EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

Deliver transformational business value by developing differentiated capabilities

The pace of new technologies provides organizations the ability to deliver greater operational efficiency, rapidly respond to customer / consumer demands and adapt to dynamic market conditions.

Applying new technologies in a controlled and agile approach allows organizations to implement new business capabilities and accelerate business value.

Computer Vision Business Use Cases Computer Vision WORKPLACE AND COMMUNITY SECURITY
ASSET OPTIMIZATION
QUALITY CONTROL INSPECTIONS
PROCESS ORCHESTRATION REGULATORY COMPLIANCE
Computer Vision provides organizations the ability to monitor process, detect changes and provide insights that drive operational efficiency.

The computer vision is a unique sensor that can detect, identify and determine changes of multiple objects within a wide field of view. This capability provides detailed operational insights across the enterprise with the required development and training of underlying algorithms and models.
WORKER SAFETY
AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES/PLATFORMS
ACCESS CONTROL ROBOTIC AUTOMATION Example Work
Sensors Business Use Cases Sensors provide an increasingly low-cost solution for contextual awareness by detecting, analyzing and communicating environment variables.

Sensors are the key underlying technology of Internet of Things (IoT). Organizations are working to understand asset condition, location and status while automating business processes.
Sensors CONDITIONAL MONITORING / PROGNOSTIC HEALTH MONITORING CONNECTED DEVICES ENVIRIONMENTAL MONITORING PROCESS AUTOMATION HEALTH & WELLNESS FAULT DETECTION Work Examples
Machine Learning Business Use Cases Machine Learning provides automation support to a broad range of business process by detecting patterns and learning to make predictions and recommendations.

Machine Learning is a foundational capability that drives computer vision, sensors and a broad range of applications such as image recognition, sentiment analysis and data insights. Through combination of open source and proprietary models, business leaders can drive efficiencies to allow employees to focus on more meaningful work.
Machine Learning CALL CENTER OPTIMIZATION FINANCIAL REPORTING COMMUNITY SAFETY & SECURITY CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TREATMENT PROTOCOL ADHERENCE Work Examples
Autonomous Vehicles Work Examples Business Use Cases Autonomous Vehicles continues to mature to automate a wide range of land, sea and air transport functions.

Autonomous Vehicle development requires integration of a diverse range of technologies to perform basic functions and automate more complex operational processes. The sustained investment and development of autonomous platforms over the last decade is enabling market and industry transformation
Autonomous Vehicles WORKER SAFETY LAST MILE DELIVERY COMMUNITY SAFETY WAREHOUSE MATERIAL HANDLING REGULATORY REQUIRED INSPECTIONS VEHICLE MANUFACTURING / TRANSPORTATION EFFICIENCY
Ubiquitous Communication Work Examples Business Use Cases Ubiquitous Communications provides the means to securely connect the billions of devices deployed around the world.

The emergence of new communications protocols provides represent a growing demand signal for low latency, high bandwidth and dynamic management of communication systems. Integrating new communication capabilities into enterprise operations continues to create both opportunities and challenges.
Ubiquitous Communication V2X COMMUNICATION CONSUMER WIRELESS AND ENTERTAINMENT DISINTERMEDIATION ENVIRONMENTAL COMPUTING ASSET OPTIMIZATION PROCESS ORCHESTRATION ENHANCED TELEMEDICINE TELEOPERATIONS
Natural Language Processing Work Examples Business Use Cases Natural Language Processing allows computers to understand the spoken and written word to automate process and consumer engagement.

This branch of machine learning is unique and has matured to provide the basic understanding of human speech and written expression across multiple languages. Moving beyond basic recognition of common terms to understand the naissances of humor, satire and sarcasm require additional training and development
Natural Language Processing CALL CENTER OPTIMIZATION FINANCIAL REPORTING CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT PROCESS ORCHESTRATION
Human Augmentation Human Augmentation Human Augmentation promises super human strength, agility and safety in the enterprise.

While the popular science fiction idea of a super suit is still far into the future, the maturity of both powered and un-powered human augmentation of both joints and major muscle groups provides employees with increased metabolic efficiency, lifting capacity and reduced risk exposure.
Work Examples INCREASE TO DIVERSE LABOR POOL LOSS RATIO REDUCTION REDUCED WORKER COMPENSATION CLAIMS Business Use Cases REDUCED WORKER INJURIES
Augmented & Virtual Reality Work Examples Business Use Cases Augmented and Virtual Reality deliver users graphical information that augment understanding and provide enhanced business insight.

The application of augmented and virtual reality consists of display hardware, content creation and production; and communication. Each of these capabilities continue to mature to help employees and patients manage critical tasks in the field or remotely by accessing and applying expert knowledge
Augmented & Virtual Reality IMPROVED ASSET AVAILABILITY REDUCED SME TRAVEL COSTS DECREASED TRAINING TIME REDUCED MAINTENANCE DOWNTIME IMPROVED PROCESS EFFICIENCY
Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing Business Use Cases Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing provides not only rapid prototyping but bespoke components that provide greater performance and durability.

While traditional manufacturing is far more efficient and cost effective for mass produced items, additive manufacturing provides enterprises with the ability to rapidly create new components and products.
Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing REDUCED PRODUCT COST Work Examples IMPROVED PRODUCT PERFORMANCE PROVIDE CONSUMER CUSTOMIZATION DECREASE PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TIME AND COST
COBOTS Co-bots & Robotics Co-bots and Robotics continue to develop beyond “caged industrial robots” to work beside employees in both indoor and outdoor use cases.

These robotic platforms provide increasing worker augmentation and automation capabilities tailored to specific industrial and manufacturing use cases that reduce worker exposure to dangerous and repetitive tasks. These solutions increasing move beyond protected environments.
Business Use Cases Work Examples INCREASED ASSEMBLY THROUGHPUT LOWER COST OF GOODS SOLD DECREASED DEFECTS REDUCED WORKER COMPENSATION PLANS
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“2THEDGE’s application of computer vision technology to improve supply chain workflow and increase throughput is the best example of pioneering advanced technology.”

– Transportation Executive

“2THEDGE’s experimentation as a service allows business leaders to test what is possible and provide a starting point to deliver technology solutions that aren’t available to anyone else.”

– Healthcare Executive

“Each year we always compare the Top 10 Emerging Technologies for 20XX announced at a big conference to see how many years we are ahead of “thought leaders.”

– Retail Executive

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