Industry News

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...

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...