Features

Projecting production forwards

To help manufacturers make the most out of their operators’ skills, industrial metrology specialist, The Sempre Group, now supplies the Arkite Human Interface Mate (HIM). The system meansmanufacturers across the UK can easily implement augmented reality (AR) into pre-existingassembly lines. The use of AR to guide operators through the assembly process can drastically reduce human error, training and production cycle time. Any time an operator is working on …

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Powelectrics Industry 4.0 Metron and MetronView Kit selected by Tela Technology to start customers on their IoT journey

Powelectrics recently commenced a series of technical training sessions with its new partners at Tela Technology. Tela have operated at the forefront of business communications for over 30 years, providing communication solutions to businesses of all sizes across the UK, encompassing mobile, fixed-line, internet and broadband, IT managed services and …

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Three-in-one technology for 3D optical profiling

Industrial metrology specialist, The Sempre Group, has introduced the new S neox 3D optical profilermicroscope, designed specifically for sub-nano, nano and micro-scale measurement. Designed and manufactured by new partner Sensofar, the 3D profiler includes three different optical measurement techniques in one sensor head to measure different textures and structures across varying surface scales. As well as being compact and lightweight, the new system provides a versatile solution for researchers because of its advanced inspection and analysis capabilities. The Sempre …

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Endress+Hauser expands logistics capacity

Endress+Hauser is strengthening its logistics capabilities in Europe. Business partner Hellmann Worldwide Logistics will operate a modern, high-performance logistics centre on behalf of the Group in Wörrstadt, Germany near Frankfurt Airport. The hub is scheduled to be completed and in operation by mid-2021. The new location will replace the current …

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Predicting a crisis before it happens: Sensors in the water network

The UK has recently experienced a heatwave – London, for example, had the longest stretch of hot weather in almost 60 years. With an increase in temperature, there is an increase in demand for tap water. One area which is affected is the South West Water network, with water shortages …

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NI enables seamless test operations and data management across an entire organisation

NI has announced the enterprise version of SystemLink software. By standardising the way data is shared and analysed, the new enterprise version enables increased visibility and control of test systems across an entire organisation. In this way, SystemLink software serves as an important bridge between engineering and manufacturing departments in …

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Allegro MicroSystems announces General Counsel transition

Allegro MicroSystems today announced that Chris Brown has joined the executive leadership team as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary. Chris is the successor to Richard Kneeland, Allegro’s General Counsel since 2007, who has transitioned to the role of Senior Vice President, Special Counsel and Corporate Secretary …

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‘Praxis/Handheld’ air quality monitor selected to map Oxford air

A new, handheld device from air quality specialist South Coast Science has been instrumental in pinpointing variation in air quality across Oxford. OxAir, a partnership of independent experts dedicated to monitoring the quality of air in Oxford, selected the handheld monitor to fulfil their mission of measuring air pollution from …

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TE Connectivity sets new sustainability, charitable goals for 2030

TE Connectivity has unveiled a long-term sustainability and corporate responsibility strategy to better focus on the company’s vision for the future. TE’s One Connected World strategy details a series of goals to make the world a better place as the company serves its employees, customers and shareholders. “At TE, we have had an …

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What is deep learning and how can it benefit manufacturing?

In Christopher Nolan’s 2010 masterpiece Inception, the protagonist is a corporate spy who steals information by infiltrating people’s dreams, exploring the different layers of his victims’ subconscious to find a path to the desired information. Deep learning, a specialised form of machine learning, works in a similar way, recreating the complex …

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