The Future Computed: AI and Manufacturing is an in-depth look at the challenges and opportunities of AI and how it’s transforming the manufacturing sector. Interviews with customers, policymakers, labor representatives and Microsoft experts shed light on how AI is driving efficiencies, enabling products and services, and allowing for safer workspaces. The book also offers […]
Researchers at Kyushu University have developed a robot that can detect odors using a technique known as localised surface plasmon resonance (LSPR), which measures changes in light absorption by gold nanoparticles upon exposure to a gas.
~ How human senses are revolutionising industrial robots ~ As season two of the critically acclaimed TV show Westworld ended in summer 2018, the conversation around what the robot of the future will look like continues. While many believe we will have human-like robots soon, such as those depicted in sci-fi blockbusters like […]
In addition to complying with Boeing’s service letter, Creaform HandySCAN 3D scanners are listed in the Airbus Technical Equipment Manual, which is referenced in its Structure Repair Manual.
Creaform, the worldwide leader in portable 3D measurement solutions and non-destructive testing (NDT) solutions, has announced that its HandySCAN 3D metrology-grade 3D laser scanner can now be used for recording physical attributes of aircraft dents and blends on all models of Boeing commercial airplanes. Boeing has released a service letter with guidance on the use […]
Other features that enhance the usability of the Gamma helmets include Axis regulation and GapView functions that deliver fast and convenient adjustment of the viewing area for different working positions.
Kemppi has launched its new Gamma range of helmets for welders The personal gear offers welders the best protection for the eyes, face and respiratory system, and it also integrates work lights for clear vision and safety in low light working conditions. The Gamma range reduces work fatigue, increases comfort, and helps guard against welding […]
The Wellbeing Budget 2019 uses the business-driven growth previously in the economy to fund an extensive social wellbeing programme.
The EMA was not expecting much for business from the Wellbeing Budget 2019, but it was still disappointed it did not tackle some of its members’ key concerns. Chief executive Brett O’Riley says the 8500-strong member organisation’s focus is primarily on employees and their workers. “Nobody would argue that people’s overall wellbeing is important, and […]
"If tax revenue falters over the period, there could be some risks in delivering the proposed Budget surpluses while hoping to reduce debt."
The Wellbeing Budget contains spending that would be positive for business and the economy, says BusinessNZ. Chief Executive Kirk Hope said the focus on innovation, research and skills would help more businesses develop at higher levels and grow the economy. “The Budget recognizes that commercialization of new ideas is often constrained among mid-sized firms and […]
This is not a Budget that will transform our economy.
Budget 2019 largely overlooks one of the key drivers of people’s wellbeing – their livelihoods, says Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Leeann Watson. Budget 2019 utilised the Treasury’s Living Standards Framework to inform the Government’s investment priorities and funding decisions. “This is not a Budget that will transform our economy,” says Ms Watson. […]
However, the strength in the Wellbeing Budget will also be seen in the focus Government gives to economic matters – in an economy that is starting to slow down.
It is commendable for Government to tackle things in different ways, to take an in depth look at how are all doing and try to make our lives better -Doug Green, Publisher, NZ Manufacturer There are plenty of areas to focus on – one might say the usual suspects – health, education, housing, domestic […]
Smith says vendors recognise the value of reaching a select audience of professionals engaged in the facilities management and system integration industries, amongst others
Now in the hands of renowned B2B event manager – Lorraine Smith, Facilities Integrate 2019 is set to deliver a unique experience for attendees and exhibitors. Lorraine, is promising a ‘more engaging show experience, with a distinct focus on learning, special features, interactive displays and showcasing the latest technology. “Features engage the audience and provide […]
Australia has voted in a resounding way to maintain the status quo, rejecting the Labor Party’s push to create a government with a trade union heart. From Moggs Creek to Burnie, Port Hedland to Coffs Harbour the country chose a steady, progressive LNP as against Labor, which was riding on the legend of the Silver […]