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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

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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...

Advanced manufacturing centre proposed for SA

A proposed $50 million Australian Centre for Innovative Manufacturing (ACIM), to be led by Flinders University, has welcomed a $20 million commitment from...

MIT teaching machines to reason about what they see

Deep learning systems interpret the world by picking out statistical patterns in data. This form of machine learning is now everywhere, automatically...

Data61 opens Robotics Innovation Centre

Data61, the digital innovation arm of CSIRO, has announced the opening of its new Robotics Innovation Centre — a purpose-built research facility for...

A smart city needs a smart grid

Smart cities necessitate modern infrastructure, and a smart grid is at the top of the list of requirements. A...

IIoT: combining the best of OT and IT

The time has come for more scalable operational systems that support better integration with enterprise IT technologies. Disruptive technologies...

Why Australian manufacturers must improve cybersecurity

Australia’s manufacturing industry is resurging following a difficult few years. To maintain this positive momentum, it’s essential for manufacturers to understand the...