2020-07-06 — By Quantumware
A new respiratory virus called the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19 is making headlines for causing an outbreak of respiratory illness throughout the world. The outbreak began in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China and quickly spread internationally – including to the United States. Thousands of people have become sick and public health officials are keeping a close watch on how the virus is spreading. Intermountain is also watching the situation. Out of an abundance of caution we’re prepared to support our communities should the situation worsen and we’ll continue to provide updates as new information becomes available. Here’s what you need to know about coronavirus (COVID-19): 1. What is a coronavirus? 2. What's different about the coronavirus (COVID-19)? 3. How are coronaviruses spread? 4. What are the signs and symptoms of coronaviruses? 5. How can I protect myself from coronaviruses? 6. What do I do if I'm sick and think I've been exposed to coronavirus (COVID-19)?..
2020-03-15 — By Quantumware
We are amidst the 4th Industrial Revolution, and technology is evolving faster than ever. Companies and individuals that don't keep up with some of the major tech trends run the risk of being left behind. Understanding the key trends will allow people and businesses to prepare and grasp the opportunities. As a business and technology futurist, it is my job to look ahead and identify the most important trends. In this article, I share with you the seven most imminent trends everyone should get ready for in 2020.
2020-03-16 — By Quantumware
The machines have long moved out of research labs to venture into new spheres. They are expected to continue the epic migration towards pharmacies, the automotive sector, and more. Countless robots are already contributing to higher quality products and shorter turnaround times in the manufacturing sector. These robots are proving to be effective at basic tasks and jobs. Robots are prone to fewer errors, require less downtime, and are more cost-effective. As a result, they enjoy higher retention rates. But with every machine, there has to be someone to operate it and repair it should it break down. This is where people trained in the field of mechatronics come in. Here are some of the latest robotics innovations and why there needs to be skilled mechatronics engineering technologists to help repair and maintain all of these great new robots.