This episode examines the growing concerns manufacturers face in keeping connected devices secure, with projections taking machine-to-machine communication platforms impacting as many as 18 billion devices within the next five years.
The manufacturing and retail industries have more in common than ever before, and the straight and narrow path of product movement has turned into a roundabout in which the channels of order and fulfillment are intertwined.
The German government is ending a contract with Verizon over fears the company could be letting U.S. intelligence agencies eavesdrop on sensitive communications, officials said Thursday.
Earlier this week, President Barack Obama hosted the first-ever White House "Maker Faire," meeting with entrepreneurs and inventors who are hoping to pave a way for an American manufacturing comeback.
FDA regulators want companies to consult with them before launching nanotechnology products, though the decision whether to go to market will essentially rest with manufacturers.
Thermal imaging technology has become ubiquitous in industry, emergency services, DIY and municipal applications. Here’s the latest on all things infrared.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe formally announced Tuesday an outline of his long-awaited growth strategy, a slew of reforms meant to revitalize the economy and restore its global competitiveness.
The project is part of Toyota’s new telematics service, called T-Connect, and aims to accelerate application development and deployment as well as enhance in-car services that will shape the future of connected vehicles.
GE announced two new partnerships with MakerBot and TechShop that will harness the global brain of the maker community to bring innovative new products to market faster.
Apple is likely to launch a computerized wristwatch this fall that includes more than 10 sensors to take health measurements and other data, according to a published report.
New crime data show Apple's addition of a "kill switch" to its iPhones last September has sharply reduced robberies and thefts, authorities said Thursday.
Harley-Davidson will unveil its first electric motorcycle next week, and President Matt Levatich said he expects the company known for its big touring bikes and iconic brand to become a leader in developing technology and standards for electric vehicles.
The old fashioned farm hand is being replaced by a set of high-tech robots that clean, feed and milk dairy cows. Farmers can take a break and let the machines do the work.
At EDS 2014, Dale Ford, vice president of IHS Technology, offered some eye-opening predictions, particularly for the consumer electronics market, in his presentation, “The Big Picture, Ideas, and Opportunities.”
The New Jersey Assembly unanimously approved a bill that would allow zero-emission carmakers to sell directly to consumers in that state.
The Lincoln MKC can not only park itself, it can get you out of a tight parking spot, as shown here by Sandeep Khatiwala, its program manager.
The Dutch government says it wants to encourage large-scale tests of self-driving cars in the Netherlands by next year, and supports a plan to allow tests of self-driving trucks by 2019.
The $293,500 award will fund the purchase of electronic and polymer 3-D printers, to be housed within the college’s Additive Manufacturing Instructional and Training Laboratory.
Rethink Robotics thinks its latest creation, Baxter, will redefine how robotics are used in manufacturing.
Following is a sample of some of the newest conveyor technology that’s available on the market right now, including food-safe options, control system and maintenance kits.
Boeing shows off a mock-up of a spacecraft that could be the first to carry astronauts from Kennedy Space Center into orbit since the shuttle's retirement nearly three years ago.
Aerial drones, a technology perhaps best known for helping hunt terrorists, may soon begin helping U.S. farmers monitor what's happening in their fields.
There are core questions all manufacturers ought to be asking themselves if they’re looking to implement a 3D printing strategy that could potentially expand their business and makes them more competitive in the marketplace.
According to a joint news release, scientists at both companies believe they can use tomato fibers to manufacture composite materials used for wiring brackets, or storage bins in cars instead of petroleum-based plastics.
The Walmart truck involved in the accident that injured comedian Tracy Morgan and killed another passenger in his limo bus had a system designed to slow the truck's speed and notify the driver of stopped traffic ahead.