Creaform HandySCAN 3D scanner now certified by Airbus

Creaform HandySCAN 3D scanner now certified by Airbus

Creaform, leader in portable 3D measurement solutions and engineering services, has had its flagship metrology-grade portable 3D scanner, the HandySCAN 3D, certified by Airbus and will be added to the company’s next Technical Equipment Manual (TEM) release. This certification comes following the recognition of HandySCAN 3D’s specifications by the French National Laboratory for Metrology & […]

Kineo version 5.0 released

Kineo version 5.0 released

Version 5.0 of Kineo software components for path planning, collision detection and cable simulation is now available. Major new developments include: Kineo Flexible Cables The first release of this new software component has been developed with a specific focus on applications in robotics. The cables that power articulated robot systems are prone to failure as […]

 Developing smart machines and equipment to meet manufacturers’ demands

 Developing smart machines and equipment to meet manufacturers’ demands

Visitors to the Rockwell Automation stand at AUSPACK 2017 will experience first-hand how The Connected Enterprise drives new opportunities to optimise production and supply chain  More than 70 million people are joining the middle class every year, increasing demand on manufacturing resources and infrastructure. Meeting this demand means being more productive, sustainable and flexible. Fortunately, […]

How robotic process automation increases competitiveness

How robotic process automation increases competitiveness

Despite the acknowledged productivity benefits of automation, many companies still handle common business practices manually, missing out on efficiencies and potential competitive advantage. Organisations should consider robotic process automation for back-office operations, and even some front-office processes, which are currently still done manually, according to NICE. Gerry Tucker, managing director, ANZ, NICE, said, “Businesses can […]

Disruptive technologies driving sustainability

Disruptive technologies driving sustainability

Disruptive technologies and digital infrastructure have the potential to solve some of the world’s most pressing risks and to transform industries. These include safeguarding the planet’s soil and water, and improving inequality and education.   This is the main conclusions of the 2017 Global Opportunity Report, released by DNV GL, Sustainia and the United Nations Global […]

Bridging the skills gap and creating new services

Bridging the skills gap and creating new services

Jargon aside ‘servitisation’ means understanding the bottom line of what your customers really want. Bridging the skills gap and boosting services will be top priorities for manufacturers this year. And IoT? Today, 50% of the costs of IoT projects go on integration. This year will also see many manufacturers realizing they already have ‘IoT’ solutions; […]

Solidworks Simulation Professional

Solidworks Simulation Professional

Product Engineers can efficiently evaluate structural product performance under a wide range of physical scenarios using the powerful virtual testing environment of Solidworks Simulation Professional. Fully embedded with Solidworks 3D CAD, Solidworks Simulation Professional enables engineers to determine product mechanical resistance, product durability, natural frequencies, and test heat transfer and buckling instabilities. Pressure vessel analysis […]

Solidworks Simulation Professional

Solidworks Simulation Professional

Product engineers can efficiently evaluate structural product performance under a wide range of physical scenarios using the powerful virtual testing environment of Solidworks Simulation Professional. Fully embedded with Solidworks 3D CAD, Solidworks Simulation Professional enables engineers to determine product mechanical resistance, product durability, natural frequencies, and test heat transfer and buckling instabilities. Pressure vessel analysis […]

AI deal biggest yet for University of Auckland/UniServices

AI deal biggest yet for University of Auckland/UniServices

Intelligent computers that look, think and react like humans are the latest technology being developed at the University of Auckland to become a commercial venture. Artificial Intelligence company Soul Machines was officially launched this week after it attracted US $7.5 million in its initial financing round from Hong Kong-based venture capital firm Horizons Ventures, making […]

Enabling employee productivity through technology

Enabling employee productivity through technology

Charlie Camphin, WorkForce Software Vice President of Sales, APJ Employee productivity, or how effectively employee time is managed, is key to ensuring a business can execute its overall strategy. In the competitive manufacturing industry, a sustained increase in employee productivity can give the business a competitive advantage. Manufacturing businesses that implement workforce management technology can […]