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Other Utilities, Public Utilities

The future of work in the energy and utilities industry

May 13, 2024

Via: Utility Dive

A wave of automation is transforming industries worldwide, and the energy and utilities sector is no exception. In this dynamic industry landscape, automation and digital transformation are paving the way for profound advancements. At the same time, they’re revolutionizing job […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

O-RAN at MWC: A minimum viable profile, processors and more

February 29, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Open radio access networks have been a major theme at this week’s Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2024. Not only was an O-RAN Alliance meeting held in conjunction with MWC, but a number of announcements indicate the continued development of the […]


Public Institutions, Public Works

How USPTO built a culture of trust in its automation efforts

January 2, 2024

Via: FCW

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has proven successful in using automation to quickly remediate identified system glitches and potential security vulnerabilities, according to an agency official. In an interview with Nextgov/FCW, Spence Spencer — director of USPTO’s System Configuration […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

2024 network predictions: It’s all about the economics (Reader Forum)

December 8, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

The world is in a perpetual upgrade cycle driven by advances in all areas of technology. Customers must understand their needs if they are to optimize the cost and performance of their networks when choosing when and what to purchase. […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Maximizing the Potential of Automated Metering

August 22, 2023

Via: PowerMag

The writer Lewis Carroll famously said, “If you don’t know where you are going, any road will take you there.” Well, the road the utility industry is currently on is perhaps the bumpiest and most circuitous one it has ever […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

What the new year has in store for networks and OSS modernization (Reader Forum)

February 14, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

We’re now firmly in the world of 5G. Well before the rapidly growing deployments of 5G Non-Standalone (NSA) networks, the technology’s potential has been hyped up as the key to delivering Industry 4.0 and innovative new services based on edge […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

10 5G predictions for 2023 (Reader Forum)

January 17, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

It sometimes seems like we’ve been talking about 5G forever; yet ask Communications Service Providers (CSPs), vendors and other industry stakeholders, and you’ll hear the same refrain: we’re only at the beginning of this journey. With 5G coverage now blanketing […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

How will cellular private networks enable smart ports?

December 1, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

A cellular private network for Hutchison Ports Stockholm has enabled a high level of automation at the facility, including the operation of automated straddle carriers, Graham Wilde, head of 5G business development at CKH IOD, the international development hub of […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

5 ways to think and test differently in a 5G world

November 3, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

We are still discovering how 5G will transform our lives. With unprecedented speeds and decreased latency, society will benefit from innovative connected experiences, the Internet of things, and the Fourth Industrial Revolution. While many have the luxury of reacting to […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Bryson Recycling Brings Automation Innovation to Recycling with Recycleye Robotics

November 30, 2021

Via: Waste360

Bryson Recycling, the largest social enterprise recycler in the UK, has installed an AI-driven waste sorting robot to increase the efficiency and quality of its recycling service. Following previous innovations such as the introduction of its kerbside recycling products, the […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Labor Shortage Drives Automation for Waste Management in Q3

October 26, 2021

Via: Waste360

The waste industry continues to gain momentum as 2021 enters its fourth quarter. Waste Management presented its Q3 earnings, showing that despite inflationary costs and labor shortages, robust volumes and a demand for recycled content is driving company growth. “Our […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

ABB partners with China’s PERIC on green hydrogen production

September 29, 2021

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

PERIC, which has experience in hydrogen generation technologies, will leverage ABB’s automation, electrification and digital solutions within its projects to develop highly efficient electrolysers. PERIC will use ABB’s rectifiers, distributed control systems, energy management, advanced analytics, instrumentation and telecommunication systems […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

What Big Data Can Do for the Recycling Industry

September 24, 2020

Via: Waste360

As a digital innovator at Nestle, my work ranged from cloud-based user applications to using automation at manufacturing facilities for the use of the internet of things (loT), with the goal of using technology for improving product quality and manufacturing […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

How drones can make inspections smart and automated for utilities

September 16, 2020

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

The coronavirus pandemic has hit energy companies in several significant ways. Chief among these is how utilities carry out field inspections of vital equipment during times of lockdown. For many of these power firms, they have found the answer in […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Will DOD’s bases have infrastructure for new tech?

November 26, 2019

Via: FCW

DOD materiel readiness leaders battle with getting military construction funding for tech infrastructure, which could mean slower adaptation and modernization. Read More on FCW


Other Utilities

Even After Oil Prices Rebound, Many Drilling Jobs May Be Lost to Automation

February 21, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

In the land where oil jobs were once a guaranteed road to security for blue-collar workers, Eustasio Velazquez’s career has been upended by technology. For 10 years, he laid cables for service companies doing seismic testing in the search for […]