Merck Innovation Center in Darmstadt, Germany was nominated to the shortlist of MIPIM Awards 2019 as a Best Office & Business Development. An unique architecture is underlined by an interactive light installation made of almost 600 double-sided OLED elements.
How can you improve an electric power plant? Or a building and its cleaning? And how about reprogramming in a work environment? Those were just a few of the challenges faced by a total of 18 teams within the first Czech hackathon focused on the Industrial Internet of Things. After 24 hours of nonstop hacking, a team of “student dreamers” with a lie detector for robots won the day.
An interview with Michaela Klesnarová, business and marketing manager at Atalian, one of the Czech Republic’s biggest players in facility management and operation. The Atalian Group, which does business in 33 countries worldwide, is striving to establish “integrated facility services” on the market.
Already today, robots with AI are regularly doing diagnostics, medicine, and manufacturing, driving cars and trains, working at reception desks, and helping at banks. And some of them are reading your resume right now. Technology is barreling ahead, and in a few years we’ll even see robots with creative abilities such as writing original texts.
Are you preparing your New Year’s resolutions? And how about if in 2019, alongside dropping pounds and drinking less coffee, reaching meetings on time, and taking a month-long vacation in Bhutan, you also try to improve your work environment? We’ve spoken with seven people, and so we can offer quite a bit of inspiration on what a designer, manager, or architect might want to change.