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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nCube modular smart home hub platform to be available in the market soon

From heating to lighting, music to sensors, nCube gives complete control over the right ambience, security, energy and safety in the home through the modular hub and app. The 4 layers of stylish blue boxes will make any home smarter than ever before by bringing home automation to everyone’s fingertips.

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Renesas Electronics expands RX130 MCU lineup to enhance functionality for touch-based home appliances

Renesas Electronics, a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced 38 new microcontrollers (MCUs) in its RX130 Group. The new MCUs extend flash memory size to 256 KB, 384 KB and 512 KB, and increase package size up to 100-pins to provide higher performance and compatibility with the RX231/RX230 Group of touch MCUs.

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Festo focuses on smarter automation

At this year’s Drive’s & Controls Exhibition in the Smart Industry Expo, Festo, the supplier of automation equipment, will be showcasing exciting new developments and solutions for smarter automation. Festo will be presenting new developments and products in Industry 4.0 technology;

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How to use Industry 4.0 to drive the production of the future

Eberhard Klotz is the head of the Industry 4.0 campaign at Festo, a supplier of automation technology and industrial training and education programmes. In this article he discusses the company’s activities in IoT, its view of production of the future, benefits for original equipment makers (OEMs) and end-users and partners in industrial markets with Matt

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You are the weakest link, goodbye

George Malim worries that, as automation gathers pace, the single point of failure might turn out to be himself

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Amazon, Google and technology incumbents are capitalising on AI’s potential in the smart home

A new report from Navigant Research provides an analysis of the role digital assistants play in the smart home and the applications that artificial intelligence (AI) enables.

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Smart city question over US$5 trillion posed in new ABI Research survey: Cheaper or smarter?

Smart city technologies could save enterprises, governments and citizens globally over US$5 trillion (€4.21 trillion) annually by 2022 according to a new whitepaper by ABI Research. The new white paper analyses the scope for cost savings and efficiency as a driver for smart city deployments, smart technologies and the IoT.

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Antenova introduces terminal antennas in three designs for ISM and cellular bands

Antenova Ltd, manufacturer of antennas and RF antenna modules, is introducing two brand new antennas for the ISM and cellular frequencies. These antennas are designed to be used on the exterior of a product, and are built to an ergonomic blade design to blend well into the outside of the design.

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Thyssenkrupp extends predictive maintenance benefits of MAX solution to more than 40,000 customers

As the challenges of urban mobility grow, thyssenkrupp continues to transform how it delivers service in the elevator industry, which transports over a billion people each day and is valued at US$44 billion/year(€37.26 billion/year).

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IoT security – who’s responsibility is it?

Often, people are considered the weakest link in a security chain, as they are fooled into revealing passwords or choose passwords that are easily decipherable. This is a misconception that can lead some business owners or IT professionals to believe that IoT, given its near total level of automation, is inherently secure. Nothing could be

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IoT changing the network’s edge – Part 2

In the Part 1 of the article, George Mulhern stated that Software-defined Networking (SDN) is the biggest paradigm shift in enterprise networking, possibly since the Internet, and that one of its most prominent changes is the transformation of the Wide Area Network (WAN).

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ITTIA partners with Wind River and announces the availability of ITTIA DB SQL on VxWorks

ITTIA, a provider of high performance database and connectivity products for embedded systems and Internet of Things (IoT) devices, announced its partnership with Wind River® and the availability of ITTIA DB SQL on VxWorks® real-time operating system (RTOS).

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