Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 refers to a new phase in the Industrial Revolution that focuses heavily on interconnectivity, automation, machine learning, and real-time data. Industry 4.0, which encompasses IIoT and smart manufacturing, marries physical production and operations with smart digital technology, machine learning, and big data to create a more holistic and better-connected ecosystem for companies that focus on manufacturing and supply chain management.

Right Out Of Star Wars, 6G May Allow Us To Communicate Via Holograms

NEW YORK - Scientists have created a new programmable antenna that is being considered the world's first 6G antenna. The data speeds possible with the new antenna could be such a breakthrough, reports indicate, that holograms may actually become a viable way to communicate. That sounds crazy and, honestly, like something right out of a Star Wars

By |2024-05-14T17:12:41-04:00May 14th, 2024|Industry 4.0|

DeepHow Introduces Smart AI Quizzing for Skilled Workforce Training

DETROIT —DeepHow, an AI-powered, video training platform for the skilled workforce, announced the release of AI Quizzing, which redefines the learning and development landscape by offering real-time assessments generated from training video content. Leveraging advanced generative AI technology, this feature ensures personalized learning experiences while continuously verifying employees' skills. "AI Quizzing accelerates the creation of

By |2024-05-12T10:48:06-04:00May 12th, 2024|Industry 4.0|

Michigan Auto Parts Makers Get More Than $100 Million In New Funding From Feds

DETROIT - With a fresh round of funding, the Biden administration is doubling down on its commitment to expand American manufacturing and position itself as a leader of electric vehicle production. Vice President Kamala Harris this week announced more than $100 million in new funding opportunities earmarked for the country's small businesses that manufacture vehicle parts. Much

By |2024-05-09T12:09:15-04:00May 9th, 2024|Industry 4.0|

Automation Alley Integr8 Playbook Focuses On Cybersecurity Needs In Manufacturing

TROY – Automation Alley’s fifth playbook of its 2024 Integr8 Roundtable Series shines a spotlight on the growing cybersecurity risks faced by manufacturers as they continue to adopt advanced technologies that operate on higher levels of information and operational technology. Today’s cyber criminals see the manufacturing industry and complex supply chains as a lucrative targets,

By |2024-05-07T10:33:45-04:00May 7th, 2024|Cyber Defense, Featured, Industry 4.0|

Airscooter Personal Flying Machine Offers Alternative To Cars

Inventor Franky Zapata, known for his daring feats on the Flyboard Air hoverboard, has unveiled his latest creation – the Airscooter. This incredible personal flying machine is designed to offer an alternative to cars. And it can zip through the air at speeds of up to 62 miles per hour. Imagine a cute little egg-shaped

By |2024-05-01T09:43:37-04:00May 1st, 2024|Industry 4.0|

Centrepolis Accelertor At LTU Gets Mobility Grant

Lawrence Technological University’s Centrepolis Accelerator, in partnership with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Office of Future Mobility and Electrification, announced the launch of the Mobility Prototype Grant Program, a pioneering initiative aimed at accelerating innovation in mobility and electrification technology in Michigan. Scott Phillips from the Accelerator provides the back story on MITech TV. The

By |2024-04-23T12:04:57-04:00April 23rd, 2024|Industry 4.0, mitechtv|

LTU’s Centrepolis Accelerator Wins National Award From Wells Fargo Foundation

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University’s Centrepolis Accelerator has been named one of 15 national winners of a Channel Partner Strategic Award from the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN²), a $50 million clean technology program funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation and co-administered by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). This year, IN² distributed

By |2024-04-21T16:31:48-04:00April 21st, 2024|Industry 4.0|

Houghton MTEC SmartZone Announces 6 Companies For Inaugural AMMP Accelerator Cohort

HOUGHTON – MTEC SmartZone is pleased to announce the selection of six companies for its inaugural cohort of the AMMP Accelerator program. This initiative aims to support early-stage companies focusing on either advanced materials or advanced manufacturing sectors. Committed to fostering innovation, job creation, and positioning Keweenaw as a leading startup innovation hub in the

By |2024-04-15T18:48:49-04:00April 15th, 2024|Industry 4.0|

Automation Alley Integr8 Playbook – How Manufacturers Can Benefit From AI And Machine Learning

TROY  – Automation Alley’s fourth playbook of its 2024 Integr8 Roundtable Series is focused on the rapid evolution of artificial intelligence and its potential to transform industries, enhance decision-making and foster innovation. Emerging technology continues to transform the world of production and creates an opportunity for companies that embrace it to gain a competitive advantage – but

By |2024-04-15T18:48:50-04:00April 15th, 2024|Industry 4.0|

Manufacturers Need Up To 3.8 Million New Employees By 2033

WASHINGTON DC  – The Manufacturing Institute and Deloitte’s new report, “Taking charge: Manufacturers support growth with active workforce strategies,” examines the workforce challenges that manufacturers are facing as well as the investment and skills likely required to drive continued growth across the industry. The U.S. manufacturing industry has emerged from the pandemic on a strong

By |2024-04-10T15:54:52-04:00April 7th, 2024|Featured, Industry 4.0|