Internet of Things

Endress+Hauser Digital Solutions celebrates 20 years of innovation

For two decades, Endress+Hauser has given the topic of digitalisation a place it can call home. Endress+Hauser Digital Solutions is responsible within the Group for everything related to digital communications and automation solutions. Currently, applications for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) are the focal point of the work. According …

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UK’s booming cyber security sector worth £8.3bn

The UK’s cyber security industry is now worth an estimated £8.3 billion, with total revenues in the sector up 46 per cent from £5.7 billion in 2017. The sector has seen significant growth in annual revenue and employment, as well as considerable investment in early-stage companies. The findings from the …

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Government to strengthen security of internet-connected products

A new law will protect millions of users of internet-connected household items from the threat of cyber hacks, Digital Minister Matt Warman announced today. The plans, drawn up by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), will make sure all consumer smart devices sold in the UK adhere …

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Five (human) predictions for the future of manufacturing in 2020

In this opinion piece, Dr Simon Kampa, founder and CEO of industrial software company Senseye, shares his predictions about what he expects will happen to the manufacturing sector in 2020. “I must start with the caveat that the challenge of accurately predicting the future of the manufacturing sector is significantly …

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Powelectrics IIoT technology help Tag Systems boost customer service and site security

Powelectrics IoT technology has been adopted by Tag Systems, the UK market leader in integrated wireless security, fire and safety services for property and plant at industrial, commercial, utility, construction and national infrastructure sites. Tag are using Powelectric’s Metron Industry 4.0 kit to monitor the functionality of hybrid-powered CCTV towers. …

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Kontron CEO considers five technology trends for 2020

Hannes Niederhauser, CEO at Kontron and Chairman of the Management Board of the S&T Group, considers five technology trends to be the defining themes for the industry in 2020, including edge computing, real-time networks including 5G, new standards for embedded platforms, cyber security and artificial intelligence. Niederhauser is convinced that …

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Seeq expands Series B funding with $24m to fuel advanced analytics growth strategy

Seeq Corporation has secured a $24 million expansion of its Series B funding. This expansion round is led by Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (SAEV), the corporate venture subsidiary of the world’s leading integrated energy and chemicals company, Saudi Aramco. It includes renewed participation by Altira Group, Chevron Technology Ventures, Second …

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Powelectrics selected by Ayton as telemetry partner for their automated IoT gas management systems

Powelectrics offer 25 years’ experience in connecting sensors. The company is delighted to have been selected as IoT telemetry partner for Ayton Gas Management. Ayton are specialists in industrial gas process engineering. They consult with clients and develop practical solutions to increase gas process efficiency to improve profitability …and with …

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Bosch puts 5G machines in pole position

5G is coming. The new communications standard accelerates the internet of things and boosts Industry 4.0. Control systems and sensors of the kind built into facilities, machinery, and logistics chains stand to gain from this fast, reliable real-time wireless data transfer. Preparing machines for state-of-the-art communication involves making them 5G-capable. …

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Bosch applies for local 5G licenses

Bosch believes 5G local area networks are the way forward. The company has applied for 5G operating licenses for selected German locations. “As an IoT company, Bosch began researching into 5G early. The new communications standard is a key to automated and connected driving, and an essential element of the …

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