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Boston Dynamics launches an AI Institute

Hyundai Motor Group (the Group) announced the launch of Boston Dynamics AI Institute (the Institute), with the goal of making fundamental advances in artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and intelligent machines. The Group and Boston Dynamics will make an initial investment…

Securing industrial automation & control systems

The Industry IoT Consortium (IIC) and the International Society of Automation announced the IoT Security Maturity Model (SMM): 62443 Mappings for Asset Owners, and Product Suppliers, and Service Suppliers. “This new guidance adds the service provider role. It extends the…

Fighting fire with artificial intelligence

Researchers are utilising artificial intelligence (AI) to give fire-fighters a much-needed heads-up when it comes to battling flashovers – a type of fire that ignites all combustible items in a room suddenly. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST),…

Bringing together technology leaders from around the globe

Registration is now open for Automation Fair 2022, hosted by Rockwell Automation and members of its global PartnerNetwork programme. The annual event will be held at McCormick Place West in Chicago, Illinois, Nov. 14-17, and expects to bring over 10,000 manufacturing and…

IoT security fears fall by over 30%

Fears over security have become less of a concern for organisations adopting IoT solutions than it was five years ago, according to a recent study by Wi-SUN Alliance. The Journey to IoT Maturity, a follow-up to Wi-SUN’s ‘state of the…

Three ways your communications network can drive up sustainability

Sustainability is a key aspect to consider during the development and upgrade of manufacturing facilities. When providing state-of-the-art automation systems to enhance energy and resource efficiency, machine builders should pay close attention to the network technology used, as it determines…

Recycling robot tackles electrical waste

A sustainable circular economy depends on recycled electronic consumer goods. But recycling electronic waste can endanger human workers – which makes it an optimal application for robotics and automation. To overcome these challenges, Votechnik has developed a system based around…

Load balancing leads to annual savings of almost £5000 for a large bakery

Energy management is becoming an increasingly important component of business strategy for today’s fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies, aimed largely at reducing energy costs, improving sustainability, and achieving ESG goals. Matthew Margetts, Director of Sales and Marketing at Smarter Technologies…

How is Audi designing the production of the future?

Audi is setting up fully networked, highly efficient, and sustainable production. The goal is to design a resilient, agile, and flexible value chain to meet future challenges successfully. These include a growing diversity of variants, the transition to electromobility, the…

IoT predictions for 2022

In recent years, enterprises both large and small have evolved through digital transformation. The speed of change has been remarkable and shows no sign of slowing. Over the next three years, digital transformation will accelerate driven by three forces: the…