Donald Trump was derided during the 2016 US presidential election for saying globalisation, and specifically China, had destroyed US manufacturing. The experts said he was wildly wrong, that the sector was in good health and that ‘Make America Great Again’ was populist nonsense.
Japanese engineers have unveiled a robot that transforms into a car and can carry people on board. The scientists said it was the first such accomplishment in the history of robots.
Almost 100 executive decision-makers gathered to discuss how best to take advantage of and leverage the power of digital technology at Industrial Data Summit, which took place at Mary Ward House, London on 18 April.
With the ever-changing need for innovative building design and sustainability, the construction industry is going through significant and exciting changes.
IoT has amalgamated hardware and software with the internet to create a more technically-driven environment. Gartner predicts that by the year 2020, there will be 20.4 Billion IoT devices. Implementation of IoT in healthcare, smart cities and manufacturing industries has formulated innovative ways to collaborate these devices.
While looking for a quick and smart solution to produce spacer panels for cabin retrofits, Airbus found a new partner in Materialise’s Certified Additive Manufacturing.
With new technologies appearing more rapidly than ever before, how do you pick the ones that will deliver competitive advantage and identify those that could threaten your business?
If successful, the adoption of industrial digitalisation solutions could, within 10 years, boost UK manufacturing by £455bn, drive sector growth by 3% and create 175,000 new jobs.
Four in five UK manufacturers believe "Smart Factory" technologies will improve their supply chain relationships, according to the latest Annual Manufacturing Report.
Airplane and satellite manufacturer Boeing is to invest in nanosatellite communications startup Myriota (Adelaide, Australia), which offers direct-to-orbit IoT connectivity for remote locations.