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Maggie Richardson, Sales Application Engineer at TMEIC, answers questions about how technological advancements will influence port infrastructure.

The one-on-one interview, part of a series filmed at Port Technology's Container Terminal Automation Conference (#CTAC2018), also explored what questions terminal operators should be asking themselves in order to stay abreast of change.

Learn more about TMEIC's involvement in the crane equipment industry and its systems by visiting TMEIC's Port Technology Supplier Directory 

Learn more about what happened at CTAC by reading CTAC 2018: An Event Review
 
Key video moments:

0:13 – Demand on ports affecting crane designs

1:07 – The meaning of artificial intelligence (AI)

2:15 – How terminals can improve

While giving her opinion on how AI systems will change the industry, Richardson said: “It's really nothing new. It's not new to TMEIC and it's not really new to the industry.

“We've been doing a lot of research into expanding our product models into neural networks and we've had some really good successes with landside automation.”

See more: The Made in Virginia television series has covered the topic of automation at the Port of Virginia with TMEIC