Internet of Things

Yokogawa announces partnership with amnimo and Hitachi

On 25 March 2020, Hitachi Capital Corporation, Yokogawa Electric Corporation, and amnimo Inc., a subsidiary of Yokogawa, entered into a comprehensive partnership agreement with an aim to provide new services by adding Industrial IoT (IIoT) to each company’s technologies, know-how, and lease equipment. The three companies will launch a proof …

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Making IIoT and smart technology happen

Applying new technology to a physical process or manufacturing system is an essential part of progress, however the practical side of implementing the latest Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Smart Technology solutions is bringing its own unique challenges. That in turn is leading to new automation solutions. Chris Evans, marketing …

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Renesas upgrades industrial network to the next stage

Industrial networks are part of the technologies used in factory automation. As a chip manufacturer, Renesas sees CC-Link IE TSN as a key factor in the industry’s progress because the network enables temporal precision, ensuring secure transmission within a given period of time, and mixed implementation with other communication protocols. …

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Rockwell Automation acquires ASEM

Rockwell Automation has signed an agreement to acquire Italy-based ASEM, a leading provider of digital automation technologies. ASEM provides a complete range of Industrial PCs (IPCs), Human-Machine Interface (HMI) hardware and software, remote access capabilities, and secure Industrial IoT gateway solutions. ASEM’s high-performance automation solutions enable The Connected Enterprise with smarter …

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Fujitsu granted Japan’s first private 5G licence

Fujitsu has been granted Japan’s first private 5G radio station provisional licence by the Kanto Bureau of Telecommunications. As a next step, Fujitsu will establish a radio station emitting private 5G radio waves in order to verify private 5G network systems at its Shin-Kawasaki Technology Square office in Kawasaki, Japan. …

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Powelectrics partner Bonner incorporate Metron IoT technology into a chemical industry compliance solution

Powelectrics‘ Metron telemetry is being deployed by one of Ireland’s leading instrumentation specialists, to ensure that their chemical industry customer can meet stringent environmental commitments and maintain their operating licence. For over 40 years, Bonner have designed, installed and maintained instrumentation solutions, enabling a wide range of businesses to comply …

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Delivering on smart manufacturing

At this year’s Drives & Controls show, Mitsubishi Electric is focussing on practical solutions that allow manufacturing companies and machine builders to realise the real advantages of smart automation systems. Visitors to Stand D620 will be able to give voice commands to a cobot, witness the benefits of time sensitive …

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Relayr and MAKE UK a force for the future

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) specialist relayr has entered into a strategic partnership with trade association MAKE UK, champions of the UK manufacturing industry. The partnership will focus on how the implementation of IIoT pay-per-use models can transform the UK manufacturing industry, future-proofing businesses and empowering them to embrace industry …

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Renesas Electronics and Panthronics announce collaboration for wireless charging and connected IoT solutions

Renesas Electronics and Panthronics have jointly announced they are collaborating to bring best-in-class solutions to the consumer, industrial, and Internet of Things (IoT) markets. The collaboration realises technical leadership in performance, size reduction, lower BOM and power consumption, while offering OEMs faster time to market. Renesas is pairing its wireless charging …

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Gardner Denver delivers faster digital insights with iConn HD

Gardner Denver’s smart IoT analytics system, iConn, is now available as a subscription streaming service that enables plant operators and equipment providers to stay fully in control of all their compressed air processes – 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The iConn HD upgrade pushes critical information about …

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