The first phase of a £246m government investment into battery technology will be launched today, geared towards ensuring the UK builds on its strengths and leads the world in the design, development and manufacture of electric batteries.
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.
Global web services and technology company, Baidu has announced it will provide an open and complete software platform to help develop worldwide autonomous driving systems with reference vehicles and hardware.
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.
The latest SolidWorks World event, held at the beginning of the month in Los Angeles, CA, saw the latest installment of the globally renowned event tackle the latest approaches to technology, design and engineering.
Head of international content, Tim Brown, got along to see all the latest the event had to offer.