Chinese web services company Baidu has announced that it plans to partner with a local auto manufacturer to build autonomous cars.
In the much-publicised march towards the digitalisation of manufacturing, one very important element is routinely ignored, namely how to integrate the digital sharp end with back office systems that traditionally have relied on paper.
Smart factories are set to become a revolutionary force of the manufacturing industry and provide a massive boost to the global economy, according to a new report by multinational information technology consulting company, Capgemini.
Alastair Cole explains how the development of an innovative car from 1939 can still teach senior executives valuable lessons about leadership and design.
We are just five weeks away from coming to Liverpool for the UK’s biggest FREE digital manufacturing exhibition – Smart Factory Expo (15-16 November, Exhibition Centre Liverpool).
The UK still lags behind comparable countries in terms of intellectual property income per research resource and the number of successful spin-off companies.
Japanese metals manufacturer Kobe Steel has been embroiled in an ongoing scandal relating to admissions that they had sold products with misstated quality.
A company backed by US aerospace manufacturer Boeing has announced an ambitious new timeframe for the first commuter-size electric aircraft.
North West manufacturer LPW supplies high-grade metal powders for additive manufacturing. CEO and founder, Dr Phil Carroll told James Lawson how high-tech innovation is spearheading his company’s expansion within this fast-growing market.
Digital Catapult and The Manufacturer are pleased to announce the Hack & Pitch will make its Smart Factory Expo debut, designed to inspire and challenge small and medium size businesses to create disruption through innovation.