There’s no excuse to judge an old book solely by its cover anymore, thanks to a new technology that can uncover text even when it’s hidden in the pages of a closed binding. Apple ultimately inked a deal with Samsung in April of 2016 that will see Samsung providing 5.5-inch OLED display panels to Apple for future iPhones. We’ve seen a backlight assembly said to be destined for the iPhone 7, which surfaced in January of 2016. Their plan was to use this technology with a new product called PoGo – a portable printer for cell phones and cameras. TSMC is expected to deliver the first 10-nanometer A11 chip samples to Apple in the first quarter of 2017. Since diesel costs continue to rise, have an alternative source of fuel is something truck drivers are interested in. However, the newer technology won’t be here soon enough to keep some drivers from parking their rigs. If you don’t have a sizable war chest to go to market, you’re going to waste your technology investment.
These trends will fuel higher demand for workers in the service sector, which now accounts for 81 per cent of employment in the US. The share of workers in the US service sector increases year after year; it is where those who lose jobs in manufacturing or construction find new ones.
There are some obstacles to overcome before such technology can be implemented, such as the loss of power transfer efficiency that occurs when the distance between the transmitter and the receiver is increased. However, as a small company with limited financial flexibility (it has raised $15 million in private equity), the company is concentrating on strategic partnerships and on the speedy adoption of its technology in a variety of industries. Executives at Thomson Reuters, which has deep roots in Toronto dating back to 1934, were drawn to the city as a key access point to talent in the technology sector, at one end of a corridor that stretches to Waterloo, Ont.
The real disruptive human-to-machine technology is voice recognition and yet as good as it is (three times faster and more accurate than my typing) it’s not widely adopted because most people are trained to go from thought to fingers when composing content.
To speed up adoption and generate revenue, the company is working with other firms involved in the pet care sector, since its technology can be used for odour abatement, and in the medical sector, where iodine-based solutions are used for advanced wound care.