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Revitalising Retail in a post-COVID world

As Europe deals with the pandemic, early signs for the retail industry are that sales have started to bounce back. However, the recovery is fragile. Sean Taylor, Head of Panasonic Retail Solutions UK, looks at how technological advances can assist.

Voice picking solutions drive efficiencies

With the rapid growth in ecommerce placing increased pressures on warehouse and logistics operations to deliver, the rise of automated voice picking solutions can help drive down errors and boost productivity.

Geotagging and Geofencing for Construction

GPS technology may conjure thoughts of sat-nav to many of us but Michael Rosen explains that the satellite system combined with rugged mobile computing devices can be a powerful tool for the construction industry.

Behind the scenes at TOUGHBOOK in Japan

Panasonic TOUGHBOOK devices have a reputation for being some of the toughest mobile devices in the world, so what exactly makes a TOUGHBOOK tough? Daniel Creasey takes a behind the scenes tour of manufacturing in Japan to find out.

How Generation Z might change the workplace

The Who may have coined a phrase with My Generation but we are all familiar with the generational classifications of Baby Boomer, Generation X, Millennials and Generation Z but just what are the differences and how might they change the workplace?

New business solutions for the “new normal”

The world seemingly stands still: Lockdown, uncertainty, anxiety and social distancing have been— and still are - dominating our lives. Different business sectors are now being asked to adapt to this “new normal” at record speed – but how?

Creating a Vehicle Docking Station

Developing a docking station to safely and securely house rugged devices in vehicles is no simple task; however through close partnership with the OEM, Havis Inc successfully delivers time and time again. Here’s the process they go through.

Pothole problems solved with 3D and AI technology

Potholes give drivers that sinking feeling and cost local authorities billions to repair but one innovative company is having international success after finding a way to use 3D and AI technology with mobile computing devices to fix the roads faster.

Demystifying ESN for in-vehicle connectivity

With the new Emergency Services Network continuing to roll-out across Great Britain, Panasonic’s Will Holmes looks at the latest developments and in particular the implications for in-vehicle provision of data services.