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    Imagine staying in a hotel staffed almost entirely by robots. Robot receptionists greet you when you enter the building, and automated trolleys deliver luggage to your room. How about a Siri-like robot that can provide you information at your request or robots that vacuum and clean windows? In Japan, this new-age hotel experience has become a reality.

What does draft beer have to do with data? Turns out, a lot! Especially if you're a brewer, a distributor, a bar owner, or a beer-loving consumer.
Annual wildfires have become the norm in California, and the scale and impact of them has intensified due to global climate change. Wildfires catalyze larger public health issues as smoke pollution causes acute, and potentially chronic, upper-respiratory problems, among other harmful side effects. Now, dozens of IoT air quality monitors are coming to market to help communities measure pollution. 
Intel is working to make Parkinson's disease easier to study through the development of wearable medical devices that can measure undetectable changes over time. 
Vertical farming may be the next big thing in agriculture. One company is taking the vertical farming world by storm. AeroFarms uses IoT technology, including sensors and LED lighting, to produce up to 2 million pounds of produce per year, all indoors. The company has retrofitted a 70,000-ft. facility, which used to be an old steel plant, into what CEO David Rosenberg calls his “green machine.”
At this week’s CES 2018, USound is showcasing its MEMS-based micro-speakers. These breakthrough speakers give IoT solution providers a new way of generating and packaging audio.
Digital video displays bring big data to life in new ways. One eye-popping example is at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA. Built in partnership with the Army High Performance Computing Research Center and open to all Stanford faculty, students and staff, the Stanford HIVE, or SAP HANA Immersive Visualization Environment, was created with the intention to provide researchers with a collaborative space. The screen allows them to display their data on a high-resolution video wall system designed by solution provider CineMassive.

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