OCR: applying a laser-like vision to manufacturing processes
Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is not a new technology, but advances in artificial intelligence will enable manufacturers to get more value out of it.
How machine vision is changing the manufacturing industry
The manufacturing industry is becoming more sophisticated as a result of advances in technology.
5 key trends in Industrial IoT for 2020
Hack & Craft reports on five IIoT trends driving change in 2020.
Real-time insight: connected factories and the future of manufacturing
The Industrial Internet of Things offers manufacturers real-time visibility into their processes, assets and supply chain, but security is still a concern.
On the road to a greener system of vehicle manufacturing
A silent revolution is transforming the UK’s automotive industry.
Why man and machine need to work together for the best results
Despite fears of technology taking our jobs, new research reminds us that the best results still emerge when man and machine work effectively together.
How drones are helping to protect the environment
Easy-to-fly drones allow conservationists to monitor everything from animal populations to climate change – and even restore fire-damaged forests and coral reefs.
The data that's driving China's hidden champions
Chinese companies are an increasingly proactive force on the global economy, but what factors underpin their growth?
Smarter, safer drilling: innovation in the oil and gas industry
Rigs and vessels can be harsh and hazardous environments, but technology is helping to improve safety and maintenance.
Are we heading for a technology Cold War?
With the US and China locked in an escalating trade war and the fallout already being felt on the stock market, should we be bracing ourselves for a new kind of cold war driven by technology and finance?