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 →

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 →

How Technology is Shaping Fans’ World Cup Experience

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Did you feel like blasting a soccer ball into the goal after watching some of the hard-hitting hero’s journey-style commercials developed by top brands around the World Cup? According to Google, four of the top 10 ads on the April 2014 YouTube Ads Leaderboard are related to the World Cup. Continue Reading →

4D Images and Wearables Star in World Cup Goal-Line Technology

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“G O A L!”

It may be the most drawn-out, over-pronounced word used by soccer broadcasters around the world, but ensuring a goal’s accuracy is a vital component to upholding the integrity of the world’s most popular sport. Continue Reading →

Congressman David Jolly Tours Jabil’s Corporate Headquarters

Congressman Jolly Visits JabilCongressman David Jolly  met with Jabil leaders. From left: Back row: Harry Glenn, Vice President, Van Scoyoc Associates;  Scott Gebicke, Vice President, Global Business Units; Mark Mondello, Chief Executive Officer. Front row: Chris Johnson, Senior Director of Government and Civic Affairs; Congressman David Jolly, Bill Muir, Chief Operating Officer; Beth Walters, Senior Vice President of Communications and Investor Relations.

On Tuesday May 27, 2014 United States Congressman David Jolly, 13th District Florida visited Jabil’s corporate office in St. Petersburg, Florida, as part of an ongoing Jabil initiative to build strong relations at all levels of government and in the communities where we are located. Continue Reading →