How can IoT help bakers?

For many, conjuring up an image of bakers is one who leans on traditional methods to bake bread, lovingly rolling the dough by hand or mixing ingredients in a bowl. Of course, for the industrial baking world, this image has…

Construction companies advised to embrace digital technologies

On 29 April, data released by recruitment company Randstad revealed a decline in the construction workforce, dropping from 2.6 million individuals in 2008 to 2.1 million in 2023. The industry anticipates the need to recruit up to half a million…

The Letterverse: digital twins help postal and logistics companies plan for the future

Outside of fantasy novels, nobody has a crystal ball to see into the future. However, postal services and logistics companies are building digital twins to achieve just that. Powered by data-driven virtual models that can simulate real-world operations, digital twins…

Belden launches new solution capabilities for discrete manufacturing

Belden, a global provider of network infrastructure and digitalisation solutions, has introduced revolutionary network and data capabilities tailored for the discrete manufacturing sector. These initial offerings – network resilience, edge computing, and data interoperability – are facilitated through Belden Horizon,…

IFR sees rise in robot investment in the United States

According to the International Federation of Robots (IFR), manufacturing firms in the United States have significantly increased their investment in automation, as the total installations of industrial robots surged by 12%, reaching 44,303 units in 2023. Leading this adoption trend…

NTT demo ‘world’s first’ optical fiber innovation for faster, cost-effective IoT construction

NTT Corporation has demonstrated a construction technology that allows various types of optical fibres to branch and merge without causing communication interruption. This result is expected to reduce the cost of facility construction and shorten the construction period for telecommunications…

Bota Systems unveils lightweight through-hole force-torque sensor for robotics applications

Bota Systems launched the PixONE, a state-of-the-art through-hole sensor that integrates high-performance electronics within a compact, lightweight design. Designed for seamless integration into robotic systems, PixONE features a through-hole architecture facilitating internal cable routing to enhance robot agility and safety.…

Flowfinity offering new solutions to aid integration of IoT in manufacturing

Flowfinity, a no-code platform, is introducing new solutions to assist smaller manufacturers in maximising uptime and reducing waste by simplifying the integration of IoT and Operational Intelligence. Advancements in smart manufacturing are promoting growth and efficiency within the sector, yet…

IoT devices surge in the oil and gas industries

According to a report from Berg Insight, the oil and gas industries are seeing a massive surge in the rapid adoption of IoT devices. The report shows the key driving force behind this surge, this being remote monitoring of industrial…

ASUS IoT announces PE8000G

ASUS IoT has announced PE8000G at embedded world 2024, a powerful edge AI computer that supports multiple GPU cards for high performance – and engineered to handle rugged conditions with resistance to extreme temperatures, vibration and variable voltage. PE8000G is…