Design thinking is related to health

For some time now, I have been involved in science and technology activities, many of which are related to health. All of them have a special theme – innovation. Especially now, in this time of pandemic, this topic is widely discussed from how to deal with this unusual situation to how to “take advantage” of …

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Cooperatives and the digital transformation of agribusiness

On the contrary, Brazilian agribusiness is in a crisis caused by the pandemic of the new coronavirus: while the economy as a whole is being hit hard, the sector is resisting and accumulating several positive records. In this scenario, the adoption of new digital technologies in this field continues to grow. Data from AgTech Brazil …

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Genetic algorithms to optimize electric vehicle charging

Introduction Electrification of transport is in the process of consolidation worldwide as one of the solutions to combat climate change and global warming. However, the popularization of electric vehicles is slowed by the lack of charging infrastructure that would meet the needs of drivers. Unlike internal combustion vehicles, where refueling is done only at gas …

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Fintechs and LGPD: A Basic Survival Guide

There are some everyday situations that most people can identify with. For example, have you ever felt unsafe shopping online and providing credit card details and addresses? Have you ever received calls from companies that know some of your personal information and you haven’t contacted them before? If so, were you concerned that they had …

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Mobile Robots: AMR vs AGV

The most famous version of industrial robots are robotic arms. This type of equipment can be used to machine, weld and package parts or perform other tasks that are normally performed by humans. However, in industry there has always been a need to transport goods from one point to another within factories. Mobile robots are …

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Why implement RPA in your business?

What is Robotic Process Automation? Nowadays, automation is starting to be applied in most sectors. However, this can take several forms. Robotic automation is not always a job performed by a physical robot working on repetitive tasks, as these are not always options for improving the workflow, either due to cost or production line setup. …

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Virtual reality in the user experience

Don Norman, who coined the term user experience, defines it as: “the way you experience the world, the way you experience your life, the way you experience a service or… yes… an application or a computer system. But it is a system. That’s all!” From this point of view, when we talk about anything, our …

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Blockchain and electric vehicle charging system

The evolution of electric mobility requires the creation of an extensive charging infrastructure that would provide safety and convenience for drivers charging their electric vehicles. The viability of this infrastructure depends on the interaction of several parties, which requires a relationship of trust between them. Blockchain technology can be applied to this scenario to bring …

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Roaming in electric vehicle charging networks

Introduction Conventional vehicles with internal combustion engines can be refueled at public service stations operated by various networks. Drivers are free to choose a more convenient gas station to refuel their car. For electric cars, we will also have networks of public electric charging stations where drivers can charge their cars. However, creating isolated solutions …

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Technology in the maintenance of machines and equipment in agriculture

Practically every farm has no shortage of used machinery and equipment. Despite the high cost, this technique does not always receive proper care – some technique does not receive proper maintenance, which generates unnecessary costs. This contributes to reduced productivity and increased costs for emergency repairs — which, in turn, increases operating costs. To reduce …

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