Nexus, connecting siloed engineering & unlocking smart manufacturing

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has announced an open platform for smart manufacturing, Nexus, which will revolutionise how technology professionals collaborate and innovate. Announced at Hexagon’s HxGN LIVE Global 2022 conference in Las Vegas, Nexus will enable real time data sharing…

Watch automated mushroom harvesting

Automation helps alongside humans to process over 90 tonnes of mushrooms per week. This piece introduces Axis and Igus’s energy chain technology. The TH3 energy chain for automated mushroom harvesting The TH3 energy chain, a product of AXIS Harvesting, is…

Delivering private cellular networks for the education sector 

Baicells Technologies, a global provider of LTE and 5G NR network solutions, and Kajeet, a provider of wireless and IoT connectivity solutions, announced a partnership to deliver turnkey private cellular networks for the education sector.   In March this year,…

Accelerating the implementation of smart manufacturing

Apacer and ASUS Cloud decided to collaborate to improve data security for remote device management in industrial applications, particularly smart factories. ASUS Cloud and Apacer worked together to help a major client – a provider of independent semiconductor assembling and…

Plex Systems announces modularization of its smart manufacturing platform

Plex Systems has announced a modularisation approach for its smart manufacturing platform to enable accessibility and scalability for digital transformation in manufacturing. This approach, enabled by Plex’s innovative cloud-native platform, more closely aligns with customers’ needs as they build their…

Smart eye technology: medical and marketing applications

Smart eye tracking technology can be used for a multitude of applications. Here, IoT Insider explores specifically the use cases of smart eye technology for marketing purposes and medical applications. Smart contact lenses Smart contact lenses, although still in development,…

Encord announces automated label quality assessment tool for computer vision

Encord, the platform for data-centric computer vision, has released an automated data quality assessment tool that automatically finds errors within annotated training data. Currentmethods of collating training data for AI are inherently manual, and with millions of data points to…

Gas sensor with AI: Bosch’s BME688 complements the Rutronik sensors portfolio

Environmental sensor technology with artificial intelligence: this is the first gas sensor with artificial intelligence and integrated highly linear and highly accurate pressure, humidity and temperature sensors. With the BME AI-Studio tool, it is also possible to train the BME688…

Double digit growth for robot sales in North America

The North American robotics market experienced its best quarter ever to begin the year: Companies from the US, Canada and Mexico ordered 11,595 industrial robots – up 28% compared to the first quarter of 2021. Revenue rose by 43% and…

Plex Systems introduces ML to improve demand forecasting accuracy

Plex Systems, a Rockwell Automation company and specialist in cloud-delivered smart manufacturing solutions, has announced machine learning capabilities for Plex DemandCaster Supply Chain Planning (SCP), enhancing forecast accuracy to improve customer service at lower levels of inventory coverage. Manufacturers need…