CSEM helps develop 3D-printed pipes for CERN particle detectors and the ISS

The project, called Advanced Heat Exchange Devices (AHEAD), kicked off this summer and aims to revolutionise thermal control systems – critical components of a number of high-performance devices like satellites and space rockets. Most thermal control systems in use today…

German Chancellor inaugurates ‘Learning Factory Industry 4.0’ at ABB in Berlin

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has visited ABB’s training centre in Berlin to mark the start of the new training year for apprentices and formally inaugurate the centre’s extension building. The German Chancellor saw first-hand how ABB’s ‘Learning Factory Industry 4.0’…

Mouser and HARTING to present digitalisation webinar

Mouser has teamed up with HARTING to present a new webinar, titled ‘Digitalisation Processes for Industry 4.0 and IIoT’. The free, live webinar will take place at 3:00 pm CET on Tuesday, the 13th of September 2022. HARTING is a…

Defining digital twins and their many benefits

This article from Smarter Technologies defines ‘digital twins’ and addresses the question: ‘What potential does the technology hold to orchestrate processes, people, and ‘things’ in a sophisticated way that’s beneficial for everyone?’. What is a digital twin? Digital twins are…

AI & automation in the food industry

Ian Hart, Business Development Director at adi Projects, a division of engineering firm adi Group, discusses why manufacturers should turn to automation and AI to deal with emerging trends within the food and beverage industry. Automation technology has been on a path of steady…

IIoT platform captures data from nearly any legacy machine

Industrial automation manufacturer, Banner Engineering, has introduced a new IIoT product line, Snap Signal, that captures data from nearly any industrial machine’s device and converts it to a common protocol, enabling an upgrade to Industry 4.0 and higher productivity. Monitoring…

5G and standalone networks fuelling the 4.0 paradigm

Telcos and consumers are well-versed in the high-capacity, low-latency, high-speed connectivity benefits of 5G for the consumer market. What’s lesser known is that businesses can also unlock greater value with the rise of 5G standalone (SA) technology to access the…

How sensors will enable IoT technology of the future

Sensors have now become pervasive across almost all market segments, from wearable devices which utilise them to monitor users’ movements and vital signs, to sensors attached to industrial machines for Condition Based Monitoring (CbM) to give early warning of wear…

Five industries transformed by IoT

Five vital and often considered conservative industries are manufacturing, construction, rail, automotive and healthcare.  Over the last few years, they have witnessed growing adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT). Much of this expansion is down to the wider adoption…

Advanced connectivity to precision tools enabling Industry 4.0 solutions

Sylvac SA, a Swiss based manufacturer of measuring tools, has incorporated BLE modules from Insight SIP, the specialist in ultra-miniature RF modules, to enable enhanced connectivity features within its range class leading digital measuring instruments. Sylvac SA is a family-owned…