Altus partners with Fuji to host the Factory of the Future event

Altus Group has partnered with Fuji, principal manufacturer of SMT and assembly machine equipment, to host ‘The Factory of the Future’ event on the 19th and 20th of October 2022. The two-day technology event will be held at the Advanced…

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…

Smart app compressor controller with OTA monitoring

Atlas Copco has introduced its new, fully in-house Elektronikon Nano, the first compressor controller that can work remotely with a smart app. Now, with Atlas Copco’s SmartLink app, the G-series is the first compressor to allow OTA (over the air)…

Load balancing leads to annual savings of almost £5000 for a large bakery

Energy management is becoming an increasingly important component of business strategy for today’s fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies, aimed largely at reducing energy costs, improving sustainability, and achieving ESG goals. Matthew Margetts, Director of Sales and Marketing at Smarter Technologies…

Digital Catapult’s five-year journey to develop Smart Manufacturing

Manufacturing companies from across Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK have the opportunity to take part in a series of fully funded workshops to introduce the technologies, tools and techniques of Industry 4.0 in their workplace. The FutureScope Smart…

Can technology help prevent wildfires?

Fires can breakout for numerous reasons, and they can be difficult to predict.   Firefighters are currently battling California’s largest wildfire this year and, with a heat wave sweeping the state, concerns of further fires breaking out are growing. There…

How is Audi designing the production of the future?

Audi is setting up fully networked, highly efficient, and sustainable production. The goal is to design a resilient, agile, and flexible value chain to meet future challenges successfully. These include a growing diversity of variants, the transition to electromobility, the…

Yamaha to present latest robots for advanced automation at Motek 2022

Yamaha Motor Robotics visitors at Motek 2022 its family of affordable industrial robots that boost the productivity of common component-handling and product-assembly processes. Topical demonstrations at Yamaha’s booth, 7515 in hall 7, will present SCARA, cartesian, and single-axis robots, and…

GE Power Conversion unveils cyber-secured MV7000 drive remote monitoring

L&T-MHI Power Turbine Generators Private Limited has upgraded its test bench with GE Power Conversion’s cyber-secured MV7000 drive remote monitoring. This is the first drives KPI and Motor KPIs keeping the MV drive as a sensor. The drive acts as…

Worldwide track and trace of sustainable IoT-enabled smart pallets

Aeris announced that System Loco has selected the Aeris Intelligent IoT Network to provide next-generation connectivity to support and manage the worldwide track and trace of smart pallets employed by System Loco’s customers throughout the world. System Loco designs and…