Connected Industries News

Nokia 5G private wireless for Japanese manufacturing

Japanese telecoms operator KATCH has picked Nokia to deliver industrial-grade stand-alone 5G private wireless networking to manufacturing and industrial businesses throughout Japan’s main manufacturing region. The Aichi Prefecture is [...]

Ford cuts manufacturing time with AI powered robotics

Ford Motor Company has achieved a 15 percent cycle time improvement in manufacturing at its Livonia Transmission Plant in Michigan through the implementation of AI-enabled industrial robotics. The new [...]

AeroFarms builds world’s largest Aeroponic Farm in Virginia

Vertical farming specialist AeroFarms has broken ground in Virginia on the largest planned indoor vertical farm in the world. The ground breaking ceremony of the new aeroponic farm in [...]

HORSCH and Trimble to build farm autonomy

German farm equipment maker HORSCH and US agtech firm Trimble are collaborating to develop autonomous agricultural machinery and workflows. The collaboration extends beyond autonomously controlling machines, such as the [...]

Bentley adds real-time IoT sensor data to iTwin platform

Engineering software firm Bentley Systems has acquired IoT software specialists sensemetrics and Vista Data Vision. The acquisitions will add real-time IoT sensor data to the Bentley iTwin platform. Users [...]

Combinatorial Analytics for Crop Yields

Combinatorial analytics platform PrecisionLife has launched an agriculture-focused spin-out Synomics. The spin-out will develop and market applications of the PrecisionLife combinatorial analytics platform to improve health and yield of [...]

Raspadskaya installs Orange IoT to improve Coal Quality

Russian coal mining company Raspadskaya has deployed an Orange Business Services IoT solution at its Russian coal preparation factory. The system is minimising the risk of mixing different grades [...]

Hexagon and Authentise to automate additive manufacturing

Swedish industrial sensor maker Hexagon and US process automation specialist Authentise have partnered to create end-to-end software for additive manufacturing. The new solution will span the additive manufacturing value [...]

Siemens and Google collaborate on manufacturing AI

Google and Siemens are collaborating on building AI for manufacturing and industrial environments. As part of the collaboration, Siemens will integrate Google’s cloud and AI technologies with its factory [...]

EY and Nokia form 5G IIoT alliance

Nokia and Ernst & Young have formed an alliance to accelerate the use of private wireless and 5G networks by enterprises and CSPs. The two firms have identified a [...]

AI at the Edge: IMC Online Conference Report

A recent IMC online conference on Industrial IoT tackled the two hot topics of edge computing and AI/ML. Speakers drawn from Losant, Eurotech, Digi, Software AG and Aeris examined [...]

Atos fosters EU use of farm robots

French services company Atos is coordinating an EU project to promote use of robotics in European agriculture. FlexiGroBots is a Horizon 2020 funded programme, and aims to encourage robot-makers, [...]