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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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Digitalisation to curb public sector corruption

PETALING JAYA: The digitalisation of government services would serve to curb leakages, fraud and corruption within the public sector, according to Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz. He said that by moving the traditional government services online, it will reduce direct...

Geek+ enables Siemens Switchgear Shanghai to realize flexible manufacturing and join industry 4.0

Beijing, May 20th, 2021 – Geek+, a global AMR leader, announces the successful deployment of AMRs in Siemens Switchgear Shanghai’s factory. By implementing a fully automated and flexible system, combining four AI-driven robotics solutions, the world-leading manufacturer has committed to...

Radiant Globaltech rides on retail digitalisation

RADIANT Globaltech Bhd is poised to gain from the accelerated digitalisation of the retail sector by the Covid-19 pandemic. MD Paul Yap Ban Foo (picture) said the retail solution provider’s revenue would be driven by digitalisation and automation by retailers to reduce cost and...

SAP finally joins the process mining fray

Business process improvement has been a top enterprise concern of late, and SAP has heeded the call with Process Insights, a new process mining tool announced during last week’s Sapphire event. With Process Insights, SAP aims to help customers streamline their operations by...

PTC drives digital connectivity for BAE Systems’ Factory of the Future

Digital technology solutions from PTCÒ are playing a key role in driving digital connectivity at BAE Systems’ Factory of the Future programme. The global supplier of advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutionshas tapped into expertise from the Industrial...

Samsung bets on Europe 5G orders to grow network equipment business

Samsung Electronics is banking on Europe to maintain growth momentum in its network equipment business, a senior executive said, as 5G rollout widens and industry leader Huawei Technologies of China focuses on its domestic market. SEOUL -Samsung Electronics is banking on Europe to maintain growth...

Food manufacturing group OTS Holdings launches IPO for Catalist listing

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - Food manufacturing group and brand builder OTS Holdings, known for its Golden Bridge canned luncheon meat, on Tuesday (June 8) launched its initial public offering (IPO) for a Catalist listing on the Singapore Exchange (SGX). It is offering around 41 million...

Get Ahead With These Next-Generation Smart Manufacturing Technologies

As the fourth industrial revolution continues, smart manufacturing technologies are coming out increasingly faster, providing benefits to manufacturing enterprises worldwide. They're becoming more powerful and more capable with each generation. Not long ago, technologies such as artificial...

ASM Pacific Technology leads the upsurge and breakthrough of camera sensors

The outbreak of COVID-19 has brought a massive change to the world. People are connected by digital data on an unprecedented scale. A part of our life takes place in a virtual environment and the world is greatly transformed by things like digital workplace, virtual learning, mobile web, cloud...

How will SMBs gain from artificial intelligence in human resources?

Of interest is how artificial intelligence (AI) might feature in human resources (HR), a field not generally associated with intelligent automation. Contrary to popular belief, AI is not a new technology. From its first proof of concept in 1955, it has evolved tremendously since. Buzz...

Get Ahead With These Next-Generation Smart Manufacturing Technologies

As the fourth industrial revolution continues, smart manufacturing technologies are coming out increasingly faster, providing benefits to manufacturing enterprises worldwide. They're becoming more powerful and more capable with each generation. Not long ago, technologies such as artificial...

DHL Express maximizes productivity amid record volumes with robotics at its Miami Service Center

DHL Express, the world’s leading provider of international express shipping services, is implementing sortation robots to increase productivity and service quality at the company’s service centers. This is one of many digitalization investments that DHL is making as it implements...

Southgate to appear at IntraLogisteX next month

Southgate Packaging, one of Europe’s leading packaging suppliers, is exhibiting for the first time at this year’s IntraLogisteX, the UK’s largest exhibition for the intralogistics industry. Taking place over two days, from 1st to 2nd July 2021, held at the Ricoh Arena in...

OCBC Bank ramping up digitalisation efforts during the pandemic

DIGITAL payment solutions are no longer a luxury, but a necessity during the Covid-19 pandemic. According to the latest statistics from Bank Negara Malaysia, e-payment transaction volume per capita in Malaysia reached 169.9 in 2020, representing a 13.5% increase from the year before. This trend is...

APAC, Europe, America region to emerge as lucrative growth avenue for Bluetooth 4.0 market by 2026

Global Bluetooth 4.0 Market report provides an in-depth analysis of the overall market over a period from 2020-2025. The report focuses on major key players, production details, their application, and countries and also analyzes the global and key regions market potential and advantage,...

The Role Of Real-Time Location Systems In The Fourth Industrial Revolution

The manufacturing and logistics industries have been a staple of the United States — and global — economy since the middle of the 19th century. A lot has changed and evolved since then. Out of sheer necessity, this sector has long been a driver of innovation. Whether it was the...

