Festo, a global supplier of automation equipment, has unveiled three new lightweight robotic concepts which take inspiration from elephants, octopuses and the human arm.
Omron Corporation has announced the development of a range of artificial intelligence (AI)-equipped technologies which will be incorporated into its factory automation (FA) equipment.
Jonny Williamson discusses the benefits of ‘thinking additive’ with Philip Hudson, UK managing director of additive manufacturing pioneer, Materialise.
US-based silicon chip manufacturer Intel is planning to buy Israeli autonomous car technology company Mobileye.
When IBM bets, it bets big and the horse its currently backing is one powered by the Internet of Things. Jonny Williamson reports.
Manufacturing has been earmarked by the World Economic Forum and the European Union as a major driver of increased employment opportunities, reduced carbon emissions and better educational prospects for young people. This huge ambition largely rests on the advent of the smart factory and the rollout of Industry 4.0, which will make manufacturing more affordable in high-wage countries.
Intel is set to boost its CPU performance with the introduction of its new Cannonlake chips, which are set to improve on the performance benchmark of its current Kaby Lake chips by 15%.
The latest SolidWorks World event, held at the beginning of the month in Los Angeles, CA, saw the latest installment of the globally renowned event tackle the latest approaches to technology, design and engineering.
Head of international content, Tim Brown, got along to see all the latest the event had to offer.
Smart manufacturing through connected operations has created many benefits for manufacturers. The analytics on large volumes of operational data are now being used to improve output and productivity as well as for better safety and preventative maintenance.
The head of Indian smartphone manufacturer, Ringing Bells has been taken into police custody due to allegations of fraud.