This Week in Internet of Things News

A blueprint for the post-pandemic smart city. The need for PC modernization in smart factories. Reimagining the future with IIoT tech. And germ-zapping robots sanitize hotels and airplanes.

COVID-19: Reimagining Life in a Post-Pandemic World

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic is going to reshape society for the long term. While the accelerated adoption of technology trends like AI, 5G, blockchain, and analytics is being leveraged now in the fight against the virus, it’s also steering us toward a new blueprint for the smart city of the future.

Accelerate Industry 4.0 With Modern Industrial PCs

If you’re interested in creating a smart factory with technology like the IoT, AI, and computer vision, then you can’t skip a PC update. Aging industrial PCs not only lack the power to handle workloads like advanced analytics, they also pose reliability and security issues. So Intel’s helping IoT integrators with PC refreshes.

Intel and Software AG Webinar: Transportation and Logistics

Put the Industrial IoT to work for your business with insights from Intel and Software AG. The two companies have teamed up for a webinar series that explores how to prepare for a return to business operations and how you can reimagine a stronger future with IIoT technology.

Airlines and Hotels Turn to UV Light and Robotics to Fight COVID-19

Sanitizing every surface in an airplane or hotel room is no small feat. That’s why the hospitality industry is turning to new tech solutions like electrostatic sanitizing sprayers and UV-light sanitizing robots. One Westin hotel, for example, is using the LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robot to destroy the coronavirus.