• Tue, 25 Sep 2018 01:00
    GS Retail unveils smart convenience store chain
    GS RETAIL CO, a major South Korean retailer, said it recently opened a “smart convenience store” using a face recognition system and other technologies amid local retail firms’ race to automation.
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 01:00
    Thai demand offers scope for S Korean 
    THE THAI market has enough demand side support for South Korean robotics and automation firms to invest in the country thanks to Thailand’s 4.0 policy, Kim Jongheon, director of the Korea Institute for Robot Industry Advancement (KIRIA), said yesterday.
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2018 01:00
    EEC boosts interest in S-curve industries
    THE GOVERNMENT’S Thailand 4.0 initiative and Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) mega-investment programme have significantly boosted businessmen’s interests in automation and related technology investment, according to Chaiyot Piyawannarat, ABB’s managing director for Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos.
  • Tue, 17 Jul 2018 01:00
    Artificial Intelligence: Taking consumer and retail businesses to the next level
    AUTOMATION & Artificial intelligence (AI) has already had some impacts on the Consumer & Retail business environment. From chatbots to automated warehouses to driverless vehicles, what was once science fiction is now a reality.
  • Mon, 16 Jul 2018 15:59
    Why Human Interaction is Still Needed in Automation?
    Over the past few years the talk of how automation can change industrial operations has become more prevalent. Indeed, the headline-seekers out there might ask: will robots end up taking our jobs and what will happen to the human workforce? 
  • Tue, 03 Jul 2018 01:00
    ABB touts robotics/automation for industries
    ABB Group, a Swedish-Swiss multinational firm, has stepped up its robotic and automation business in Thailand with a focus on food and beverage, manufacturing, and service industries using artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud-based computing facilities.
  • Fri, 29 Jun 2018 01:00
    PTC Inc and Rockwell Automation Inc announced that they had entered into a definitive agreement for a strategic partnership that is expected to accelerate growth for both companies and enable them to be the partner of choice for customers around the world who want to transform their physical operations with digital technology.
  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:00
    Technology trend in FSI: Robotic process automation
    NOWADAYS the word “fintech” is popular and well known in the financial services industry (FSI). It introduces new technologies to make financial services more accessible to the general public but it also disrupts the traditional financial services in the sector.
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 01:00
    Thailand ‘must prepare ground for challenges ahead’
    THAILAND faces many challenges ahead as it seeks to transition the country to succeed in the era of automation and digitalisation with the 4.0 initiative.
  • Thu, 31 May 2018 14:25
    Automation causes employment in non-farm sector to fall; farm sector up
    Employment in the non-farm sector dropped 2.8 per cent in the first quarter of 2018 despite economic growth reaching 4.8 per cent, according to the social situation and outlook report released by the National Economic and Social Development Board on Thursday.
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  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018 01:00
    VT Group Garment maker invests in automation system 
    VT Group will invest Bt10 million in an automation system to support its garment business.
  • Mon, 09 Apr 2018 17:19
     Delta Electronics' Thai unit focuses on  sustainable sectors such as electric vehicles
    Delta Electronics (Thailand) is focusing on sustainable sectors including electric vehicles (EVs), automation, big data, robotics and clean energy, the listed company said on Monday.
  • Sat, 10 Mar 2018 01:00
    Skills push needed for digital era
    THE private and public sectors should upgrade workers’ skills to meet the needs of automation in Thai industry by 2030, a report said.
  • Thu, 08 Mar 2018 01:00
    Use design thinking to solve wicked problems
    IN THE 2016 research paper, Asean in Transformation, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) estimated that 44 per cent of Thai wage workers are at high risk due to disruptive automation.
  • Mon, 26 Feb 2018 01:00
    The Industry Ministry next month will launch a project to improve the management and operating efficiency of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) through the use of robotics and automation systems.
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