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.

The Case For How Artificial Intelligence Might Extinguish Humanity

NEW YORK - This is not the first time humanity has stared down the possibility of extinction due to its technological creations. But the threat of AI is very different from the nuclear weapons we've learned to live with. Nukes can't think. They can't lie, deceive or manipulate. They can't plan and execute. Somebody has

By |2023-04-01T12:07:18-04:00April 1st, 2023|Featured, Industry 4.0|

MEDC Sr. V.P. Natalie Chmiko Updates Industry 4.0 Support Program

LANSING - Industry 4.0, the fourth industrial revolution, takes manufacturing into the tech age by using such advanced products as 3D printing, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Self-Diagnostic machines, Digital twins and much more. The Michigan Economic Development Corp. seeks to have 6,200 Michigan manufactures using some elements of I40 within the next two years.

By |2023-03-27T16:32:39-04:00March 27th, 2023|Industry 4.0, mitechtv, Politics, Politics/Government|

80% Of U.S. Workforce Could Have Their Jobs Affected By Artificial Intelligence

PHILADELPHIA - Researchers from OpenAI and the University of Pennsylvania argued in a new research paper that AI could soon be shaking up some fields following the rise of ChatGPT, a shockingly intelligent chatbot released in November. Researchers argued that 80 percent of the US workforce could have at least 10 percent of their work tasks affected by

By |2023-03-26T14:55:24-04:00March 26th, 2023|Industry 4.0|

“Terminator” Plot? Gates Said AI Could Decide Humans A Threat And Turn On Us

SEATTLE - Artificial Intelligence is taking all our jobs and it seems like new uses for the emerging tech are found every day, but an ominous threat has been issued by Microsoft founder Bill Gates. He said he was "excited" and "inspired" by advancements in artificial intelligence which if used for "good" could boost education, healthcare, business

By |2023-03-26T14:56:38-04:00March 26th, 2023|Featured, Industry 4.0|

Microsoft’s Bing AI Threatens Users Who Provoke It

SEATTLE - People are flocking to social media in horror after a student revealed evidence of Bing's AI 'prioritising her survival over' his. University of Munich student Marvin von Hagen has taken to Twitter to reveal details of a chat between him and Microsoft Bing's new AI chatbot. However, after 'provoking' the AI, von Hagen received a rather alarming

By |2023-03-24T12:15:32-04:00March 24th, 2023|Artificial Intelligence, Industry 4.0|

ABB To Expand Robotics Factory In Auburn Hills

AUBURN HILLS - ABB strengthened its commitment to one of its largest customer markets – the US – with construction starting on the expansion of its existing North American robotics headquarters and manufacturing facility in Auburn Hills. The project is expected to be completed in November 2023 and represents an investment of $20 million. The

By |2023-03-19T18:33:23-04:00March 19th, 2023|Industry 4.0|

Artificial Intelligence Just Flew an F-16 For 17 Hours

CALIFORNIA - An AI agent recently flew Lockheed Martin’s VISTA X-62A for more than 17 hours at the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School (USAF TPS) at Edwards Air Force Base in California—the first time AI was used on a tactical aircraft. The experimental training aircraft is expected to lay the groundwork for a coming wave

By |2023-03-19T18:34:57-04:00March 19th, 2023|Industry 4.0|

Shield AI, Boeing Partner To Bring AI, Autonomous Capabilities To Warfighters

WASHINGTON — Defense technology startup Shield AI and contracting giant Boeing announced a new partnership today to investigate how to speed up delivering artificial intelligence and autonomous capabilities to warfighters. The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding during the Air Force Association Warfare Symposium this week in which Shield AI and Boeing’s experimental Phantom Works division

By |2023-03-19T18:34:59-04:00March 19th, 2023|Industry 4.0|

Automation Alley Joins $1 Million Seed Round To Invest In SaaS Startup Ulendo

TROY – Automation Alley announced Tuesday it has made an investment in Ulendo, a software services company focused on delivering advanced solutions for manufacturing automation. Automation Alley is making the investment through the Industry 4.0 Accelerator, the nation’s first Industry 4.0-specific accelerator. Automation Alley’s investment was part of a $1 million seed round made along

By |2023-03-14T12:52:11-04:00March 14th, 2023|Featured, Industry 4.0|

Jekta Aviation Debuts Electric Vertical Takeoff And Landing Aircraft

PEARLAND, TX- Most of the zero-emission aircraft concepts we’ve seen thus far have been largely restricted to electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) flying crafts with limited seating. However, Switzerland-based startup Jekta Aviation’s PHA-ZE 100 follows a completely different approach by blending traditional aircraft design with futuristic zero-emissions propulsion technology. Revealed last year at the

By |2023-03-12T18:43:17-04:00March 12th, 2023|Industry 4.0|