AWS for Industries

Tag: IoT

Seeing dollar signs: Ways to leverage computer vision in retail stores

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been around since the 1970s. However, only in the last 10 years has AI-powered computer vision become a mainstream reality, thanks to cloud computing. Here are several scenarios in which computer vision can enhance the retail shopping experience and improve store operations. Cashierless checkout The most obvious use of computer vision […]

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Defining the digital model for convenience retailing

The very definition of convenience retailing is an experience of access and ease for shoppers. There’s no ambiguity. The experience must be convenient, period. And the convenience store, or c-store, market is huge. In 2019, 3.1% of the US GDP resulted from $647.8 billion in combined in-store and fuel sales at c-stores. With nearly 153,000 […]

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PathSpot: Enabling handwashing hygiene, innovation, and insights

  PathSpot provides the travel and hospitality industry a hygiene management system designed to protect businesses and their customers from contaminants and ensure effective and frequent handwashing. PathSpot has raised over $10M in venture funding to date, most recently a $6.5M Series A led by Valor Siren Ventures. PathSpot has been featured as one of […]

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What value can cloud computing deliver to the maritime industry?

Majority of the global trade happens at sea: the ocean shipping industry is at the core of the global economy, yet still enjoying a lower level of digitization. In this post we will review how companies in this vertical can take advantage of cloud computing to transform their business. Cloud computing can deliver value to […]

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Understanding the cost of production in agriculture: How Perennia leverages AWS IoT

What does it truly cost to run an orchard, a vineyard, a farm? How do you take into account all of the inputs from planting, fertilization, irrigation, pest management, harvesting costs, regulatory assessment fees, labor costs, equipment costs, and overhead costs compared to yields and returns? It is an enormous amount of information to keep […]

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Vector and AWS join forces to accelerate the future of energy

Note: This blog is derived from a Vector/AWS July 27, 2020 Media Alert Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company, announced a multi-year strategic alliance with Vector, one of New Zealand’s largest energy companies, to jointly develop the New Energy Platform (NEP). Powered by AWS, the NEP is an Internet of Things (IoT) and […]

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The Cow Collar Wearable: How Halter benefits from FreeRTOS

Who is Halter, and what IoT product are they building? Halter (https://halterhq.com), based in New Zealand, is an agri-tech original equipment manufacturer (OEM) that focuses on cattle herd management. Halter creates GPS enabled, solar powered smart collars for cows. The collar hardware allows farmers to interact with an easy-to-use app to remotely set geographic boundaries […]

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AWS re:Invent 2019 – Automotive Industry Guide

Thank you for your interest in re:Invent 2019. To learn more about re:Invent 2020, please visit the event website to sign up for updates.   AWS re:Invent is a conference hosted by Amazon Web Services for the global cloud computing community. The event features keynote announcements, training and certification opportunities, access to more than 2,500 […]

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3 airline industry trends – and how you can capitalize

The airline industry is a relatable industry – everybody has stories to tell about their latest trip. Some good, some bad. Because of this, there are many opinions about what the industry must do in order to innovate. A thriving ecosystem of startups has sprung up that aim at “transforming” the travel experience, mostly coming […]

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