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Advanced robotics hub offering help to manufacturers in need

advanced robotics hub
The team from Australia’s Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Hub are offering their industry expertise to help manufacturers evolve and meet supply...

Top 100 Australian manufacturers revealed

Top 100 Australian manufacturers revealed
Australia’s top 100 manufacturers of 2020 have been announced, with Caltex topping the list for the second consecutive year, ahead of the Fonterra Co-Op Group (2), BP Australia (3), Perth Mint (4)...

Tentacle bot mimics the agility of an octopus

tentacle bot
The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University uses nature’s design principles to develop bioinspired materials and devices that will transform medicine...

Bringing 5G to the factory needs a new approach from telcos

Telco
According to ABI Research, 5G will dramatically gain importance in providing wireless connectivity to industrial environments, especially in the context of Industry...

90% of Australian companies intend to invest in AI: study

IFS
IFS has announced the findings of a global research study into the attitudes and strategies towards artificial intelligence (AI) among business leaders. The study polled 600...

Artificial intelligence to run chemical plants of the future

A new proof-of-concept study details how an automated system driven by artificial intelligence can design, build, test and learn complex biochemical pathways...

Konica Minolta announces pivot to future technology

Konica Minolta Australia has announced a major shift in the company focused on key areas including solutions, software, and future products.

10 factories leading the way in innovation

The World Economic Forum has announced the addition of 10 new factories to its global Lighthouse Network — a community of manufacturers that are...

Australian digital twin technology set to transform manufacturing

digital twin tech
CSIRO's Data61 has announced the launch of its Mixed Reality Lab in Melbourne. The lab will enable manufacturing and other industries to create 'digital...

Giving autonomous machines ‘spidey senses’

Researchers are building animal-inspired sensors into the shells of autonomous machines, such as cars, planes and drones, to help them process data...