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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.

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...

IoT microgrids could hold key to energy resilience

Microgrids are helping communities in Puerto Rico get back on their feet – but smart systems and 'energy clouds' might also contribute to greater...

Panasonic: In-flight entertainment should be as personal as at home

Jon Norris, senior director of marketing at Panasonic Avionics, talks Internet of Business through the kind of in-flight entertainment experience that forward-looking airlines should...

Analysis: 2018 looks set to see a surge in microgrids

Microgrids offer a way to add resilience to existing energy infrastructure or build entirely new, independent supply systems to serve remote locations. They also...

Chirp and EDF Energy team up on power station connectivity project

Tech start-up Chirp and utility EDF Energy have been awarded a £100,000 Innovate UK grant to explore data-over-sound in radio-frequency restricted environments. Data-over-sound start-up...

KraussMaffei: Keeping pace with manufacturers’ Industry 4.0 ambitions

Internet of Business speaks with Malte Manke, CIO at industrial equipment maker KraussMaffei Group, about emerging needs and expectations among digitally savvy manufacturing companies....

Adding additive manufacturing to the smart factory set-up

In addition to prototyping, manufacturing companies are increasingly looking to additive manufacturing on 3D printers as a way to build production components, too. With...

BICS: In the IoT, machines must be able to roam freely

Internet of Business speaks to Mikael Schachne of BICS about the company’s approach to helping customers equip smart machines and devices with international IoT...
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