Tag Archives: iot

Government to strengthen security of internet-connected products

A new law will protect millions of users of internet-connected household items from the threat of cyber hacks, Digital Minister Matt Warman announced today. The plans, drawn up by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), will make sure all consumer smart devices sold in the UK adhere …

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Five (human) predictions for the future of manufacturing in 2020

In this opinion piece, Dr Simon Kampa, founder and CEO of industrial software company Senseye, shares his predictions about what he expects will happen to the manufacturing sector in 2020. “I must start with the caveat that the challenge of accurately predicting the future of the manufacturing sector is significantly …

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Powelectrics IIoT technology help Tag Systems boost customer service and site security

Powelectrics IoT technology has been adopted by Tag Systems, the UK market leader in integrated wireless security, fire and safety services for property and plant at industrial, commercial, utility, construction and national infrastructure sites. Tag are using Powelectric’s Metron Industry 4.0 kit to monitor the functionality of hybrid-powered CCTV towers. …

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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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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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Bosch applies for local 5G licenses

Bosch believes 5G local area networks are the way forward. The company has applied for 5G operating licenses for selected German locations. “As an IoT company, Bosch began researching into 5G early. The new communications standard is a key to automated and connected driving, and an essential element of the …

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Omron Evaluation Board fast tracks IoT sensor system development

A new Sensor Evaluation Board from Omron Electronic Components Europe gives developers working on sensor systems for the IoT a fast track to a ‘proof of concept’ prototype hosted on Raspberry Pi, Arduino or Adafruit Feather. The board comes equipped with sensors for six popular environmental parameters, is supported by …

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Sensor City launches new initiative to ignite growth in IoT-based businesses

Sensor City, a global hub for the development of sensor technology and rapid prototyping, has launched a new initiative to support businesses with challenges relating to IoT implementation. The initiative is aimed at UK businesses and will support them to successfully design, develop, and implement sensor based and IoT technologies across …

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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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NUS innovation paves the way for sensor interfaces that are 30 times smaller

The Green IC research group in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Faculty of Engineering invented a novel class of Digital-to-Analogue (DAC) and Analogue-to-Digital Converters (ADC) that can be entirely designed with a fully-automated digital design methodology, thanks to its fully-digital architecture …

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