IoT set to overtake cloud computing as primary Industry 4.0 technology, Inmarsat research reveals

New research by Inmarsat, the provider of global mobile satellite communications, reveals that investment in the Internet of Things (IoT) is set to overtake cloud computing, next generation security, big data analytics and other digital transformation technologies in the near future.

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Global industry accelerating IoT adoption in response to Covid-19, new Inmarsat research reveals

New research by Inmarsat, the provider of global mobile satellite communications, reveals a rapid increase in the maturity level of organisations adopting the industrial Internet of Things (IoT) since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. Respondents drawn from multiple industries also reported that Covid-19 has demonstrated the importance of IoT to their businesses, with many accelerating

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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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RS Components and Zerynth’s IIoT workshop gives engineers a boost to Industry 4.0

RS Components, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, a global omni-channel provider of product and service solutions, is offering exclusive access to a hands-on workshop entitled ‘Edge Computing and Data Collection for Industrial IoT’. The workshop is delivered by IIoT platform vendor Zerynth via RS’ DesignSpark community webpage.

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IBM and Verizon create 5G Industry 4.0 testbed in Texas

Last year, IBM and Verizon announced a major collaboration to advance the era of 5G and edge computing in industrial operations, and just recently IBM’s CEO Arvind Krishna shared in his Mobile World Congress keynote address that IBM is working with Verizon to deploy a modern open hybrid cloud strategy across Verizon’s 5G network core and service orchestration

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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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5G edge pilot unveiled by InterDigital for Industry 4.0 applications

InterDigital, Inc., a mobile and video technology research and development company, has announced a successful pilot to demonstrate the benefit of 5G edge solutions for Industry 4.0 applications. These use Amazon Web Services (AWS) Wavelength on the UK’s Vodafone 5G network.

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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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Blueprint for convergence issued by Wireless Broadband Alliance showing critical role of Wi-Fi 6

Convergence between Wi-Fi and 5G access technologies is critical for enabling new breed of services, applications and experiences such as Industry 4.0, augmented & virtual reality (AR/VR), connected cities and Edge computing. This is according to the latest report from the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), developed with input from mobile carriers, Wi-Fi providers, telecom manufacturers, and its own 5G

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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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Robots partner with humans at FPT Industrial through COMAU

What will the factory of the future be like? How will it be organised? To answer these and many other questions about the Industry 4.0 production model, all it takes is a trip to the FPT Industrial Driveline plant in Turin, dedicated to the production of transmissions and axles for heavy equipment.

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Closer to the edge: How edge computing will drive Industry 4.0

We’ve been in the process of transitioning to Industry 4.0 (aka the fourth industrial revolution) ever since the German government coined the term in 2011. It’s proven to be a long and complex journey, and by 2025, the World Economic Forum has estimated that the worldwide impact of Industry 4.0 will reach UK£2.7 trillion(€2.9 trillion)

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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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10-week IoT ‘Bootcamp’ tackles demand for smart devices and workforce to create them

What is the Internet of Things? It’s an umbrella phrase that covers all smart devices—from thermostats to fitness trackers to security systems to manufacturing equipment—that collect data and then share that data over a network with the interest of making everything more efficient (be that energy consumption, your physical health, manufacturing, etc.).

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HFS ranks Accenture the topmost service provider for Industry 4.0 and IoT

Accenture was ranked topmost in two recent reports by industry analyst firm HFS Research. The first report covers services providers for Industry 4.0; the second assesses service providers for the Internet of Things (IoT).

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