Combined innovation from igus and Commonplace Robotics

igus and its motion plastics are joining forces with the intuitive software from Commonplace Robotics to achieve simple, low-cost solutions in automation. Motion plastics specialist igus is investing in growing its low-cost automation activities and has now acquired a majority…

Autonomous Mobile Robots and Logistics Week in Boston

Top suppliers and users of autonomous mobile robots (AMR) and logistics automation convene in Boston on 10th to 13th of October, 2022 for the AMR & Logistics Week. Organised by the Association for Advancing Automation (A3), the event features the…

From AI software to VR glasses – the digital upgrade for construction projects

Many businesses are turning to digital solutions in order to stay competitive. The construction industry, however, is dragging its feet. But even here there are many innovations that are worth investing in. As this piece from Surplex explains, old construction…

Connected sensors deliver real industrial change

The digital era is changing what’s required of industrial sensors and the new levels of real-time connectivity and data processing are the foundations for capabilities like artificial intelligence (AI), supervised machine learning, digital twin,s and augmented reality. This article from…

The automation of wind turbines

Beth Ragdale, Product Manager of the energy industry at Beckhoff UK, discusses how automation technology can help support the wind industry. By 2026, renewables are set to make up almost 95 per cent of increased global power capacity. The increased capacity…

Powering ubiquitous electronics with Perovskite Photovoltaics

Internet of Things (IoT) devices promise to enable a world of smart, connected objects, with their number expected to rapidly accelerate to billions by 2030. However, small electronic devices typically rely on batteries that require frequent re-charging or replacement every…

Senet expands public LoRaWAN network across New York City

Senet, a provider of cloud-based software and services platforms that enable global connectivity and on-demand network build-outs for the Internet of Things (IoT) has announced it is has expanded the build out of its public LoRaWAN network across all five boroughs of New…

Robotics partnership aims to shape future of hazardous materials 

A collaboration between two robotics companies is showing the potential of the technology to shape how hazardous materials are handled safely in the future. As EE’s TV advert recently demonstrated, the world of teleoperated robotics is constantly advancing. But beyond attention grabbing…

Blaize and Accton to bring Edge AI computing service to AI inspection

Blaize has announced a strategic partnership with Accton, a premier provider of networking and communications solutions, to bring Edge AI computing to the AI inspection market. The Accton Smart Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) solution will utilise the Blaize Pathfinder P1600…

How the contact centre, AI, and CRM landscape are converging

The COVID lockdowns triggered an unprecedented demand for customer service, with both contact centres and digital channels seeing rapid growth. Tim Pickard, Chief Marketing Officer, Sabio Group discusses the changing landscape. Indeed, demand for human reassurance across some sectors resulted…