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IoT, Automation, Electric Vehicles, and Location Technology are Among APAC Logistics Industry’s Key Investment Priorities

In many ways, this capacity for ongoing change is defined by movement. While social distancing and working from home means that many will feel their lives have slowed down, the infrastructure required to deliver new ways of living and working means that goods and services need to move faster than...

Siemens launches IT and contest for Vietnamese engineers and students

Siemens has officially launched a contest titled “Best Applications of SIMATIC IOT2050″ with an aim to provide an opportunity for automation engineers and students in Vietnam to demonstrate their talent, use their creativity and out-of-the-box thinking in order to come up with...

DHL Express deploys AI-powered sorting robot

The DHLBot is an AI-powered robotics arm implemented in partnership with Dorabot installed in Singapore and South Korea, DHLBots can sort over 1,000 small parcels per hour, increasing efficiency by at least 40 percent. SINGAPORE, Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid increasing shipment volumes, DHL...

Schneider Electric envisions Electricity 4.0 for zero-carbon future

As Indonesia marks the 76th anniversary of its independence this year, celebrations across the country have turned into a deep reflection on the future. With technology growing at a rapid pace, the digital revolution is becoming increasingly real by the second. According to the e-Conomy SEA 2020...


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SingPost to begin trial of electric motorcycles

The Iona three-wheelers can cover up to 120km and take less than three hours to charge. ARTICLE BY THE BUSINESS TIMES

LCCC to expand smart manufacturing tech in automation, robotics

Lorain County Community College announced July 22 its partnership with global aerospace and defense contractor ARCTOS Technology Solutions to develop smart manufacturing technologies and training programs for students, educators and employers. LCCC is one of three Ohio community...

Thailand subsidiary is regional hub for Delta Electronics

Delta Electronics (Thailand), the subsidiary of Taiwan-based Delta Electronics, has become the regional business headquarters and manufacturing center in India and Southeast Asia for its parent company. ARTICLE BY DIGITIMESasia 

National Fourth Industrial Revolution Policy to be launched on July 1

KUALA LUMPUR, June 28 — The national policy on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (National 4IR Policy), the country’s comprehensive policy to drive the integrated efforts in transforming the socio-economic development through the use of advanced technology 4IR, will be launched on...

Medical AI Confronts Pesky Problem: People

A statistical measure called “area under the curve” assured Mayo Clinic researchers that their new artificial intelligence (AI) tool was terrific. Then, the clinic doctors threw them a curve ball. “Some [primary care] doctors thought it was redundant or unnecessary, because they...

Autel Robotics challenges DJI with high-performance drones

BEIJING -- Although DJI dominates the global drone market, many rivals are working to develop standout products, looking for any chance to flex their muscles in niche markets. ARTICLE BY NIKKEI ASIA

Indian Manufacturer, Signify, Makes 3D Printed Luminaries to Reduce its Carbon Footprint

Known for its use in the automotive, aerospace and architectural sectors, 3D printing is now present in many fields. And the interior design sector is no exception. To decorate our homes and obtain functional objects, additive manufacturing offers several advantages. It can help to create...

BABA’S embraces innovative SAP technologies to further drive efficiencies

KUALA LUMPUR, 26 June 2021 – Established and world-renowned spice manufacturer Baba Products (M) Sdn. Bhd. (BABA’S) has accelerated its digital transformation programme in its efforts to further drive efficiency and provide optimal outcomes to its partners and...

China is first out of the gate to Industry 4.0

NEW YORK – 5G networks that run factories, warehouses, ports and urban transportation can increase productivity tenfold or more, industry experts believe. Chinese industry leaders claim that thousands of 5G industry applications are now installed, mostly in the pilot stage, compared to...

5 Minutes With Ericsson's Sebastian Elmgren on 5G

My name is Sebastian Elmgren. I am located in Stockholm, Sweden. I am working at Ericsson as a portfolio manager for smart manufacturing focusing on partnership and business development. I have a background from the Ericsson Supply organization and worked with strategic initiatives in our...

