EPLAN claims maximum customer benefits for digital transformation

The Eplan Partner Network was founded over two years ago and around sixty companies have joined since. Strategic partners such as Phoenix Contact, Siemens and Rockwell Automation, plus technology partners – including ABB, Lapp Kabel, Wago and Weidmüller – come…

Sea creatures inspire marine robots which can operate in extra-terrestrial oceans

These robotic units called RoboSalps, after their animal namesakes, have been engineered to operate in unknown and extreme environments such as extra-terrestrial oceans. Although salps resemble jellyfish with their semi-transparent barrel-shaped bodies, they belong to the family of Tunicata and…

Annual report shows significant expansion of LoRaWAN’s LPWAN  

The LoRa Alliance, the global association of companies backing the open LoRaWAN standard for the IoT low-power wide-area networks (LPWANs), has issued its 2022 End-of-Year Report. The report highlights LoRa Alliance achievements as well as LoRaWAN adoption, technology and certification…

Report: integrating robots in industrial communications networks key step for digital transformation

Thomas Burke, Global Strategic Advisor at the CC-Link Partner Association, looks at how industrial automation vendors, machine builders and end users can future-proof robotic systems with value-adding network technologies. The number and complexity of robotic applications is continuing to grow…

Wearable tech, AI and clinical teams join to change the face of trial monitoring

A multi-disciplinary team of researchers has developed a way to monitor the progression of movement disorders using motion capture technology and AI. In two ground-breaking studies, published in Nature Medicine, a cross-disciplinary team of AI and clinical researchers have shown that by…

Could ChatGPT herald the next stage for CX AI adoption?

Joe O’Brien, Global Corporate Communications Manager, Sabio Group, explores what’s next for ChatGPT and CX AI. Over the last few weeks, you may have heard lots of noise about ChatGPT, the new model for conversational AI that was launched by…

5G IoT connections to surpass 100 Million by 2026

A new study from Juniper Research has found that 5G IoT (Internet of Things) connections will reach 116 million globally by 2026; rising from 17 million in 2023. It predicts that the healthcare sector and smart city services will drive…

Resilience is key for reliability programmes in 2023

Organisations have been dealing with a myriad of uncertainties affecting their business operations over the past few years, but they are finally starting to see some stability in their operating environment. While this stability is welcome, the key for most…

5G Edge computing will be the brains behind Industrial IoT

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is one of the most important trends in modern manufacturing. IIoT adoption promises to maximise efficiency, improve safety, make supply chains more flexible and more, but these benefits won’t come automatically. Manufacturers must turn…

Robots and the balance of life and death

Technology advances at an unprecedented rate. New products and innovations are released daily, and over the years the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning, notably in robotics, has become ever more prevalent and increasingly intelligent. These advancements are generally…