LBT’s APAS AI machine achieves perfect result

LBT Innovations Ltd’s APAS Independence machine has been tested on laboratory specimens from 4,603 patients at America’s prestigious Johns Hopkins Hospital and passed with a perfect, or perhaps better than perfect, result. The APAS Independence technology uses an algorithm to detect bacterial colonies on laborature culture slides and incorporates computer vision to hasten the time…

Silex progresses zero-spin silicon manufacture

Technology developer Silex Systems has successfully completed the first stage of a three-year project to develop production systems to make zero-spin silicon (ZS-Si) for use in silicon quantum computing chips. Silex has demonstrated the production of 99.95 per cent isotopic purity material at the laboratory scale using the company’s Silex laser isotope separation technology. The…

The face mask challenge – Australia still lacks sovereign manufacturing capability

Politicians state and federal have been revelling in photo opportunities with that innovative coterie of manufacturers who have risen to the challenge of making personal protective gear (PPE) and medical ventilators that were formally imported. The latest was SA Premier Steven Marshall who visited the Detmold facility in Adelaide with Stephen Wade MLC (pictured), a…

Amaero’s aluminium alloy nears patent protection

Metal additive manufacturing company Amaero International’s new high performance aluminium alloy Amaero HOT Al has entered the final stage of approval for patent protection in major target markets. The company reported that patent applications covering the alloy, made with scandium and manganese, in markets strategic to global supply chains in aviation, defence, space and sports…