While many manufacturers continue to hope for a return to normal after the COVID-19 pandemic, leading organizations have taken a longer view. They have retooled to succeed in an environment marked by extraordinary uncertainty and rapidly changing consumer demand.
As the supply chain and manufacturing wade through the COVID-19 crisis, companies have renewed their embrace of robotics – if with circumspection.
The tech sector is quietly having a boom during the COVID-19 pandemic. Open-source developers are getting involved with many aspects of the fight against the coronavirus, using Python to visualize its spread and helping to repurpose data acquisition systems to perform contact tracing.