More than 1,000 leading scientists, business people and robotics researchers have signed an open letter warning against the dangers of autonomous weapons, saying artificial intelligence could prompt a “third revolution in warfare, after gunpowder and nuclear arms”.
While at the Manufacturing 4.0 conference 2015, Jonny Williamson sat down with Rockwell Automation’s vice president of market development, John Nesi, to discuss the company’s vision of the Connected Enterprise.
Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality have a growing role in design and development in the defence sector. Prof Robert Stone, of the University of Birmingham, has been a champion of the technology for almost 30 years, through good times and bad, Ruari McCallion learned.
In an increasingly competitive industry, the pressure is on for manufacturers to gain new customers, retain existing ones and treat them all with the same high level of service, says James Nightingale – head of CRM at HSO.