A crack Australian team is tackling the threat of space junk wrecking new satellites using machine learning
The Building 4.0 Cooperative Research Centre has been awarded $28 million in federal funding, and will apply technologies from the world of manufacturing to help modernise the building sector.
By Michael Coelli, Senior Lecturer, University of Melbourne and Jeff Borland, Professor of Economics, University of Melbourne Should we believe headlines claiming nearly half of all jobs will be lost to robots and artificial intelligence? We think not, and in a newly released study we explain why. Headlines trumpeting massive job losses have been in abundance…
A quantum computer may have solved a problem in minutes that would take the fastest conventional supercomputer more than 10,000 years. A draft of a paper by Google researchers laying out the achievement leaked in recent days, setting off an avalanche of news coverage and speculation.
Medical technology developer LBT Innovations (ASX: LBT) has won European CE mark certification for its APAS Independence laboratory instrument, allowing sale in all European countries. The company has identified 130 priority customers among laboratories in Europe, and will follow its successful strategy of placing its instruments with the laboratories for performance evaluation. APAS is an…
Australian artificial intelligence company Stealth Technologies and control technology giant Honeywell have joined forces to develop a range of robotic autonomous vehicles. Honeywell has paid Stealth an initial $100,000 and will jointly develop mobile robots the companies believe offer a rapid payback. The vehicles will form the basis of navigation services ranging from inspection, transportation…
The idea of robots taking our jobs is not radically new.
CSIRO, University of Queensland, Australian National University and Charles Darwin University have announced a partnership on a five-year, $5.75 million Responsible Innovation Initiative, aimed at addressing challenges presented by scientific and technological change.
It’s time for Australia to commit to the kind of future it wants: CSIRO Australian National Outlook 2019
Australia’s future prosperity is at risk unless we take bold action and commit to long-term thinking.
Last month I learned a lot about manufacturing and Industry 4.0 in Australia. I thought I would use this opportunity to share my observations around National Manufacturing Week.