Cyber-physical systems (CPS) integrate physical systems in the real world and control software in computing systems. According to researchers, the introduction of networking technologies in CPS has substantial advantages in system efficiency, scalability, and maintenance.
AI is already creating new things that are not just seen, copied, or synthesized in art, music, and video, and some AI is at a stage where human emotions can be understood, recognized, and used in real applications.
If we solve forecasted computing challenges, 6G can transform how we do business, manage and operate infrastructures, and live. 6G technology, combined with intelligent surfaces, can deliver low latency and multi-gigabit connectivity.
A new online scheduling framework could enhance multi-microgrid systems to support residential energy sources to become more reliable, cost-effective and mitigate electricity demand coming from the main grid.
Industries across the globe are under pressure to stay competitive, enhance operations and improve quality. Steps have been taken to incorporate smart and flexible capabilities on the factory floor, but a new AI visual inspection tool could help address manufacturing processes that are still frequently overlooked, such as product inspections.
During holiday shopping season, retailers must ensure they don’t just draw shoppers online, but convert them into buyers. Using predictive analytics, researchers believe they can identify the best customers seconds after shoppers get online, enabling improved targeting for promotions.
Fueling the Fourth Industrial Revolution
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