The Internet of Things, Industry 4.0 - or the fourth industrial revolution - is well under way and the good news is: it need not involve a massive capital outlay. Ruari McCallion reports.
In an effort to resolve a lengthy backlog in the delivery of its spare parts, from September, Mercedes-Benz is going make 30 different plastic spare parts for its cargo trucks available to 3D print.
Ruari McCallion highlights some of the companies successfully adapting to the possibilities offered by the Internet of Things.
IoT is set to transform manufacturing by optimising supply chains, improving efficiencies, reducing waste and increasing profits. HSO – a leading provider of innovative enterprise business solutions – explores how.
A crisis is developing in the IOT-world of customer data as governments, companies and individuals wrestle over who should own it. Irene CL Ng says a new methodology is emerging that will resolve the issue to everyone’s benefit.
A new report by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has predicted massive job losses in South East Asia due to increasingly automated manufacturing.
You might think social media has little to offer manufacturing, but Dr Ajith Parlikad explains why you should think again.
Jaguar Land Rover plans to create a fleet of more than 100 research vehicles over the next four years, to develop and test a wide range of Connected & Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) technologies.
University of Nottingham spin-out business, Promethean Particles, has opened the world’s first facility which is capable of producing thousands of different nanomaterials.
A new collaboration between SAP SE and APWorks, a subsidiary of Airbus Defence and Space GmbH, has been announced that aims to speed up the adoption and standardisation of industrial 3D printing.