SENSOR+TEST a digital success

Over 2,500 visitors from Germany and abroad met for the Innovation Dialog as well as for the first SMSI Sensor and Measurement Science International Conference during the three days of the fair. With 188 exhibitors, the event boasts a considerable size compared to the previous digital trade fairs. Thus, the …

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Stork Solutions uses Powelectrics IIoT kit to ensure happy herds

Stork Solutions has delivered a Powelectrics IIoT solution to ensure that cattle always have a good supply of fresh water to drink. Stork supplies bespoke end-to-end instrumentation solutions, encompassing water, waste and power management systems, remote site and environmental monitoring. More https://stork.solutions/ For this project, Stork’s customer is a mixed …

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The Sempre Group supplies CNC tool correction software

To help manufacturers reduce scrap and reworking with proactive tool correction, industrial metrology specialist, The Sempre Group now supplies Reaction Plan Manager (RPM) software. The automated instruction-based software analyses measurement data calculates offset and provides tool correction instructions in real-time on the shop floor. The software is compatible with any …

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RS Components makes social distancing in workplaces easier and safer

RS Components (RS) is now stocking a new wearable device that makes social distancing in workplaces easier. EGOpro Social Distancing from AME (Advanced Microwave Engineering) leverages innovative active safety technology to keep businesses up and running and COVID-19 secure. Maintaining social distancing is key to limiting the spread of coronavirus but …

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Three cybersecurity tips for SMEs

On February 5, 2021, a hacker initiated a cyberattack on a small water plant in Florida. If successful, the attack would have caused multiple health complications for the 15,000 residents that the plant provides water for. This is just an example of the disastrous consequences of cyberattacks on smaller companies. …

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Contrinex photoelectrics are a ‘sweet’ solution for detection in packaging

During confectionery packaging operations, conveyor lines deliver preformed cardboard cartons to packing stations. At each station, a pick-and-place packing robot packs layers of bagged candy in cartons. Once filled, cartons are conveyed to case-sealing stations. A highly reliable retro-reflex photoelectric sensor, mounted beside the line, senses each carton as it …

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1NCE increases bandwidth for IoT device communication

1NCE, the world’s first full-fledged operator of IoT network services, is increasing the maximum available data rates for cellular device communication in the Internet of Things for new and existing customers from 128 kbit/s to up to 1 Mbit/s. All customers benefit immediately from the new bandwidth, benefitting especially those …

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The latest products for industrial automation, smart factory, and industrial loT available from Mouser

Mouser Electronics has highlighted several new products essential for incorporating into an industrial automation design. Showcased are a data acquisition solution, isolated gate drivers, and an IO-Link stepper motor actuator. Analog Devices ADAQ23875 µModule data acquisition (DAQ) solution Interfacing the real world to the digital domain is an important aspect …

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Fast track degree programme accelerating engineers towards Industry 4.0

An innovative training solution from Siemens Digital Industries is helping upskill their customers and suppliers to capitalise on the opportunities of Industry 4.0. The one year ‘top up’ degree programme gives engineers a BEng Hons (Bachelor of Engineering) in Control and Automation. Co-designed and co-delivered by Siemens Digital Industries and …

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NI acquires monoDrive to accelerate autonomous vehicle development

NI has acquired monoDrive, a leader in ultra-high fidelity simulation software for advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous vehicle development. The acquisition expands NI’s reach in the ADAS and simulation markets and will enable NI’s transportation customers to accelerate the development, test, and deployment of safer autonomous systems. The design …

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