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Ford tests designing new vehicles by using holograms

September 25, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

In order to be one step ahead of the competition when it comes to designing more stylish vehicles for its customers, Ford has turned to Microsoft and its revolutionary HoloLens mixed reality technology. Developed by Microsoft, the HoloLens mixed reality technology basically allows designers wearing wireless headsets to see several digital designs and parts

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Australia commissions its first air warfare destroyer

September 25, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

The Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has commissioned the HMAS Hobart, the first of three Hobart class guided missile destroyers that will enter service in coming years. The 7000-tonne destroyer will provide air defence for accompanying ships,

Northrop Grumman inks deal to buy aerospace manufacturer Orbital ATK for $9.2bn

September 25, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

Northrop Grumman has announced that it has reached an agreement to buy global leader in aerospace and defence technologies Orbital ATK Inc. for $9.2 billion in cash. According to the announcement issued last week, the leading global security company plans to

South Australia opens new Space Industry Centre

September 22, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

South Australia has established the nation’s first dedicated centre to grow the local space economy and create future high-tech jobs. Located within the existing Defence SA headquarters on Pirie St, the South Australian Space Industry Centre (SASIC) will

Government proposes compulsory recall for faulty Takata airbags

September 22, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

The Federal Government is considering imposing a compulsory recall of all vehicles with faulty Takata airbags after an ACCC safety investigation discovered a design flaw that could lead to serious injury or death to vehicle occupants. The ACCC probe found

3D printing specialists Titomic lists on the ASX

September 22, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

Australian additive manufacturing specialist Titomic has listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) after raising $6.5 million via a fully underwritten Initial Public Offering (IPO). The Melbourne-based company issued 32.5 million shares at a price of

Australian drone manufacturer receives order from NASA

September 21, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

Sydney-based robotics company Aquabotix has received an order from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab for an underwater drone that will be used in the agency’s Ocean Worlds exploration program. The drone, which is capable of travelling at depths up to 300 metres,