The Fourth Industrial Revolution, Industry 4.0 and 4IR are terms that are becoming commonplace in manufacturing. Now that these terms are accepted, a new wave of technical turns of phrase have been born.
Smart technologies are becoming increasingly ubiquitous in our day to day lives. From smartphones to smart homes, the dramatic increase in power and sophistication of technology is opening up new technological frontiers and promising endless possibilities for the development of many different industries, particularly manufacturing.
A North East England based manufacturing firm has received significant recognition from a top global scientific research agency for its contribution to the development of innovative radio astronomy technology.
A pioneering usage of additive manufacturing to create ‘on-demand’ pieces for repair and replacement in damaged ships has been revealed by the Port of Rotterdam’s Additive Manufacturing Field lab (RAMLAB) in collaboration with Autodesk.
Scientists at BAE Systems and City, University of London have revealed how research work on how falcons fly is inspiring new technologies for future aircraft that could contribute to their safety in the air, aerodynamics and fuel efficiency.