Industry 4.0 / IIoT

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Pick it, place it, ship it, all automatic

Pick it, place it, ship it, all automatic
Warehousing is becoming an increasingly automated system, with robots storing, retrieving and delivering packages day in, day out. In fact, some warehouses use aircraft control style systems to organise and control their robots, due to the complexity of the system. As such, precision is fundamental for the successful running of automated warehouses. Here Stewart Goulding, Managing Director at EMS Ltd, explains why it is imperative that warehouse robots are installed with high precision actuation.
24th September 2020

Cloud analytics solution equips IIoT applications

Cloud analytics solution equips IIoT applications
A cloud analytics solution for industrial internet of things (IIoT) applications, based on MindSphere, a leading industrial IoT-as-a-service solution has been released by Arrow Electronics.
24th September 2020

Risks and opportunities in hybrid cloud storage

Risks and opportunities in hybrid cloud storage
  Modern manufacturing has become very data intensive, which has made choosing where to store data critically importance. Here Neil Ballinger, Head of EMEA at EU Automation, explains the trade-offs and opportunities of hybrid cloud storage.
18th September 2020


MTEK releases MBrain: the Factory Intelligence System

MTEK releases MBrain: the Factory Intelligence System
In line with their mission to accelerate and simplify the journey to smart manufacturing, MTEK has announced the release and general commercial availability of MBrain, their Factory Intelligence System, liberating the value of data in manufacturing. With deep domain experience and expertise in manufacturing, MTEK has combined process analytics with tools to manage production, and ultimately improve efficiency.
17th September 2020

Supporting connectivity in water treatment

Supporting connectivity in water treatment
Access to, and availability of, clean water is vital to society and the economy. The United Nations (UN) has included access to water and sanitation as one of its sustainable development goals for several years, but the importance has become obvious during the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether water is being supplied for domestic usage or circulated in treatment systems, connectivity is important to ensure availability and effective network management. Here, Magnus Unosson, Senior Account Manager at Recab, explains the key steps in building effective, connected water operations.
24th August 2020

Additional 3D AOI machine for factory of the future

Additional 3D AOI machine for factory of the future
Electronics manufacturer E.D.&A. invests in an additional 3D AOI as part of their vision of comprehensive quality control. This new machine will be placed at the back of the THT (Through Hole Technology) line. E.D.&A. is always looking for new innovations and applies them in its production process.
21st August 2020

WEG acquires AI and machine vision startup

WEG acquires AI and machine vision startup
As part of its increasing investment in digital technologies, global motor and industrial equipment manufacturer, WEG has acquired control of a new Artificial Intelligence (AI) business. Mvisiais a Brazil-based machine vision startup that specialises in applying AI tools in industry. WEG’S acquisition of the startup is part of the company’s strategy to grow its digital offering and meet Industry 4.0 demands.
21st August 2020

Bundled solution simplifies industrial IoT deployment

Bundled solution simplifies industrial IoT deployment
Richardson RFPD has unveiled a new bundled solution for industrial IoT.
12th August 2020

Three ways micromotors improve factory efficiency

Three ways micromotors improve factory efficiency
Increasing competition and the demand for more complex products in shorter time frames is putting manufacturers under pressure. In order for production to keep up with demand, manufacturers need to modernise. Here, Stewart Goulding, Managing Director at EMS, explains three ways powerful micromotors and drives are advancing the manufacturing industry.
24th July 2020

Improving the efficiency of our hydropower network

Improving the efficiency of our hydropower network
Hydropower is an extremely old source of energy, tracing its usage back to the watermills that were relied on by ancient civilisations. Here, Marek Lukaszczyk, European and Middle East Marketing Manager at WEG, explains how plant managers can make today’s hydropower smarter, more efficient, and reap financial and carbon savings by embracing energy efficient products and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology.
23rd July 2020


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