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  • Budget 2017: a glimmer of support for innovation and advanced manufacturing


    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s 2015 National Innovation and Science Agenda was a call to arms for Australia’s research and industry sectors to collaborate and drive our economy. One and a half years on, you’d be excused for thinking a few pages of notes were missing from Budget 2017. Specifically no comment was made about the … Continue reading Budget 2017: a glimmer of support for innovation and advanced manufacturing

    May 14, 2017 0 comment

  • Medical torque sensor

    #870 Futek Micro Reaction Torque Sensor[1]

    Traditionally, opening a patient’s thoracic wall requires fast movement and consistent torque to minimise trauma.

    May 8, 2017 0 comment

  • Light curtain with PROFINET interface


    With the PROFINET interface integrated in the CML 700i, Leuze electronic makes possible simple and fast integration of this light curtain in the fieldbus environment without additional gateway box and extra software.

    May 7, 2017 0 comment

  • Schneider Electric named one of Australia’s most desirable workplaces


    Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, has been named as one of Australia’s top ten most attractive employers for job seekers by employment firm Randstad.

    May 7, 2017 0 comment

  • New multichannel mixed-signal Instruments


    NI has announced today the release of a new family of PXI arbitrary waveform generators with up to two channels and 80 MHz of analog bandwidth in a single slot, and a new 100 MHz, 8-channel oscilloscope that builds on NI’s expertise in high-density and software-designed instruments in PXI.

    May 4, 2017 0 comment

  • Elbow flow conditioner for accurate wastewater flow measurement


    Process and plant engineers who can’t find room for the recommended straight pipe run required by liquid flow meters in their municipal water treatment plant retrofit projects will find the Vortab Elbow Flow Conditioner available from AMS, eliminates the problem by removing swirl and asymmetric velocity profiles caused by pumps, valves and other equipment placed too close to the meter.

    May 1, 2017 0 comment

  • PACE partners with Women in Industry Awards


    The 4th annual Women in Industry Awards have been launched for another year, focusing on women excelling across a number of fields and PACE has partnered with the awards to acknowledge the exceptional women who have achieved success through their invaluable leadership, innovation and commitment to their sector.

    April 28, 2017 0 comment

  • Position sensor market set for strong growth


    Research and Markets has released a new report on the position sensor market, which it says is expected to reach AUS$7.93 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 6.27 per cent between 2017 and 2022.

    April 28, 2017 0 comment

  • In data we trust – or do we?


    According to a recent blog post on the ARC Advisory Group website, data analytics are critical to the concept of IIoT. But what if we don’t trust what the data indicates? Asset condition monitoring and management applications have been the initial IIoT target, but are the benefits being realised?

    April 26, 2017 0 comment

  • Fujitsu to supply Boeing with RFID technology


    Fujitsu has announced that it has signed a contract to supply The Boeing Company with FUJITSU RFID Integrated Labels that will be able to manage individual components, achieve accurate traceability, and raise the efficiency of its aircraft maintenance work.

    April 25, 2017 0 comment

  • Will automation become the next job killer?


    Automation is on track to become the ultimate job killer. In fact, much like the industrial revolution 200 years ago, the automation of human tasks is revolutionising both the workplace and society. What this means for the manufacturing sector can be both thrilling and frightening depending on whose point of view you take.

    April 25, 2017 0 comment

  • Invisible radar a boost for defence


    New radar technology developed in Australia promises comprehensive surveillance of enemy troops without compromising safety.

    April 23, 2017 0 comment

  • Metal-oxide gas sensor


    The SGP gas sensor is a multi-pixel platform, which integrates four gas sensing elements into a very small 2.45 x 2.45 x 0.9 mm3 DFN package featuring a fully calibrated air quality output signal.

    April 20, 2017 0 comment

  • Australian physicists open door to improved communications


    Research led by ANU on the use of magnets to steer light has opened the door to new communications systems which could be smaller, cheaper and more agile than fibre optics.

    April 20, 2017 0 comment

  • Australian battery technology generates buzz from US trial


    Australian battery technology innovator Nano-Nouvelle, recent winner of a Federal commercialisation grant, has proved that its pioneering processes are ready for production.

    April 18, 2017 0 comment

  • HVAC particle sensor


    Honeywell has announced a new particle sensor designed to help building owners and consumers monitor the air for potentially harmful particulate contaminants caused by dust, soot and smoke.

    April 13, 2017 0 comment

  • Sunlight-readable panel PCs

    BST PR APLEX APC-3082 Press Release

    Backplane Systems Technology has released the APC-3072 & APC-3082 series of IP66 Sunlight Readable 7” & 8” Panel PC’s.

    April 13, 2017 0 comment

  • New fanless embedded computer

    POC-300 Series Press Release

    Backplane Systems Technology has launched Neousys Technology’s Ultra Compact Atom and Pentium Apollo Lake Fanless Embedded Computer, the POC-300 Series.

    April 11, 2017 0 comment

  • Australian Ambassador visits Pilz HQ

    Photo caption: Opening of cooperation on the subject of industry 4.0. The Australian ambassador in Germany, Lynette Wood (middle), and the Australian consul general Richard Leather (left), spoke with Susanne Kunschert (right) about the way to the industry of the future

    Australia’s ambassador for Germany, Lynette Wood together with Australian consul general Richard Leather, recently visited automation specialist Pilz at its headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany in March to discuss opportunities for industrial scale projects and solutions for ‘Downunder’.

    April 10, 2017 0 comment

  • Mitsubishi to be part of Europe’s largest battery storage project


    Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) said that it will be working through Enspire ME, a fifty-fifty joint venture established between MC and Eneco, an integrated energy company from the Netherlands, to provide services based on a large-scale battery energy storage system (BESS).

    April 9, 2017 0 comment