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Hirotec slams the (car) door on factory downtime

It’s no secret that factory downtime – due to machinery failure, for example – is extremely costly. In the UK alone, it could be...

P4Q gets a helping hand on factory floor from Sawyer

Spanish electronics manufacturer P4Q has increased its production throughput by deploying a smart, adaptable robot on its factory floor. Sawyer from Rethink Robotics is...

Oracle gives its cloud-based business apps an AI boost

Smart factories and connected warehouses are among the business functions set to benefit from new AI-powered Adaptive Intelligent Apps from Oracle. Modern artificial intelligence (AI)...

AkzoNobel unveils smart and sustainable paint factory

Last week, Dutch paints and performance coatings company AkzoNobel officially opened a new factory in Ashington, Northumberland. Costing more than £100 million to build,...

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...

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....

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...

Norwegian salmon farmers Cermaq to build smart factory in Arctic Circle

Norwegian salmon and trout farming company Cermaq claims that it is building the world's first smart factory for salmon in the Arctic Circle. Following the...

IIoT and the rise of the cobots

Spending on robotics among industrial companies will continue to climb over the next decade – but smaller, less costly and highly adaptable collaborative robots...

Machine vision: a bird’s-eye view of the smart factory

In a contributed article for Internet of Business, Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director at EU Automation, a supplier of obsolete industrial parts, discusses the role of...

Finger Food organises IoT augmented reality project – in a brewery

The Holobridge framework offers a holographic view of the inner workings of craft beer brewing through IoT data. Canadian tech developer Finger Food has created...