Articles & News on Smart Manufacturing & Industry 4.0

Industrial Automation in the Maker Era: Raspberry Pi Industrial Edge Platform

  • by Bill Lydon
  • Feature

Sfera Labs has a vision to provide innovative technology bridging the best of the Maker World with the industrial automation market with the introduction of the Iono Pi Max.

VISION Start-up Pitch Session Aims to Inspire Established Companies With Fresh Ideas

  • News

Inspiring established companies with fresh ideas--this is the aim of the VISION Start-up Pitch Session, which will be held for the first time in November. The Digital Pitch Session for start-ups will be held on Nov. 11, 2020. Applications will be accepted through Oct. 28, 2020.

Lineas Digitalizes Wagon Fleet With Nexeed and Bosch

  • News

Lineas, the largest private rail freight operator in Europe, is digitalizing its wagon fleet with Nexeed Track and Trace from Bosch Connected Industry.

Edge Computing: Chip Delivers High Performance Artificial Intelligence

  • by Bill Lydon
  • Feature

The Hailo-8TM inference chip expands the number of industrial Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications possible for a wide range of industrial applications including optimization of production, processes, track & trace, logistics, quality, machine functions, and predictive maintenance by eliminating inherent limitations of server and cloud solutions with processing at the edge.

Edge Computing and AI Will Drive Growth in the Industrial PC Market

  • News

New ARC Advisory Group research on the global Industrial PCs market reveals that while trade conflicts between China and the US and the global COVID-19 pandemic have stalled growth in the market for industrial personal computers to a certain degree, new technology and market trends will likely be growth drivers for the industrial PC (IPC) market moving forward.

RS Components Clocks Up One Million Members around the world on its DesignSpark Online Engineering Platform

  • News

Popularity of the DesignSpark community has accelerated, with membership more than doubling in the past three years.

Department of Defense Taps Sea Machines for Autonomous VTOL Replenishment Vessels

  • News

Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics, leading developer of autonomous command and control systems for surface vessels, announces that it has been awarded a multi-year Other Transaction (OT) agreement by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)’s Defense Innovation Unit (DIU).

RS Components Reveals Winners of VEX Robotics STEM Coding Challenge

  • News

Online initiative provided entertaining educational platform for school students to explore and develop their computer programming skills.

Bedrock Automation Opens its Virtual Doors to Enable Free Training on All Products and Software

  • News

Bedrock Automation, maker of Bedrock OSA®, the world’s most powerful and secure automation platform, has announced that the School of Bedrock™ is now open for free technical training in Open Secure Automation (OSA).

Digital Twin Consortium Membership Approaches 150

  • News

Autodesk, GE Digital and Northrop Grumman join Ansys, Lendlease and Microsoft as founding members.