Nurture Open Standards to Grow the Internet of Things

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Incredibly, billions of devices will be connected to the Internet by 2020, linking everything from cars and hobby drones to refrigerators and smart glasses together. The estimated potential global market for the Internet of Things (IoT) by 2020 varies wildly, but some estimates put it at a whopping $7 trillion. Continue Reading →

Manufacturing is the Next Technology


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What does a soldier’s combat outfit have in common with a medical device? Or a smartphone with a car dashboard? With all of these technologies, the link is in the technology itself. Manufacturers that provide design guidance for current and future devices know better than anyone else on the planet how to translate technology into products. Continue Reading →

World Cup Tech Wrap-Up – Infographic

WC With 4D cameras that detected goals more accurately than the human eye to facial recognition smart glasses worn by security forces, the World Cup of 2014 will go down in history as the most high-tech sporting event ever. And while these technologies may seem completely unrelated, they have a common thread. They find their way to global markets because of manufacturing. Continue Reading →

Jabil’s Brazilian Footprint Supports Local Economy

BrazilManaus and Belo Horizonte played host to some of the most exciting group-play matches to date in this year’s FIFA World Cup. But as many teams see these cities as a pathway to hoisting the golden trophy in Rio de Janeiro on July 13, thousands of Jabil employees call these cities home. Continue Reading →

What it Takes to Move Advanced Manufacturing Forward

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Everything in the built environment, including the device through which you are consuming this article right now, has passed through a complex design, manufacturing and distribution process. And all along the way, numerous experts with deep experience oversee a dizzying array of technologies and processes to ensure quality and customer satisfaction. Continue Reading →

Technology Meets Textiles in World Cup

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With the World Cup underway in Brazil, players and coaches alike will be sporting wearable technology that promises to give them every advantage they can get. Continue Reading →

Building Confidence Through Non-Traditional Investments

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On June 18, 2014, Jabil held it’s third quarter fiscal year 2014 earning announcement call. In spite of market headwinds, Jabil’s investment in non-traditional EMS markets is starting to build steam. Continue Reading →