Industry News

IIoT, transport and sustainability

The uptake of Industrial IoT (IIoT) technologies in the transport and logistics sector is largely driven by environmental sustainability, according to research. A study undertaken...

Growing use of mobile robots on factory floors: report

The industrial robotics sector is seeing robust growth as manufacturers increasingly update their automation. The revenues from sales of commercial robots in manufacturing are...

Why manufacturers are being left in the dark when it comes...

The Fourth Industrial Revolution has been characterised by demands of perfection — manufacturers are expected to produce the perfect product in the most effective...

Conference raised awareness of IoT

994 people, consisting of 736 business attendees and 258 participating exhibitors, sponsors and speakers, gathered for the launch of IoT Impact, Australia’s largest Internet of Things...

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...