Tag Archives: iot

Advantech and BrainCreators announce an edge solution for visual inspection and observation

BrainCreators and Advantech have announced an edge solution for automating visual inspection and observation. The end-to-end solution will combine the edge computing technology of Advantech with the BrainMatter platform for intelligent automation based on AI. This allows BrainMatter to perform automated tasks on-the-edge of innovative Internet of Things (IoT) devices …

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Yaskawa and Phoenix Contact partner up for the PLCnext Technology open automation platform

The shared goal of Yaskawa, an industrial robotics and mechatronics manufacturer, and Phoenix Contact, a manufacturer of automation solutions, is to drive forward the transition away from proprietary solutions towards an open and future-proof ecosystem for industrial automation. Yaskawa, a leading company in this industry, has decided to use PLCnext Technology. …

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Viavi acquires Expandium to complete virtualised assurance portfolio

Viavi Solutions today announced that it has acquired Expandium, a provider of core network monitoring and assurance solutions powered by big data, based in Saint-Herblain, France. This acquisition augments Viavi’s leading network assurance portfolio with a cloud-native virtualised solution offering, in alignment with virtualisation initiatives at Tier-1 service providers worldwide. In …

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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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Bosch launches 5G tests at Reutlingen wafer fab

As an Industry 4.0 pioneer, Bosch believes 5G will be a key building block of digitalization and connectivity in manufacturing and logistics. The company is now starting compatibility tests and channel measurements for setting up a 5G network in its wafer fab in Reutlingen. “We at Bosch started researching and …

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Registration now open for Digital AI Conference presented by Mouser

Mouser Electronics has announced its first Digital AI Conference. The free, interactive online event will offer a multitude of enlightening activities focusing on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technology, specifically on how new innovations are driving intelligence and automation in robotics and smart homes. There is no charge to register for …

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£6 million award to drive next-generation solar technology into new applications

Researchers at Swansea University, Imperial College London and the University of Oxford have launched a project to drive next-generation solar technology into new applications. The team have been awarded a £6 million Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) programme grant to advance organic and perovskite solar cells into applications …

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STMicroelectronics makes acquisitions to further strengthen the wireless connectivity capabilities of STM32 microcontrollers

STMicroelectronics has signed two M&A agreements related to the acquisitions of the entire share capital of Ultra Wide Band specialist BeSpoon and of the cellular IoT connectivity assets of Riot Micro. After closing of the two transactions, subject to customary regulatory approvals, ST will further strengthen its offer for wireless connectivity …

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CC-Link IE networking helps biomass plant automation at a different kind of dairy farm

Maximising the use of agricultural by-products to reduce waste and improve sustainability has several positives; including reducing a business’ environmental impact and maximising an important profit opportunity. This is why Italian farm Roana has invested in a biomass plant that utilises livestock manure and other organic waste to generate energy. …

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TDK’s smart multi-sensor wireless module for IoT applications relies on Sensirion’s environmental sensor

TDK is using Sensirion’s state-of-the-art humidity and temperature sensor SHTC3 in its smart multi-sensor wireless module “SmartBug”. The module has been designed for IoT (Internet of Things) applications and enables quick and easy access to reliable and smart sensor data. TDK’s SmartBug (MD-42688-P) is a multi-sensor wireless module that leverages …

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