Panasonic has a pedigree of ruggedised electronics – their Toughbook laptops are the stuff of remote mining site lore. Branko Miletic reviews the latest addition to this range.
Foxconn has announced it will add a new e-commerce platform in India, adding to its plans for 10 – 12 new factories and a new data centre there.
A new documentary has been released, examining China’s electronics manufacturing heartland in the Pearl River Delta region.
Boston-based Voxel8, maker of the world’s first multi-material electronics 3D printer, has raised $US 12 million in a series A financing round.
A Brisbane resident has had her warranty claim rejected by Mitsubishi after she complained of a gecko ruining her air-conditioning unit.
Foxconn has said it plans to create 1 million new jobs and 10 – 12 new manufacturing facilities in India.
Hills’ will continue manufacturing satellite dishes and consumables for Foxtel under a new contract that began yesterday.
The Aachen, Germany-based Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology will partner in the new Innovative Manufacturing CRC. It is the only German research organisation to do so.
Apple has announced plans to run its entire business in China through renewable energy, and to make its supply chain more environmentally friendly.
Microsoft is considering making phone handsets in India, following the Indian government’s introduction of new duties on imported phones.
We’re at a tipping point when it comes to smart factory robots, says artificial intelligence guru, inventor and entrepreneur Rodney Brooks. Brent Balinski spoke to the Australian-born and Boston-based founder, CTO and chairman of Rethink Robotics.
Apple is getting ready to unveil details of its Apple Watch, as several smartphone makers prepare unveil their latest offerings.
Microsoft will close two Chinese factories that it acquired when it bought Nokia’s handset business in April 2014, cutting 9,000 jobs.
In uncertain times, you can earn a lot from those who manage to keep afloat. Hartley Henderson asked a couple of manufacturers about their success.
Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today
announced Jay Rocavert as VP of Schneider Electric’s Buildings
Business in Australia.
The growing energy needs of densely-populated cities could be met through liquid metal batteries installed in skyscrapers.
Last month Rethink Robotics received a substantial chunk of new funds from investors, led by GE Ventures. Brent Balinski spoke to the company’s CMO Jim Lawton about plans for investing in expanding into newer markets and improving its Baxter industrial robots.
Voxel8 will display its new 3D printer at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week.
The ATC Diversified Electronics division of the Marsh Bellofram has released its SLA Series, a family of high-reliability three-phase monitoring relays.
Hardware manufacturers looking to become intelligent goods manufacturers need to incorporate software licensing and entitlement management into operations.