HMIs and servos driving high-precision automation projects

The vision of futureproof, automated factories is one of high-speed, agile production lines capable of quickly delivering products to customers. The backbone of these automated systems are the perhaps less visible servos and HMIs, which are key for precision motion…

Integrated information system infrastructure aimed at IoT

Hagihara Industries, whose two pillars of business, both in Japan and overseas, are synthetic resin products and industrial machinery, has moved forward with ICT developments with the aim of improving operational efficiency. The company is currently replacing its old hardware,…

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…

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…

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…

IoT trends to watch out for in 2022

COVID-19 has dramatically accelerated digital transformation in many critical sectors, including logistics & supply chain and healthcare. As a result of these changes, security took centre stage in 2021, a priority that will remain in 2022 along with sustainability and…

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…

Smart tattoos and the future of wearables

The wearable market is expected to reach $57,653m, globally, by 2022. Wearable technology, commonly known as wearables, have become quite popular among consumers over a past decade. These are modern electronic devices that can be worn as accessories, installed in…

Cybersecurity ranked in European cities

TechRobot has carried out research on the real-world crime and cyber crime rates of the 36 OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) countries, as well as sharing how well informed citizens are about crime. They have also revealed whether…