Low-power flagship for artificial intelligence

SMARC based platforms based on the NXP i.MX 8M Plus processors are an ideal fit for embedded AI applications. Equipped with an extensive ecosystem with application-ready 3.5-inch carrier board, Basler cameras, and AI software stack, fast proof of concept is possible says Martin Danzer Loncaric is director of product management at congatec AG.

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Building a deep-tech company with a laser focus

Gartner expects that by 2022 more than 50% of enterprise-generated data will be created and processed outside the traditional data centre or cloud. With the explosion of the Internet of Things (IoT), the amount of data devices collect is becoming so vast that it cannot all be stored and monitored in the cloud. This is why

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Fuzzy Logic raises €2.5mn to put robots in the hands of operators

The Franco-American start-up Fuzzy Logic announces a €2.5 million seed round of financing from two European DeepTech funds: 42CAP, an industry-specialised German fund based in Munich, and Karista (via the Paris Region Venture Fund), an early-stage VC firm based in Paris.

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Celsius Plumbing and Heating boosts business with BigChange Automation

Celsius Plumbing and Heating has transformed its business with a 5-in-1 field service management software system from BigChange. The cloud-platform for CRM, job scheduling, mobile working, vehicle tracking and management reporting also integrates with Xero account software. It provides Celsius with a completely seamless digital solution from job booking to completion, eliminating paperwork at all stages.

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Smart metering: Go digital to enable enhanced oversight

Smart metering Internet of Things (IoT) applications have the potential to solve the efficiency, cost and time challenges of manual metre monitoring and reading. As utilities embrace the full potential of digitalisation and strive to become more sustainable, they will need secure, reliable, and uninterrupted IoT connectivity in addition to a seamless, automated way to

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How to accelerate industrial performance with a digital thread of information

When looking at the different functions across an industrial enterprise today, think product and machine design, production engineering, plant operations, and supply chain, you will find many legacy software applications where data is locked up. For manufacturers, data siloes typically build up in systems used for day-to-day planning and operations, including enterprise resource planning (ERP),

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Meet the technology that is building the smart cities of the future

Today’s smart cities are transforming the way we live, work and play. But, according to Matthew Margetts, director of sales and marketing at Smarter Technologies, far from being just a 21st-century gimmick, there are significant even life-changing advantages to the implementation of smart technology in cities around the world. 

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9 IoT applications that will change everything

Whether you are a future-minded CEO, tech-driven CEO or IT leader, you’ve come across the term IoT before. It’s often used alongside superlatives regarding how it will revolutionize the way you work, play, and live. But is it just another buzzword, or is it the as-promised technological holy grail? The truth is that Internet of

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Why direct connection is the next phase of industrial IoT

The factory floor has certainly come a long way. Rather than traditional production lines that operate in silos, industry today uses cloud-connected devices to enable data collection and business insight on a massive scale. In the past, businesses have wondered how to build an IoT platform, it’s now easier than ever before, writes Carsten Rhod

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Crosser announces hyperautomation solution that brings intelligent workflows to industrial organisations

Provider of edge analytics for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Crosser, has expanded the capabilities of its Crosser Platform with a new edition called Crosser IPA (Intelligent Process Automation). As the true hybrid hyperautomation platform to target industrial and asset rich organisations, Crosser IPA will empower businesses to integrate and automate everything, from the shop

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Kanglim and Ridecell partner to create IoT automation and mobility platform

Kanglim Co, Ltd, the 40 year-old global provider of specialty industrial vehicles, announced a strategic alliance with Ridecell Inc., the platform powering digital transformations and IoT automation for fleet-driven businesses.

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Upgrading Industry 4.0 with edge analytics

Research from market insight provider IoT Analytics has revealed that making edge computing systems ‘smart’ by integrating intelligent tools is a key driver of the technology’s continued growth.

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Rail transport accelerates on track to new era of automation

This article first appeared in Transport 360 magazine. Although the pandemic has meant passengers are staying home, the retail supply chain has massively increased its utilisation of rail cargo.

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Rockwell Automation to expand industrial cloud software offering with acquisition of Plex Systems

Rockwell Automation, Inc., the company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, and Plex Systems, the cloud-native smart manufacturing platform operating at scale, announced that Rockwell has entered into an agreement to acquire Plex for $2.22 billion (€1.86 billion) in cash.

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ETSI releases IoT testing specifications for MQTT, CoAP and industrial automation and control systems

The ETSI committee on Methods for Testing and Specifications (TC MTS) has recently completed a set of seven standards addressing the testing of the IoT MQTT and CoAP protocols, and the foundational security IoT-Profile.

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Surf Loch leverages Siemens’ digital enterprise portfolio to create the perfect wave

Surf Loch, a California-based company that has been developing wave-making technology since the 1980s, is using software from Siemens’ Xcelerator portfolio and automation technology to create wave pools that deliver ocean-quality waves which can be tailored to each individual surfer.

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