10 Best IoT Industry 4.0 Implementations

Businesses in the industry 4.0 sector face unceasing demands to become faster, smarter, leaner and more profitable. We’ve all heard of Smart Cities and Smart homes, but the fully automated and IoT-enabled Smart factory is also on the horizon. Indeed, it’s already possible today, says Darren Wall, freelance technology writer. The IoT (Internet of Things)

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Telefonica Tech and Grupo Alava join forces to offer a predictive maintenance solution for the industrial sector

Madrid Spain. 17 Jan 2022 – Telefonica Tech and Grupo Alava have signed a strategic agreement to jointly launch a predictive maintenance solution that will provide industrial companies with an advanced data platform with which to optimise their activity by being able to anticipate possible faults or defects in machinery through a predictive maintenance plan.

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Airtel and TCS demonstrate 5G based remote robotic operations and AI driven quality inspection for factories

Mumbai/New Delhi. 28 December 2021- Bharti Airtel Limited India’s digital communications solutions provider, and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) announced the successful testing of innovative use cases from TCS’ Neural Manufacturing solutions suite on Airtel’s ultra-fast and low latency 5G network.

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The booming market for IoT device management

The world of industry 4.0, or industrie 4.0, is undoubtedly competing for the position of largest growth market of the moment. Globally, every industry, from the manufacturing and supply chain sectors to hospitality, city infrastructure, transport, retail, national security and more, all look to new automated and connected services, to enable their businesses and operations

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IIoT: Removing the barriers to smart factories

With recent reports highlighting that 5G-enabled factories could deliver a productivity boost to UK manufacturing of between £2.6 billion (€3.03 billion) and £6.3 billion (€7.34 billion), it is perhaps surprising that smart factory technology simply wasn’t on the radar of 27% of respondents to the Annual Manufacturing Report in 2019.

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Raxio Group appoints Master Power to manufacture and install its data centres in Africa

The Raxio Group, a pan-African data centre developer and operator, announced that it has appointed Master Power Technologies, Africa’s data centre solutions company, specialising in the supply and installation of pre-engineered data centres to build and install multiple data centres in Africa.

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UK manufacturers hesitate on AI adoption, as the technology goes mainstream

Almost half (48%) of UK manufacturing firms are looking into or testing AI in a limited capacity, yet just 12% are using it live, everyday around the business, according to a new report from data science consultancy Peak Indicators.

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onsemi: New brand and promise of sustainable future

ON Semiconductor revealed its new trade name “onsemi” and refreshed brand as a next step in the company’s evolution to establish itself as the provider of intelligent power and sensing technologies.

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Digital transformation is the key to evolving the manufacturing workforce, says InfinityQS

As younger workers enter the manufacturing sector, it is imperative that manufacturers enhance their digital transformation initiatives if they want to attract the best talent. This is according to Jason Chester, director of global channel programs at InfinityQS.

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IoT, bad baselines- are you starting 2021 on the wrong foot?

2021 can be your best year or your worst year, it all depends on your perspective. If you see 2021 as trending upwards or that 2020 was a market correction, then your optimism may serve you well. If you had dreams of doubling your sales and you fell short, you may view the past year

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Oak Ridge National Lab leading technology of tomorrow

On a recent visit to Oak Ridge National Labs (ORNL) I lost my breath with all the technology that ORNL was taking the lead on in development alongside partnering with manufacturing.

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Manufacturers have their sights set on digital transformation initiatives to enhance operations

Following the concerns bought about by the Covid pandemic, over half of manufacturers now have their sights set on digital transformation initiatives to enhance their operational performance, according to research from InfinityQS.

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Siemens and Google Cloud to cooperate on AI-based solutions in manufacturing

Google Cloud and Siemens, an innovation and technology provider in industrial automation and software, announced a new cooperation to optimise factory processes and improve productivity on the shop floor.

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Monitoring the next normal for manufacturers to ensure quality of industrial IoT

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) a major element of Industry 4.0 has been gaining traction for some time now, driven by globalisation, shifting demand for commodities, and fluctuating trade flows, even before COVID-19.

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Electrolux and IBM jointly use AI to enhance customer experiences

Imagine your household appliances being smart enough to read the weather forecast and give you recommendations on the best time to start the dryer because it’s about to rain, or when to turn off the air purifier because the air quality that day is good.

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Seebo raises $9mn to help OEMs prevent production losses

Predictive quality and yield solution for manufacturers, Seebo completed a US$9 million (€7 million) funding round.

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