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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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MAC Solutions appointed preferred partner for distribution of OPC Router in the UK, Ireland and France

MAC Solutions has been appointed preferred partner in the UK, Ireland and France for distribution of the OPC Router from inray Industriesoftware. For many companies, the continuous optimisation of production processes is crucial in ensuring the quality of their products and, ultimately, in ensuring the success of their business. As …

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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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