Automating the Panama Canal, Chips for Cows, and Five Technologies that will Drive the Future of Manufacturing
Carlos Patterson from the Panama Canal Authority discussed the benefits of realtime control and information for ship tracking and collision management, and the huge control system upgrade they’ve just finished.
Brad Galles from Wells’ Dairy talked more about the RFID best practices benchmark they’ve become as they improved efficiency. Now they know where all the cows are, and how much milk each one gives every day.
Finally, Sujeet Chand gave his impassioned (I’ve heard it before) discussion of five technologies that he believes will alter the future of manufacturing. Chand didn’t get to be CTO at RA without having both a serious visionary ability and the ability to lay it on you such that you get it.
And I’m off to the airport.