Propelling a smarter path to industry 4.0 – Axiomtek’s eBOX671A

Axiomtek has announced the eBOX671A, its fanless embedded system powered by the high-performance Intel Xeon, 10th generation Intel Core i9/i7/i5/i3 or Celeron processor (code name: Comet Lake-S) with the Intel W480E chipset. With its IP40-rated heavy-duty aluminum extrusion and steel case,…

Virtual factory and showroom tours provide access to manufacturing practices

Mitsubishi Electric is opening up access to its factory automation sites and showrooms through virtual tours with the aim of overcoming the restrictions on in-person visits caused by the pandemic. The tours are open to everyone visiting its FA website.…

IOT Solutions World Congress 2022 facilitates digital transformation

The IOT Solutions World Congress (IOTSWC) returns in 2022 to provide impetus to the digital transformation of businesses and companies. In its sixth edition and under the theme Game-changing technologies for industry transformation, IOTSWC gathers from 10 to 12 May…

“Digitalisation is the new tool to tackle climate change”

In response to the increasing need for action on climate change, industries are sharpening their focus on sustainability goals. In the latest ABB Decoded podcast, Peter Terwiesch, President of ABB’s Process Automation business area, discusses how the Industrial Internet of…

Smart factories and the role of edge computing

Making sense of the edge According to Google Trends data, worldwide searches for ‘edge computing’ have increased tenfold in the last five years. Google alone boasts 340 million search results for the phrase — hardly simple revision for those curious…

Why is supply chain resilience so important?

With globalisation, companies are now used to dealing with manufacturers all around the world. While it can be interesting on a financial level, this system is also increasing the potential risks they are facing. Some can be minor such as…

Manufacturing at the Edge (Future Factories: Episode 1)

The Modern Factory Floor Factories of tomorrow are a very different landscape from the factories of old. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has enabled plant operators to monitor every aspect of the manufacturing process. From a single sensor on…

How IoT connectivity refines retail

Across the board retailers are seeing the value in adopting IoT-enabled solutions, putting the customer experience at the centre of their strategies. The retail space has seen swift changes in the last two years. It goes without saying the pandemic…

Human error vs (AI)mperfection

It is undeniable that technological advances are easing many aspects of life. An example of this is the automation of industrial processes which reduces the need for physical labouring thereby freeing people up for more complex decision-making. In recent years,…

Enea’s 2022 IoT trends

Nation states will ramp up mobile cyber-attacks; hyperscalers will mimic Google and introduce powerful proprietary encryption protocols; and new edge clouds could make the last mile vulnerable. These are amongst the major trends Enea has highlighted in a new report…