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As vehicles become more and more connected and autonomous, with the ability to communicate to other vehicles and infrastructure through wireless networks, the threat of cyber attack increases.
19/09/14 - QUT road safety expert Professor Andry Rakotonirainy says as cars become more connected, they are at a real risk of being hacked.
The new technology lab is the brainchild of engineer Dr Michael Myers.
16/09/14 - The lab is the brainchild of engineer Dr Michael Myers who is focused on making leading edge technology available to small to medium businesses.
FANUC and Rockwell Automation collaborate on integrated manufacturing solutions
Supplier news
11/09/14 - The two companies have expanded their initial collaboration started four years ago in the CNC and Logix programmable automation controller environments.
ABB unveils world's first collaborative robot: YuMi
Supplier news
10/09/14 - The robot’s soft and padded dual arms combined with force-sensing technology ensure the safety of YuMi’s human co-workers.
The robotic boat will be tested against global competitors in the first-ever international marine robotics competition in Singapore come October 2014.
03/09/14 - QUT researchers are building driverless boats with the AI capabilities to "think" for themselves during emergency situations.
Autonomous robotics competition coming to Sydney
Supplier news
18/08/14 - Young robot designers are preparing their machines to face off in a live autonomous competition.
KUKA.PLC mxA allows programming of robots using a PLC
Supplier news
13/08/14 - The mxAutomation function blocks allow the robot to be commanded within the familiar PLC programming environment.
3D cables from Treotham Automation
Supplier news
28/07/14 - Energy Chain specialist igus has expanded its proven 3-dimensional cable carrier line, Triflex, with the newly released TRLF-100 series.
Dassault Systemes boosts multi-body simulation solutions with SIMPACK acquisition
Supplier news
14/07/14 - SIMPACK provides product designers and consumers with a physical experience of a new product long before it comes into production.
Top 9 automation trends
30/06/14 - The following technologies will play a major role in the evolution of automation in the manufacturing sector. Paul Miller explains.
Siemens and its partners have developed a model that calculates the best trajectories for robots from the standpoint of energy efficiency.
Supplier news
24/06/14 - Siemens aims to develop reprogram existing manufacturing robots to operate more energy-efficiently without making changes to the production process.
Intralox named Modex Innovation Award winner
Supplier news
12/06/14 - Intralox’s latest innovation, the OMNI-DIRECTIONAL Sorter, was chosen as the Modex Innovation Award winner in the Best New Innovation category.

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