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ABB launches industry-leading digital solutions offering, ABB Ability™

ABB today commercially launched ABB Ability, its industry-leading portfolio of digital solutions, at ABB Customer World in Houston.

With the commercial launch of more than 180 solutions and services today, ABB is unlocking value for customers in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. By combining ABB’s deep domain expertise with network connectivity and the latest digital technologies and innovations, ABB Ability creates powerful solutions and services that solve real business problems and produce tangible business opportunities.

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Ballet in Architecture – from fluid architecture to interactive design

For quite some time now, the highly global wish to stop separating ourselves from both the natural world and our technology has had a noteworthy influence over the design and the architectural world. We are entering an age of entanglement, in which everything connects through both biology and technology, in which the analogies between architecture, fashion and the space industry are not that far-fetched anymore. But what are the first things to prove it, except for theory and manifesto texts?

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So we’re all connected – what’s next?

It’s understandable that parts of IoT will move forward at different rates. But if we assume the advances in IoT will play out as we expect across our five areas of interest (wearables, home, cities, enterprise, environment), then we could be looking at a future where we live longer, we’re fitter and healthier, there’s less pollution, we need to work less, and we’re rarely late. Or are we? To paint a picture of the future as a Logan’s Run-esque utopia (spoiler: the film doesn’t turn out well) would be disingenuous, but to envisage 50 years from now as like the Pixar film WALL-E where humans are inert and ignorant would be taking things to the other extreme too. It’s clear at least that there will be knock-on effects of an automated society that no-one can predict but let’s try some of the easier ones .