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Automated Retail: Frictionless Checkout is the Future of Shopping

Automated Retail: Frictionless Checkout is the Future of Shopping

Automated retail, and especially, frictionless checkout, is the future of retail shopping. No one wants long checkout lines and retailers are looking for ways to cut costs and compete with Amazon.

Without closing process gaps that inhibit customer journeys, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for brick and mortar stores to compete with their eCommerce counterparts effectively. The long-term

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PoE and Digital Transformation in the Workplace: Outlook for 2020

PoE and Digital Transformation in the Workplace: Outlook for 2020

In TechTarget’s IT Priorities Survey (2019), about 70% of respondents (IT experts) said they are adopting digital transformation. Nearly 50% of them said they were already undertaking formal projects toward digitization.

Also, the respondents answered questions about their intended budgetary allocations to achieve technological transformation. According to the survey, digitization budgets,

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PoE IoT & IoP — Or How We’re All Going to Be Living On The Internet

PoE IoT & IoP — Or How We’re All Going to Be Living On The Internet

The internet connected everyone and now we’re connecting everything to the internet. Our ability to power low-voltage smart devices wirelessly is enabling Big Data to get even bigger — from smart homes to smart buildings to smart cities — But the big question is: What’s next? Does the target get bigger or is the next target ourselves?

Smart Cities: How PoE and IoT Intersect to Form IoP

Our future cities will be super-smart, powered by

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Emerging Workplace Trends Shaping the Future of Modern Architecture

Emerging Workplace Trends Shaping the Future of Modern Architecture

Office design has never been more fundamental to the success of a business. The constant change that new technologies bring to the workplace has opened unparalleled opportunities for design innovation and experimentation. This current trend toward office optimization is forecast to increase in 2019 and beyond.

The needs and expectations for a work environment are quite different from those in the

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What if Proposed Texas Legislation Became the National Norm for Cabling?

What if Proposed Texas Legislation Became the National Norm for Cabling?

As of the spring of 2019, there were 2 virtually identical bills making their way through the Texas legislature: Senate Bill (SB) 1004 and House of Representative Bill (HB) 1141.

https://legiscan.com/TX/text/SB1004/2019

https://legiscan.com/TX/text/HB1141/2019

Backed by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IEBW), the goal of these bills was to classify any cabling circuit that supplies

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