In an interconnected world, manufacturing is a prime target for cyber criminals. Malcolm Wheatley examines the critical thinking needed to stay secure.
The Manufacturer was granted a rare look behind the scenes at BAE Systems’ Military Aviation and Information (MAI) division at Samlesbury in Lancashire, to witness the production lines for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter and the Eurofighter Typhoon. Nick Peters reports.
Advances in technologies such as cloud-based high-performance computing, AI, and machine learning are leading us closer to a “push-button manufacturing.” future, but despite these advances, the fact remains that design and manufacturing are largely disconnected. Autodesk's Diego Tamburini explains how to break down the siloes.
The majority of manufacturers are spending more than £100,000 on boosting factory connectivity a year, according to the latest Annual Manufacturing Report.
Manufacturers expect that their investments in smart factories will drive a 27% increase in manufacturing efficiency over the next five years which would add $500bn in annual added value to the global economy.
Interconnected systems are already commonplace in British homes, and very soon they will be a reality in industry, says FORCAM’s Andrew Steele.
Global technology and manufacturing group, Honeywell has partnered with SKF, one of the world’s largest bearing and seals manufacturers, to launch a pioneering industrial internet of things project.
Cambashi, an international industry analyst company based in Cambridge, has just completed a research project into the industrial application of the internet of things.
A new platform designed for low volume, continuous production and mass customisation has been unveiled by additive manufacturing and 3D printing company, Stratasys.
A new spacecraft called Archinaut has been revealed by US-based company 'Made in Space', promising to revolutionize space construction.