BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Newsletter Signup World By Laura Matthews @LauraMatt 12/08/12 AT 12:58 PM There is a revolution going on in the Middle East and North Africa, but it's not the political upheaval of the Arab Spring -- it's the emergence of women as leaders in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, an epochal shift for a region where women have long been marginalized.The U.S. State Department is using its TechWomen program to foster that change. The program pairs dozens of women who work in technology in the region, known by the shorthand MENA, with their American counterparts in Silicon Valley for weeks of mentorship. In essence, American diplomacy is encouraging these women to use the knowledge they gain in the U.S. to create positive social change in their home countries.“Currently we are building the new Egypt, and I believe [the] most needed resources now are knowledge and science,” … [Read more...] about Think Steve Jobs: 10 Emerging Tech Women In The Middle East You Should Know About
Video: Top 10 transformational technologies to watchMany business leaders in some of the largest industries think they're prepared for the upheaval that emerging technologies represent. But few are actually ready for the operational, competitive, cultural, and security shifts that are already taking place, according to a newly released report from business and technology consultancy West Monroe Partners.Read also: The insurance industry is a prime target for AI technologies and solutions Technology presents every organization with unprecedented opportunities to elevate performance, scale, and market impact, the report noted. Those same technologies also present a serious threat to those who fail to adapt quickly.The report, called Technology is transforming everything: Businesses struggle to change with it, is based on a survey of 300 US senior executives in financial services, healthcare, and energy and utilities conducted in late 2017. It found that company leaders are overwhelmed … [Read more...] about Are you ready for the upheaval emerging tech will bring?
The Photoshop CC 2018 update has plenty to look forward to beyond the typical annual upgrade of Adobe’s subscription desktop photo/graphic design app. It integrates support for emerging technologies like 360-degree spherical panoramas and the HEIF (High Efficiency Image Format) image file format adopted by Apple for macOS 10.13 and iOS 11.Combined with new features like variable fonts, paint stroke smoothing, a symmetry tool, a Curvature Pen tool, direct social media sharing, instant access to synced Lightroom photos, enhanced search, brush management, layer copy and paste, and more, Photoshop CC 2018 welcomes newcomers by incorporating training directly into the app.Adobe Photoshop CC 2018: In-app learningWhile Adobe pioneered step-by-step post-process recipes in its consumer Elements line, it always relied on photo pros to use documentation or tutorials to figure out the right moves for themselves. That changes with Photoshop CC 2018 wherein interactive software how-tos … [Read more...] about Adobe Photoshop CC 2018 review: Photo editor gets into the AI spirit with a solid grip on emerging tech
Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the world’s largest international trade show and educational conference dedicated to digital displays, interactive technology and digital communications networks, announced today that it will debut Emerging Tech Talks at DSE 2018. These will be presented as 45-minute sessions in a special on-floor theater dedicated to emerging technologies and will include topics such as:The Role of AI, Machine Learning, Robots in the Future of Connected CommerceThe Role of Public Kiosks in the Smart CityFacial Recognition Technology: Does it have a Place in Luxury Beauty Experience?The Digital Canvas: Imagination RealizedHow Autonomous Self-Driving Cars Will Change the OOH IndustryEngaging and Extending Your Digital Reach Through Visible Light TechnologyChuck AI: Merging Machine Learning with the Creative ProcessThe Power of Holographic Augmented Reality in Marketing and AdvertisingSecure IoT Device and Content SaaS on Amazon AWSRegistration for any of the Emerging … [Read more...] about New at Digital Signage Expo 2018 Emerging Tech Talks Tech Videos Featured Products Site Sponsors Featured Tech Videos
Every year, Digital Trends editors hand pick the most exciting products we’ve had the privilege of handling this year. Make sure to check out award winners in categories from cars to computers, plus the overall best product of 2017! Read on for the emerging tech products that floored us this year. Formlabs Fuse 1Truth be told, you’re probably never going to use this 3D printer. Hell, there’s a good chance you’ll probably never even lay eyes on it. Though it may not show up under your Christmas tree this year, the Fuse 1 has some pretty massive implications for the future of 3D printing, which is why we’re giving it our product of the year award for Emerging Technology.So what exactly is this thing? Simply put, it’s a 3D printer that uses a technology called selective laser sintering (SLS) to create parts. SLS printing works very differently than the filament- and resin-based printers you’ve probably seen before. To create an object, … [Read more...] about Best emerging tech product of 2017