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  • PACE partners with Women in Industry Awards

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    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

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    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

  • Upgraded data acquisition suite

    DASYLab 2016 Icon Based Data Acquisition Software

    DASYLab is a data acquisition software application that allows users to configure custom acquisition, analysis, and control applications in minimal time and without programmin

    April 26, 2017 0 comment

  • In data we trust – or do we?

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    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

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    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

  • New software makes image processing even easier

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    The new weQubeVision software module with pattern matching makes Wenglor’s Smart Camera even simpler and more intelligent.

    April 25, 2017 0 comment

  • Will automation become the next job killer?

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    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

  • Striving for gender parity in engineering

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    The dialogue around women in work hasn’t changed much over the last decade. Progress has been slow. Engineering in particular faces a number of challenges if it is to become more female-friendly. Not least of these challenges is a male-dominated talent pool and low numbers of female graduates.

    April 24, 2017 0 comment

  • New materials could turn water into the fuel of the future

    Scientists at JCAP create new materials by spraying combinations of elements onto thin plates.

    Scientists at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and California Institute of Technology have nearly doubled the number of materials known to have potential use in solar fuels.

    April 23, 2017 0 comment

  • New chapters published by IChemE

    Pam Pryor and Trish Kerin at Hazards Australasia 2016:

    The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Safety Centre and the Safety Institute of Australia will publish two new chapters in the Occupational Health and Safety Body of Knowledge next week.

    April 23, 2017 0 comment

  • Metal-oxide gas sensor

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    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

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    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

  • What the IoT means for plant operations

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    The advent of the Internet of Things will result in a complete overhaul of industrial operations.

    April 19, 2017 0 comment

  • Is radar the answer to industry’s liquid level challenges?

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    Liquid level measurement is integral to many applications, ranging from hydraulic fluids, diesel fuel tanks, and water and wastewater, to biohazards and even deionised or potable water.

    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

  • Bees set to add buzz to robot vision systems

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    According to a report in The Lead, a new study into honeybee eyesight has the potential to improve the vision of robots according to Australian scientists.

    April 9, 2017 0 comment

  • Australian RF technology to be used in Joint Strike Missile

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    BAE Systems Australia’s technology said it was another step closer to being used in the Joint Strike Missile (JSM) being developed for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft, following the signing of a contract between the Federal Government and Norway’s Kongsberg Defence and Aerospace.

    April 7, 2017 0 comment

  • IoT will make the world unrecognisable says scientist

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    The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing at such a rapid rate, leading researchers are predicting a future dominated by autonomous production and logistics – and much sooner than many may expect.

    April 7, 2017 0 comment

  • Single beam safety lasers

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    With the SLS 518, Leuze electronic has expanded its product line of single beam safety devices of the SLS series with a new, compact and economical type 4 model.

    April 4, 2017 0 comment

  • Clean Energy Finance Corporation picks new CEO

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    The Board of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has appointed Ian Learmonth as its new Chief Executive Officer, to replace outgoing CEO Oliver Yates.

    April 3, 2017 0 comment