Hon Hai plots move beyond iPhone assembly to AI, Big Data

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Chairman Terry Gou, best known for assembling Apple Inc.’s iPhones, plans to increase its focus on artificial intelligence and big data over the next few years as he seeks to transform the contract manufacturer...

Capegemini and IBM’s computing cognitive system joins hand

In yet another sign of the growing use of automation in the IT industry, consulting major Capgemini is increasingly deploying automation to assign employees to projects. The Paris-headquartered firm has replaced 30-40% of the work done by its resource...

Industrial automation: Fitting the factory into the enterprise

Equipped with wireless and mobile connectivity, standards and platforms, artificial intelligence and machine learning, Web services and service oriented architecture, industrial automation has at last connected the factory to the rest of the enterprise

Automation Threatens to Displace 180 Million Jobs for Women: IMF

As many as 180 million jobs for women are at high risk of being displaced globally due to new technologies like automation, warns IMF. Women are more exposed to automation than men and they are more likely to lose their...

GreyOrange Expands Its Global Footprint, Opens U.S. Headquarters In Atlanta

GreyOrange, announces its entry into USA with a headquarter in Atlanta, Georgia and a new R&D center in Boston, Massachusetts. GreyOrange, the global leader in AI-powered robotics systems for flexible automation in distribution and fulfillment centers, is establishing its U.S...

Rack mounted and embedded industrial PCs are most popular

Industrial PCs are being constantly redefined to meet customers requirements

Samsung set to lead IoT and AI in India

In the just concluded hiring season at the IITs and other top engineering colleges in India, Samsung India picked up around 1,000 engineers. The smartphones and consumer electronics leader will engage these new hires on taking forward its plan...

Havells India penetrates Rajasthan market with a launch

A well-known brand of Havells India, Crabtree penetrates into Rajasthan market, a growing home automation market, with the launch of home automation solutions under ‘Smart Wirefree’. The stock of Havells India surged as much as 1.5 percent at Rs...

LG distributes AI development tool to all divisions

In a bid to speed up the release of new products equipped with the latest technology, LG Electronics on Tuesday said that it has distributed its Artificial Intelligence (AI) development platform to all business divisions. The AI development platform,...

Robotic Process Automation Firm Automation Anywhere raises $300 mn Funding

The funding as claimed by the company will help in delivering advanced RPA to the market, and will also enable it in taking Artificial Intelligence (AI) to millions Automation Anywhere, a provider of robotic process automation (RPA) announced that it...

Hero MotoCorp to hire 2,000 people for new manufacturing unit in AP

The two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp is planning to hire 2,000 people for its new manufacturing unit in Andhra Pradesh. The company announced today that it is commencing the construction of its new manufacturing facility in Andhra Pradesh. The company will invest Rs 1,600 crore...

Delta Thailand seeks growth in India

Thailand-based power supply manufacturer Delta Electronics (Thailand) is stepping up its presence in India, targeting a robust 50 per cent year-on-year rise in sales in 2017 on the back of increasing demand for telecom power systems and industrial automation....

AI to Impact Mainly Automotive, Retail, Transportation Companies

Although there will be more intense competition among companies in terms of application of AI, market analysts say potential benefits far outweigh the threats Market research analysts have predicted that companies in the automotive, aerospace and defense, and retail sectors...

Infosys Aims To Tap More Japanese Mfg Companies With Joint Venture

Japanese companies are increasingly tapping Indian talent and companies to build products and solutions at lower costs to compete against Chinese firms.  Infosys plans to create a bigger footprint in Japan to tap the transformation across manufacturing sector through its joint...

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Make in Tamil Nadu Gains Momentum

The two day industrial meet started with the hope to garner investments to the tune of Rs 2 lakh crore in sectors like automobile, smartphones...

Hyundai Electronic Forays Into Indian Home Appliances Market

Hyundai aims to give Indian consumers an exposure to smart goods technology and product diversification methodologies along with manufacturing cutting-edge goods. Hyundai Electronics, an arm of South Korean...

Tata Motors May Launch Its First EV In 2020

Tata Motors may follow its peers and jump on the electric vehicle bandwagon next year. Tata Motors has already developed an electric version of its existing range...

Domestic Solar Equipment Makers May Urge For Safeguard Duty

India imports around 90% of solar equipment used in the country from China and Malaysia. In another attempt to protect the local solar manufacturing market...

Battery Storage, Smart Grid, Energy Efficiency Companies Raised US$ 2.8 Bn in 2018

In 2018, smart grid companies received US$ 530 million in venture capital funding in 29 deals, witnessing an increase of 26 per cent compared to...