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.
Technological advances and ever-evolving customer demands mean that it is more important than ever for manufacturers to work within an interconnected system, as Majenta Solutions’ Neil Watford and Chris Stock explain.
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.
Generative design allows computers to do the heavy lifting, while freeing engineers up to truly innovate. Jonny Williamson sat down with Jeff Kowalski, chief technology officer of Autodesk, to learn more.
Advances in technologies such as cloud-based high-performance computing, AI, and machine learning are leading us closer to a “push-button manufacturing.” future, but despite these advances, the fact remains that design and manufacturing are largely disconnected. Autodesk's Diego Tamburini explains how to break down the siloes.
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.
The new Chief Technology Officer at the High Value Manufacturing Catapult is Professor Sam Turner, formerly the CTO at the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, part of the HVMC. He told Nick Peters about the impact he hopes to make on UK manufacturing.