teslasuit is a human-to-digital interface designed to simulate experience and accelerate the user's mastery of skills in the physical wor

How to Read Books Like Bill Gates: Microsoft Founder's Reading List for Winter

Seven years ago, Bill Gates decided to start a tradition that benefits everyone with a passion for knowledge and reading good books. Since then, the founder of Microsoft Corporation annually shares two lists of his selected and favorite works of non-fiction and fiction: A summer reading list and a winter reading list. Gates is a really passionate reader. He reads 50 books per year, finishing each book he starts as one of his rules. Sometimes, he would spend more time reading a book he disagrees

The Future of Aviation: Electric Airplanes Will Decarbonize the Aviation Industry

The global aviation industry produces about two percent of all human-induced carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Aviation is responsible for 12 percent of CO2 emissions from all transport sources, compared to 74 percent from road transport, according to the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG). In 2018, flights produced 895 million tonnes of CO2, worldwide. Globally, humans produced over 42 billion tonnes of CO2. Aviation has brought great benefits to humanity; it has connected people and businesses a

Hacker Who Blackmailed Apple Claiming Access to iCloud Accounts Sentenced, but No Prison Time

The U.K.'s National Crime Agency (NCA), a national law enforcement agency in the United Kingdom, has announced that the U.K. authorities have finally sentenced a cybercriminal who thought he could go on blackmailing Apple Inc. without suffering any consequences. After a two-year investigation and trial, the NCA released the sentence. Kerem Albayrak, aged 22, demanded $75,000 in crypto-currency or a thousand $100 iTunes gift cards from Apple by claiming he had access to 319 million iCloud accoun

VR/AR in Health Applications Powered by User's Biometrics Eases Stress and Anxiety

Stress. A silent killer. Could Virtual and Augmented reality be the solution to this increasing problem that affects millions of people around the world? In 2019, 94 percent of American workers report experiencing stress at their workplace. According to Wrike's United States stress statistics from 2019, only 6 percent of workers do not report feeling stressed at work. Around 23 percent of them described their stress levels as high, while 6 percent said their levels of stress were unreasonably h

An Artificial Intelligence Accelerator is Cherry-Picking AI Startups in Finland

Technological infused Finns are envisioning vast opportunities in creating and adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions in the business landscape. This year at Slush in Helsinki, Finland, the largest technology event for startups and venture capital investors in Europe, there seemed to be an Artificial Intelligence company in each and every direction you were looking. It seems like there is a good reason for that. An accelerator initiated in 2018 by the Ministry of Economic Affairs of F

Vodafone Demos How 5G Improves The Safety of Connected Cars for Urban Mobility for The First Time in Italy

Connected and autonomous vehicles are going to bring unprecedented social, industrial, and economic benefits. As the end of the year approaches, we can say that 2019 has been an interesting year for the automotive industry. Connected cars can improve road safety as well as reducing congestion. By 2020, there is an approximate 381 million connected cars that will be found around the world. And for this to become a reality, the rollout of 5G networks must be in place. Thanks to the next-generation

Maria 01: The Future of The Largest Startup and Venture Campus in Europe

Maria 01 is the Nordic's leading startup hub located in Helsinki, Finland. The history behind the building is quite interesting: The tech-startup campus' location in the center of Helsinki used to be the old Maria Hospital, one of the oldest hospital campuses in the Finnish capital. Maria 01 is a non-profit campus partially owned by the same owners of Slush, the world's leading startup conference with a focus on facilitating meetings between startup founders and investors such as venture capita

Drones for Hunting: Hunters at Risk of Breaking the Law

Drones are taking up the skies all over the world. They come in different sizes and shapes. Ultimately, the use and applications of drones are the responsibility of their human users, as well as any damage caused by the drones. According to a recent report published by Zion Market Research, the global small drone market, or small unmanned aerial vehicles (SUAV), is expected to reach approximately 35.5 billion dollars by 2025, growing at a CAGR of slightly above 17.1 percent between 2019 and 202

Nokia and Telia's 5G Network Drives Retail into the Future of Smart Cities

5G technology is going to reshape key industries worldwide. The retail industry, along with automotive, logistics, manufacturing, healthcare, and entertainment among others, is set to benefit of 5G network deployment. 5G is about 20 times faster than 4G. The faster speed coupled with almost no latency means that the new 5G networks are going to nearly eliminate lag time, making 5G the perfect playground for implementing other emerging technologies to amplify the shopping experience. In 2020, 5G

Nokia's Test of Wireless Connected Drones for Tsunami Evacuation Alerts Is a World's First

The drone industry is experiencing what we could call the drone golden age. The global drone market is forecast to grow from $14 billion in 2018 to over $43 billion in 2024 at a CAGR of 20.5%. According to the Drone Market Report 2019: Commercial Drone Market Size and Forecast (2019-2024) published by ResearchAndMarkets, "service drones will continue to be the largest segment of the drone industry although the software is the fastest growing. Energy is and will continue to be the largest industr

The Christmas Season Officially Opens in Rovaniemi, Finland, Santa Claus Broadcasts His Annual Speech

The Christmas opening festivities in Rovaniemi in the Arctic Circle have traditionally started the Christmas season in Finland for years gathering people from around the world. For the first time, now everyone has the chance the join a live-broadcast held in Santa Claus' official hometown. The festivities this year will start with a Christmas Carol concert followed by Santa Claus' annual speech. Elves have whispered that the speech's theme this year is going to be focused on the meaning of good

Nokia Tells Operators to Slow Down on 5G

Speaking on a 5G security session at MWC19 Los Angeles last week on October 22 to 24, Mary O'Neill, Vice-President of Security at Nokia Corp., acknowledged that there was an ongoing race between service providers to get 5G out there "faster, faster, faster," she said. O'Neill is responsible for setting the strategy and building Nokia’s network security portfolio. She spoke to the audience about how service providers are at risk of seriously compromising security. "It's easier to build security

Huawei: AI and Data Protection Challenges and Responses with Data Regulators

Every disruptive technology in the history of mankind has changed the world in one way or another. In the case of Artificial Intelligence (AI), industry analysts agree upon the reality that AI has the ability to change every industry on Earth as well as every organization. Even though the industry does not seem to have a unified definition for AI, basic characteristics of AI include handling complex goals, collecting and combining a different amount of data, extracting information and knowledge,
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