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- Intel continues shift from PC to IoT
Intel has continued its forray into the connected devices market, announcing two new processors for use in IoT applications and next-generation vehicles.
- Mobile wireless monitor for industrial safety
Honeywell has announced the next generation of its AreaRAE Plus multi-threat monitor, which now offers more sensor choices, meteorological monitoring and GPS-enabled location identification of hazards.
- New method for increased energy density in Li-ion batteries
A professor from Columbia Engineering has built a trilayer structure for li-ion batteries that is stable in ambient air, which makes batteries both longer lasting and cheaper to manufacture.
- Laser tracker
Faro has announced a new addition to its Vantage Laser Tracker product line, suited for applications such as quality inspection, tool-building, alignment and reverse engineering.
- IBM: Census outage could have been prevented
A bunch of ‘he said, she said’ has erupted as IBM details where it all went wrong with Australia’s 2016 Census.
- Compact Ethernet I/O modules
Acromag has released its BusWorks 900EN series of rugged networked I/O modules.
- Iceland finds powerful energy source in volcanoes
Iceland is drilling into volcanoes to tap the energy created by magma, which could act as an innovative new form of renewable energy.
- Schneider acquires analyser business; denies Rockwell rumours
Schneider Electric has acquired Applied Instrument Technologies. Simultaneously, rumours have spread that the company is planning to acquire Rockwell Automation.
- An Electric Actuator Whose Best Features Lie Just Below The Surface
Actuators play an essential role in the control and management of Australia’s vast water utilities network. Responsible for controlling valves and gates in a hydro facility, an actuator requires a control signal and source of energy, to be able to stop unnecessary leakage and control the flow of water running through water valves. At present … Continue reading An Electric Actuator Whose Best Features Lie Just Below The Surface
- Australians “overwhelmingly negative” about broadband
Australians are more dissatisfied with broadband than any other type of infrastructure, according to the Global @dvisor Infrastructure Index 2016.
- Magnetostrictive linear position sensors
Thermo Fisher Scientific has introduced the Temposonics E-Series EP2 position sensor, which provides high durability and precise position measurement feedback in harsh industrial environments.
- [UPDATED] Chinese manufacturer admits fault in massive cyber attack
Mirai has struck again, hacking IoT devices to take out major websites such as Twitter, Spotify, Amazon and Paypal. Chinese electronics manufacturer Hangzhou Xiongmai Technology has admitted its inadvertent role in the attack.
- Precision-geared product market to recover in 2016
Despite a slowdown in 2015, the market for precision gearboxes and geared motors is set to improve in 2016.
- Wind farm settings the culprit for SA blackout
Based on an analysis from the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO), the sudden loss of half of South Australia’s wind power was the main contributing factor to the state-wide blackout that occurred last month.
- New Zealand eager to invest in robotics and automation
40 per cent of New Zealand businesses have expressed interest in investing in robotic processes and automation within the next 12 months, according to research by Alleasing New Zealand. In Australia, this statistic is 36.7 per cent.
- Tesla announces fully autonomous vehicles
Tesla has announced that from this week onwards, all vehicles produced in its factory will have the hardware necessary for fully autonomous driving.
- Industrial security appliance
Rockwell Automation has introduced the Allen-Bradley Stratix 5950 security appliance, which incorporates new security technologies to help protect plant-floor systems.
- Stephen Hawking warns about AI; welcomes new research centre
The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) could be the most disastrous event in human history, said Stephen Hawking at the opening of a new AI research centre at Cambridge University
- Boris Gabin appointed manager of Emerson AU & NZ
Boris Gabin has been appointed the new General Manager/Managing Director of Emerson Process Management Australia and New Zealand, taking over from Karl Wigginton.
- Integration of IoT and AI for manufacturing and business
Autodesk’s IoT cloud platform Fusion Connect will embed Nutonian’s artificial intelligence (AI) modelling engine, Eureqa, to interpret IoT data and maximise business outcomes.