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Digitising field data with mobile devices

Yokogawa Electric Corporation and MetaMoJi Corporation have jointly developed SensPlus Note – a low cost solution for the digitisation of plant data on mobile devices....
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Sparse modelling-based embedded AI computing kit

The world's first embedded computing kit for Artificial Intelligence (AI) which uses Sparse Modeling technology has been introduced by Congatec and Hacarus....
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Standard process diagnostics added to EtherNet/IP

ODVA has published enhancements to ‘The EtherNet/IP Specification’ which outline integration of NAMUR NE 107 diagnostics for process automation into CIP architectures....

News Archive

  1. 02/12/2019 Eurotech collaborates with Microsoft to accelerate IoT solutions

    Eurotech has joined Microsoft Azure Certified for Internet of Things (IoT), to help ensure that its customers are able to get IoT solutions up and running quickly with hardware and software that has been pre-tested and verified to work with Microsoft Azure IoT services.

  2. 29/11/2019 UKs strongest robot delivered to Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC)

    FANUC UK has delivered model from its strongest ever robot series to neighbouring research and technology organisation, the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), in Coventry.

  3. 22/11/2019 Remote support for BP’s Trinidad Cassia compression platform

    Honeywell is to design and deliver the Integrated Control and Safety System (ICSS) that will help BP remotely manage its offshore compression platform off Trinidad and Tobago’s southeast coast.

  4. 22/11/2019 Rockwell and ANSYS form strategic partnership

    A new strategic partnership between Rockwell Automation and ANSYS aims to help customers develop simulation-based digital twins of products, processes or manufacturing.

  5. 21/11/2019 Jens Holzhammer named as managing director of Moxa Europe

    Moxa has named Jens Holzhammer as managing director of its European operation. Holzhammer will zero in on verticalisation and promising niche markets by intensifying end-user relationships and optimising indirect sales channels.

  6. 19/11/2019 Guiding principles for digitalisation launched

    Government, Industry and the Trade Unions have come together to launch a new set of Guiding Principles for Digitalisation to help companies and the workforce make the most of the increasing drive towards a new digital era for manufacturing.

  7. 19/11/2019 BMW standardises globally on industrial PCs and control panels

    Beckhoff Automation will supply the BMW Group with Industrial PC (IPC) technology for use in car manufacturing through 2030 for its production facilities worldwide.

  8. 11/11/2019 Welcome to Smart Production Solutions

    Around 1,650 automation technology providers from all over the world will showcase their latest industrial automation offerings at the SPS - Smart Production Solutions exhibition, which takes place in Nuremberg from 26 – 28 November 2019.

  9. 11/11/2019 RFID industry analysis

    The global annual survey of the RFID industry by IDTechEx has found that, in 2019, the number of passive RFID tags sold will increase by 13% over 2018. That includes passive RFID tags across the three main frequencies used (RAIN, HF and LF). Of those three frequencies RAIN RFID will see the highest growth from 2018 to 2019 at 20% with HF RFID (including NFC) at 5% and LF at 2%.

  10. 04/11/2019 Analog Devices acquires Test Motors to expand its condition-based monitoring offerings

    Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) has acquired Test Motors, a company specialising in predictive maintenance of electric motors and generators. Based in Barcelona, Test Motors offers products and services that detect faults in electric motors before they cause damage to production cycles and advises on how and when to repair them.

  11. 04/11/2019 Guide to identifying boilerhouse efficiency

    A new guide from Spirax Sarco sheds light on the challenges with traditional boilerhouse energy measurement and areas for improvement to help maintenance and plant operators reduce operational costs

  12. 31/10/2019 Webinar: Creating networks that are fit-for-purpose for digitalisation projects

    The success of any Industry 4.0, IIoT, or digitalisation project will ultimately depend on the reliability of the communication network. Control Engineering Europe’s latest webinar offers advice on creating well-designed networks which are fit-for-purpose and which are not the weakest link in your digitalisation project.

  13. 29/10/2019 5G set to start a manufacturing sector boom

    According to new research, the global manufacturing sector is set for a 5G-inspired boom worth more than $700 billion by 2030.

  14. 20/10/2019 Total set to open a digital factory

    Total will open a Digital Factory in Paris early in 2020 with the aim of bringing together up to 300 developers, data scientists and other experts to accelerate the Group’s digital transformation.

  15. 14/10/2019 Join us at Appetite for Engineering this week

    This Thursday, (17th October) the Appetite for Engineering event will kick off at 8.30am at the MTC in Coventry. The annual event provides the UK food and beverage manufacturing industry with a forum to network with peers and industry experts while learning about engineering developments and successful implementations from the engineers themselves.

  16. 14/10/2019 TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory launches Advanced Multiphase Facility

    TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory, the flow measurement R&D specialist, has launched its Advanced Multiphase Facility (AMF), which will help oil and gas operators to ensure that production remains economically viable.

  17. 14/10/2019 Industry urged to boost cyber defence investment

    Over half of UK manufacturers have been the victim of cyber-crime, and one-third of those have suffered some financial loss or disruption to business as a result, according to a recently published report from Make UK.

  18. 11/10/2019 Endress+Hauser and Vector CAG secure refinery contract

    Endress+Hauser has secured the Main Instrument Vendor (MIV) contract at a large Texas refinery. Endress+Hauser and its representative, Vector CAG, will support the refinery’s project.

  19. 06/10/2019 Developing sensors for ‘worm robots’

    Researchers from The University of Manchester are developing chemical sensors that can be mounted on to ‘worm robots’, as part of a project involving partners in four European countries to improve detection of people trapped under debris after a disaster.

  20. 01/10/2019 Have a coffee on us! Complete our edge computing survey now

    Edge computing technology is driving seismic changes in industry and Control Engineering Europe wants to better understand how this transformation is affecting professionals like yourself. Would you be willing to share your knowledge and views by completing our 6-minute survey by following the link below? and then you can grab a Starbucks coffee on us!