Schneider Electric leverages AI to accelerate growth for Jones Food Company 

Schneider Electric has announced a new partnership with Jones Food Company to design and install AI-driven software designed to optimise growing conditions and improve energy efficiency.   Jones Food Company (JFC) is a UK agri-tech companies, building world-scale vertical farms that…

Leveraging AI to prevent slips, trips, and falls in stores

SeeChange, an AI provider for global retailers, partners with Keymakr, a data-annotation service provider, to reduce the number of times shoppers and employees slip, trip, or fall in brick-and-mortar stores. Through this partnership, Keymakr provides data annotation for SeeChange to…

Optimising cheese production using machine-learning and AI

Aston University and fourth-generation family cheesemakers, Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses (BFC) based in rural Lancashire, have teamed up through a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) to use high-tech solutions to increase their cheese production. The project will develop novel business analytics and…

Making aviation learning more affordable

The aviation industry is set to witness revolutionary and spanning transformations not only in critical operational areas but also in the learning and professional development discourse. With innovations such as augmented reality, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and big data, these…

Robotic avatar systems put to the test in $10M competition

NimbRo has been announced as the winner of the ANA Avatar XPRIZE Finals – an event where teams demonstrated human-operated robotic avatar systems. Sponsored by All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and five-star airline for nine consecutive years, the $10M…

Blueshift Memory awarded grant for Computer Vision tech

Blueshift Memory was selected to receive Innovate UK’s Smart Grant back in early 2022 for the company’s innovative artificial intelligence application. The highly competitive £25 million Smart fund helps a group of UK SMEs to swiftly commercialise the best game-changing…

NGK to invest in startup to develop and provide AI

NGK Insulators has invested in Laboro.AI, a startup that’s headquartered in Chuo-ku, Tokyo and involved in the development and provision of AI (artificial intelligence). Digital transformation (DX) has progressed in various industries in recent years. In the manufacturing industry in…

About ABB’s Robot Podcast and its return for Season Three

In this article, ABB announces its next instalment in its podcast where a weekly panel of experts from industry, media and academia look at the cutting edge of automation. With seasons one and two ranking in the top five per…

Combined innovation from igus and Commonplace Robotics

igus and its motion plastics are joining forces with the intuitive software from Commonplace Robotics to achieve simple, low-cost solutions in automation. Motion plastics specialist igus is investing in growing its low-cost automation activities and has now acquired a majority…

Autonomous Mobile Robots and Logistics Week in Boston

Top suppliers and users of autonomous mobile robots (AMR) and logistics automation convene in Boston on 10th to 13th of October, 2022 for the AMR & Logistics Week. Organised by the Association for Advancing Automation (A3), the event features the…