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Universal OS makes robots learn from humans and other robots

US company Qobotix has announced the introduction of a universal AI operating system to transform collaborative robots (cobots) into intelligent coworkers on the manufacturing...

A good egg: robot chef trained to make omelettes

A team of engineers have trained a robot to prepare an omelette, all the way from cracking the eggs to plating the...

Drones learn acrobatics by themselves

Since the dawn of flight, acrobatics has been a way for pilots to prove their bravery and worth. It is also a...

Diploma course to ready workforce for Industry 4.0

Diploma course to ready workforce for Industry 4.0
A nationally accredited Diploma of Applied Technologies has been developed by SAGE’s Skills Lab in response to industry calls for a new wave of...

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...