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.
Tucked away in a non-descript Brighton business centre, managing director / owner Alex Claber and his bass guitar speaker factory, Barefaced Audio, are developing an international reputation for innovation and quality.
The Manufacturer argued against the Melrose bid. We supported the company - and the Unite union - in their objection to the takeover, on the grounds that a break up of the venerable company would be a terrible mistake for the UK - and for the workforce.
New heads-up display technology will make it easier for drivers and pilots to see information while viewing the outside world, and the technology could create new manufacturing sectors.
Mixed reality, combined with and augmented by the power of Artificial Intelligence, will be one of the key technology shifts helping to transform the entire product lifecycle - from design and production, through to sales, operation and maintenance.
Almost 20% of organisations observed at least one IoT-based attack in the past three years, and worldwide spending on IoT security will rise by 28%, reaching £1.06bn in 2018, a new survey revealed.
Researchers from Imperial College London claim to have fused living and non-living cells in a way that allows them to work together and paves way for batteries powered by photosynthesis.