The smart factory of the future will produce a wider variety of products from within the walls of a single factory; embrace smaller batch manufacturing that delivers more personalised and individualised products from closer to home; and make sustainability more of a factor in manufacturing, writes Chris Lee of Autodesk Asean.
Kaspersky Lab’s experts decided to mark the 30-something anniversary of the PC by looking further into the future and imagining how information technology might develop and change our lives in the new digital realities of 2045, 30 years from now.
The 2015 International CES wrapped up in Las Vegas recently, but one could argue that 2015 continues to be a year of transition, as startups and established players experiment with new ideas around wearables, automotive technology, and connected devices in the home.
In its top predictions for IT organisations and IT users for 2015 and beyond, Gartner said it has begun to examine a shift in the age-old relationship between man and machine due to the emergence of digital business.
Dassault Systèmes SA sees plenty of growth opportunity for its newly-released SolidWorks 2015, saying that the market for 3D CAD software remains largely untapped in Malaysia.
People are fleeing their 9-to-5 traditional jobs to start up their own business and in true Internet of Things style, the frontier DIY spirit is pushing some great innovation in both the consumer and B2B space, writes James Mack of Kore Wireless.
Autodesk caused quite a stir in May when it announced the launch of Spark, an open software platform for 3D printing, as well as a 3D printer.
Stratasys has introduced its Objet500 Connex3 colour multi-material 3D printer to the Malaysian market.
More than US$100 billion worth of intellectual property (IP) losses due to 3D printing is expected to occur annually from 2018 onwards as the technology becomes increasingly accessible to manufacturers and businesses.
Gartner highlighted the top 10 technologies and trends that will be strategic for most organisations in 2014 at the recent Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Kuala Lumpur.