Many know it as the tiny tracker that helps people unlock their doors and find their keys, but RFID has a fascinating origin story. The small but mighty tech actually began as a covert listening device over the airfields of WWII. Today, it’s still being used to save lives—in the manufacturing plant. Hear how RFIDs have taken off since the war and where they’re headed next.
Tag! You're safe: Why tagging your workforce could save money and lives
Where did smart glasses come from and are they going anywhere? Turns out, some are headed to work. Today, wearables are finding new homes in industries, such as aeronautics and automotive, improving manufacturing performance and making for happier and more productive workers. Hear how an aviation leader uses smart glasses to reduce errors in the factory while also transforming its workforce.
INDUSTRY X.OEye-catching tech: How smart glasses boost Airbus A330 productivity by 500%
New-car packages allow consumers to customize almost anything, from the engine to the stereo. But what about the seats? In an era of smart, connected everything, the car seat is still about as high-tech as a sharpened stick. Good thing that’s changing. Hear how the humble car seat is getting a makeover, and why that’s part of a larger digital transformation of product development as we know it.
INDUSTRY X.OThe digital driver's seat