Gov UK offers £200,000 to test security of smart devices

The UK Government has announced that organisations can now apply for up to £200,000 of funding to support research into the cyber security of Internet-connected devices. The initiative has been introduced to attempt to ensure that these connected devices are…

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…

The integration of interdisciplinary data

From the 8th to 9th of November, COPA-DATA will present various cross-disciplinary application examples of the zenon software platform from production, infrastructure, and laboratory automation at the SPS (Smart Production Solutions) Trade Fair in Nuremberg. Increasingly, companies are recognising the…

Tesla’s Optimus robot prototype unveiled

Elon Musk has revealed his humanoid robot as part of his electric vehicle company, Tesla at its major artificial intelligence event in September. The robot was introduced at Tesla’s event, Tesla AI Day, on the 30th of September at the…

Zeroing in on Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, made to encourage industry members to learn about cyber risks. Smarter Technologies discusses. Although no models are truly impenetrable, we’re zeroing in on zero trust architecture as the number one thing your organisation…

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…

ETSI publishes white paper on Edge computing security

Members from the ETSI Multi-Access Edge Computing group (ISG MEC) have just published a new white paper: ‘MEC security; Status of standards support and future evolutions‘. The white paper focuses on MEC (multi-access Edge computing) technologies and explores security-related use…

Electric Vehicle Inspection Solution to support British Touring Car Championship

Getac has worked closely with the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) to use its Electric Vehicle Inspection Solution for digitising key race day operations. Such operations include safety and compliance checks, team communications, and vehicle diagnostics, in the latest phase…

Apollo Protocol calls for common language across digital twins

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), along with other organisations in the manufacturing, tech and built environment sectors, have published a paper calling for a common language across digital twins – which currently doesn’t exist and means sectors are…

SoftBank Robotics Europe is now Aldebaran, part of United Robotics

Becoming one with United Robotics United Robotics Group (URG) is a group of eight European robotics companies united in one group. Under the group is an empowered ecosystem of 300+ qualified technology-inspired people, driven by a shared set of human values, focusing on customer…