When we think of design for connected products, we tend to focus on the most visible and tangible elements. These are the industrial design of connected devices, and the user interfaces (UIs) found in mobile and web apps and on the devices themselves.
Today, I would like to bring attention to a paper that I co-authored with my colleagues from the University of Pisa, and Zerytnh. The paper focuses on the Internet of Things concept and tries to explore this “buzz acronym” in the context of industrial data acquisition for Business Process Management applications.
Weather conditions are an important factor in every means of transport, especially in marine journeys. That is why I wanted to share information about a paper that I mentored, at the University of Pisa, which solves the problem of weather forecasts in maritime applications.
The 4.0 companies will integrate the two technologies by creating multilevel networks in which each layer is managed with the most appropriate one. It is necessary to rethink the entire network structure of the company, to make it evolve towards a hybrid and more scalable architecture.
Two weeks ago we had a chance to host David Hanson, the famous robotics expert, in our offices in Pisa. It was an opportunity to share new ideas, and talk about previous collaborations.
Our partner TOI recently presented another great use case of the Zerynth-powered 4ZeroBox, at the iCities 2019, the 5th Italian conference on ICT for smart cities and Communities.