Posts Tagged ‘manufacturing’

Q+A: NTT Data Services CTO Talks Automation, Future of Workforce & His New Role

Posted by Heather Noel

Dallas Innovates Q+A (Images: Istockphoto)Kris Fitzgerald has spent decades working in the IT sector, but it’s the role he took in January that has been the most fun, he said.

As NTT Data Services’ newest chief technology officer, Fitzgerald is helping the Plano division …

Is DFW Becoming a Hub for Manufacturing? JLL Says It’s Trending That Way

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

Dallas-Fort Worth might be known for distribution and warehouse buildings — not to mention intermodal areas — but, according to recent information from JLL, companies are increasingly eyeing the region as the seat for their large-scale manufacturing operations.

“Why North …

Home Base: Warstic Planning Move to Deep Ellum HQ

Posted by Lance Murray

Baseball bat company Warstic announced Monday that it has bought a building in the Deep Ellum neighborhood of Dallas that will serve as its headquarters, manufacturing base, and first bricks-and-mortar store.

The announcement was made prior to a Texas Rangers …

Researchers Developing Worker Assessment Robot-based Tool

Posted by Chloe Bennett

A University of Texas at Arlington researcher is paving the way to a sustainable relationship between humans and robots.

Fillia Makedon, a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at UTA, will spearhead a research team using a …

With Vinyl Records Making Their Comeback, Addison Company Debuts Modernized Press

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Vinyl records might be old technology, but they sold 13 million copies in 2016 and an Addison company is churning them out with a pioneering press machine.

Hand Drawn Pressing boasts the world’s first fully automatic, modernized record press, …

Six Ways the Internet of Things Could Impact DFW in 2016

Posted by Michael Vidikan

A decade ago, the term “Internet of things” (IoT) emerged to describe a world in which everyday objects, from vehicles and household appliances to buildings and even lower-cost items like groceries would contain embedded chips or sensors to create a …