Shakeup at Mastip

Shakeup at Mastip

Mastip has been a stalwart of NZ manufacturing for over 25 years. Regarded as a pioneer of the global plastics hot runner industry, its products are now in 40 countries. But importantly, the company is receiving a shakeup from new CEO Marc Michel, calling on him to grow the company, double its earnings accelerate new […]

Machines can’t dream

Machines can’t dream

 People are concerned about robots. Ever since a computer system defeated chess champion Gary Kasparov 20 years ago, public perceptions of progress in artificial intelligence (AI) research have been defined in terms of high-profile competitions pitting human against thinking machine. Anxiety is high about what the ultimate consequences could be. In the wake of Deep […]

Connexionz wins contract to connect multiple transit agencies across three States

The contract includes the provision of on-board technologies for partner agencies with optional add-on services such as multimedia, next stop audio visual alerts, vehicle diagnostics, automatic passenger counting, farebox integration, and more

Connexionz wins contract to connect multiple transit agencies across three States

Integrated rural transit solution enhances community mobility, improves traveler experiences, increases driver and passenger safety, improves operational processes and access to important vehicle diagnostics.  Connexionz, a leading provider of smart transit innovations, has been awarded a unique contract to deliver a multi-agency regional passenger information system. The new “iTransitNW” portal and smartphone app will connect […]

Virtual Reality Scene 7.1 for construction, design and forensics

Virtual Reality Scene 7.1 for construction, design and forensics

Faro Scene 7.1 enables an immersive VR experience with integration of detailed photographic textures, i.e., surface details of an object and rendering of 3D scan data so quickly that it appears to be generated in real time. While Scene 7.1 is optimised for the Faro laser scanning product portfolio, e.g. FocusS or Freestyle, it is […]

Microchip MPLAB ICD 4 with faster processor and increased RAM

Microchip MPLAB ICD 4 with faster processor and increased RAM

  RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, the global distributor for engineers, has announced the new MPLAB ICD 4 in-circuit debugger from Microchip. The MPLAB ICD 4 is an In-Circuit programming and Debugging (ICD) development tool for PIC microcontrollers, including the latest PIC32C MCUs, and Microchip’s portfolio of dsPIC digital signal controllers, […]

New technology drives growth at EMEX 2018

New technology drives growth at EMEX 2018

The growth trend within the engineering and manufacturing industries already visible at Emex 2016, sees next year’s show set to be the biggest event in its 40 years history. Demand now sees it expand and further develop its reputation as the premier Technology event to showcase and see services relating to the manufacturing, engineering and […]

Is your talent management strategy ready for the global skills gap?

With more jobs available than talent to fill them, companies will need to be forward-thinking and creative in terms of recruiting. This revolutionary time calls for a modern way of engaging.

Is your talent management strategy ready for the global skills gap?

By Alexandre Pachulski, Co-Founder of Talentsoft Our global economy has begun yet another transformation. We are in the early stages of a fourth industrial revolution that will bring major changes to our societies, driven by advances in connectivity, automation, and artificial intelligence. With that, has come a global gap in the skilled talent necessary to […]

Move Fast and Break Things

Move Fast and Break Things

(On Jonathan Taplin)He is hunting big game; it is his contention that the giants of the cyberworld-from Google to Amazon-are threats to the fundamental foundations of democracy and that they also cement inequality into our systems in new and dangerous ways. (Jonathan Taplin is Director of the Annenberg Innovation Lab and a former tour manager […]

Immersive booths to bring business expos to life

The software package allows companies to upload photos or videos and easily produce them into an eye-catching display that moves across all three walls. Companies can also upload professionally-produced work.

Immersive booths to bring business expos to life

Technology that brings standard exhibition booths alive with video projections has launched this month. The immersive booth technology is the brainchild of Andy Roberts, the founder of Rogue Lumens, a technology company in Adelaide, South Australia. In a previous role, Roberts had travelled the world attending conferences and was constantly uninspired by the static displays […]

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