It’s been estimated that those of the population in the North-West who still don’t have basic digital skills could be losing money due to not being able to compare prices online, access free services and shop around beyond the high street.
Executive director of trade body techUK; Matthew Evans is suggesting that the government needs to adopt Cloud technologies in all sectors.
The UK has a fast growing digital sector that is creating jobs and boosting the economy but the nation is lagging behind when it comes to companies sharing data digitally.www.businesscloud.co.uk/news/cloud-should-be-at-heart-of-industrial-strategy
According to the co-founder of VividQ; Aleksandra Pedraszewska, we are only a maximum of 2 and a half years from seeing the first holograms on the market.
The hardware and software appear to be there already, its just depending on which tech giant is going to go to market first…http://www.businesscloud.co.uk/news/fully-holographic-displays-will-be-here-within-two-years
A US robotics company; Bossa Nova, has opened a UK office in Sheffield and will soon start providing robots to supermarkets. The robots will be tasked with continually scanning shelves to count stock for replenishment, stock take and keeping track of shopping trends.
When it comes to the future of security, (which is less ‘future’ and more Now) it seems that those in the know are more likely to use AI to defend their business while those who aren’t will avoid it.
But can businesses turn a blind eye to using AI technology when the criminals are embracing it to get what they want?