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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Values-based consumers, recessionary fears, and global socio-political uncertainty will make 2020 year of adaptability

Forrester’s 2020 predictions identify key market dynamics that will impact companies’ growth in the coming year. 2020 will be the year that moves leaders’ attention to adaptability: the ability to understand and anticipate market dynamics — and rapidly exploit opportunities, both big and small.

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Intelligent service robots define exciting new direction for LG

At CES 2019, LG Electronics (LG) will debut an updated version of its wearable CLOi SuitBot alongside a lineup of improved service robots which are nearing commercialisation.

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Monetisation of IIoT to be a priority for industrial automation vendors, finds Frost & Sullivan

By offering third-party-enabled Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)-based products and solutions, industrial automation vendors have evolved to provide proprietary digital platforms via the Product-as-a-Service (PaaS) business model.

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise commits $4bn to accelerate the Intelligent Edge

Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced that it plans to invest $4 billion (€3.46 billion) in Intelligent Edge technologies and services over the next four years. This strategic organic investment will be focused on helping customers turn all of their data – from every edge to any cloud – into intelligence that drives seamless interactions

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PTC and Rockwell Automation announce strategic partnership to drive industrial innovation and accelerate growth

PTC Inc. and Rockwell Automation, Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for a strategic partnership that is expected to accelerate growth for both companies and enable them to be the partner of choice for customers around the world who want to transform their physical operations with digital technology.

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Apstra deployed with Dell EMC and OPX by Awnix in open IaaS network infrastructure in Tier 1 service provider Ccloud

Apstra® Inc., the provider of Intent-Based Networking, announced that Awnix, a provider of cloud services and products, has deployed the first AOS® supported deployment of OpenSwitch (OPX) on Dell Z9100-ON switches in a Tier 1 service provider production network.

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Changing perceptions of engineering: Bridging the skills gap with automated engineering

According to the State of Engineering Survey by Engineering UK, the industry requires 265,000 new skilled entrantsannually in order to meet demand by 2024. Here, Martyn Williams, managing director at industrial software provider COPA-DATA UK, 

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ON Semiconductor & Plug and Play to assure next generation of innovation

ON Semiconductor Corporation, driving energy efficient innovations, announced their participation in the startup ecosystem of Silicon Valley-based Plug and Play, the world’s largest global innovation platform. They join Plug and Play’s Mobility and Internet of Things (IoT) platforms,

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Full OT/IT coverage enables seamless end-to-end digitalisation

Industrial systems integrator, Boulting Technology, has announced a new alliance with NETbuilder, a provider of software and IT consulting services. The alliance will enable Boulting to provide UK clients across manufacturing, process and other industries with a full suite of end-to-end digitalisation services.

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ZF Switches & Sensors ZF presents wireless energy harvesting KNX light switch module

At Light+Building 2018 in Frankfurt from 18th to 23rd March, ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Business Unit Electronic Systems, presents the world’s first wireless energy harvesting KNX light switch module that is configurable via ETS (from ETS5).

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COPA-DATA demonstrates competency in cloud-based industrial applications

In addition to classic automation projects at field level, the demand for scalable solutions that offer connectivity from the sensor to the cloud and with mobile devices is increasing among industrial manufacturing firms. COPA-DATA is responding to this demand by integrating its zenon software with the Microsoft Azure cloud platform.

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Approxim@ction creates new standard for Ultra-Low Energy wireless sensor nodes

The new EIT Digital Innovation Activity, Approxim@ction, will create a digital platform solution for approximated embedded computing, that tackles the challenge of short battery lives of smart wireless devices found in many Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystems – such as industry and smart cities.

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Festo introduces new one-day seminar on basics of Industry 4.0

In response to strong market demand, Festo Training & Consulting has launched a new seminar entitled ‘The Fundamentals of Industry 4.0’. The one-day course – the first of which takes place on 8th March 2018 – is ideal for those who wish to gain a broader understanding of what Industry 4.0 is about: without talking about

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Renesas Electronics highlights innovative connectivity solutions enabling Smart Society at embedded world 2018

Renesas Electronics Corporation, a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced it will showcase its embedded semiconductor expertise at Stand 310, Hall 1 of this year’s embedded world, February 27 to March 1, 2018, Nuremberg, Germany.

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What is Made Smarter?

Highlighted in the Government’s Made Smarter Review, industrial digitalisation technologies (IDTs) are transforming the manufacturing industry — that’s artificial intelligence (AI), 3D printing, intelligent software, virtual reality and cutting-edge robotics.

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