A-Pac telcos to consolidate in pursuit of 5G scale: Fitch

Singapore: Tough competition and advantages of scale will drive consolidation in the Asia Pacific telecoms industry ahead of higher 5G investments, according to Fitch Ratings.The 5G technology will favour larger operators with strong balance sheets...

Microsoft says new breach discovered in probe of suspected SolarWinds hackers

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft said on Friday (Jun 25) an attacker had won access to one of its customer service agents and then used information from that to launch hacking attempts against customers. The company said it had found the compromise during its response to hacks by a team it identifies as...

Paul Hastings-led PE firm sells software maker to Rockwell Automation

(Reuters) - Paul Hastings is guiding investment firm Francisco Partners in its $2.2 billion cash deal to sell manufacturing software maker Plex Systems to Rockwell Automation Inc. Rockwell announced the deal on Friday as the Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based industrial automation equipment...

Why Securing Machine Identities Is Essential In The Digital Transformation And Industry 4.0 Era

Over a year into pandemic-induced remote work, changing market dynamics, evolving customer needs and modified operating models, digital transformation and the Industry 4.0 revolution have never been more critical. By embracing cloud and digitizing manufacturing processes, organizations...

Singapore Business Federation launches new programme to help SMEs digitise and transform

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced more companies in Singapore to think about how they can use digital technologies to raise operational resilience by improving business processes and upskilling workers. But when it comes to rolling out digital solutions in a sustained manner, many still...

ETSI releases IoT testing specifications for MQTT, CoAP and industrial automation and control systems

The ETSI TS 103 596 series provides an overall test suite structure and catalogue of test purposes for the Constrained Application Protocol (CoAP). It can serve as a reference for both client-side test campaigns and server-side test campaigns. Part 1 specifies the conformance issues,...

Creating smarter industrial robots with visual intelligence technology

Gokul NA and Nikhil Ramaswamy met when they joined together as Applications Engineers at National Instruments (NI), a US-headquartered leader in Test, Measurement & Automation. At NI, they took different paths – Nikhil ended up becoming a Key Accounts Manager responsible for $1.5M in...

Singapore's manufacturing output grows 30% in May, biggest gain in about a decade

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s manufacturing output grew for a seventh consecutive month in May, increasing 30 per cent year-on-year, official data showed on Friday (Jun 25). This is the biggest increase since November 2010, Reuters reported, and outpaced the previous month's 2.1 per...

Raymond Launches Next-Generation Real-Time Location System

Raymond, a provider of material handling products and intelligent intralogistics solutions, has introduced the next-generation iWAREHOUSE RTLS, a real-time location system. This operator assist technology is the newest addition to Raymond’s end-to-endless intralogistics solutions....

Japan's Rakuten to use Cisco routing tech for 5G, IoT services

Rakuten Mobile said on Friday that it plans to use new routing technologies from network gear maker Cisco to expand its capacity to support business customers with 5G and so-called Internet of Things (IoT) services. STOCKHOLM: Rakuten Mobile said on Friday that it plans to use new routing...

Doubling Down On Insights With Digital Twins

Over the last few years, the “simulation hypothesis” has become an increasingly popular trope in online culture, promoting the idea that all of human existence—everything we experience—is in fact a simulation created by some superior intelligence for research purposes...

Siemens raises growth target with digital drive

ZURICH: Siemens unveiled targets on Thursday to outpace the market by combining its core engineering business with digital expertise in the first strategic blueprint under new Chief Executive Roland Busch. Busch, who took over as CEO from Joe Kaeser in February, wants to win customers and...

Additive manufacturing enables companies to return their production to local suppliers

Additive manufacture is the biggest wave in an ocean of industry 4.0 innovations. The future of international manufacturing and supply chain is facing some uncertainty driven by the flexibility of AM. Especially SLS (selective laser sintering) technology displaces other forms of 3D printing such as...

