How 3-D printing is moving from the lab to factory floor
As more manufacturers eye 3-D printers for production, they are learning how it may redefine their entire industry.
Service robots: The next big productivity platform
Innovative new capabilities in robot cognition, the physical manipulation of objects, and interaction with humans—delivered in loosely coupled, modular packages—define the dawn of an emerging market in service robots.
The role materials play in powering the 3-D printing revolution
As resolutions improve, material choices expand, and methods to control their properties evolve, 3-D printing will find uses beyond rapid prototyping.
Augmented reality: A catalyst for the coming cognitive revolution
Augmented reality can extend humans’ cognitive potential, reduce cognitive burden, and provide a new view to business operations.
3D capabilities that are shaping the future of augmented reality
Innovations across 3D perception, 3D modeling, 3D mapping, and 3D display will bring augmented reality solutions to the 3D physical world.
How NoSQL key-value and wide-column stores make in-image advertising possible
Online ad innovators must process hundreds of terabytes a day at the lowest possible cost. How do they do it?
The promise of graph databases in public health
One of the main advantages of a NoSQL graph store is web-scale discovery. The graph store is one of many innovations creating a sea change in database technology: explore the promise and upheaval caused by these new technologies.
How will people create content for augmented reality?
Augmented reality content creation is expected to become easier as 3-D tracking and authoring capabilities are integrated into a seamless environment.
In database evolution, two directions of development are better than one
NoSQL database technology is maturing, but the newest Apache analytics stacks have triggered another wave of database innovation.
Breakthroughs in optics that are reshaping augmented reality
New methods, low-cost manufacturing processes, and adapting to human perceptual capabilities are contributing to better performance for optical systems.
Using document stores in business model transformation
Healthcare providers are finding they need data collection and analysis capabilities that are different from those that relational databases deliver.
Enterprises hedge their bets with NoSQL databases
Agile coding in enterprise IT: Code small and local
Big SOA was overkill. In its place, a more agile form of services is taking hold.
A CIO’s DevOps approach to resolving the agility-stability paradox
Real process change to DevOps requires a break with the past.