NEC hosts C & C User Forum and iEXPO 2018 in Tokyo

NEC hosts C & C User Forum and iEXPO 2018 in Tokyo

Solutions for safer cities and innovative co-creation  NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) will host the C&C User Forum and iEXPO 2018, a showcase of the company’s latest technologies, on November 8 and 9 at the Tokyo International Forum. This year’s seminars and exhibits will introduce “NEC Safer Cities,” which underpin the realization of safe, secure, efficient, […]

Universal Robots marks 25,000 cobot milestone

Universal Robots marks 25,000 cobot milestone

   Vietnam’s Vinacomin Motor Industry Joint Stock Company presented one-of-a-kind Gold Edition robot in celebration of Universal Robots’ milestone Universal Robots (UR), the pioneer and market leader in collaborative robots (cobots), has cemented its market leadership after hitting 25,000 cobot sales. To celebrate this significant milestone, the company awarded ten of its 25,000 global customers […]

Sustainable Food Summit Singapore

Sustainable Food Summit Singapore

The Asia-Pacific edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit drew to a successful close a few weeks ago in Singapore. About 200 executives attended the Asia-Pacific and European (hosted earlier in Amsterdam) editions. Eight of the key outcomes of these two executive summits were: Proteins crisis in Asia In his opening keynote, David Yeung (Founder of […]

Hitachi launches AI-assisted predictive maintenance service for petrochemical plants

Hitachi launches AI-assisted predictive maintenance service for petrochemical plants

  In the picture: Detection of abnormalities by the predictive maintenance service for petrochemical plants Hitachi Ltd.  has  started offering the predictive maintenance service for petrochemical plants. It makes use of artificial intelligence (AI) to automatically classify and analyse the petrochemical plant’s operation status in preparation for the real-time detection of changes in conditions and […]

Singapore International Robo Expo 2018 returns against Exponential Change in Industry

Singapore International Robo Expo 2018 returns against Exponential Change in Industry

 The Singapore International Robo Expo (SIRE) 2018 will return on 1-2 November to the Sands Expo and Convention Centre. The 3rd edition of SIRE will focus on next generation robotics in both its conference as well as exhibition showcase, addressing the entire value chain – from technology research and development to test bedding, to final […]

AI can’t solve everything

AI can’t solve everything

One of the most promising varieties of AI technologies are neural networks. The hysteria about the future of artificial intelligence (AI) is everywhere. There seems to be no shortage of sensationalist news about how AI could cure diseases, accelerate human innovation and improve human creativity. Just looking at the media headlines, you might think that […]

Asian firms’ confidence sinks to near 3-year low on trade war fears

Asian firms’ confidence sinks to near 3-year low on trade war fears

Reuters By Gayatri Suroyo Confidence among Asian companies slumped to the weakest in almost three years in the third quarter as businesses feared blowback from a worsening global trade war, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey showed. In the picture: Vendors sit under umbrellas inside a wholesale flower market in Bengaluru, India, April 12, 2018. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa […]

ZW3D for one man operations, SMEs and corporates

ZW3D for one man operations, SMEs and corporates

Affordable CADCAM must deliver: • Enterprise-level mechanical design and engineering system. • Cost effective ownership. ZW3D CADCAM is truly integrated. It’s core objective is provide unified environment from concept design to final manufacturing. This is achieved with a powerful proprietary hybrid 3D CAD and CAM kernel. Not only is complex surface generation and manipulation at […]

Eight myths about AI’s effect on the workplace

Eight myths about AI’s effect on the workplace

The interplay between technology and work has always been a hot topic. While technology has typically created more jobs than it has destroyed on a historical basis, this context rarely stops people from believing that things are “different” this time around. In this case, it’s the potential impact of artificial intelligence (AI) that is being hotly debated […]

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