Technology Trends That Will Dominate 2017: Big Data, IoT, AWS and AI

Technology has remarkably changed the way we live today, there is no denial to it. Compared with our ancestors, we stand far away from them in using different technologies for our day-to-day works.

So many technologies are developed in the past couple of years that have revolutionized our lives, and it’s impossible to list each of them. Though technology changes fast with time, we can observe the trends in which it changes. Last year, 2016 had bought so many fresh innovative ideas and creations towards automation and integration etc., and this year 2017 is expected to continue the similar kind of trend.

In this article, we are going to discuss some of the notable trends for this year, which will make us look beyond the horizon.

Gartner’s 2016 Hype Cycle for emerging technologies have identified different technologies that will be trending this year. Read More

Choosing Your Power Cable Accessories

There is a wide array of power cable accessories available in the market and if one has to name a few of them then heat shrink tubing, PVC caps, insulation tape, inline transition joints etc get included in the list. However, while choosing the right set of accessories, it is wiser to follow the checklist given below:

• Voltage: Buy an accessory whose voltage is similar to that of your application.
• Raw materials: Ensure that the raw materials used are of top quality. This can be checked from the package of the item you buy.
• Usage: Ensure that the accessory you buy really fulfils your requirement.
• Price: Remember that price is not directly proportional to quality and this means that a higher price necessarily need not mean top quality of the item.
• Certification: Ensure that the item you buy is licensed and fulfils the regulatory requirements as to the quality standards.
• Certified manufacturer: Ensure that the manufacturer of the item has the ISO certification.

The items that you buy have to be used in the suggested manner. Read More

Film Radiography is Declining in Industrial Testing Applications

DODGED THE DIGITAL DILEMMA

The shift from analog to digital technology has given a new lease of life for NDT applications in the industrial radiography market, thus, broadening the scope beyond traditional applications. Digital X-ray systems are proliferating with increased acceptance across all industry verticals, including highly regulated and traditionally conservative aerospace and automotive industries. The most significant contributing factor for this paradigm shift to digital X-ray systems is the cost-saving, which is 5-6 times more (in both computed and direct radiography) when compared to film-based systems. Read More

5 Developing Technologies That Are Making Headlines In 2018

Every other day, we see something new in the field of technology. It is not possible to guess which new gadget will become the next coolest thing for the youth. Also, it is hard to guess which new website will grow to be a new leading social media platform. The advent of smartphones, technologies like 4G-LTE, artificial intelligence (AI), online banking and other such services are already making the lives of people easier than ever. Here, we will discuss five new technologies that are already making the headlines in 2018:

Artificial Intelligence

The AI is one of the few technologies that are exciting the people in 2018. Read More

How to Crash and Burn – In Style

How to Crash and Burn - In Style

I just watched a video by YouTube channel ColdFusion TV about the worst company disasters.

One story was how Kodak, once a juggernaut in the camera business lost it all by refusing to develop the digital camera, despite have an early patent on the technology.

Kodak considered digital cameras a dead-end.

Another example was how Xerox invented the first desktops with a Windows-like graphical user interface and a mouse. Read More

A Shining Moment for Tech

Do you remember where you were when Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the very first iPhone?

OK, for most people, it’s not a moment like the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the moon landing or the fall of the Berlin Wall. I remember it because I was doing the same thing I usually am when companies announce interesting things – watching the market. And the market really liked this announcement.

But I remember Apple and its iPhone because I sat back and thought: “Jobs has got something great there.”

This smartphone was going to be everything we needed. Read More