CNBC takes a look at the "smart factory", a plant that uses the Internet of Things to revolutionize production.
They've been locked away in car factories for years, but as computer processing gets faster and cheaper robots are moving into the mainstream. That's where Rethink Robotics' 'Baxter' comes in.
Academics and Robotics giant 'Festo' are looking to the Animal Kingdom to power the future of manufacturing. It's called 'biomimicry'.
Want to watch a car made right before your eyes? Volkswagen's "transparent factory" overhauls the current car allows customer to follow their car from start to finish. As the biggest car manufacturer in Europe you might not think Volkswagen would be willing to completely re-imagine its manufacturing process. Think Again.
Sporting stadiums are now some of the most technologically-advanced buildings. CNBC takes a closer look behind the scenes at the Brazil Soccer World Cup and Glasgow's CommonWealth Game stadiums.
Puma has designed the World Cup kits for eight different soccer national teams. CNBC visits the global headquarters in Germany to learn more about the "power-active" technology within.
Wimbledon, the U.K. tennis championship, has been pushing its brand to the four corners of the world. From social media, to data collecting and cloud infrastructure, CNBC investigates.
CNBC visits researchers in Oxford, U.K., who are working on slowing or restoring the loss of sight by creating healthy DNA for the human retina.
Illumina claims it has the most technically-advanced genome sequencing system in the world and could revolutionize health care in the future. CNBC goes to Cambridge, U.K. to investigate.
Microsoft is developing a cloud application that measures biometric and environmental data to forecast illness. This has the potential to increase productivity in health care but also save providers billions of euros.
Teams in Oxford, U.K., and Boston, U.S., are working on new designs for plane engines, with the potential to create a "very high-speed aircraft" and take fuel out of the equation altogether.
CNBC visits BAE Systems to see first-hand how digital technologies and 3D printing are changing the face of plane manufacturing.
CNBC catches up with Michimasa Fujino, president and CEO of Honda Aircraft, to learn more about the group's new business jet, which can fly higher, faster and is more fuel-efficient than its competitors.
In the latest episode of "The Edge", CNBC takes a closer look at nano technology and potential industrial applications.
CNBC visits the University of Manchester, U.K., where the world's lightest, thinnest and strongest material is being produced: graphene.
Swiss company Schoeller has been developing clothes with special attributes, like self-cleaning, using nano technology. The company is also looking at way to dispense medicine from clothes straight to the skin.
Hollywood actor and water.org co-founder Matt Damon discusses helping developing countries through safe, clean water infrastructure.
The race to produce spider silk, a very strong and stretchy material, has been going on years, but Japanese company Spiber claims it is on the verge of mass production. CNBC takes a closer look.
Nestlé Chairman Peter Brabeck-Letmathe discusses the future for water sustainability, and the risks from rising demand for energy and food.
CNBC takes a looks at concerns about privacy in an age of large data sharing.
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