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Genpact: Training crucial to human/AI co-operation in the workplace

According to a new Genpact study, a large majority of companies that are adopting artificial intelligence believe that their employees will be able to...

Flippy robot to automate jobs in CaliBurger restaurants

American fast food chain CaliBurger is set to roll out 'Flippy' robots in 50 of its restaurants. The move will help to "cook burgers...

Robot tax could ease drawbacks of automation

San Francisco politician Jane Kim is pushing for a robot tax on companies gaining an advantage from automation. The move could raise funds for retraining...

Qt gets cuter for developers focused on IoT automation

Mobile application development company Qt (pronounced 'cute') has refreshed its programmer toolset, designed for coders building apps in the industrial automation space. Qt has had a...

Start-up of the month: Waylay – connecting IoT to business processes

Internet of Business spends five minutes with Waylay co-founder and CEO, Piet Vandaele, discussing the need for an "orchestration" platform that enables the integration...

Survey shows IIoT has “crossed the chasm”, claims Zebra

Zebra Technologies, manufacturer of mobile computers, scanners, and barcode printers, has released the findings from its annual Manufacturing Vision Study. The global study of 1,100 executives from...

Brewing company draughts in Rockwell Automation to boost production

Cleveland, Ohio-based Great Lakes Brewing Company (GLBC) has invested in manufacturing analytics technology from Rockwell Automation to scale its production efforts. As data proliferates, seemingly...

Consultants set to cash in on march of the robots

Eight out of ten US corporates have begun investing time and money into robotic process automation (RPA) and artificial intelligence (AI) – and the...

ABB innovation challenge sees six start-ups win funding

Swiss-Swedish power and automation company ABB and IdeaHub, an innovation platform, have identified six start-ups for funding via an 'innovation challenge'. The two companies kicked...

Machine vision: a bird’s-eye view of the smart factory

In a contributed article for Internet of Business, Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director at EU Automation, a supplier of obsolete industrial parts, discusses the role of...

Opinion divided on impact of AI on jobs market, says BT...

Who knows whether artificial intelligence will create or destroy jobs? IT directors don’t – or, at least, their opinions on the matter are profoundly...

Humans and machines should be colleagues, not competitors

IoB Insiders Andy Yeoman, CEO at Concirrus, discusses the role of human/machine collaboration in the workplace of the future. It’s just one month since International Workers Day...