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Sensors & Instrumentation Live – celebrating a connected world

Sensors and the myriad of instruments that measure and collect data provide the backbone for the Internet of Things (IoT) and our increasingly connected world. For the last ten years, Sensors & Instrumentation Live has been bringing visitors the latest sensor technology that has been driving this connectivity. Mouser Electronics …

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SMS digital and Voith cooperate to push IIoT platform development

Voith and SMS digital, the digital subsidiary of SMS group, announce plans to bundle competencies in platform development. The aim of the cooperation is to offer platform services for their industrial Internet of things (IIoT) solutions. The two companies are joining forces to digitalise business with smart applications and efficiently …

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Smart factories just got a whole lot smarter, and it’s about time…

As Industry 4.0 drives the adoption of cutting-edge machines, robots and sensors in manufacturing, network technologies that facilitate their communications to create an interconnected smart factory become even more crucial. Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) offers a key tool to futureproof industrial Ethernet for the Factories of the Future. John Browett, general manager …

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Schneider Electric’s Batam Smart Factory recognised by the World Economic Forum as a Fourth Industrial Revolution Lighthouse

Schneider Electric has today had its Smart Factory in Batam, Indonesia, designated as an Advanced 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) Lighthouse by the World Economic Forum at its 13th Annual Meeting of the New Champions (AMNC). The Batam site is the third of the company’s factories to receive this recognition, joining its Le Vaudreuil …

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Converging at the Edge

Should we be happy to embrace edge computing so soon after we got used to the cloud, IoT, Industry 4.0 etc…? The benefits of taking the large amount of repetitive data created by machines and automated systems and processing it locally are huge. Edge computing takes the pressure off existing networks, …

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IoT outperforms stock market amid global slowdown

Systemic problems in showcasing the value of the IoT has led to many of its most important companies struggling to persuade both prospective customers and the investment community that they have their heads screwed on properly, according to a report from Riot (Rethink Internet of Things). Combine this with wider …

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HARTING and HIROSE drive the infrastructure for Single Pair Ethernet

HIROSE Electric and the HARTING Technology Group have entered into an agreement to jointly develop, standardise products and market a connection technology system for Single Pair Ethernet (SPE). “The joint development in the area of Single Pair Ethernet continues and consolidates the successful technology partnership of both companies,” said HIROSE …

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RS Components announces Bluetooth IoT design competition

RS Components (RS) has announced ‘Make With Mesh’, a new design challenge based around IoT Bluetooth technologies, in partnership with Cypress Semiconductor, a world-leading semiconductor maker and embedded solutions provider. The competition challenges creative minds to see what kind of projects they can come up with based around one, or …

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Is your network holding you back from creating a Smart Factory?

Increasingly advanced automation using robotics, AGVs, smart machines and integrated logistics means that having a Smart Factory is becoming a necessity to remain competitive. However, none of this can happen without an effective means of carrying the data and control signals required to create an autonomous, interconnected, responsive and flexible …

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DLT restores trust in the internet

Bosch has reached the next milestone on the road to becoming a leading global IoT supplier. The company’s first step was to give cars, machines, buildings, and other everyday objects connectivity – millions of times over. Bosch sold 52 million web-enabled products in 2018 alone, over a third more than …

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