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What’s the Future of Virtual Reality?

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Virtual Reality is not just for games anymore. It isn’t a new technology, but new ideas and technologies promise incredible innovation and gaming is just the beginning. Continue Reading →

What’s Driving Virtual Reality? [Infographic]

Whats Driving VR?

Virtual Reality is the three dimensional interactive world produced by a computer. Although virtual reality is not a new technology, several factors point to significant growth over the next several years, invigorating adjacent markets and even creating new ones. Continue Reading →

What’s the Big Deal With Virtual Reality?

Virtual Reality

Photo: Jordi Cardona

Virtual reality certainly isn’t new.  Popularized in the 1990s, gaming companies like Virtuality Group and Sega produced immersive stereoscopic visors and games. Sound familiar? Recent news surrounding the Oculus Rift virtual reality device brought the sleepy, niche technology squarely into headlines of major publications and onto the radar of all sorts of technology companies. Continue Reading →

Driving Advanced Manufacturing by Internal Crowdsourcing

By Freddie Agnir, Jabil Lead Advanced Technology Engineer

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Photo: James Cridland

If one only has a hammer, then every problem is treated like a nail. What does this mean?

For a wide range of industries, it means that if a company has only one process expertise, then all solutions tend to gravitate toward the use of that one area of expertise. As a result, the solution may not be the most desirable. Worse, if an application does not fit into the hammer/nail scenario, no true solution may be found. Continue Reading →

Will Hydrogen Fuel Cells Power Your Next Car or Laptop?

Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Source: Tracey Adams

Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe. Many of us know it as H or the first element on the Periodic Table from our high school and college chemistry classes.  What you might not realize is that it has the potential to disrupt future energy markets around transportation and portable devices. Continue Reading →

The Importance of an Adaptive Culture in Lean Six Sigma

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Nearly 70 percent of all plants in the U.S. are currently using Lean as an improvement methodology, but only two percent achieve their objectives. Moreover, an astounding 95 percent of all Lean deployments actually fail.  Even former Shingo prize winners, recipients of one of the most prestigious lean manufacturing awards, do not sustain their progress. Why? Is Lean the right approach for everyone? Continue Reading →

Inside High-Tech Hobby Drones [Motion Infographic]

High-Tech Hobby Drones

Inside the tiny, lightweight bodies of these flying marvels resides some of the most sophisticated technologies available to consumers. From high-tech sensors to smart glass controllers and flight recorders, consumer drones are increasingly becoming part of the Internet of Things and the wearable technologies markets.

Learn more about what’s inside these high-tech consumer drones

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2014 Smart Grid Trends: Grid Maturity, Storage & Big Data

Smart Grids

By Ramesh Saligamé, Senior Director of Strategic Development for the Industrial & Energy Division of Jabil

While Transmission & Distribution continue to be the main stay topics at DistribuTECH, there are few other noteworthy business trends that we should pay attention to: Continue Reading →