IoT in Manufacturing & Supply Chain

IoT in Manufacturing & Supply Chain

The latest news and analysis on IoT, robotics, AI and data analytics in manufacturing and supply chain.

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Ford looks to motion tracking bodysuits to aid factory workers

Workers at a Ford car plant are wearing skin-tight bodysuits equipped with sensors to help improve their postures and enhance productivity. Employees at Ford’s Valencia...

Infineon and Alibaba Cloud team up on IoT

German semiconductor company Infineon Technologies has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing subsidiary of the Chinese technology giant. The pair...

Electric vehicles: UK government hits go on Future Mobility Challenge

The UK government’s Future of Mobility Grand Challenge took a significant step forward today, in a move that could shake up the transportation sector...

IAC assembling smart auto factory for a flexible future

Auto parts manufacturer Industrial Automotive Components (IAC) is to roll out a range of industrial IoT (IIoT) projects at its Halewood, UK, plant, which...

Businesses expect Industrial IoT to boost revenues by $154 million –...

Research from global satellite communications services provider Inmarsat reveals the rapid ascendency of the industrial IoT (IIoT), along with its capacity to boost revenues...

Industry 4.0: Overcoming ‘pilot purgatory’ key to manufacturing success – McKinsey

Most manufacturers believe they are leading their markets in Industry 4.0 technologies – despite evidence to the contrary, according to a new report from...

British Army testing autonomous vehicles to supply frontline troops

Drones and other unmanned systems are to be tested on Salisbury Plain by the British military, to tackle the costly and often dangerous task...

GE and Microsoft expand partnership to accelerate IIoT adoption

GE and Microsoft have significantly expanded their technology partnership to provide a simpler path for industrial companies engaged in digital transformation projects. The move will...

Amazon moves into smart TVs – and enterprise cloud hardware

UPDATED While Amazon's 'Prime Day' is grabbing the headlines today (see below), two announcements over the weekend revealed the breadth of the company's ambitions...

OpenText customers unveil smart, connected data solutions at Enterprise World

At this week's Enterprise World event in Toronto, OpenText showcased a number of customer projects that demonstrate how its software is playing its part...

Asia robotics: Automation will trigger rise in slavery and abuse

Slavery and labour abuses will escalate in Southeast Asia as automation takes hold and the adoption of robot workers creates a race to the...

Tesla signs agreement for China Gigafactory, doubling output

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has signed a preliminary agreement with the Shanghai government to build a Tesla factory in China. The new facility will...