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Smart Data Capture for Shelf Management in Retail - with Christian Floerkemeier of Scandit

The AI in Business Podcast

Release Date: 09/29/2022

Using Data to Untangle the Sticky Problems of Manufacturing Procurement - with David Schultz of Westfall show art Using Data to Untangle the Sticky Problems of Manufacturing Procurement - with David Schultz of Westfall

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Today's guest is VP and Chief Supply Chain Executive at Westfall, David Schultz. Westfall is a contract manufacturing firm based in Las Vegas, Nevada, working primarily in plastics and resins. First, David and Emerj CEO Daniel Faggella break down challenges specific to procurement and what makes the process so consequential to manufacturing processes. Later, they examine what the 'guessing games' of future manufacturing variables will look like when better informed by AI-derived insights. This episode is sponsored by Arkestro. To learn more about how brands work with Emerj and other Emerj...

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Today's guest is the Head of Artificial Intelligence at Maya HTT, Remi Duquette. In today's episode, Remi talks about computer vision or what people imagine when they think about computer vision through a distinctly human lens. With Emerj CEO Daniel Faggella, Remi especially pulls apart how machines can look at things in ways that humans can't, as it turns out. They also discuss tools in job vision, listening, and how to go beyond the human senses to be able to drive manufacturing results in predictive maintenance and improving output quality. This episode is sponsored by Maya HTT. Learn how...

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Today’s guest is Christian Floerkemeier, VP of Product, CTO, and Co-Founder of Scandit. Scandit is an AI firm focused on smart data capture and barcode scanning. Christian received his Ph.D. in Computer Science in Zurich and was the Associate Director for the AI ID Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In this episode, Christian focuses on this retail workflow of checking inventory and prices. He speaks about where AI might not only help speed up that process but also potentially improve the experience of the individual employees working there. Christian provides interesting computer vision use-cases and efficiencies and provides practical adoption advice for business leaders. This episode is brought to you by Scandit. To learn more about reaching Emerj’s global audience via audio, email, or otherwise, visit emerj.com/ad1.