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Jessica Twentyman

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Jessica Twentyman is a journalist with a 20-year track record as both a writer and editor on national newspapers and IT trade titles. Her work focuses on how smart companies use technology to achieve real business results. She is a contributor to the Financial Times, The Economist and Computer Weekly, and Consulting Editor on Diginomica.com and I-CIO.com.

Five automakers motoring ahead with 3D printing

In recent months, major automotive companies have announced new moves in 3D printing as the technology gathers pace in their sector. Jessica Twentyman reports. The...

Charging ahead: Ultra-fast power options open up for electric vehicles

Home charging of plug-in cars looks set to be displaced by charging stations in car parks and petrol stations, as investment in EV infrastructure...

Imperial College crowdsources smartphone network to fight cancer

Harnessing the processing power of smartphones could be a useful way to crunch clinical data, as healthcare continues to work towards the goal of...

Energy: Sasol prepares analytics battleground for industrial IoT campaign

The South African energy and chemicals company has implemented a data analytics infrastructure that will help it win its digital transformation 'micro battles'. Jessica Twentyman...

China’s plans for global robotics dominance gather pace

Despite the country's current trade showdown with the US, China looks on course to dominate the industrial robotics market of the future, as Jessica...

Reinventing the wheel: Why smart tyres give the IoT real grip

The race is on to develop smart tyres that rely on IoT connectivity to deliver greater safety, increased fuel efficiency, and longer tyre life,...

Smart energy: Why vehicle-to-grid technology is on the move

There’s a lot to be said for using car batteries as temporary energy storage facilities, but significant barriers still stand in the way of...

Hot metal: 3D metal printing set to shine in manufacturing

For many companies, 3D printing isn't just for creating prototypes in resin, but also for building fully functional working parts in metal, as Jessica...

Electric car demand supercharges lithium-ion battery market. Positive news?

But questions remain around the supply of materials to make lithium-ion batteries, the resources needed to recycle/reuse them, and the carbon emissions associated with...

AR-enabled industrial wearables: the next growth market?

The latest investments in augmented reality (AR) platform company Upskill reveal that the concept of using AR to train and assist factory workers is...

Poles apart: Five cities putting smart streetlights to new uses

The humble lamppost is getting a lot of attention these days from cities around the world. The reason? It’s the recognition that today, the...

Double vision: Why industrial companies are embracing digital twin technology

Industrial companies are embracing digital twin technologies, with a view to keeping costly assets in good repair and maximising their useful lives.  Out on the...
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