Advancing research: igus a new member of the Profibus Nutzerorganisation e.V.

The igus product range offers solutions for small installation spaces, maximum speeds and three-dimensional movements with up to ±360 degrees/m on the robot or in free movements.

Advancing research: igus a new member of the Profibus Nutzerorganisation e.V.

Tested chainflex Profinet cables ensure reliable data transfer in moving applications Profinet is the world’s leading Ethernet-based communication solution for industrial automation. Because even large volumes of data can be transferred quickly and safely thanks to real-time communication. In order to advance the research of Profinet technology in moving applications, igus has now joined the […]

Servers for higher performance workloads

Increased GPU support (up to 8x 75W NVidia T4s) allowing customers to efficiently implement video analytics and inference solutions for artificial intelligence

Servers for higher performance workloads

ThinkSystem SR645 and SR665 two-socket servers feature enhanced performance and I/O connectivity for higher performance workloads. Many industries, such as manufacturing need faster transaction processing, improved data analytics, and greater grid-computing capacity, while still improving efficiency and total cost of ownership (TCO). To address these needs, Lenovo focuses on delivering open, reliable, and secure infrastructure […]

Robotics tutor creates real time map of PPE demand

“What he did in regard to visualising a rapidly growing data set has allowed us to see where resources were needed and demand was growing.”

Robotics tutor creates real time map of PPE demand

As part of his volunteer work for ShieldsUp, an organisation established at the start of lockdown which called on volunteers to 3D print personal protective equipment (PPE) to fill the shortage gap, WelTec tutor Frank Beinersdorf has developed a real time map of how many, and where, protective shields are needed across New Zealand. Frank’s […]

Revolution Fibres skincare product sells out in South Korea

Iain Hosie, Revolution Fibres founder and Technical Director, says a key appeal for the South Korean market is the application method of placing the product onto wet skin like a mask.

Revolution Fibres skincare product sells out in South Korea

A natural New Zealand skincare product has sold out in online sales after just two hours on South Korea’s most influential home shopping network. The manufacturer of the skincare product, Auckland-based nanofibre producer Revolution Fibres, has now switched its production capacity to face masks to meet COVID-19 demand and to increase the local supply of […]

Positives from Covid-19

For a long time, manufacturing has not received the attention and support that it should have had – in terms of national security of supply chains and Government support.

Positives from Covid-19

-Dr Troy Coyle, HERA Director Our current state of play has created a massive disruption to business as usual – but are there any positives to come out from the Covid-19 pandemic? Covid-19 has dramatically impacted us all in many different ways. Of course, most discussions have been on the negatives of Covid-19, but here […]

OnRobot Soft Gripper highly flexible

One System Solution is a platform that provides a unified mechanical and electrical interface between leading robot arms and any OnRobot end-of-arm tooling (EoAT).

OnRobot Soft Gripper highly flexible

The new OnRobot food-grade Soft Gripper is able to pick a wide array of irregular shapes and delicate items in food and beverage, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals production, as well as manufacturing or packaging Automation just got easier for food and beverage and other “clean” applications such as cosmetics and pharmaceuticals that need to handle items […]

Forklift of the future

Forklift of the future

Hyster’s new H16-18XD series big truck Leading materials handling equipment provider, Hyster, is introducing a new big truck with a series of cabin upgrades for enhanced user comfort and visibility. Hyster’s new H16-18XD series big trucks can efficiently handle up to 16t or 18t, depending on the model, and is backed by the outstanding quality […]

Movac invests in Revolution Fibres to scale global growth

Movac invests in Revolution Fibres to scale global growth

Auckland-based Revolution Fibres has raised $6m in a Series A funding round led by Movac, New Zealand’s most experienced technology investment firm. Founded in 2009 by Iain Hosie, Simon Feasey and Michael Perrett, Revolution Fibres has developed a unique technology to produce electro-spun nanofibres for use in a wide range of applications, such as filtration, […]

Bella, the Kiwi digital helper for times of crisis and need

Soul Machines designed Bella to be distinctively Kiwi.

Bella, the Kiwi digital helper for times of crisis and need

Soul Machines – a leading innovator in the field of AI – is enlisting their technology to assist in the dissemination of information in times of public crisis, starting in New Zealand for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Bella, the Digital Helper aims to show how she can assist in New Zealand’s robust response to the […]

Robot disinfects large areas

Robot disinfects large areas

A robot capable of rapidly disinfecting large areas has been invented by a world-first solutions business to speed-up the fight against coronavirus.   Forth Engineering in Cumbria is known for its innovations to solve complex industry challenges in the nuclear, oil and gas, renewables and other sectors all over the world.   Forth managing director Mark […]

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