301-571-5040    Get SUPPORT

Washington Works Blog

3 Industries that Smart Technology is Revolutionizing

3 Industries that Smart Technology is Revolutionizing

Smart technology has been growing rapidly over the past few years. As a result, there have been many different companies popping up, trying to develop the next “big” thing. With technology becoming a hot button issue all around the world, and with a consumer base that increases by the day, today’s smart technology is seemingly just the tip of the iceberg. Today, we will look at three industries in which smart technologies are making a big impact.

Sure, smart tech has been used for human fitness from its inception. In fact, the first smart shoe, the Micropacer was manufactured by Adidas in 1984. More recently, the fitness band, and to a lesser extent, the smartwatch, have been staples of the fitness smart technology market for the past few years. Today, things are shifting.

While smartwatches and fitness bands are getting smarter, with more application integration, better functionality, and faster available response times, the newest addition to fitness smart tech are smart fabrics. Products such as smart socks, smart shoe inserts, fitness rings, undergarments, and other activewear have come to market. These technologies provide users the ability to measure every part of their routine, to maximize fitness and, for some products, help people avoid injury.

A contributing factor to smart technology’s rise is the fact that it helps conserve resources. Whether it be electricity, time, money, or any other tangible resource, smart technology’s inherent efficiency is designed to circumvent and automate processes that once cost people greatly. From smart appliances in the home to enhanced automation built into devices meant to capture and push data for waterflow, animal migration patterns, plant health, or any other ecological construct, smart technology is transforming the way humans treat their environment.

All over the world, millions of people battle traffic every day. In some places it is routinely impossible to go anywhere without having to sit in traffic for a length of time, while in others there doesn’t seem to be any rhyme or reason to traffic strategies. Smart technology has begun to be incorporated in many aspects of infrastructure. Nowhere is this more visible than in the driverless car trend that is being tested as we speak.

Autonomous vehicles have been a concept for decades. Today people are closer than ever to producing a tangible product to market that will transform the way we get from here-to-there. Some places like Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania were quick to welcome Uber driverless cars; and, even though it didn’t work out the way they had hoped, the technology is sound and seemingly ready to deploy.

What do you think about smart technology? Do you think it will continue to be a viable option in the future--or is it just a fad? Leave your thoughts in the comments section below.

Email Security Basics
Tip of the Week: 3 Pieces of Screen Reading Softwa...


No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Saturday, August 18 2018
If you'd like to register, please fill in the username, password and name fields.

Captcha Image

Mobile? Grab this Article!

QR-Code dieser Seite

Tag Cloud

Tip of the Week Security Best Practices Technology Cloud Privacy Business Computing Malware Software Hackers Email Network Security Tech Term Business Managed IT Services Mobile Devices Internet Backup Microsoft Computer Ransomware Hosted Solutions Productivity IT Support User Tips Google Data Productivity IT Services Smartphone Data Recovery Efficiency Managed Service Provider Android Data Backup Data Management Communication Small Business Paperless Office Office 365 Social Media Encryption Business Continuity Windows 10 Hardware Cloud Computing Outsourced IT Business Management Browser Innovation Remote Monitoring Server Workplace Tips Disaster Recovery Bandwidth Save Money App Cybersecurity Government Infrastructure Tip of the week BYOD Unified Threat Management Smartphones Work/Life Balance Facebook Wi-Fi Word Two-factor Authentication Risk Management Windows How To Passwords Artificial Intelligence Chrome SaaS Windows 10 Apps Applications Holiday BDR Collaboration Hosted Solution Big Data Internet of Things Employer-Employee Relationship Antivirus Password Compliance Vulnerability Saving Money Phishing Managed IT Services Money File Sharing IT Management Chromebook Document Management Managed Service Virtual Reality Botnet Maintenance Automation VoIP Quick Tips Data Security Server Management Business Technology Automobile Network Alert Virtual Private Network HIPAA Mobile Device Health Identity Theft Tech Support Samsung Mobile Security Physical Security Twitter Telephone Systems Hacker G Suite Computing Smart Technology Customer Relationship Management Computer Care Office Robot Patch Management Firewall Politics Taxes Router Vendor Management Scam Recovery Training Data loss Remote Computing Blockchain Websites Gmail Regulations How To Storage VPN IoT Wearable Technology Managing Stress Managed IT Break Fix Cookies Cybercrime Fleet Tracking Printer Healthcare Black Friday Social Networking Administrator Analytics Alerts Law Enforcement CCTV Legislation Chatbots High-Speed Internet Settings Fraud Star Wars Webcam Professional Services IT Support Touchscreen Access Control Machine Learning Education Augmented Reality Enterprise Content Management Cortana Corporate Profile Black Market Outlook Dark Web Nanotechnology Asset Tracking Google Drive Management Solid State Drive Emoji Statistics Cyber Monday Motherboard MSP Crowdsourcing Lenovo Licensing Gadget Mouse Identity WiFi IBM Development Digital Mail Merge Cost Management Point of Sale USB Cabling SharePoint Relocation Cleaning The Internet of Things Unified Communications WannaCry Shortcut Microsoft Excel Screen Reader Travel OneNote Electronic Medical Records VoIP Techology Microsoft Office Enterprise Resource Planning Hard Disk Drive Bluetooth Gadgets Supercomputer Budget Proactive Personal Information Firefox Superfish Cooperation Update Tablet GPS Cables Spyware Address Hotspot Assessment Dongle Downloads IT Technicians Private Cloud Bring Your Own Device Monitors Smart Tech Motion Sickness Employee-Employer Relationship Legal Avoiding Downtime Website Mobile Distributed Denial of Service Downtime IT Budget Remote Monitoring and Management Unified Threat Management Staff Disaster Heating/Cooling Comparison Office Tips Tracking Wires Social Notifications Language Internet Exlporer Web Server Service Level Agreement Multi-Factor Security Mirgation Error Upgrade Vulnerabilities IT Solutions Connectivity Remote Workers Sports Time Management IT Consultant Company Culture Virtualization Managed IT Service Modem Digital Payment WPA3 Computer Repair Networking User Error Utility Computing Uninterrupted Power Supply Servers Specifications Spam Computing Infrastructure Value Cameras Wireless Google Calendar Communications Staffing Geography Upgrades YouTube Processors Permissions Meetings Mobile Device Management Information Search Network Management Public Speaking Presentation Regulation Lithium-ion battery Monitoring Wireless Technology 5G Safety Marketing Hiring/Firing Competition IP Address Fun Users Customer Service CrashOverride Miscellaneous Mobile Office Domains Hard Drives Emergency