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Foxconn partners with Socionext and Hailo to launch next-generation AI processing solution for video analytics at the “Edge”

Foxconn, a global leader in smart manufacturing, is joining Socionext, a major provider of advanced SoC solutions for video and imaging systems, and leading artificial intelligence (AI) chipmaker Hailo to launch the next-generation AI processing solution for video analytics at the edge. Foxconn has combined its high-density, fan-less, and highly efficient edge computing solution, “BOXiedge”, with Socionext’s …

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Endress+Hauser sees itself as well positioned

Endress+Hauser performed well across all fields of activity, industries and regions in 2019. The Group created hundreds of new jobs, invested record amounts and improved in the area of sustainability. According to CEO Matthias Altendorf, the family company is thus in a strong position to address the challenges of the …

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New to Industry 4.0

At HMI2020, Pepperl+Fuchs will be presenting a whole range of examples and of approaches to the successful implementation of digital transformation. Pixel-Plus combines data streams from multidimensional TOF (“time-of-flight”) sensors with signals from high-resolution color cameras, creating digital representations of real objects. These “digital twins” offer a much higher level …

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Control units for respirators: RAFI ramps up production

HMI specialist RAFI has been producing capacitive control units for the HAMILTON-C6 mobile respirator station from Swiss medical technology manufacturer Hamilton Medical for around four years. This company, which has specialised since 1983 in the development of intensive respirator systems, ranks among the leading suppliers of intelligent high-end devices. Currently, …

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Sensirion provides humidity and temperature sensors to Alps Alpine for its module business

Sensirion has entered into a cooperation with Alps Alpine in the field of humidity and temperature sensing. Thanks to this cooperation, customers will benefit from both companies’ individual strengths in the sensor and module business. From today, Sensirion will provide Alps Alpine with its best-in-class humidity and temperature sensor components, …

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ABB TechTalks offer a world of measurement know-how

ABB Measurement and Analytics has launched TechTalks, a range of online learning resources for anyone needing to know more about measurement technologies and devices. Featuring on demand webinars, video tutorials and a catalogue of over 70 online courses, TechTalks is a free to use remote learning hub for anyone who …

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IndySoft software solution for calibration management, tooling and preventative maintenance

The team at IndySoft are all working from home and are able to offer ‘remote’ training, support or supply of the company’s industry standard Calibration Management, Tooling and Preventative Maintenance Software. The software has some fantastic features so update it now to make the most of it. What’s more, it is FREE …

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Bureau Veritas launches new ‘return to work’ service to help businesses restart post-lockdown operations

As businesses plan their return to work following months of coronavirus restrictions, Bureau Veritas has launched a new service to help firms meet the robust health and safety standards required to safely restart their operations. It comes as the UK government prepares to end the coronavirus lockdown by drawing up …

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DASA awards £2.3m to develop novel sensor technology

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) has awarded 13 contracts worth a total of £2.3 million to develop improved Electro-Optics and Infrared (EOIR) sensor capability. The Advanced Vision 2020 and Beyond competition, run on behalf of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), sought innovation and novel approaches from industry, …

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Tended launches social distancing technology to help businesses get back up and running during COVID-19 outbreak

Safety tech company Tended has launched a wearable with social distancing technology. Through a range of proprietary social distancing solutions, including IoT hardware, AI and reporting tools, Tended aims to accelerate the transition back to safe working across a range of industries, rolling its wearable out to those working in …

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