VALENCIA, Spain, Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Technology will be critical to ensure water supply in emerging countries around the world in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic, explained Chema Nebot, Head of Business Development at Spanish Water technology company Idrica.
Nebot, who is one of the leading experts in integral water cycle management technology in Europe, explained that to strengthen the access of the most vulnerable societies to water resources it is going to be necessary and urgent to implement technologies such as digital twin and smart meters in the developing world.
Processes optimisation and automation will boost energy efficiency in the water industry, and countries must bet on the future of the access to water to avoid social conflict.
“The world of tomorrow will rely on good management of water resources across the world. The success of that effort depends largely on the state of
Envisioning the Future of Higher Ed in a Post-pandemic World
In a recent ASU+GSV session, five college presidents gave their views of what’s next for higher education.
By Dian Schaffhauser
What does the future of higher education look like? A panel of five university and college presidents offered their crystal-ball visions in a recent session during the recent ASU+GSV Summit, which took place online this week. Moderator Michelle Marx, chancellor of the University of Colorado Denver, asked panelists — each representing a unique higher education model — to look forward five years and beyond.
More Embedded Tech as a Given
For Eloy Oakley, chancellor of California Community Colleges, the largest system of public education in the country with 116 colleges and more than 2 million students, teaching and learning will certainly have more embedded technology. “Prior to the pandemic, we had been in a long and
The novel coronavirus pandemic has forced significant changes on how we live, how we shop and now it seems it could impact how we build houses. The home of the future might be built with e-commerce in mind, and the trend already appears to have started — at least in Hollywood.
Wealthy, single-family home buyers have begun adding rooms in their homes built specifically for the drop-off and storage of Amazon AMZN packages so that they can be decontaminated before brought into the house, according to what one real estate brokerage CEO told Hollywood Reporter. Packages delivered to single-family homes tend to be left on the porch or near the mailbox, which can lead to theft. This new amenity, dubbed an “Amazon Room,” has an analog in the mail receiving rooms in many large, high-end multi-tenant buildings.
The World Retail Awards (as part of the World Retail Congress) has just wrapped up this year’s winners, with Singaporean telecoms company Singtel and its ‘Unboxed’ unmanned store taking home the award for most Outstanding Store Design. The World Retail Awards has been long established since 2007, highlighting the most visionary retailers that set the scene and inspire the rest of the industry.
Singtel unveiled its unmanned pop-up store last year to digitize and make its services accessible 24/7. With a variety of services, consumers can interact with Singtel staff through a roving live robot and receive personalized recommendations. A range of phones are available to test on the spot and can also sign up for phone plans through video-assisted self-service kiosks, otherwise,
Square shares are up 146% in 2020 so far, and analysts at Oppenheimer think the stock can still go higher.
On Thursday, Oppenheimer upgraded Square (SQ) to outperform, with a price target of $185. (The all-time high was $166 on Sept. 1; shares were trading at around $152 on Thursday afternoon.) The upgrade is based on the growth of Square’s Cash App, and on the company’s opportunity to help merchants transition to e-commerce.
But really, the note is a post-pandemic vote of confidence.
As Oppenheimer writes, the COVID-19 pandemic has initiated a “massive shift in digital commerce, requiring merchants to rapidly adopt omni-channel solutions.” Of course, it was already obvious before the pandemic that the retail landscape was barreling toward e-commerce, but the pandemic has sent the trend into hyperdrive. Walmart, Target, and Best Buy reported enormous surges (100%+) in digital sales in Q2; online-only retailers Etsy and Wayfair blew
Shape strategic responses through the phases of industry recovery.
Latham International Ltd., M.W. Watermark LLC, Micronics Filtration LLC, Parker Hannifin Corp., and Siemens AG will emerge as major filter press market participants during 2020-2024.
The filter press market is expected to grow by USD 218.59 million during 2020-2024, according to Technavio. The report offers a detailed analysis of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the filter press market in optimistic, probable, and pessimistic forecast scenarios.
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Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Filter Press Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)
The filter press market will witness Neutral and Inferior impact during the forecast period owing to the widespread growth of the COVID-19 pandemic. As per Technavio’s pandemic-focused market research, market growth is likely to Decrease as compared to 2019.
You probably can’t count how many times you’ve heard that the challenges caused by the coronavirus outbreak across the U.S. and around the world will lead to significant opportunities for those in the tech space, especially AV integrators with a foothold in collaboration and touchless systems.
From corporate to education to health care to hospitality to retail and beyond, AV integrators are uniquely positioned to help their clients find new ways to use existing and emerging technology to solve their problems and bring people back to work, school, restaurants, sports arenas and more safely.
Using occupancy management, digital signage to deliver messages to people and offering touchless experiences and intuitive access control protocols are all ways AV integrators can incorporate tech into existing spaces in the new reality of COVID-19, said NEC Display’s Kelly Harlin during the closing session of the 2020 NSCA Pivot to Profit virtual event today.
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Ricoh Co. Ltd., Robert Bosch GmbH, Veoneer Inc., ZF Friedrichshafen AG, and ZMP Inc. will emerge as major automotive stereo camera market participants during 2020-2024.
The automotive stereo camera market is expected to grow by USD 425.68 million during 2020-2024, according to Technavio. The report offers a detailed analysis of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the automotive stereo camera market in optimistic, probable, and pessimistic forecast scenarios.
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Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Automotive Stereo Camera Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)
The automotive stereo camera market will witness Negative and Inferior impact during the forecast period owing to the widespread growth of the COVID-19 pandemic. As per Technavio’s pandemic-focused market research, market growth is likely to Decrease as compared to 2019.