EPLAN claims maximum customer benefits for digital transformation

The Eplan Partner Network was founded over two years ago and around sixty companies have joined since. Strategic partners such as Phoenix Contact, Siemens and Rockwell Automation, plus technology partners – including ABB, Lapp Kabel, Wago and Weidmüller – come…

The growth of Industry 4.0 by 2030

The Industry 4.0 (I4.0) market is one that is constantly developing and growing at an exponential rate, so what might it look like in just under a decade come 2030? According to recent suggestions, the global I4.0 market could be…

Labour shortages set to define logistics in 2023

In recent years the warehouse and logistics industry has suffered greatly, with Covid-19,  Brexit and the Great Resignation leading to extensive labour shortages in the warehouse. As inflation and economic challenges continue to place mounting pressure on supply chains, labour…

IoT and ESG: How IoT can help businesses achieve their ESG goals

The Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) framework is used by businesses to self-assess investment sustainability and societal impacts. Organisations around the world strive to achieve ESG goals to improve reputation, reduce risks, save costs, innovate, and grow – IoT is…

Fujitsu delivers digital transformation with AI demand forecast service for TORIDOLL noodle shops throughout Japan

New AI service to improve operational efficiency, reduce food loss, and realise efficient energy management at 823 Marugame Udon shops in Japan. Fujitsu and TORIDOLL have announced the deployment of Fujitsu’s AI demand forecast service at 823 Marugame Udon noodle…

Astrocast & Digitanimal Enhance sign partnership for Satellite IoT solution

Astrocast and Digitanimal have announced the signature of a strategic partnership to develop a Satellite IoT (SatIoT) solution. Both companies are collaborating to commercialise an tracking device that connects to Astrocast’s global satellite network. The SatIoT-based collar is designed to enable…

Europe’s top 10 cities prepared for a ‘smart city’ future

The city of the future, the smart city, is ever approaching. But not all cities are apparently equally ready in their ability to adopt it. So what makes a city better placed to be ‘smart’?   ProptechOS recently compiled a study…

Wearable tech, AI and clinical teams join to change the face of trial monitoring

A multi-disciplinary team of researchers has developed a way to monitor the progression of movement disorders using motion capture technology and AI. In two ground-breaking studies, published in Nature Medicine, a cross-disciplinary team of AI and clinical researchers have shown that by…

McDonald’s debuts first largely automated location

A McDonald’s in Fort Worth, Texas has become its first largely automated location worldwide, with customers going to the golden arches able to be served up a Big Mac by a conveyor rather than being handed it by a human.…

Researchers find greater freedom of movement with muscle-powered robots

Welcome to the world of muscle-powered robots. No, we’re not quite at the level of Arnold Schwarzenegger in Terminator, but there has been a development that brings us one step closer. Researchers led by Northwestern University and the University of…