Tavant FIRE 5.0 can now orchestrate multiple automation tools and technologies

Tavant announced the new version of its end-to-end test automation framework, FIRE 5.0 (Framework for Intelligent and Rapid Execution). Tavant’s FIRE 5.0 is a comprehensive tool and technology agnostic-test automation framework. This framework can orchestrate multiple automation tools...

HCM City to set up centre to support companies’ digital transformation

HCM City (VNA) — The Quang Trung Software City Development Co in HCM City is collaborating with the city Departments of Information and Communications and Science and Technology to set up a centre for supporting businesses achieve digital transformation, it...

Vietnam Airlines pilots digital health passport

The IATA Travel Pass is a mobile app that allows travelers to store and manage Covid-19 testing or vaccine certificates. The app is available in the iOS and Android stores. IATA / Vietnam NAM News Vietnam Airlines, Vietnam’s flag carrier, has begun piloting the digital health app...

FIRB adopts framework for investment perks applications

MANILA – The Fiscal Incentives Review Board (FIRB) has adopted the framework for the grant of incentives to qualified industries under the government’s Strategic Investment Priorities Plan (SIPP) that aims to attract high-value, labor-intensive investments that will create more...

Hong Kong looks forward to formal dialogues on accession to RCEP, says govt official

HONG KONG (XINHUA) - Hong Kong looks forward to commencing formal dialogues on its accession to the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) when the partnership is ready to take on new members, a Hong Kong government official said on Saturday (June 5). Secretary for Commerce and...

Masaya Fujiwara | Developing smart cities critical to sustainable development

Today, many people are talking about ‘smart cities’ in the world. In fact, pilot projects are going on in some places while in advanced regions concrete projects are being implemented. As Japan has tackled smart-city development for more than 10 years, I am pleased to share with a...

How artificial intelligence is driving the future of consumer experience

AI tools are set to transform the future of consumer experience. The technology is already ubiquitous. You can notice its presence throughout the customers’ buying journey. Consider this scenario of an e-commerce purchase. When the consumer is wading through a limitless marketplace, AI lends...

China’s dominance in solar energy hard to change

Even while the coronavirus pandemic still impedes personnel exchanges in business sector as global travels are disrupted, the world solar industry practitioners were paying attention to a major industry exhibition recently after more than 140 countries and regions around the world had made...

The road to a ‘self-reliant’ India must be sustainable

As India learns to cope up with the challenges posed by the COVID-19, it is simultaneously adapting to a rapid industrial transformation. The country is evolving into a viable alternative investment destination on the back of the Government’s manufacturing linked incentives, as global...

Green Supply Chain and Digitalization: How Tech Makes Logistics Sustainable

The pandemic is not just a mere health crisis. It is a devastating economic disruption and has caused dramatic labor turmoil on a global scale. As far as the supply chains are concerned, we have witnessed their exposure to vulnerability and inadequate contingency plans. Due to the growing saliency...

Wheel masters rev up R&D efforts in China

International carmakers are revving up research and development efforts in China to stay competitive, as the world's largest vehicle market is becoming a powerhouse of innovation especially in terms of electrification and digitalization. China, as one of the first countries to promote new energy...

Data centers tap growing market

Chinese tech companies are quickening their pace to deploy internet data centers globally, tapping the ever-growing business needs from both international companies and Chinese enterprises marching overseas. In the latest instance, Tencent Cloud, the cloud-computing arm of Tencent Holdings, is...

Malaysia laying right foundation for nation's long-term digital transformation, says Nokia

KUALA LUMPUR (June 5): Malaysia is laying the right foundation for the nation's long-term digital transformation, according to Finnish telecommunications, information technology, and consumer electronics company Nokia Corp. In a statement, Nokia head of South East Asia Daniel Jaeger said the...

5G rollout remains in neutral

In Cambodia, 5G has yet to take off as mobile operators wait for regulatory clearance and access to the spectrum of radio waves needed to roll out the network. Smart Axiata chief executive officer Thomas Hundt told Khmer Times that “there is high urgency for the government to...

Petrobras tendering ICT, cloud, industrial automation service contracts

Brazil’s state-run oil company Petrobras has four tenders open to contract various ICT services and solutions. It is still possible to submit proposals for all of the tenders, although in some cases any interested party must be registered as a Petrobras provider in order to make...

SCB eager to usher in digital transformation

Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) is planning new business strategies under what it calls the three generations of financial services, in preparation for a changing banking landscape in the post-Covid era. SCB, Thailand's oldest bank and fourth largest lender by total assets, strengthened its...

The key to Asean’s post-pandemic recovery is digital transformation

The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated Asean’s digital transformation at an unprecedented scale and speed. With bricks-and-mortar businesses in Southeast Asia disrupted by lockdowns, e-commerce surged to US$62 billion in 2020, 63 per cent up from 2019. Online shopping...

Digital twin breaks barriers, enables digital continuity: Kiran Divekar, Dassault Systèmes India

Kiran Divekar, director, manufacturing applications, Dassault Systèmes India gave unique insights into the digital twin technology in a conversation with Dataquest. What are the solutions you are offering for a digital twin? A digital twin can be any element that comes in. It allows you to...

