Harnessing the full potential of IIoT in manufacturing requires a match between business value, local expertise and software capabilities. Manufacturers’ Monthly speaks with LEAP Australia who have recently rolled out IIoT implementations at local manufacturers, both large and small. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is now transforming industrial companies with practical deployments that are … Continue reading How can SMEs get started and harness immediate benefits from Industrial IoT?
A new paradigm for training cuts time and costs. Weld Australia explains. In the digital era, disruptive technologies have started to play a key role in education and training. Increasingly, old-school techniques are being complemented by innovative methods that rely on augmented and virtual reality systems. Augmented and virtual reality training systems are student-focussed, allowing … Continue reading Augmented and virtual reality training: The next wave of digital disruption
AR and VR-enabled automotive parts and maintenance manufacturer, Tradiebot, has announced the launch of SprayVIS. Designed to assist tradespeople to develop their skills at automotive spray painting. The VR platform, developed and manufactured in Australia, is designed to be Generation Y and Z friendly, and to grow interest in the trades as a pathway for … Continue reading AR technology to assist spray painting
The Automotive Innovation Hub has launched in South Australia. A partnership between the Motor Trade Association of South Australia, along with Tradiebot Industries, the Hub will deliver Industry 4.0 automotive skills in training programs and provide a sandbox for the demonstration of R&D innovation in the service and repair sector. The Hub will, in part, … Continue reading Automotive Innovation Hub to inspire next generation of tradespeople
An augmented reality (AR) system that could help workers to safely shut down dangerous machinery has won UNSW’s Maker Games. The award was the product of an industry challenge from construction materials manufacturer Boral. The company required students to find a safe solution for workers to not be electrocuted when turning off heavy machinery. Using … Continue reading AR safety system wins student award
Lenovo Group has announced positive results for its third fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2017. It reported revenue was US$12.9 billion (A$16 billion), a 6.3 per cent increase year-over-year, and 10 per cent increase over the second fiscal quarter of FY2017/18. Lenovo continued to enjoy significant revenue gains in PCs and smart devices (PCSD) and the … Continue reading Lenovo reports strong third FQ, increased momentum in AR & VR
AUSPACK, Australia’s leading packaging show, has teamed up with augmented reality (AR) firm Omniverse Foster Packaging to deliver an original, AR, direct marketing experience. The AR platform is a printed cartonboard box, which will be mailed out to visitors to AUSPACK. AUSPACK visitors should then download the AUSPACK app from GooglePlay or the Apple App … Continue reading AUSPACK adds new dimension to the events experience