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Tentacle bot mimics the agility of an octopus

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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

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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

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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

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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...