Internet of Things

SMS digital and Voith cooperate to push IIoT platform development

Voith and SMS digital, the digital subsidiary of SMS group, announce plans to bundle competencies in platform development. The aim of the cooperation is to offer platform services for their industrial Internet of things (IIoT) solutions. The two companies are joining forces to digitalise business with smart applications and efficiently …

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Smart factories just got a whole lot smarter, and it’s about time…

As Industry 4.0 drives the adoption of cutting-edge machines, robots and sensors in manufacturing, network technologies that facilitate their communications to create an interconnected smart factory become even more crucial. Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) offers a key tool to futureproof industrial Ethernet for the Factories of the Future. John Browett, general manager …

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Schneider Electric’s Batam Smart Factory recognised by the World Economic Forum as a Fourth Industrial Revolution Lighthouse

Schneider Electric has today had its Smart Factory in Batam, Indonesia, designated as an Advanced 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) Lighthouse by the World Economic Forum at its 13th Annual Meeting of the New Champions (AMNC). The Batam site is the third of the company’s factories to receive this recognition, joining its Le Vaudreuil …

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Lattice sensAI receives its fourth award in 2019 at Electronics Industry Awards

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation has been named winner of the Internet of Things Product of the Year at the Electronics Industry Awards held in London, UK. This marks the fourth industry award that Lattice sensAI has received in 2019. Lattice sensAI is a complete technology stack that combines modular FPGA development kits, neural …

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Rittal forms global strategic partnership with Atos and Siemens for Edge and IoT initiatives

Rittal has formed a new global strategic partnership with Atos and Siemens to develop intelligent edge data centre solutions for smart industries, smart cities, smart retail, energy and utility companies, and public sector organisations. The new ‘Intelligent Edge Data Centre’ (IEDC) is a highly configurable, data centre solution that enables …

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Converging at the Edge

Should we be happy to embrace edge computing so soon after we got used to the cloud, IoT, Industry 4.0 etc…? The benefits of taking the large amount of repetitive data created by machines and automated systems and processing it locally are huge. Edge computing takes the pressure off existing networks, …

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Bosch Rexroth drive the focus on innovative automation solutions at this year’s Automechanika event

This year’s Automechanika event, held in Birmingham in early June, attracted thousands of visitors from across the automotive market. With a focus on vehicle production and the aftermarket, key themes of this year’s event included electrification, innovation and improved efficiency. As leading experts in factory automation, Bosch Rexroth were able …

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New eBook from Mouser Electronics and Qorvo explores the future of 5G connectivity

Mouser Electronics has announced a new eBook in collaboration with Qorvo, offering an in-depth look at 5G connectivity and its implications for mobile broadband and a variety of new technologies and applications. In Harnessing the Power of 5G, experts from Mouser and Qorvo offer detailed insights on the steps being taken to …

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Critical role of TSN illustrated to European industry leaders at ARC Industry Forum Europe 2019

ARC Industry Forum Europe 2019’s corporate sponsor, the CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA), hosted a key forum discussion among European industry leaders on how to drive the digital transformation of businesses with high-performance industrial communication networks and Time Sensitive Networking (TSN). During the event, which took place in Sitges, Spain, the …

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New partnership to utilise data from IoT sensors to help insurers more effectively price risk

SAS and Octo Telematics have entered into a global partnership agreement to enable property and casualty insurance carriers to gain deeper business insights through the power of IoT. The insurance industry is under intense pressure to improve their books of business and remain relevant in a burgeoning field of tech-driven competition. The billions …

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