Category Archives: Internet of Things

Industry 4.0 takes center stage at World Economic Forum

Industry 4.0 is the next phase in the digitization of the manufacturing sector, driven by four disruptions: the astonishing rise in data volumes, computational power, and connectivity, especially new low-power wide-area networks; the emergence of analytics and business-intelligence capabilities; new forms of human-machine interaction such as touch interfaces and augmented-reality systems; and improvements in transferring digital instructions to the physical

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Healthcare trends impacting our lives

Today’s rapid pace of innovation is revolutionizing many industries, and healthcare is no exception. Spending in IT in the healthcare sector is predicted to outpace similar spending in other industries. Digital health funding also hit a new high in 2015, reaching nearly $6 billion. An aging population will also drive further innovation in healthcare. By 2060, there will be 98

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Megatrends and Their Impact on Our Future

I’m excited to welcome Andrew Bolwell as a guest blogger today. As HP’s Chief Disrupter, Andrew plays a key role in CTO Office innovations. Our CTO Office is defining new market segments, products, and business models that will help shape HP’s future growth. The CTO team is studying industry-shifting trends like Hypermobility, Internet of All Things, 3D transformation, immersive experiences,

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Man and Machine: The 2050 Human Experience

The first Gen Z-ers will earn their undergraduate degrees this spring. Nothing like the revelation that someone born in 1995 is legally buying alcohol AND entering the workforce to make you want to relive the glory days. In fact, by 2020, this group will constitute 36 percent of the global workforce. And 2017 brings other revelations. Every January, the World

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Innovation in the Workplace: Twitter Takeover Recap

Innovation comes with a relentless focus on experience and not being satisfied by “just getting it out.” And it’s not just about the cool, new feature. It’s more about how you can simplify it to a compelling solution. Innovation is culture. I recently took over HP Labs Twitter account as part of the #CTOtakeover to answer your questions about innovation,

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Blended Reality: Innovation is Culture at FEI 2016

I spoke at FEI 2016 about Blended Reality.  It’s the fusion of our physical and digital worlds, creating new and improved experiences for people at home, at work and on the go. Leveraging an array of new technology trends—HyperMobility, 3D Transformation, Internet of Things, Smart Machines and Immersive Computing—innovators across the globe are finding ways to make our lives richer

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Investing in the future: HP Tech Ventures

I visited CNBC last week to discuss HP Tech Ventures, our new corporate venture arm that will invest and create partnerships with start-ups that are aligned with emerging technology areas that we believe will be the building blocks for the future – 3D Transformation, Immersive Experiences, Hyper-Mobility, Internet of Things and Smart Machines.

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SXSW | The Next Industrial Revolution: Hype or Reality?

I’m really looking forward to heading off to Austin in a few days to participate in SXSW this year.  From music to makers and everything in between, what I love about this annual event is the celebratory spirit around innovation, creativity and collaboration. Peter Weijmarshausen, Shapeways CEO, and I will take the stage at SX Create this year to discuss

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