Smart sensors keep the pressure off

Richard Mount, Director of Sales at ASIC design and supply company Swindon Silicon Systems, explores how integrating ASIC technology with a MEMS pressure sensor keeps smart factories operating safely and efficiently. Smart factories use connected devices, machinery and production systems…

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…

Thermopile detectors for CO2 sensors designed for industrial environments

Renesas Electronics has expanded its environmental sensor portfolio with its first family of thermopile-based detectors with integrated optical filters for optical (NDIR) CO2 sensors. The four new single- and dual-channel analog detectors for CO2 gases deliver performance, quality, and longevity…

Smart Factory: What it is and the solutions you need to build one

There are already many articles on the topic of smart factory. In this article, I will try to simplify it a little bit, starting off with a brief overview of the history of industrial revolutions, introduction of what smart factory…

IP platform provides computing at the Edge with integrated security subsystem

Sondrel has created a powerful, quad core IP platform, the SFA 200, that is suitable for ASIC solutions for remote gathering and processing of video and data at the Edge with secure onwards transmission of the results. The resulting, single…

Meet the technology that is building the smart cities of the future

Today’s smart cities are transforming the way we live, work and play. But far from being just a 21st-century gimmick, there are significant – even life-changing – advantages to the implementation of smart technology in cities around the world.  Matthew…

Murata launches UWB module optimised for low power IoT

Murata has launched the smallest ultra-wideband (UWB) module – measuring just 10.5×8.3x 1.44mm – that combines elevated levels of accuracy and reliability with low power to ensure compact and battery-driven IoT devices operate as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. Using…

Smart cities for a sustainable future

We are on the cusp to realise the smart city revolution. The advances in technology have made a significant impact in deploying smart city applications and services to improve the performance of health, intelligent transportation, education, energy to offer higher…

Private cellular networks for the smart factory

Digitalisation as a buzzword may not be new anymore, but in reality, digitalisation as a real phenomenon is starting to pick up pace. It forces businesses to develop continuously to remain relevant in the market. Anja Schaal, Team Leader Product…

Robustness, security and the Industrial Internet of Things

Robustness is a term that has long-time been synonymous with the industrial market. Manufacturers of integrated circuits are familiar with the need to meet the high demands for robustness in this market. Edel Griffith, Industrial ASIC Marketing Manager at Dialog…