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Through automation, Professor Hawking has experienced a 10x improvement in common tasks.
Editorial
10/12/14 - UK professor Stephen Hawking will upgrade his decades-old communications system with a new Intel-created platform.
FIRST Robotics brings Regional event to Australia in 2015
Editorial
19/11/14 - Robot mania is set to hit Sydney as robots race to compete in the FIRST Robotics Competition in March 2015.
SMLCE founder and project leader Professor Sami Kara.
Editorial
18/11/14 - UNSW researchers have programmed industrial robots to tackle the vast array of e-waste thrown out by Australians every year.
​By 2019, China will have 87,125 industrial robots, new research finds.
Editorial
17/11/14 - By 2019, China will have 87,125 industrial robots, new research finds.
 Arc welding robot
Supplier news
06/11/14 - The Motoman MA3120 arc welding robot features an extra-long reach arm that reduces the need for tracks.
Honeywell takes a LEAP forward
Supplier news
27/10/14 - It is common for large automation projects to overrun their budgets. Matt McDonald reports on a new methodology that aims to address this situation.
ANSYS enables virtual systems prototyping
Supplier news
01/10/14 - A multidisciplinary integrated approach will help companies arrive at better designs earlier and reduce their reliance on costly physical prototyping.
With the Quick Connect technology a robot can return to work after a tool change in less than 500 milliseconds.
Supplier news
01/10/14 - With the Quick Connect technology a robot can return to work after a tool change in less than 500 milliseconds.
The APAS is an automated culture-plate analysis and reporting system for use in clinical laboratories.
Editorial
22/09/14 - ADELAIDE-based medical technology company LBT Innovations has begun clinical trials of its Automated Plate Assessment System.
The ScanEagle UAV propulsion system is the first of its type to be engineered from the ground up for unmanned aerospace applications.
Editorial
22/09/14 - PERTH-based Orbital Corporation has delivered the first purpose-built internal combustion propulsion system for UAVs to Boeing subsidiary Insitu.
an AI-driven robot sheep-dog is still some way off
Editorial
19/09/14 - A SWEDISH researcher has reverse-engineered the working dog, bringing the world one step closer to a robotic sheep-dog.
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.
Editorial
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.

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