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- IBM’s effort to solve health problems in South Africa
IBM Research has established a new research centre in South Africa (its second research centre on the African continent), and has announced several new project collaborations in the area of data-driven healthcare.
- World’s first self-driving taxis hit Singapore
The world’s first self-driving taxis have begun picking up passengers in Singapore.
- Vodafone to trial 5G in 2016
Vodafone has announced that it will be trialling 5G technology on its network in the second half of 2016, racing to beat rival company Telstra.
- Fujitsu to trial automatically evolving AI
Fujitsu and associated partners will trial a form of AI that evolves to gradually learn human preferences, and seeks to match people wanting to relocate to Itoshima to appropriate candidate locations within the city.
- CIMIC announces Nextgen Group divestment
CIMIC Group has announced its agreement to divest all of its investment in Nextgen Group to Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan.
- Sensors for valve position monitoring in harsh environments
Turck has announced two extensions of its inductive angle sensors for rotary actuators. Both new product offerings provide customers with a rotary valve sensing solution suited for harsh environments.
- DCNS submarine program for India springs a huge leak
There are reports today of a 22,400-page leak of details on submarines designed by DCNS – which will design Australia’s upcoming submarines – for the Indian navy.
- New technology to make EV batteries last longer
Researchers have designed a thin plastic membrane that stops rechargeable batteries from discharging when not in use and allows for rapid recharging.
- 2016’s top innovators under 35
MIT Technology Review has released this year’s list of the top 35 innovators under 35. Many of these innovators are engineers who are using their skills and talent to work toward a better world.
- NYU researchers design microchip that checks for sabotage
With the outsourcing of microchip design and fabrication worldwide, bad actors along the supply chain have many opportunities to install malicious circuitry in chips. Researchers from NYU are finding a way to detect this.
- Endress+Hauser wins Global Company of the Year Award
Awarded by US consulting firm Frost & Sullivan, Endress+Hauser has received the Global Company of the Year Award for water analysis instrumentation.
- Partnership between Bosch and Bühler: food and the IoT
Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions and Bühler, two businesses that focus on the IoT and food industry respectively, are joining forces.
- ANU scientists set solar thermal dish record
Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have set a world record for efficiency for their solar thermal dish, which generates steam that could be used for power stations.
- Secure remote access for industrial networks
Belden has announced that it now offers a simple and secure way to provide remote network access, programming and diagnostics with the new Hirschmann Secure Remote Access Solution.
- Wirepas and u-blox partner to create new IoT solutions
Wirepas and u-blox have partnered to offer an advanced decentralised radio communications solution (comparable with advanced mesh technology) for demanding industrial Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
- Chinese cruise missiles to feature artificial intelligence
China’s next generation of cruise missiles will be fitted with artificial intelligence technology to guide themselves in flight and choose targets.
- Productivity solutions using Deep Learning technology
Nuance communications has announced its new suite of Dragon professional productivity solutions for PC and Mac that utilise Deep Learning technology to deliver up to 24 per cent greater accuracy to drive new levels of documentation productivity, according to the company.
- Hybrid system designed to harvest ‘full spectrum’ of solar energy
A new concept could enable highly efficient solar power by combining three types of technologies that convert different parts of the light spectrum and also store energy for use after sundown.
- Tesla may be sued over latest Autopilot crash
A Texas driver was using Tesla’s Autopilot feature when his Model S crashed into the guardrail of a highway. The man has stated he will not sue, however his insurance company may.
- GIT Security Awards: Safe Automation winners
The winners of the GIT Security Awards’ Safe Automation category have been announced, with Leuze Electronic taking first place for its laser safety scanners.