Connected Industries News

Qualcomm and Foxconn launch AI edge box

Qualcomm and Foxconn have launched an AI edge box designed for industrial internet applications. The box is capable of 70 trillion operations per second (TOPS), and is optimised for [...]

ST and Feig Contactless for Smart Manufacturing

Swiss based semiconductor firm STMicroelectronics and German RFID reader specialist Feig Electronic are collaborating to develop new contactless systems for applications such as smart industrial, consumer, and medical devices. [...]

Molex introduces Flexible Automation Modules for Industry 4.0

Connectivity and industrial automation specialist Molex has introduced Flexible Automation Modules (FAMs) to further the company’s industrial automation solutions. The new modules allow firms to build software-defined machines, robots [...]

Hexagon acquires AR mapping specialist Immersal

Swedish digital reality specialist Hexagon AB has acquired visual positioning and spatial mapping specialist Immersal Oy. Immersal’s technologies are used in augmented reality (AR) applications. Immersal develops AI and [...]

Pernod Ricard India digitises manufacturing with Altizon IIoT

Palo Alto based Industrial IoT specialist Altizon Inc is working with the Indian subsidiary of French drinks company Pernod Ricard to build their first IIoT led Digital Factory project. [...]

FarmGrid Precision Agriculture launched in North Dakota

North Dakota based agricultural education and research initiative Grand Farm, in partnership with Trilogy Networks and the Rural Cloud Initiative, has launched the FarmGrid Precision Agriculture Solution as a [...]

Netscout launches smart edge monitoring

Massachusetts based cybersecurity and analytics firm Netscout has launched a smart edge monitoring system to provide IT organisations with performance visibility of applications wherever they are running across the [...]

Sustainable farming platform nurture.farm joins OpenAg Network

Indian digital farming platform nurture.farm has joined the OpenAg network as part of a drive to expand its operations. nurture.farm aims to promote Sustainable Agriculture, especially by supporting small-holders [...]

Continental invests in Industry 4.0 firm Feelit

German multinational automotive parts manufacturing company Continental AG has acquired a minority stake in Israeli Industry 4.0 start-up Feelit. The investment will allow Continental to expand its Industry 4.0 [...]

PathPartner partners Intel on AI for Industry 4.0

California based partner R&D company PathPartner Technology is collaborating with Intel to deliver an AI technology-based arc welding defect detection solution to the manufacturing industry.  PathPartner builds AI and [...]

InterDigital and Anritsu demonstrate 5G NR for Smart Factories

Delaware based InterDigital is collaborating with Japanese telecommunications equipment manufacturer Anritsu Corporation to demonstrate a smart factory use case for 5G New Radio (NR) using network slicing and multi-access [...]

Panasonic and SMD-Tec collaborate on Smart Factory Software

Panasonic Factory Solutions will distribute its Smart Factory software and automation products in Europe through SMD-Tec, a Benelux based distributor of capital goods for the manufacture of electronic products. [...]