CSIRO’s Data61 has announced the opening of its new Robotics Innovation Centre in Queensland, a purpose-built research facility for robotics and autonomous systems, an industry set to be worth $23 billion by 2025. CSIRO’s Data61 is one of the global leaders in the field, with capabilities ranging from legged robots and 3D mapping through to … Continue reading Data61 launches Robotics Innovation Centre in Queensland
At the ‘Smart Factory Solutions with IoT Technology’ food and packaging seminar, held by automation company Omron in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane last week, technology experts discussed the key features of smart factories of the future, nothing that an estimated 13.5 billion devices will be connected by 2020 worldwide. “It’s all about collecting and analysing … Continue reading Packaging seminar envisions smart factory of the future
Backplane Systems Technology is pleased to release Aplex Technology’s new series of IP66 Sunlight Readable seven- and eight-inch panel PCs, the APC-3072 and APC-3082. The PCs are both powered by the Intel Atom Processor E3845 that delivers excellent performance, with minimal power consumption, supporting 6-36VDC power input with optional ignition control. The panel PCs also … Continue reading Backplane releases sun-proof Aplex panel PCs
Two-shift operation is market launching a new narrow-aisle forklift –its EKX 514-516 electric order picker and trilateral forklift –in short, a “combi” (combination) stacker.
A new breed of flexible conveyor systems is providing local food manufacturers with a competitive edge. Sarah Falson writes.