While automation and the use of robotics has drastically increased the efficiency of manufacturing processes, logistics, and delivery, the casualty list for a slew of manual and service-based jobs on and off the production line is growing.
Engineered with smart off-road technology, the 4x4 Ford Bronco is back in the news with a family of rugged SUVs. The vehicle’s production is scheduled for take-off in early 2021 while delivery to dealerships is expected next spring.
What if legislators placed heavy design restrictions on the automotive or aerospace industries? What if engineers at Tesla or Boeing saw their research capabilities reduced to a small palette of less-creative, material options?
An inside look at the technologies protecting our nation’s forests From paper goods to lumber and wildlife habitat to recreation, our forests provide value in countless ways. However, forest management is a complex science. It requires advanced technology, collaboration, and an eye toward sustainability. Forest management has...
Facial recognition has always been a controversial technology, especially when it comes to the government using it. As tensions between the public and police have risen, some big names in the technology have taken a stand. Amazon, Microsoft and IBM have all stated that they'll stop selling facial recognition tech to the police. To be...
There are two ways of looking at autonomous vehicles, and both of them are true. A thorough analysis by one of country’s leading automotive insurance research groups threw some hard data—some would say cold water—on self-driving car technology and the reactions were in predictably stark contrasts. Potential headlines on the news:
Following the White House’s declared state of emergency in March and subsequent Harvard study showing a need for up to 20 million COVID-19 tests per day by the end of summer, innovation from the manufacturing industry has responded with a scalable technology capable of closing the testing gap.
Facial recognition is expected to become one of the most important technological developments of the era. While the usage of such technology is extremely controversial, the power of facial recognition could prove to be revolutionary across a variety of major industries. It is surprising to learn just how long facial recognition has...
The current healthcare crisis has caused many companies to change plans. Some have shut down; others have ramped-up production of critical goods needed to combat the coronavirus. One small but growing company in San Diego, California, deemed an essential service during the crisis, realigned its production to focus on one product—the EV...
We're kicking off this week with an interview with Dereck and Beverly Joubert, two National Geographic explorers who will be participating in National Geographic's Earth Day event, Born Wild: The Next Generation.
Our team has been investigating some of the most intriguing ocean-based technologies being developed that intend to mitigate and prevent damage done by an overabundance of greenhouse gases. Here are a few of the standouts.
A group of 515 investors who manage assets totaling $35 trillion sent a stark message to organizations and governments worldwide: Do more to fight climate change by complying with the goals of the 2015 Paris Climate Accord “with utmost urgency,” according to a statement.
Drive along the I-10/I-17 corridor recently? You may have noticed that Tempe has risen high above the desert floor, a vital regional and national center for Fortune 500 companies, many forms of innovation, technology, and tourism.
It’s no secret that electric vehicles have a number of environmental benefits; however, it’s important that we take a critical look at this technology, rather than blindly follow it as our environmental savior.
Administrators are increasing their efforts to create sustainable operations by adopting innovative techniques. Colleges are making the switch to environmentalism to preserve their efficiency without wasting resources.