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We’re All Human After All

We often buy products not for what they do but for what they mean to us. Retailers must turn the customer journey into an emotional journey.

Artificial intelligence, augmented reality, virtual reality, facial recognition, the Internet of Things … the list goes on and on. More than technology alone, this is where the battle for our wallets is playing out. Think same-day delivery, smart fitting rooms, checkout-less stores and payment solutions making the shopping experience easier, more convenient and faster. But […]

What Is the Plan for Zero-Occupancy Vehicles?

In the transportation world, there are numerous opportunities to safeguard and improve the performance of road networks.

A common techno-utopian vision of the near-future city is one where automated vehicles come when called and whisk you to your destination, as you sit, relaxed and untroubled by traffic. But consider the opposite vision, that gridlock will be made worse by autonomous vehicles, which will spend much of their time driving around the city with […]

The Road to Safety

As the world’s population grows and cities swell, traffic can become deadly. How can we make the world’s roads safer?

Gridlock. Congestion. The cacophony of honking horns. As many city dwellers know, the benefits of living in a metropolis come with the stress of heavy traffic. But it’s more than just a daily grind. As migration from rural areas increases, crowded cities, especially low-income areas, face higher rates of road traffic injury and death. The […]

3 Reasons Why Renewable Natural Gas Is a Game Changer

RNG is a low-carbon fuel that’s poised for greater adoption as natural gas vehicles are tested and proven in new applications.

UPS just announced the largest renewable natural gas (RNG) order in U.S. history. By switching from diesel to RNG, UPS vehicles fueling at 18 company-owned and operated natural gas stations across 12 states will realize a significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. The UPS fleet has driven sustainable innovation, and RNG is no exception. Could […]

The Manufacturing Side of Digital Transformation

Smart factories unlock the promise of Industry 4.0.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution, often called Industry 4.0, is now underway. This is the manufacturing side of digital transformation — “smart factories” that deliver intelligence on demand. The evolution of data-driven autonomous systems and machine learning tools underpins the promise of Industry 4.0 as organizations look to connect IoT devices, collect critical metrics, visualize data […]