Since the digital age, businesses have found value in collecting customers’s personally identifiable information (PII), including credit card numbers, social security numbers, birth dates and mailing addresses.
Bar codes are sidling out and radio frequency ID (RFID) is moving in, allowing for a more efficient marketplace and happier customers.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is improving manufacturing in ways once thought impossible. As machines become increasingly connected to servers, workers can supervise production remotely, 24/7.
3-D printing still has everybody ooh-ing and aah-ing, and it’s certainly proving its worth with all of the medical advances it has contributed to. But already researchers have taken printing to an even higher level, and now 4-D printing is…