SmartLink product family from Softing offers extended functionalities for plant asset management

The smartLink product family from Softing enables end customers to make efficient use of connectivity at the interface between OT and IT. The products allow simple and scalable integration of device data into plant asset management applications. The new versions of smartLink HW-DP v1.20 and smartLink SW-HT v1.20, which are now available, offer enhanced functionalities

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Schneider Electric launches home energy solutions made from recycled ocean plastics

Schneider Electric, the specialist in digital transformation and energy management and automation launches home energy solutions made from recycled ocean plastics and Unveils new features in the Wiser Energy Centre to advance home energy control and optimisation.

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Schneider Electric launches grids of the future lifecycle management at Enlit Europe event

Rueil-Malmaison, France. 2 December 2021 – Schneider Electric, the provider of digital transformation of energy management and automation and The World’s 2021 Most Sustainable Corporation, believes that electricity is the only energy that offers the fastest vector for decarbonisation through a combination of renewables and digital software-led solutions.

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Schneider Electric’s compact PSP enables 86% carbon footprint reduction on railway signalling power

Schneider Electric, a specialist in energy management and automation, has announced it is working with the UK’s Network Rail to install cost-effective and environmentally-friendly intelligent signalling equipment across four locations in Scotland.

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World Economic Forum launches toolbox of solutions to accelerate decarbonisation in cities

With the percentage of people living in cities projected to rise to 68% by 2050, resulting in high energy consumption, greater infrastructure needs and, carbon emissions, cities have a critical role to play in the race to reach net zero. To help address this challenge, the World Economic Forum, is releasing iteration of its Toolbox of Solutions,

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Amazon, Google, IKEA, Schneider Electric, Tencent Cloud and more join Silicon Labs’ ‘Works With 2021’

Silicon Labs, a provider of secure, intelligent wireless technology for a more connected world, announced that Amazon, Google, IKEA, Schneider Electric, Konke, Lifesmart, Tencent Cloud and Tuya will be delivering keynotes at Works With 2021, the defining Internet of Things (IoT) conference livestreaming for free to thousands of engineers, developers and technologists worldwide on September

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Softing introduces software module for connecting modbus TCP controllers to IIoT applications

Softing adds to its Docker technology-based edgeConnector product family. The new edgeConnector Modbus is a flexible Docker container application for Modbus TCP controllers.

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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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Seeq Corp expands Saudi-led Series B funding with US$24mn to fuel advanced analytics

Seattle, USA-based Seeq Corporation, a specialist in manufacturing and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) advanced analytics software, has secured a US$24 million (€21.5) expansion of its Series B funding.

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Amazon, Apple, Google, and Zigbee Alliance form smart home device connectivity standard working group

Amazon, Apple, Google, and the Zigbee Alliance, have created a new working group to develop and promote a new, royalty-free connectivity standard to increase compatibility among smart home products. Security will be a fundamental design tenet.

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Microsoft gives a big boost to IoT in utilities

Microsoft is making the right noises about creating a comprehensive cloud ecosystem to support utilities deploying IoT. Microsoft says it is investing US$5 billion (€4.05 billion) in the Internet of Things (IoT) over the next four years. Antony Savvas reports on the opportunities being created. 

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Book Review: Digitise or Die

This is a very big book. The review copy was a PDF file that ran to 251 pages. The title is somewhat dramatic but the author does make a convincing case for that statement, citing companies such as Kodak and Nokia. However that is a relatively easy task.

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Netsnapper to support the latest developments in the Industrial Internet of Things

Netsnapper has announced that it will be supporting a number of the Testbeds selected to showcase real demonstrations of Industrial IoT in action at the IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona (3-5 October 2017).

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Mocana raises $11m new funding to defend IoT devices and industrial control systems

Mocana Corporation, a provider of mission-critical IoT security solutions for industrial control systems and the Internet of Things, announced that the company has received $11 million in additional investment from Sway Ventures, Shasta Ventures, Trident Capital Fund and GE Ventures.

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Members of ZigBee Alliance and Thread Group to demonstrate universal language for smart devices

The ZigBee Alliance, an association of companies creating, maintaining and delivering open, global standards for the low-power wireless Internet of Things (IoT), and the Thread Group, an organisation focused on making Thread the foundation for the IoT in the home and beyond,

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