Automation and Industry 4.0 solutions from Taiwan are best choices for Thailand’s industry upgrading

“Taiwan Excellence Smart Machine Tools and Precision Components Webinar” was held on June 23 by Taiwan Excellence, a campaign to bring the best Taiwan-made products to the world. The webinar had invited Mr. Stanley Kang, Chairman of JFCCT (Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in...

Automation Is a Race the U.S. Can’t Afford to Lose

The U.S. has traditionally been a nation of optimists about technology. But just when the world seems poised for a technologically-driven productivity boom, Americans have acquired a dour outlook about the march of progress. Growing fears that not everyone will share in the benefits is leading to...

How 3D printing can transform aviation industrial production

Additive manufacturing – or 3D printing – has been around in aerospace for 30 years. But it is only now making the leap from niche technology to a process with the potential to transform industrial production ARTICLE BY FlightGlobal

The role of predictive maintenance in Industry 4.0

Predictive maintenance offers the ability to anticipate equipment malfunctions before they occur, arrange repairs proactively, avoid stalling factory floor operations and most importantly, prevent the failure of machinery to keep businesses running efficiently. Figures from Deloitte show predictive...

Do the robot: Dextrous Robotics' latest prototype Chopsticks at the plate

Dextrous Robotics announced it was ready to move on to its latest prototype, with hopes of having it operational soon. ARTICLE BY THE BUSINESS JOURNALS

Optimizing a Continuous Bioprocess with a Digital Twin

A digital twin provides a virtual representation of a process. More specifically, a digital twin (DT) “consists of a model made of the mathematical and causal relationships describing the behavior of a process, and it’s integrated with data monitoring,” says...

PM hails Vietnam visit by RoK Foreign Minister

Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has hailed the ongoing visit to Vietnam by Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Chung Eui-yong, saying that it contributes to strengthening Vietnam – RoK ties. During a reception in Hanoi on...

Ericsson Vietnam: How 5G will accelerate the digital transformation

Denis Brunetti is the president of Ericsson in Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia, and Laos, and in an interview with Vietnam News, he talks about how the development and implementation of 5G will benefit Vietnam’s economic development and the country’s digital transformation. The...

After triumphant pilot, GSK eyes 'digital twins' to fine-tune vaccine production, development

When auto engineers have designs on a new vehicle, they often put the prototype through a computerized gauntlet of digital models and tests before the tires ever hit the pavement. Over the past year, pharma juggernaut GlaxoSmithKline has been applying that same technology to...

China looking to embrace smart, digital manufacturing sector

Boasting high efficiency, low cost and most comprehensive industrial chains, China has long been positioned as the "world's factory." The country is now heading for the next goal: cultivate an upgraded manufacturing sector that is not only big but also robust and smart. The latest data has...

5G: Key to India’s Industry 4.0 revolution

India is fast approaching its much-anticipated digital revolution, now more than ever. Thanks to the ever-increasing broadband and internet penetration backed by the government’s focus on digitalisation, India is today witnessing exponential data uptake coupled with surging trends of...

SLM Solutions to Launch New Game-Changing Metal Additive Manufacturing Product

SLM Solutions invites the industry to a game-changing metal additive manufacturing product launch on June 23rd at 5pm CEST. The launch will take place digitally and will be accessible to everyone at THE-BIG-LAUNCH. The new product empowers the creation of metal components...

New manufacturing facility for bio-based polymers to create 200 new jobs in Singapore

SINGAPORE - A new bio-factory for high-performance polymers is being built on Jurong Island, in a move that could lead to about 200 new jobs here. The 10ha plant by chemicals and advanced materials company Arkema, which will start operations in the first half of next year (2022), will produce...

Japan’s CulNet Consortium: New Open Innovation Platform For Cell-Based Meat & Materials

Japanese cultivated protein startup IntegriCulture recently launched its CulNet Consortium, an open innovation platform dedicated to cellular agriculture. With twelve companies on board, the platform aims to accelerate and scale cell-based solutions across the meat, cosmetics, nutraceuticals and...

