Management team launches global communications company with investment funding led by ex-Iridium chairman

A new company, EVERYWHERE Communications, Inc., has been launched to provide satellite and cellular connections for the millions of people and assets that require global connectivity for safety, security and productivity.

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IoT security: Catch up to the threat and become unassailable

This World IoT Day (celebrated around the globe on Monday 9th April), I am particularly excited to see quite how far we have come with the Internet of Things. The IoT market is projected to grow from an installed base of 15 billion devices in 2015 to 30 billion devices in 2020 and 75 billion in

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Sealed Air to use PTC’s ThingWorx industrial connectivity to link factories and gain valuable digital insights

PTC announced that Sealed Air Corporation, a global provider of food and product packaging solutions and services, has selected PTC’s ThingWorx® Industrial Innovation Platform to improve operational efficiency across its entire value chain.

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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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Preparing for an autonomous future

Autonomous vehicles will represent approximately 25% of passenger vehicles by 2030, and in the UK, trials have already been announced for convoys of partially self-driving lorries. Although advanced infrastructure, legislation and consumer trust will take time to evolve, it’s clear that any fleet-owning business

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Robots versus procrastination

Business owners are always trying to increase productivity in the workplace. They can introduce exercise breaks, have standing meetings and organise team-building days. However, in the manufacturing sector, these initiatives are unlikely to have an impact.

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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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Five ways to improve the supply chain with the Internet of Things

The concept of the Internet of Things (IoT) has come a long way since the first ‘internet refrigerator’ was launched back in 2000. While connected fridges still aren’t mainstream, many far more practical uses for the IoT have emerged. For businesses that play an active role in supply chain fulfilment, the benefits are proving to

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Contextual-aware driving behaviour: What is it?

The traditional way to assess driving behaviour is to combine quantifiable events such as acceleration, braking, swerving, cornering, etc. with data on the vehicle’s location. That’s the way usage-based insurance operates, says Bob Emmerson, a freelance writer and telecoms industry observer.

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How VR Is transforming the workplace as we know It

Advances in communications and smart workplace technologies, combined with emerging lifestyle trends, point to a future workforce that is more mobile, more productive, and more capable than ever before.

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The key to developing a successful smart city – Part 1

Cities today are facing increasing competition both locally and globally to become more intelligent, more integrated and more innovative with the evolution of new “smart” technologies.

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Bosch Rexroth to unveil Industry 4.0 connected automation at Factories of the Future Expo in Manchester

Drives and controls provider Bosch Rexroth will showcase its Industry 4.0 demonstrator unit for the first time in the UK, at this year’s Factories of the Future EXPO in the UK.

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How VGVs play in the IIoT world

Machines on the plant floor will soon actively identify problems, determine a course of action, execute, and measure those results – all without human interaction.

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Geotab and Cummins Connected Diagnostics aim to optimise engine maintenance and repair

Geotab, a telematics engineering company, and Cummins Inc., a manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engines, controls and emission solutions, report that Cummins Connected Diagnostics application is now available to customers using Geotab’s fleet management solution.

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Manning the barricades: IoT, geo-fencing and personalised security

As the workplace and the Internet of Things (IoT) intersect, there is an increasing need for organisations to implement strategies to secure sensitive company data.

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Selling M2M to a CFO…turning bits and bytes into dollars and cents!

(BLOG:) When it comes to M2M, I personally find a lot of it fascinating.  I have been doing it for so long that you would think that I wouldn’t be amazed when I see new technology…..

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