Tag Archives: industry 4.0

Update on omlox, the world’s first positioning standard for industry

omlox is the world’s first open locating standard! omlox paves the way to Industry 4.0 and supply chain transparency by unifying all locating technologies in one open, interoperable standard. While supporting location technologies like GNSS, 5G/LTE, WIFI, RFID or BLE, omlox has a specific emphasis on ultra-wideband (UWB), as THE …

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Farnell launches Industry 4.0 ebook featuring views of industry experts

Farnell has today launched a new ebook “The Industry 4.0 Interviews 2020”. The ebook features the views of global experts from Festo, Omega, Molex, Panasonic and Schneider Electric on the development of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and related technologies. The ebook provides insights for panel builders, systems integrators and …

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Cyberattacks on robots could threaten Industry 4.0

Modern manufacturing relies on interconnected robots to make industry 4.0 a reality. Here Neil Ballinger, head of EMEA sales at automation equipment supplier EU Automation, explains how industrial robots could be hacked and what can be done to mitigate the threat of cybercrime. In recent years, manufacturing companies have invested …

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Kistler launches world’s first charge amplifier with IO-Link technology

A new flexible, miniature charge amplifier with IO-Link, a world first from Kistler, complies with industrial communications networking standard (IEC 61131-9) and combines analogue and digital communication technology to pave the way for Industry 4.0. The new charge amp is ideal for applications over a wide range of industry sectors, …

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Time to futureproof your factory

As some global manufacturing sectors face unprecedented pressure, there has never been a more opportune time to implement game-changing automation technologies. Those businesses that have been adopting technologies able to provide greater transparency, higher productivity and better process management will be better placed to move forward and adapt to the …

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Powelectrics Industry 4.0 Metron and MetronView Kit selected by Tela Technology to start customers on their IoT journey

Powelectrics recently commenced a series of technical training sessions with its new partners at Tela Technology. Tela have operated at the forefront of business communications for over 30 years, providing communication solutions to businesses of all sizes across the UK, encompassing mobile, fixed-line, internet and broadband, IT managed services and …

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Secure IT infrastructure for Industry 4.0 at Data Centre World 2020

The journey towards digital transformation is a somewhat daunting one for many manufacturing companies, explains Emma Ryde, Rittal’s product manager for Industrial & Outdoor Enclosures. Rittal’s teams work in partnership with manufacturing and industrial companies to deliver IT infrastructure that supports digital transformation and Industry 4.0 technology, including edge computing …

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Gardner Denver delivers faster digital insights with iConn HD

Gardner Denver’s smart IoT analytics system, iConn, is now available as a subscription streaming service that enables plant operators and equipment providers to stay fully in control of all their compressed air processes – 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The iConn HD upgrade pushes critical information about …

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Bosch puts 5G machines in pole position

5G is coming. The new communications standard accelerates the internet of things and boosts Industry 4.0. Control systems and sensors of the kind built into facilities, machinery, and logistics chains stand to gain from this fast, reliable real-time wireless data transfer. Preparing machines for state-of-the-art communication involves making them 5G-capable. …

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Powelectrics Industry 4.0 solution helps Craggs Energy improve site safety, stock control and logistics

Powelectrics have delivered another Industry4.0 Metron telemetry solution, this time to Craggs Energy, an innovative and expanding business, which supplies over 50 million litres per annum of fuels and lubricants to UK homes, farms and businesses via three depots and a national partner network. This image shows Craggs Padiham Depot, where …

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