Connected Industries News

Shell adopts Digital Twins for Deepwater

Shell is developing digital twins across its Deepwater business to streamline capital projects and cut time to production of first oil. The company has picked Bentley to implement the [...]

AT&T adopts Nokia Industry 4.0 tech

AT&T has added Nokia private network technology to its AT&T Private Cellular Networks offerings. AT&T industrial and enterprise customers can now build private networks using Citizens Broadband Radio Service [...]

Port of Antwerp 5G Network Industrial Innovations

A year after announcing the creation of its Industry 4.0 Campus in the Port of Antwerp, Orange Belgium and its industrial partners have revealed the results achieved by the [...]

Cognizant acquires IIoT firm Bright Wolf

New Jersey-based Cognizant is to to acquire software company Bright Wolf, a privately-held technology provider specialising in custom industrial IoT for Fortune 1000 companies. North Carolina-based Bright Wolf is [...]

Accenture, MIT Stress Test for Supply Chains

Accenture and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are co-developing a supply chain resilience stress test for assessing operational and financial risks created by major market disruptions, disasters or [...]

Oil, Gas Platform Datagration joins Microsoft OCP Programme

Houston based oil and production software platform Datagration has joined Microsoft’s One Commercial Partner programme, a move aimed at boosting the scope of the company’s cloud offering to its [...]

Honeywell VR simulator for industrial training

Honeywell has introduced a virtual reality (VR) simulator for on the job industrial training. Honeywell’s Immersive Field Simulator is a VR and mixed reality-based training tool that incorporates a [...]

First Commercial 5G Standalone Private Network in Taiwan

Taiwanese electronic device manufacturer Inventec has gone live with a fully-virtualised 5G standalone network. The network uses industry spectrum and is deployed in Inventec’s Taoyuan Guishan plant as part [...]

ABB expands industrial robot range with Codian acquisition

ABB has acquired Dutch firm Codian Robotics BV, a specialist provider of delta robots used in high-precision pick and place applications. Codian Robotics’ products include a hygienic design range [...]

Industrial IoT at the Edge

Edge computing has emerged as a pivotal element in smart manufacturing and industrial IoT. Not part of the original vision of either Industry 4.0 or Internet, edge computing has [...]

IBM project to eliminate blackgrass scourge

IBM Research is working with British agricultural software specialist Farmplan and other partners to collect data from farmers to predict the spread of a damaging weed called Blackgrass. Participating [...]

ITTIA edge db integrated into FlexCtrl integration system

IIoT embedded database ITTIA DB SQL has been integrated into the FlexCtrl industrial automation middleware system. This integration is designed to improve the management, storage and processing of data [...]