High-five an Olympic Athlete: Robots to Virtually Transport Fans to Tokyo 2020

October 16, 2019

While sports enthusiasts are planning their July 2020 trips to Tokyo for the summer Olympic Games, Toyota Motor Corporation is stirring up the telepresence robot market with models that help remote fans interact with athletes and virtually attend the games, assist guests with disabilities, fetch javelins and more.

How AI Helps Give ALS Patients a Voice

September 30, 2019

Stuart Moss lost his father to Motor Neuron Disease, also called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig’s disease. An IT innovation manager at Rolls-Royce, he is working to bring the top technology companies together to create assistive tools to help give patients a voice.

Spreading a Message of Kindness: Why and How the Vatican Revamped Its Technology

September 25, 2019

The Vatican transformed its technology to meet the needs of a digital culture. Its communication initiatives aim to convey a message of kindness so that the intended audience is able and willing to receive it.

Episode 43: Telling Real Stories… with Virtual Sets

Duration 25:27

With volumetric video and customizable set scanning, filmmakers can shoot in three-dimensional, 30k-resolution virtual environments. And they can do it just as easily and naturally as filming on a physical set. The technology has massive implications for not only the film industry, but also for medicine, education, and even retail applications. On this episode, Glenn Gainor, Head of Physical Production, Screen Gems, Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group and President of Sony Innovation Studios, explores the amazing possibilities.

Hopefulness, Recovery and Optimism on the High Seas

September 18, 2019

The world’s largest civilian hospital ship is providing free surgeries and training in Senegal until June 2020. Hear from Mercy Ships CIO Chris Gregg as he discusses the technology behind the organization’s heroic mission.

Episode 42: Driving Digital Transformation…Through Leadership, Humility and Empathy

Duration 27:20

What does it take to guide a business through digital transformation? It’s more than just investing in the right technology and waiting for the benefits to roll in. For Greg Bowen, SVP, Digital Acceleration & CTO, Dell Digital, transformation is just as much about people, process and culture as it is technology. It takes humility, empathy and patience to affect true transformative change. In this episode, Greg explains how the process is underway at Dell Digital, the IT organization that supports Dell, and how you can get started with your business.