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Ambient Computing
Emerging Technologies

Ambient Computing Is Ready for Its Close-up on Manufacturing's Edge

Sept. 27, 2023
What's the technology being used for, and what's needed to adopt it?
UAW, Unifor, Ford, GM, Stellantis
Unions Automakers
Labor / Employment Policy

So That Happened: Organized Labor Having Its Moment and Cows Embrace Robotics

Jan. 25, 2023
IndustryWeek editors look into those stories and why third-party software/services demand more security, why soldiers are getting nauseated by new technology and the first Japanese...
Courtesy of Behrens Metalware.
Cobot Arm Manufacturing Automation Behrens Metalware
Technology and IIoT

Manufacturing Robots: Buy? Lease? or As-a-Service?

Jan. 17, 2023
Behrens Metalware discovers that robot ownership and robots-as-a-service models can provide simultaneous success.
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Robot Tax
Public Policy

Should We Tax Robots?

Dec. 21, 2022
A modest tax could help combat the effects of automation on U.S. income inequality.
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Technology and IIoT

US Probing GM's Autonomous Driving Unit After Incidents

Dec. 19, 2022
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration received three non-fatal incident reports in which Cruise vehicles were struck by another auto from the rear following a "hard...


Tech Survey 2022
Ebooks & Digital Editions

Get IW's Tech Survey

July 3, 2022
Download the full report from this year's survey, including charts showing several questions not addressed in our story.
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Raw Data From Milling Machine
Oshkosh Corp.
Anupam Khare
Ericsson Woman On Factory Floor Texas Lewisville
Technology and IIoT

Ericsson Pushes Industry 4.0 to Make 5G

Oct. 6, 2022
The plant in Lewisville, Texas, is a testbed for what’s possible in modern manufacturing.
Purdue Paint

So That Happened: You Want Fries with That? And Let's Watch Paint Dry

Oct. 5, 2022
IndustryWeek editors also look into deal making, economic growth and hiring for skills not degrees.
Courtesy Bespoke Manufacturing Company.
Bmc Am Rs
Technology and IIoT

Clothing Manufacturer Triples Production Capacity with Autonomous Mobile Robots

Sept. 22, 2022
Replacing ponderous, inflexible roller conveyors with a smart AMR fleet saves time and increases efficiency.
Tesla, Apptronik
Tesla's Optimus android (left) and Apptronik's Valyrie (right)

So that Happened: Turning Off Lights at Navistar, March of the Androids, Royal Ketchup Headache

Sept. 21, 2022
IndustryWeek editors look into those stories and Intel investments in accessible suppliers and funding industrial insects.