Tag Archives: edge

Bringing the edge and cloud together

Data is at the heart of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Smart Manufacturing. By setting up suitable platforms to collect and analyse data, it is possible to gain in-depth, unique insights into manufacturing processes that can lead to their optimisation. The most effective setup combines edge and cloud-based …

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Engineering on the edge

Throughout 2020, the UK will be witnessing the wider rollout of 5G telecommunications networks, allowing for greater speeds and reduced latency. The introduction of these networks will support the development of more advanced computing applications like autonomous vehicles, and it’s got many businesses considering edge computing. For manufacturing businesses, more effective edge computing doesn’t need new telecoms technologies — it just requires consideration of industrial PCs …

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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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Smart patrol robots built with Advantech’s UNO-2484G edge gateway deployed to fight coronavirus

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, Shenhao Technology Co has deployed smart robots that use Advantech technology to monitor body temperature and conduct identity detection in schools, banks, and other public places. Shenhao, a leading provider of IoT products and solutions aimed at smart city applications, offers a smart patrol robot …

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Smart 5G patrol robots equipped with Advantech’s MIC-770 Edge computer deployed to fight coronavirus

As part of its effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, China is using 5G patrol robots developed by Guangzhou Gosuncn Robot using Advantech technology to monitor mask wearing and body temperatures in public places. Following the outbreak of COVID-19, the Guangzhou Gosuncn Robot upgraded its 5G-powered police patrol robot …

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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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Individualisation of Products in Mass Production: Development of cutting-edge Technology within the Fraunhofer Lighthouse Project “Go Beyond 4.0”

Six Fraunhofer Institutes (ENAS, IFAM, ILT, IOF, ISC and IWU) have succeeded to manufacture electrical conductor patterns, sensors, and high-tech lighting modules, individually integrated into components by using digital printing and laser technologies. The result: individualisation of components in mass production environments with new opportunities for design, material savings and …

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Rittal forms global strategic partnership with Atos and Siemens for Edge and IoT initiatives

Rittal has formed a new global strategic partnership with Atos and Siemens to develop intelligent edge data centre solutions for smart industries, smart cities, smart retail, energy and utility companies, and public sector organisations. The new ‘Intelligent Edge Data Centre’ (IEDC) is a highly configurable, data centre solution that enables …

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