Manufactures can increase productivity, quality with collaborative robots

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s manufacturing industry stands to benefit most from robotics as its processes involve repetitive work in confined and structured spaces, environments that robots excel in, said Universal Robots. The Denmark-based collaborative robots (cobots) technology market leader...

Proptech set for strong growth in Vietnam

HCM City (VNS/VNA) - As technology develops and demand keeps increasing in the property sector, proptech will develop in a similar way to fintech, experts have said. Proptech, or property technology, has developed strongly in Vietnam with many start-ups being launched and attracting...

JBS attack points to food industry cyber weaknesses; Singapore vulnerable too

SINGAPORE - Last month's ransomware attack on Brazilian food giant JBS - the world's largest meat processor - highlighted the cyber-security weaknesses of companies in the food industry. And those in Singapore are similarly vulnerable, even though there have been no documented or known cases so...

Chip giant GlobalFoundries to build new $5.4 billion plant in S'pore, add 1,000 high-value jobs

SINGAPORE - Semiconductor manufacturer GlobalFoundries is increasing its production capacity in Singapore with a hefty US$4 billion (S$5.4 billion) investment. The addition of a new fab, or manufacturing plant, here comes amid a global chip shortage and is expected to add around...

AM Research Centers Join AM Explorer Early Access Program

Interspectral has entered into a new agreement with The W.M Keck Center for 3D innovation at The University of Texas in El Paso, US. The unique multi-disciplinary additive manufacturing research facility will now under a new development and license agreement get early access to...

Q&M eyes AI and tech investments for future growth

A FLAW in the dental industry lies in how some dentists prescribe treatment plans simply because they prefer certain procedures. This comes at the expense of patients, said Ng Chin Siau, chief executive of Q&M Dental Group. In 2018, Q&M established a company,... ARTICLE BY THE BUSINESS...

Line Zero – Factory of the Future a partnership approach towards the growth of South Australia

Where the air used to vibrate with the sounds of heavy manufacturing, it now resonates with the buzz of new technologies and collaboration at the Tonsley Innovation District, as what was once home to Chrysler and Mitsubishi manufacturers is transformed into Line Zero – Factory of the...

HKEX wins Blue Prism's APAC Pinnacle Award for Innovative Automation and Digital Transformation

HONG KONG, June 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Prism®, a global leader in intelligent automation, today announced that the HKEX has won the APAC Pinnacle Award, the highest honor given by Blue Prism at its annual Customer Excellence Awards. The APAC Pinnacle Award recognizes the...

My Say: Towards a regional investment hub amid Malaysia’s digital transformation

While the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 is said to have dealt a knockout blow to the global economy unseen since the Great Depression, its repercussions continue to linger on as we move towards the close of the first half of 2021. And no sooner had we thought that the worst of the pandemic was over,...

Alibaba Cloud to build its first data center in the Philippines

As part of an aggressive US$1 billion plan to expand its presence across Southeast Asia, Alibaba Cloud will be launching its first data center in the Philippines by the end of this year. The objective is to extend the reach of its services including elastic compute, databases, security,...

Vertex Growth secures US$15m funding from Korea Venture Investment Corp

SINGAPORE-BASED growth-stage technology fund Vertex Growth Fund has raised US$15 million from Korea Venture Investment Corporation's (KVIC) Foreign Venture Capital (VC) Investment Fund. Anchored by Vertex Venture Holdings, the Singapore-based VC arm of investment firm Temasek Holdings, the fund...

Nvidia’s Isaac robot simulations debut on Omniverse

Nvidia has launched a new version of its Isaac robot simulation engine in the Omniverse, the company’s metaverse sim for engineers. The Omniverse started years ago as a proprietary Nvidia project called Holodeck, named after the virtual reality simulation...

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