Capgemini has released its Smart Factories report, which offers a global snapshot of the adoption of IoT-enabled factories and their impact on the global economy. According to the report, smart factories will deliver a 27 per cent increase in manufacturing efficiency over the next five years, adding $500 billion to the global economy. This increase … Continue reading Smart factories: A global snapshot
Tasman Sinkware has partnered with Australian company Ailytic to deliver improvements in its manufacturing efficiency with automation, artificial intelligence and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The company is investing in the further development of its South Australian manufacturing plant and securing South Australian jobs. Manufacturing under the Oliveri brand name, Tasman Sinkware produces a range … Continue reading Australia’s only sink manufacturer growing through automation
Working with ABB, IBM has developed a new AI assistant to help manufacturers detect defects on the production line. The Cognitive Visual Inspection System is connected to ABB’s industrial monitoring system, ABB Ability, and will help manufacturers improve speed, yield, and uptime, according to the company. The system works by transferring images from an ultra-high-definition … Continue reading IBM and ABB develop AI assistant for quality assurance
Artificial intelligence (AI) will be used to help data-driven sales and decision-making in the pharmaceutical industry. Pfizer Australia, the world’s largest pharmaceutical researcher which has manufacturing plants in Sydney and Perth, is rolling out digital analyst tools from South Australia-based sales automation specialist Complexica. In a statement, Pfizer said the software will also help to … Continue reading World’s largest pharmaceutical researcher testing Australian-made artificial intelligence
The business founded by young engineer, STEM evangelist and entrepreneur Marita Cheng has just begun shipping its new product, Teleport. Brent Balinski spoke to Cheng about getting robots into our homes.