Thought Leaders

Women in Tech: Don’t Let Routine Work Get in the Way of Your Aspirations

Shalini Kapoor, Distinguished Engineer, Director & CTO – Watson IoT, IBM speaks to Dilin Anand from EFY. Q. What’s the impact that you believe women technologists can have if they put their minds to participating at events? A. Participating in events and conferences has not only helped me grow professionally but also network and collaborate with more people. It

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“India well-positioned for value added manufacturing and solutions”

As part of our series titled ‘Global Trade Opportunities’ where we feature international firms that are looking forward to do business in India, Anurag Gaur from electronicsforu.com spoke to James Chen, vice president and general manager of solar business group, AUOptronics to know about their business strategy in India. AUO was formed in September 2001 by the merger of Acer

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“Indian Education needs to keep pace with industry requirement”

As the director of industry marketing, Dr Sameer Prabhu, MathWorks, manages a worldwide team of marketing managers who lead the effort to foster the adoption of MathWorks products for technical computing and model-based design across vertical industries. Dr Prabhu has over 20 years of experience applying MathWorks products in various application areas and, prior to joining MathWorks, has engaged in

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“What is restricting this industry today is interoperability”

HID Global deals in solutions that deliver secure identity. Owned by the Swedish company ASSA ABLOY, HID sells physical access control products, IT authentication solutions, and issuing smart cards that are deployed with national ID and e-passport programs, supply chain management, animal tagging, financial transactions, transport and various industrial and manufacturing solutions. HID also provides security solutions to the Delhi

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The Worst Thing You Could do for Someone is to Set Low Expectations

What does a PCB designer do at Google? That was the first question that came to mind, when I connected with John Burkhert Jr. Plus, designing PCBs—the basic component on which all other components get assembled upon—is something that does not get as much limelight as it should. Hence, I pinged John, and he thankfully agreed for this discussion… Q.

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Disruptive Technologies: Arriving At A Specification Document… Is The Biggest Challenge

Going with the norm treads a relatively easy path, whereas going against the flow brings its own set of challenges. If all that you do is try to disrupt what exists, the complications are that much more. Babu K.C., general manager and head, hardware practice, and Divya Sasidharan, engineering manager, both from Happiest Minds, talk to Dilin Anand and Priya

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In The Next Industrial Revolution, The Commodity Is Going To Be AI

We have been hearing a lot of buzz about the Internet of Things for the past few years. What comes next? Venkat Mattela, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Redpine Signals, Inc speaks with Dilin Anand from EFY Q. What according to you will be the next technological evolution after Internet of Things? A. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the next step after

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Collaborative Robots Help in Creating, Not Losing Jobs

At EFY Conferences in March 2017, there was a talk about a new advancement in robotic manufacturing technology, enabling robot workers to be integrated into the labour force to increase productivity and efficiency. Known as ‘Cobots’, which means collaborative Robots, they are a combination of industrial robotics and automation. What led to their success? Read about it in this interview.

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Security For IIoT And IIoE: Implementation Starts From The Chip Level

Security in an Industrial IoT (IIoT) has been found to have become an over-rated aspect of late. Almost every service provider implements security at varying levels. However, experts believe security in an IIoT and in general the Internet of Everything (IoE) should come right from the chip level, rather than via over-the-top solutions. Rahul R of Electronics For You connected

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