The two companies have signed a partnership agreement aimed at technological innovation and new business creation in new areas. [Read more…] about JTEKT partners with Plug and Play to invest in startups
SEMICON Europa, the largest European event that links the entire supply chain for electronics design and manufacturing from innovation to application, will take place from November 12 to 15, 2019 at the Munich Exhibition Center, parallel to productronica 2019.
This year, SEMICON Europe offers exhibitors and visitors many synergies, and an even greater range of information through unique exchange opportunities.
The exponential growth of the industry in the following “smart” industries will be presented:
- Design and Fabless;
- Smart Manufacturing;
- MEMS and Sensors;
- Image Processing;
- Materials; and
- Workforce Development.
Registration is now open to visitors and exhibitors at the following link: http://www.semiconeuropa.org/register Connect. [Read more…] about SEMICON Europa 2019 expands intelligent applications showcase
Vecna Robotics, a developer of autonomous logistics solutions, has installed a permanent display of their robotic vehicles at the new DHL Americas Innovation Center in Rosemont, Illinois.
The DHL Americas Innovation Center will foster research and collaboration focused on logistics and supply chain solutions.
The new 24,000 square foot center has the capability to host innovation events with high-tech features and meeting spaces for up to 300 guests. [Read more…] about Vecna Robotics to showcase automated solutions at new DHL Innovation Center
Logistics giant DHL has showcased some of the new technologies it is developing at its new innovation center in the US.
Based in the Chicago area, the center will serve as a gathering point for DHL technology partners and customers to explore new solutions.
DHL is expanding its global innovation footprint to the Americas region with the grand opening its “Americas Innovation Center”. [Read more…] about DHL showcases new technologies at new innovation center
House built using robots and 3D printing technologies claimed to be a first
ETH university in Zurich, in partnership with industrial companies, has built what is claimed to be “the world’s first” inhabited house to be digitally planned and digitally built with the help of robots and 3D printers. (See video below.)
Called the “DFAB House” (main picture), the construction is part of a project that involves the Empa materials science and technology project and Eawag, an aquatic research company. [Read more…] about House built using robotic and digital technologies claimed to be ‘world’s first’
Robotics Plus, a developer of robotics and automation technologies for the agriculture sector, has won a prestigious award in its home region of Australia-New Zealand.
The startup has won an ANZLF Trans-Tasman Innovation and Growth Award, from the Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum.
The awards, which celebrate innovation, growth and impact of emerging businesses in Australia and New Zealand, were presented by Prime Minister Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern at a reception in Auckland this week. [Read more…] about Agtech startup Robotics Plus wins prestigious award
We live in a world of automation. Our worlds are in the palm of our hands, thanks to mobile technology. We have more access to everything, faster, and drones are already delivering parcels. Self-driving cars are fast approaching the next stage after experimentation.
But what does this mean for the future of the auto transportation industry?
Freight demand continues to grow, placing significant strain on freeways. In fact, the Department of Transport estimates that “… by 2040, nearly 30,000 miles of our busiest highways will be clogged on a daily basis. Truck congestion will waste $27 billion in time and fuel economy annually”. [Read more…] about The Future of Auto Transportation
Yamaha is using part of its $100 million investment fund to buy a stake in Advanced Farm Technologies.
Yamaha Motor Ventures & Laboratory Silicon Valley led the Series A funding round for the startup.
Yamaha says this latest investment reflects the company’s “core interest in businesses driving innovation in the agricultural sector. [Read more…] about Yamaha taps into its $100 million fund to invest in Advanced Farm Technologies
Denso Corporation, the world’s second largest mobility supplier, has celebrated the grand opening of its Seattle Innovation Lab, which will strengthen the company’s development of connected technologies and advance its Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) platform.
The lab supports Denso’s recent expansion into software-based solutions to complement its hardware expertise, bolsters its North American R&D strategy and helps bring to life its long-term plan aimed at creating new value for future mobility.
It also furthers Denso’s exploration of new business domains, like MaaS, to propel its technology development and contribute to better, safer and more sustainable transportation solutions.
Wipro, widely known as an IT company, has formed a strategic partnership with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), India’s premier public establishment for research and higher education in science and engineering, to conduct advanced applied research in autonomous systems, robotics and 5G space.
The two organizations have jointly set up the Wipro IISc Research and Innovation Network (WIRIN), a hybrid industry-academia collaboration unit, which will drive idea discovery, research and innovation in technology and product design.
A group of senior professors and research staff from IISc and engineers, developers, architects and researchers from the autonomous systems, robotics and 5G domains at Wipro will constitute the team at WIRIN. [Read more…] about Wipro partners with university for advanced research and innovation in autonomous systems, robotics and 5G