Internet of Things

Bosch puts first 5G campus network into operation

Bosch is putting its first 5G campus network into operation. At its Industry 4.0 lead plant in Stuttgart-Feuerbach, the company aims to manufacture under previously unheard-of conditions, with data being transferred extremely reliably and ultra-fast, and machines reacting almost instantaneously. For the first time, wireless implementation will be possible for …

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Powelectrics partners with Reynolds Contamination Control to deliver bespoke IIoT solutions

Powelectrics offers 30 years’ experience in sensing and instrumentation, empowering the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) by connecting sensors to the cloud. The company’s technology, combined with the highest quality third party instrumentation and software, is deployed across the world in many industry sectors. Powelectrics strives to develop intuitive, ‘plug …

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Farnell signs agreement with Industrial Shields to distribute open-source automation devices

Farnell has announced a new global franchise with Industrial Shields. Industrial Shields is the leading developer and manufacturer of industrial automation devices (PLCs and Panel PCs) based on open source hardware from Raspberry Pi and Arduino. The use of open source hardware provides many benefits to design engineers, including the …

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The future is transparent, convergent and time-sensitive

Industry 4.0 is an established trend in factory automation, aimed at increasing convergence and transparency. By implementing systems with these capabilities, businesses can gain greater insights into their processes, hence achieving better quality, productivity and reduced costs. The technology that is delivering these benefits is Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN). John Browett, …

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Pepperl+Fuchs continues its digital event series

Pepperl+Fuchs invites you to its second Online Summit. Register now free of charge to gain access to the fully digital event, which will be held on 17–19 November 2020. The format will be conceptually similar to that of the pilot event held in July, and the focus remains “Your Future …

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PTC and Rockwell Automation extend strategic alliance

Having already helped almost 250 new customers around the world to achieve their digital transformation goals, PTC and Rockwell Automation have announced the expansion and early extension of their strategic alliance. This extension will ensure continuity in both companies’ sales and product development efforts and expand the agreement to include …

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Industrial IoT connections to reach 37 billion globally by 2025, as ‘Smart Factory’ concept is realised

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the global number of Industrial IoT connections will increase from 17.7 billion in 2020 to 36.8 billion in 2025; representing an overall growth rate of 207%. The research identified smart manufacturing as a key growth sector of the Industrial IoT market …

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Powelectrics and PI Sales join forces to deliver IoT solution to the food industry

Powelectrics offer 30 years’ experience in sensing and instrumentation, empowering the Industrial Internet of Things by connecting sensors to the cloud. The company’s technology, combined with the highest quality third party instrumentation and software, is deployed across many industries and is truly global. Process Instrument Sales offer effective application solutions …

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Advantech receives 2020 IoT Edge Computing Excellence Award

Advantech has announced that MIC-730AI, Edge AI Inference System based on NVIDIA Jetson Xavier has received a 2020 IoT Edge Computing Excellence Award from IoT Evolution World, the leading web site covering the Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace. This award recognises the companies emerging as leaders in the growing edge …

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Time to futureproof your factory

As some global manufacturing sectors face unprecedented pressure, there has never been a more opportune time to implement game-changing automation technologies. Those businesses that have been adopting technologies able to provide greater transparency, higher productivity and better process management will be better placed to move forward and adapt to the …

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