Yokogawa to undertake proof of concept test of 5G, Cloud, and AI for remote control of plant systems with NTT DOCOMO

Yokogawa has signed an agreement with NTT DOCOMO (DOCOMO) to jointly undertake a proof of concept test (PoC) for the remote control of a plant system by utilising 5th generation mobile communications (5G), the cloud, AI, and other technologies. The PoC will involve the use of cloud-based Yokogawa AI for …

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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Analog Devices launch Ocean and Climate Innovation Accelerator

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) have launched the Ocean and Climate Innovation Accelerator (OCIA) consortium. ADI has committed $3 million over three years towards the consortium which will focus on advancing knowledge of the ocean’s critical role in combating climate change as well as developing …

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Full steam ahead for training at Tetra Pak

In the food and drinks industry, steam is used extensively for heating and sterilisation processes. It is important that all those involved in the specification and operation of steam systems have a good understanding of control features and maintenance. Tetra Pak Processing UK Ltd., has taken advantage of Bürkert Fluid …

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J2 Innovations releases Project Haystack 4 open-source library

J2 Innovations, a Siemens Company and a founding member of Project Haystack, today announced the release of Haystack Core, an open-source software library for the latest Haystack 4 open standard which can be used by developers to create new smart building and IoT applications.  Written in TypeScript, the open-source initiative …

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Electrocomponents partners with The Washing Machine Project to improve the lives of 100,000 people worldwide

Electrocomponents has chosen The Washing Machine Project Foundation as its first global charity partner, pledging to support the project for three years. Support will extend to encouraging the Group’s employees, customers and suppliers to contribute through fundraising and volunteering activities. The Washing Machine Project was set up in 2018 by …

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Senseye forms new steering group

Senseye, the Machine Health Management company, has launched a product steering committee with expert input from a wide range of blue-chip clients. This select group of senior operational managers has come together to improve the art of maintenance, share best practice, and contribute to the longer term roadmap and vision of Senseye. …

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Renesas and SiFive to develop next-generation high-end RISC-V solutions for automotive applications

Renesas and SiFive have announced a strategic partnership to jointly develop next-generation, high-end RISC-V solutions for automotive applications. The partnership will also include SiFive licensing the use of their RISC-V core IP portfolio to Renesas. “RISC-V is an important element in providing additional capabilities and options for new and existing …

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Farnell shares exclusive discounts and bundle deals for customers this spring

Farnell is offering exclusive discounts to customers across Europe on a range of products from well-known brands including Tektronix, Omega, Omron, Rohde & Schwarz, Keysight, AMETEK and many more. Customers purchasing product bundles can also receive up to 50% off until 30 April 2021. The products included in the exclusive promotion …

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Analog Devices and MDA collaborate to provide electronic beam forming technology for the Telesat Lightspeed Constellation

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) has announced a collaboration with MDA to deliver the beam forming integrated circuit (BFIC) to be used in MDA’s sophisticated phased array antenna for the Telesat Lightspeed low earth orbit (LEO) satellite constellation. Telesat Lightspeed, initially comprised of 298 next-generation satellites, is planned to launch in …

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Siemens and Google Cloud to cooperate on AI-based solutions in manufacturing

Google Cloud and Siemens, an innovation and technology leader in industrial automation and software, today announced a new cooperation to optimise factory processes and improve productivity on the shop floor. Siemens intends to integrate Google Cloud’s leading data cloud and artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML) technologies with its factory automation solutions …

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