Connected Industries News

Schneider trials Industrial 5G at Le Vaudeuil smart factory

Schneider Electric’s factory at Le Vaudreuil in Normandy has become the first factory in France to trial industrial 5G. Telecoms operator Orange has deployed indoor 5G on experimental frequencies [...]

HPE Sandbox to boost food production

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is collaborating with digital agriculture research body CGIAR to improve agricultural production methods. HPE will apply its Memory-Driven Computing Sandbox to CGIAR’s big data sets to [...]

Shell, Microsoft alliance to reduce Carbon emissions

Energy company Shell and Microsoft have formed an alliance to address industrial carbon emissions. Both companies will expand their existing technology collaboration to create and deliver new solutions to [...]

Sigfox sells German 0G network to Cube

French LPWAN network provider Sigfox has sold its 0G network in Germany to Luxembourg based investment fund Cube. The sale proceeds will be directed to product development and expansion [...]

Aegis MES automates personalised manufacturing

MES vendor Aegis has extended its FactoryLogix platform with new digital twin, automated personalised manufacturing, and shop floor instruction authoring capabilities. The platform now offers digital twin capabilities for [...]

Optus picks Nokia for Industrial NB-IoT

Australian telecoms provider Optus has selected Nokia’s IoT platform to provide narrow band IoT (NB-IoT) services to industries throughout Australia, including the country’s mining industry. Optus will use Nokia’s [...]

Laird miniaturises Bluetooth for harsh Industrial IoT

Wireless tech specialist Laird Connectivity has launched a series of modules that deliver longer range Bluetooth Low Energy (LE) connectivity for harsh industrial operating environments at a fraction of [...]

Siemens Low Code, Data Hub, for industrial IoT

Siemens has expanded its low code Mendix platform to industrial IoT and edge computing. Industrial users can now build industrial edge applications using the Mendix low code environment. The [...]

Rothenberger digitalises for Industry 4.0

German pipe tool and pipe machining tool manufacturer Rothenberger is digitalising its shop floor. The company will achieve this with software from Israeli firm 3d Signals. Sensors and edge [...]

Deloitte, Wichita State, launch smart factory

Deloitte and Wichita State University have launched a smart manufacturing testbed designed to demonstate smart factory technologies. The Smart Factory @ Wichita will provide an immersive learning environment designed [...]

AgJunction 3D Terrain Mapping

Precision agriculture firm AgJunction has been awarded a US patent for “Three-Dimensional Terrain Mapping”. The patent is for technology that supports automation of agricultural vehicles, and will also provide [...]

Schlumberger, IBM Digital Transformation for Oil E&P

Schlumberger, IBM and Red Hat are collaborating on digital transformation across the oil and gas industry. The initiative aims to provide global access to Schlumberger’s exploration and production (E&P) [...]