Business

  • ​Holographic generators are not just the stuff of science fiction movies, we've seen them in special tables and even a pricey smartphone. Now the Looking Glass Pro has been launched, an all-in-one 3D visualization workstation that allows business users to interact with holographic applications.​
  • ​Back in 2017, Delfast launched an e-bike claimed capable of 236 miles of electric range per charge. And now the company has reworked that model to create the Partner, which is lighter and smarter and is aimed squarely at small-to-medium businesses.​
  • The last time we gawped at Samsung's massive modular display – called The Wall – it had grown to a crazy 219 diagonal inches. Now, as The Wall range, erm, inches closer to release, the company has revealed its series topper, a 292 inch large format monster.
  • ​Many boardrooms have a whiteboard for collaborative working, some may even have modern digital varieties with smart device integration. Dell is offering a similar kind of collaborative working experience, but on a 75 inch 4K IPS touchscreen monitor that the team can all work on at the same time.​
  • ​DJI has today released a drone for business professionals, governments and educators that's a good deal more portable than the recently-revealed Phantom 4 RTK. As it's name suggests, it's a special business edition of the Mavic 2 foldable drone that launched a few months back.​
  • ​Just over a year after launching a 14 TB hard drive for cloud and data centers, Western Digital has added another terabyte of storage space without increasing the physical dimensions for the new Ultrastar DC HC620 HDD.​
  • Robot arms have been lending a hand on production lines for decades, but handy as they are, that kind of help usually costs an arm and a leg. UFactory has now unveiled the xArm, an entry-level robot arm designed to be affordable enough for those who might normally be left empty-handed.
  • It was in 2012 that we first heard about Rethink Robotics' Baxter, a kinda cute-looking industrial robot that could reportedly be trained to perform tasks by regular people. Although it looked like it might be "the future of robotics," this Wednesday the company announced that it was shutting down.
  • A few years ago, Microsoft revealed the Surface Hub, an interactive electronic whiteboard with video conferencing capabilities targeted at businesses. The expensive device didn't exactly take off, but the company is hoping to find greater success with the second-generation model – the Surface Hub 2.
  • Billed as the world's largest capacity Serial Attached SCSI SSD, the PM1643 has now entered mass production. Samsung has managed to cram 30.72 TB of storage into a 2.5-inch drive format unit, which it hopes will help accelerate the move from hard drives to solid state storage in enterprise systems.
  • ​The Alexa voice assistant seems to be pretty much everywhere these days – in Amazon's own Bluetooth speakers, living inside fancy lamps, or helping smartphone users cope with their busy lives. Now the company's business arm has unveiled plans to get Alexa into the workplace.​
  • ​Earlier this year, Western Digital's HGST business arm announced a 12 TB hard drive aimed at businesses and data centers. Now the company has managed to add another 2 terabytes of storage space into a single drive unit for the launch of the Ultrastar Hs14 enterprise-class HDD.​