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AI-based traffic monitoring system with fibre-optic sensing technology

NEC Corporation has deployed an AI-based traffic monitoring system to Central Nippon Expressway Company Limited (NEXCO CENTRAL). The system uses fibre-optic sensing and AI technologies to visualise traffic conditions, such as the location, speed, and direction of travel, from vibrations…

Autonomous Guided Vehicle deployment in seaports to exceed 150,000

The maritime industry has surged its seaport automation efforts amid ongoing global port congestion issues. In addition to solutions such as gantries, automated port gates, and stacking cranes, horizontal transport solutions such as Automated Guided Vehicles (AVGs) that transport containers…

Designing a modular overlay network for data processing optimisation in the IIoT

Data processing optimisation in Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) systems to support lean manufacturing can be accomplished through condition monitoring, predictive maintenance, overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) analysis and tracking, diagnostics, and troubleshooting. The problem in many…

The smart way to save 30% on energy bills

A new Powering Change whitepaper, published by Schneider Electric, highlights how much more can be done to address the UK’s high levels of energy waste, at a time when every penny counts for UK businesses and consumers.    With energy…

Why are hackers interested in IoT devices?

Attacks on assets connected to the IoT more than doubled last year, topping 1.5 billion. Liam Tran, Applications & Development Engineer at Anders Electronics explains why hackers target IoT devices and what can be done to prevent their attacks. Clearly,…

Nebulon adds rapid ransomware recovery to Lenovo ThinkSystem rack servers

Nebulon, Inc. announced 4-minute ransomware recovery on LenovoTM ThinkSystem rack server edge deployments. With this announcement, Nebulon provides enterprises with a Lenovo-based 2-server cluster alternative for their edge data centres with near-instant recovery capabilities. This solution occupies a 33% smaller…

Preventing legionella with IoT, automation and digital processes

Organisations across the UK are being held accountable by the UK’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to prevent the growth of legionella and other known pathogens in freshwater systems. Healthcare and hospitality are especially under pressure here. But, to achieve…

Each application has its ideal robot

Robots are continuing to advance significantly, creating a diverse ecosystem of solutions able to support an increasing variety of industries and applications. As a result, future-oriented factories are able to select robotic systems that meet the requirements and goals of…

“Digitalisation is the new tool to tackle climate change”

In response to the increasing need for action on climate change, industries are sharpening their focus on sustainability goals. In the latest ABB Decoded podcast, Peter Terwiesch, President of ABB’s Process Automation business area, discusses how the Industrial Internet of…

Smart, easy-to-use sleep monitoring at home

Billions of people are facing sleep problems, leading to various health consequences. Diagnosing sleep disorders is challenging but Infineon and Sleepiz, a Swiss digital health company, have developed a solution for monitoring sleep at home. According to scientific research, about…