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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Samsung and IBM plan to help businesses embrace Industry 4.0 with 5G and edge

Samsung Electronics announced a new plan to collaborate with IBM to develop edge computing, 5G, and hybrid cloud solutions to help businesses across all industries modernise their operations and realise the promise of Industry 4.0. Samsung and IBM intend to work together to provide enterprises with new solutions for mobile edge computing and end-to-end private

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5G and Industry 4.0 are the keys to unlocking Europe’s economy

Economic forecasts across the globe make for grim reading. The coronavirus pandemic when it first hit brought countries to a standstill. In June, the World Bank projected that the global economy was on course to shrink 5.2% over the course of 2020.

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Rockwell Automation to show flexible, smart manufacturing at SPS Connect

Thousands of delegates are expected to join Rockwell Automation and other large industrial organisations at SPS Connect to see the latest in industrial automation technology virtually.

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Connected building automation to total 34.4mn systems in North America and Europe in 2024

According to a new research report from IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the installed base of connected building automation systems in Europe and North America reached an estimated 20.5 million systems in 2019. This include building systems that are connected to the Internet and can send data to a backoffice platform.

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Energy harvesting brings ‘battery that never dies’ claim for IoT applications

Xidas IoT becomes the first to create a cost-effective solution for the Internet of Things (IoT) market’s major issue: battery life. The increasing benefit of wireless sensors in the industrial and automation world is being restricted by the pain of replacing their batteries.

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Cybersecurity pros embrace automation, yet younger staff fear being replaced by tech

Despite 88% of cybersecurity professionals believing automation will make their jobs easier, younger staffers are more concerned than veterans that the technology will replace their roles. This is according to new research by Exabeam.

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Red Lion’s flexEdge intelligent edge automation platform integrates IT and OT

Red Lion’s FlexEdge Intelligent Edge Automation Platform now combines the scalability of Linux with the power of Crimson 3.2 software into one user-friendly operating system. This fusion enables a single FlexEdge controller to provide advanced networking, security, and automation. By integrating information technology and operational technology, FlexEdge helps customers reduce costs, improve data security, and

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More than half of firms using network automation to handle skills shortage

The travel time it takes to get engineers on site (42%) and a lack of in house skillset (42%) are the two big challenges organisations face in resolving a network outage quickly. This is according to a recent study commissioned by Opengear, a Digi International company.

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Industrial providers identify cloud as single important solution to thriving in the new normal

Industrial organisations are opting for Cloud, Digital Twin, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and automation technologies to address the complexities of today’s challenging macro-economic environment. This is according to AVEVA, a global provider of engineering and industrial software.

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Cynet to introduce integrated XDR, MDR and response automation

Cynet announced the future of extended detection and response with the launch of Cynet 360 V4.0. The new generation autonomous breach prevention platform now features XDR, 24/7 Managed Detection & Response (MDR) and full Response Automation, improving cyber threat detection accuracy while reducing the complexity and overhead required for comprehensive defense and mitigation of sophisticated

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Security suite launched for critical IoT device protection

Sequitur Labs has unveiled its new embedded system security with the launch of EmSPARK 2.0, designed to prevent high-value, embedded devices from being compromised.

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Software AG and ifm electronic partner to deliver convenient cloud connectivity for IoT devices

Software AG and the ifm group, an industrial automation provider, have announced a partnership that will focus on cloud-based visualisation and analysis of sensor data from industrial systems and machinery.

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New area of wireless communication in industrial automation

Since the mid-1990s, industrial communication technologies have been increasingly oriented towards mainstream technologies. These mainstream solutions – in part adapted – have been incorporated into the automation tasks of the manufacturing industry. Examples of this include Ethernet and WLAN technology, but also the industrial PC, says Alexander Bufalino, VP marketing, Quectel Wireless Solutions Co.,Ltd.

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Austria’s A1 Digital and BigML support COVID-19 research

A1 Digital, a subsidiary of A1 Telekom Austria Group reports that, together with its strategic partner BigML, it will make machine learning capacity available free of charge to international research institutions.

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IoT & Industry 4.0 Online Conference & Exhibition– June 16th, 2020

In simple terms, the Internet of Things (IoT) covers all devices, ranging from basic sensors to smartphones and wearables, that are connected to the internet and which can ‘talk’ to each other. IoT allows devices to communicate not only within closed silos but across different networks, so creating a more connected IT environment.

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