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Five Digital Signage Trends for 2023

Five Digital Signage Trends for 2023

Five digital signage trends for 2023 We follow on from our healthcare and manufacturing ‘Top trends of 2023’ feature by taking a closer look at the digital signage sector and sharing what your business should be looking out for this year. Demand for digital signage is...

Five Healthcare Trends for 2023

Five Healthcare Trends for 2023

Five Healthcare trends for 2023 The Covid-19 pandemic was a catalyst for change in healthcare, and as we approach the three-year anniversary of the outbreak, digital transformation remains high on the agenda. Healthcare industries have traditionally fallen behind when...

AI in Smart Manufacturing

AI in Smart Manufacturing

AI in Smart Manufacturing   Artificial Intelligence (AI) is now in everyday use for many businesses. One area where this is certainly the case is in the manufacturing industry. In manufacturing, the main goal is to produce high-quality products, improve...

Industrial Networks and IIoT

Industrial Networks and IIoT

Industrial Networks and IIoT Businesses are becoming more and more connected both internally through industrial networks and to the wider world via the web. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a great way for many industrial establishments to utilise that...

IIoT and Smart Manufacturing

IIoT and Smart Manufacturing

IIoT and Smart Manufacturing How IIoT Gives Manufacturers a Platform for Modernisation Manufacturers have faced unprecedented challenges over the last eighteen months. First, they had to navigate restrictions on imports and exports as a result of the Brexit agreement,...

Future Trends in Digital Health

Future Trends in Digital Health

Future Trends in Digtal Health Like so much of our lives, the future of healthcare is digital. Technological advances have given rise to tools that would usually be found in science fiction novels. Now they are helping to diagnose and treat a huge variety of illnesses...

One FlexEdge Controller Does it ALL

One FlexEdge Controller Does it ALL

One FlexEdge Controller Does it ALL Red Lion's FlexEdge™ now combines the scalability of Linux® with the power of Crimson® 3.2 software into one user-friendly operating system. This fusion enables a single FlexEdge controller to provide advanced networking, security,...

Digital Signage in the Retail Industry

Digital Signage in the Retail Industry

Digital signage in the retail industry - how can retailers use it? In our previous blog, we explored how digital signage can Personalise Customer Experience in Transportation. In this blog, we take a look at how digital signage can be used in the retail industry....

2020 Predictions for Digital Signage

2020 Predictions for Digital Signage

2020 Predictions for Digital Signage Today we’re rounding off our trio of blogs looking at how the sectors we operate in are likely to change, evolve and expand over 2020. We started off by looking at the healthcare sector, and then turned to examine the manufacturing...

2020 in Healthcare Technology

2020 in Healthcare Technology

A year ago, we wrote a blog setting out our predictions for the year ahead in healthcare technology. We discussed the continued preparations for Paperless 2020, and suggested that the move to electronic health records (EHR) would be increasingly prominent in NHS...

Interoperability and the IIoT

Interoperability and the IIoT

Interoperability and the IIoT. Two crucial concepts in modern manufacturing and industrial environments – and two concepts that Distec is proud to be able to help you tackle. But what do Interoperability and the IIoT actually mean, how do they fit together, and how...

How to Choose an Industrial PC

How to Choose an Industrial PC

What is an Industrial PC? From power plants in the utilities industry, to factory floors across all corners of the manufacturing sector, all industrial environments require hardware that is robust and resilient. After all, those environments might experience...

AOPEN Unveils Chromebox Commercial 2

AOPEN Unveils Chromebox Commercial 2

AOPEN Unveils Chromebox Commercial 2 The digital signage market is expected to grow from USD 20.74 Billion in 2017 to USD 31.62 Billion by 2023, at an estimated CAGR of 7.28%.*  To meet this need, AOPEN, a world leader in digital signage and applied IoT, has unveiled...

Manufacturing Technology Trends 2019

Manufacturing Technology Trends 2019

Manufacturing Technology Trends 2019. Today we’re concluding our trio of blogs looking at the three major sectors we operate in, and setting out our predictions for the next 12 months. We began by looking at healthcare technology, and then moved on to discuss digital...

2019 in Healthcare Technology Trends

2019 in Healthcare Technology Trends

2019 in Healthcare Technology Trends. As we begin a new year, it is an opportune time to look ahead at the next 12 months and consider how the landscapes we operate in look set to evolve and change. In this blog, we’re considering the healthcare technology sector –...

Digital Signage Trends in 2019

Digital Signage Trends in 2019

Digital Signage Trends in 2019. This is the second of three blogs in which we look at our core sectors and consider how they look set to develop in the year ahead. Last time, we examined the healthcare technology industry. In today’s blog, we’re considering the...

Digital Transformation in the NHS

Digital Transformation in the NHS

What is digital transformation? Multiple definitions circulate, but one of the most common is simply the replacement of previously manual or disparate processes with digital and unified ones. In turn, this accelerates process efficiencies, frees up resource to work on...

UK Health Show 2018: The debrief

UK Health Show 2018: The debrief

Distec has now returned from the UK Health Show 2018. We’re delighted to report that the event was a resounding success – both for the industry, and for our organisation. The show ran from September 25th & 26th at the Excel Centre in London. With around 4,000...

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