There have been false dawns before, but this technology is poised to deliver cost benefits and to advance innovation in manufacturing.
The coming years will bring new opportunities and challenges. Companies with savvy executives who raise awareness, fill talent gaps, and build the necessary organizational capabilities will be well positioned to benefit from this breakthrough technology.
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What the Experts Say: Knowing where your professional passions lie puts “you in a good position”
An idea is certainly a promising start, but executing it while holding down a busy fulltime job is undoubtedly a challenge. “You’ve nailed the one percent inspiration, now it’s time for the 99% perspiration,”
“If you are committed to making it happen, there are ways,” says Clark. So, whether you want to start a company that could become The Next Big Thing or you have a hobby that you’d like to spend more time on, here are some ideas to get your idea up and running….
“Following your passion might seem daunting, but if you’ve planned your transition well, you’re not taking a heedless risk.” Instead, you’re making an “investment in your happiness and in your future.”
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Lorraine Twohill, Google’s senior vice president of global marketing:
The way I think about marketing—and the way I tend to talk to my team about it—is “knowing the user, knowing the magic, and connecting the two.”
Knowing the user means understanding who your consumers are, who your customers are. Not just knowing who they are, but what they need, what are their deep insights, and understanding how we can help them.
Knowing the magic means knowing what’s in the hearts and minds of your engineers and your product managers, and what they’re building.
Connecting the two means bringing the magic built by engineers to the world in a way that is relevant, meaningful, and compelling to the everyday consumer.
So we create something that the world will be excited about.
How Google breaks through
The cage is held in place by a multi-axis gimbal system (thus the “GimBall” name), allowing the cage to rotate and roll indepedently of the propeller/camera rig at its core.
Surrounding the GimBall’s drone core is a spherical cage which serves three purposes: letting it roll along the wall or ceiling, keeping the device’s propellers away from your skin, and absorbing shock to keep the device in the air.