IoT in Manufacturing

IoT in Manufacturing

ABB robot Yumi debuts as orchestra conductor in Italy

ABB's Yumi robot leads Andrea Bocelli and orchestra in bravura  finale to robotics festival in Pisa.  A robot has been trained to conduct Italian tenor...

Could hackers force industrial cobots to go rogue?

Recent work by researchers at IOActive has revealed worrying vulnerabilities in today's commercially available collaborative robots.    One of the biggest arguments in favour of...

WaterGroup, Reekoh partner on water saving platform in Australia

Australian water-saving specialist WaterGroup is licensing an IoT integration platform from Reekoh in a multi-year deal. Reekoh’s IoT platform will be available for use...

SAP: Linking people, processes and things in IoT projects

Tanja Rueckert, president of IoT and digital supply chain at SAP, writes for Internet of Business on the importance of connecting up people, processes and things...

Oracle beefs up its IoT efforts in smart factories push

Oracle has announced a tie-up with Mitsubishi Electric on smart manufacturing and new AI and machine learning enhancements to its Oracle IoT Cloud offering....

Freewave IoT kit weathers storms at Mount Washington Observatory

At the Mount Washington Observatory in New Hampshire, rugged, low-power IoT kit from Freewave is helping scientists better understand weather and climate. The 85-year old...

Cargo shipping tech specialist MTI completes blockchain pilot

Marine Transport International (MTI) has conducted a successful pilot of blockchain technology, which it claims could revolutionize maritime logistics. The pilot, carried out by MTI...

German manufacturer Trumpf swoops on Seattle-based IoT specialist C-Labs

C-Labs Corporation, a Seattle-based company that creates software for the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), has been acquired by German manufacturing company Trumpf. Trumpf, which...

Vancouver-based IoT firm Helios raises $4 million to launch first satellite

Helios Wire, a connected technology company based in Vancouver, has raised $4 million in financing to continue developing its satellite-enabled IoT service. The company is...

Tennplasco recruits collaborative robot to fill human labor gap

Plastic injection molding company Tennplasco was struggling to hire enough workers to operate machines in its factory – but Sawyer from Rethink Robotics has...

Thyssenkrupp aims to make child’s play of IIoT with ‘Toii’

German industrial giant Thyssenkrupp has built and deployed its own Industrial IoT (IIoT) platform within its materials services business, in order to link together...

Researchers look to protect 3D printers from cyber attacks

Security researchers have demonstrated that it is possible for hackers to make undetectable changes to 3D printed parts that could introduce defects and possibly...