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Automation to take over a third of manufacturing in three years

A third of manufacturing is expected to be automated within the next three years, according to a report investigating the rise of technology and...

$19m boost for advanced manufacturers

A Victorian business will be the first in the world to commercially develop one of the strongest fibres in existence — a product with...

UTS opens state-of-the-art Tech Lab research facility

The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) today formally opened its latest state-of-the-art research facility, UTS Tech Lab. The purpose-built, $65 million facility is spread...

Advanced manufacturer partners with University of Adelaide

Semiconductor manufacturing company Silanna is setting up a high-tech advanced manufacturing research facility at the University of Adelaide as part of a partnership to bring a new research...

AI teaches dexterity to a robotic hand

Researchers at non-profit AI research company OpenAI have taught an AI system called Dactyl to manipulate a robot hand with human-like dexterity. The experiment so far has...

FDT IIoT server-based architecture reaches member review milestone

FDT Group has announced that its emerging FDT IIoT Server (FITS)-based specification has been released for FDT member review. The FITS architecture is designed...

Advanced manufacturing and services the keys to unlock new exports

The keys to unlocking new export opportunities for Australia lie in building advanced manufacturing capability and capitalising on Australia’s highly skilled professional service industries,...

Mastering mountains of Industry 4.0 data

Industry 4.0 is generating massive amounts of data that are increasingly difficult to handle. But production workers won’t even notice once they glance at...

Industry 4.0 News Consortium holds successful first breakfast event

At a breakfast forum held at the Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club on 30 May, 60 guests enjoyed a host of speakers and a series...

Aligning the data centre to meet the demands of smart cities...

Smart cities and the Internet of Things are front of mind lately. Research from KPMG indicates Australia’s economy will benefit to the tune of...