Digital Security by Design: a revolution in the cybersecurity landscape

Since the 1970s, there has been an ongoing challenge regarding the security of computer systems: fast forward to the present the underpinning memory access architecture remains unchanged despite well-documented vulnerabilities and flaws. The results speak for themselves: 300 million+ of devices…

Leveraging AI to prevent slips, trips, and falls in stores

SeeChange, an AI provider for global retailers, partners with Keymakr, a data-annotation service provider, to reduce the number of times shoppers and employees slip, trip, or fall in brick-and-mortar stores. Through this partnership, Keymakr provides data annotation for SeeChange to…

ECU-1000 Series’ intelligent IIoT communication gateways

Advantech has introduced the new ECU-1100 intelligent wireless Industrial Edge gateway series. These RISC-based gateways feature a robust platform design with wireless and Ethernet communication, multiple protocol support and WebAccess integration have specifically designed for distributed solar power generation, electricity…

LoRa Alliance announces new LoRaWAN payload codec API feature

The LoRa Alliance, the global association of companies backing the open LoRaWAN standard for Internet of Things, low-power wide-area networks (LPWANs), has expanded the LoRaWAN standard with the addition of TS013-1.0.0, an application programming interface (API) for application payload decoder-encoders (codecs).…

Designing Cities inspired by People

Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC), the international event on cities and smart urban solutions organised by Fira de Barcelona, will bring together the urban innovation ecosystem to outline a plan for a more sustainable and liveable urbanised planet. From…

The benefits and potential of robotics in warehousing

Simon Jones, Senior Sales Executive UK at Exotec explores the current challenges facing logistics operators as they look to create robust, responsive, and reliable warehouse environments in the face of economic difficulty, and how robotics can enable this transformation. Technology,…

Support for automation & robotics implementation

The case for robot automation has always focused on the benefits of improved productivity, consistent quality, improved health and safety, and flexibility. However, a significant new factor is driving increased interest – labour shortages, which has emerged across the economy…

Three trends tackling manufacturing’s challenging labour market

Labour shortages are a perennial problem in manufacturing. By 2030 estimates point to a shortage of 8 million workers. To recruit and retain vital talent, manufacturers must adapt or risk becoming obsolete. Steve Tonks, SVP EMEA at WorkForce Software discusses…

Securing industrial automation & control systems

The Industry IoT Consortium (IIC) and the International Society of Automation announced the IoT Security Maturity Model (SMM): 62443 Mappings for Asset Owners, and Product Suppliers, and Service Suppliers. “This new guidance adds the service provider role. It extends the…

Bringing together technology leaders from around the globe

Registration is now open for Automation Fair 2022, hosted by Rockwell Automation and members of its global PartnerNetwork programme. The annual event will be held at McCormick Place West in Chicago, Illinois, Nov. 14-17, and expects to bring over 10,000 manufacturing and…