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What information and tools would Delta Air have used when it decided to invest in an RFID-based luggage tracking system for preventing lost bags?

On average, it costs an airline $70 to get a lost bag back to its owner. The airline industry as a whole lost $2.3 billion to mishandled luggage in 2015. Currently, when you check at bag with an airline, a barcode sticker is printed out and stuck on your bag.  On a good day, only […]

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What would the payback period be for a robotic arm used by McDonald’s for food preparation?

A variety of robots were featured at the 2016 National Restaurant Show that could be used for a variety of tasks in restaurants. These robots are being introduced at the same time that we are experiencing an on-going debate in the U.S. about the merits of a national minimum wage of $15 per hour for […]

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