Articles & News on Asset Management

CyberX releases 2020 Global IoT/ICS Risk Report

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The data illustrates that IoT/ICS networks and unmanaged devices are soft targets for adversaries. Some of the top findings noted that these networks have outdated operating systems (71 percent of sites), use unencrypted passwords (64 percent) and lack automatic antivirus updates (66 percent).

Making the Move to Mobile: Facing advances in mobile robotics

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By Jonathan Wilkins, EU Automation Automated guided vehicles (AGVs) have been an industry staple since 1953. However, their reliance on environmental markers and the fact they follow a pre-determined route, means AGVs are best suited to structured environments in the absence of humans. This article discusses the rise of mobile robots and what challenges need to be faced for their uptake.

Teradyne to acquire AutoGuide Mobile Robots

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Teradyne will acquire privately held AutoGuide for $165 million; $58 million net of cash acquired plus $107 million, if certain performance targets are met extending potentially through 2022. The acquisition is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2019, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approval.

MachineMetrics announces MachineMetrics IIoT Partner Ecosystem

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The MachineMetrics IIoT Partner Ecysostem is powering a range of services and enabling complete end-to-end solutions and continuous value creation for both discrete manufacturing customers and participating partners, and includes a number of companies like Amazon Web Services, Hurco, Tsugami, SECO Tools, Saint Gobain, and McKinsey and Company

How Viable is Additive Manufacturing?

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By Mark Howard, EU Automation Additive manufacturing (AM) is drastically altering a range of industries, from manufacturing to the medical sector. But what are the limitations of the technology? This article shares some insights behind the manufacturing and legal issues surrounding additive manufacturing.

Senseye partners with Ultimo Software Solutions to deliver combined Enterprise Asset Management and

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The partnership will result in the delivery of an Enterprise Asset Management and Predictive Maintenance system that provides industrial organizations with tools to assess, manage and optimize their industrial assets and maintenance processes using Industry 4.0 best practices. The collaboration began in 2018 as part of the Manufacturing Technology Centre’s Factory in a Box project.

Ericsson announces Texas-based 5G smart manufacturing factory

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The 28,000sqm factory, announced in June, will produce 5G and Advanced Antenna System radios to boost network capacity and coverage to meet the demand for rapid 5G deployments in North America.

Traceable Trust with Trust-Free Tech

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By Darcy Simonis, ABB While Bitcoin itself has divided many and attracted criticism, the technology that it is built upon, the blockchain, has garnered significant interest due to its promise of immutable digital record-keeping. This article explains why the emerging technology stores the key to greater traceability and reduced food wastage.

Trimantec announces ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS) certification

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Trimantec’s Engineered Solutions and Electromechanical Manufacturing groups underwent the validation process and were awarded the ISO 9001:2015 QMS certification based on the following scope: design, manufacturing, fabrication, and assembly of electromechanical and machined components.

Senseye partners with Ultimo Software Solutions to deliver combined Enterprise Asset Management and

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The partnership will result in the delivery of an Enterprise Asset Management and Predictive Maintenance system that provides industrial organizations with tools to assess, manage and optimize their industrial assets and maintenance processes using Industry 4.0 best practices. The collaboration began in 2018 as part of the Manufacturing Technology Centre’s Factory in a Box project.