Siemens Acquires Nextflow Software to Speed Simulations with Advanced Meshless Technology

Siemens announced today that it has acquired Nextflow Software, an independent provider of advanced particle-based computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solutions. Nextflow Software will become part of Siemens Digital Industries Software, where its offering will expand the Simcenter™...

Red Dot Analytics to commercialise AI tech that dramatically improves data centre sustainability

Red Dot Analytics has completed a seed fund round with investment from IMO Ventures, Avior Capital, and GSR Ventures as it looks to commercialise technology to improve data centre sustainability. The investment will enable RDA to commercialise its award-winning research into commercially viable...

Additive Manufacturing Company Provides Free Licenses to Widen Tech Talent Funnel

Hoping to steer 2021 grads toward tech fields, nTopology, an additive manufacturing company, who counts Lockheed Martin, Wilson and Oak Ridge National Lab as customers, started a program called nTopEd. The program provides free licenses to students, allowing them to engage in...

Accelerate Vietnam Digital 4.0 program to help small, medium-sized enterprises

Google’s initiative, the Accelerate Vietnam Digital 4.0 program, sponsored by the Ministry of Industry and Trade aims to help small and medium-sized enterprises amid the spread of Coronavirus. Despite the spread of Covid-19, the General Statistics Office announced that the number of newly...

HCM City to automate labour-intensive industries

HCM City (VNS/VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City has announced a programme to have its labour-intensive sectors use more technology instead.It covers industries like foodstuff processing, pharmaceuticals, rubber, textile and garments, and mechanical engineering.The Department of...

SAP Extends ‘Rise’ Digital Transformation Offerings To Vertical Industries

A little more than four months after launching Rise with SAP, the software giant is expanding the set of pre-packaged digital transformation and cloud migration software and services with industry-specific modules targeting five vertical markets. SAP on Wednesday also launched the SAP Business...

Siemens develops AI app to detect industry anomalies

Siemens has announced its AI Anomaly Assistant Industrial App, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to detect anomalies in the process industry and assess their business relevance.This gives companies new opportunities for the economical optimization of their processes. The app analyzes...

Power Skiving Enables Smaller, Precise Robotics Machining

The overall number of industrial robots operating in factories worldwide grew to 2.7 million in 2019, according to the 2020 World Robotics Report by the International Federation of Robotics (IFR). This was a 12% increase from 2018 and a historic high. Robots now factor into a range...

Great Wall to make SUVs at smart factory

Chinese automaker Great Wall Motor (GWM) is making Thailand its base for the company's first smart factory in Southeast Asia in a move to boost sales in international markets. The company did not reveal whether the facility, located in Rayong, will be used to produce battery electric vehicles...

Japan's KDDI invests in smart city platform startup Qlue

Japanese telecom giant KDDI has invested in smart city platform provider PT. Qlue Performa Indonesia, aiming to help promote digital transformation in Southeast Asia, beginning from Indonesia. KDDI did not disclose the amount of the investment. The startup, established in 2016, offers a smart...

Schlumberger rolls out enterprise-scale DELFI digital solutions for Petronas

LONDON - Schlumberger announced an enterprise-scale deployment of advanced digital solutions for PETRONAS enabled by the DELFI cognitive E&P environment and integrated with the OSDU Data Platform. These digital solutions will enable PETRONAS to accelerate its field development planning and...

Rockwell Automation, Comau partner to simplify robot integration for manufacturers

Rockwell Automation Inc., the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, and Comau, a global leader in industrial automation and robot manufacturer, announced they are joining forces to give businesses worldwide vital tools to maximize...

Narrowband IoT ignites digital transformation in India

India has been at the cusp of a digital revolution for a few years now, largely led by an Indian government seriously intent on turning India into an economic powerhouse, and leveraging ‘Digital India’ to achieve that. In 2014, when Prime Minister Modi’s government first swept...

Polish trial begins in Huawei-linked China espionage case

WARSAW: An espionage trial involving a former Polish secret services agent and an ex-employee of Huawei begins in a Warsaw court on Tuesday as some European states consider whether to exclude the Chinese group's equipment from their 5G telecom networks.Poland arrested the two...

Why the Agtech Industry Will Aid Vietnam’s Hi-Tech Growth

Agriculture is an important economic sector in Vietnam. In 2020, agriculture, aquaculture, and forestry sectors contributed 14.9 percent to Vietnam’s GDP, which is lower than 41.6 percent of the service and 33.7 percent of the industry sector. Although agriculture has doubled in terms of...

Mars Partners with Microsoft for its Global Digital Transformation

The latest news of digital transformation includes a partnership between food and petcare company Mars, Inc., and Microsoft Corp, as the two build upon a longstanding technology relationship that now will impact every touchpoint across the consumer experience, the companies...

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