Industry News

IoT technology to reduce traffic congestion

A pilot study using ‘world-first’ Internet of Things technology to help reduce traffic congestion and create the foundations for the deployment of autonomous vehicles...

Wanted: Host employers for advanced manufacturing internships

The Commonwealth Scholarships Program for South Australia has opened applications for employers to host students in internships in advanced manufacturing industries, including the electronics industry. Managed by Scope...

Rise of the machines

The number of connected devices in Asia Pacific is expected to reach 8.6 billion by 2020, according to IDC. These devices keep running with...

Smart Industry and the factories of the future

With a new year comes new hope for the promises of Smart Industry — a phenomenon that is revolutionising manufacturing in ways we could...

Digitalisation and food production

Machines and products will organise, steer and control themselves autonomously in the smart factories that are on the horizon for almost all sectors of...

AMGC report redefines advanced manufacturing in Australia

With questions surrounding the future of the Australian manufacturing industry with our automotive closures, a new report commissioned by the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre...

Growth rate for new industrial robots predicted to hit 14% pa

The International Federation of Robotics (IFR) is predicting that 1.7 million new robots will be installed in factories worldwide by 2020. The strongest growth...

Firstline workers and digital transformation

Streamlined access to accurate and up-to-date information is the lifeblood of successful digital transformation, but people are still the backbone of any enterprise, with...

Helping the process industries find a way to Industry 4.0

As far as the process industries are concerned, the road to Industry 4.0 is still long. Fraunhofer researchers and engineers are working on interconnecting...