Siemens announces acquisition of UltraSoC Technologies

  • News

The addition of UltraSoC to Siemens enables a unified data-driven infrastructure, and the creation of a solution to help semiconductor industry customers overcome key pain points including manufacturing defects, software and hardware bugs, device early-failure and wear-out, functional safety, and malicious attacks.

Can Automation Save the World? The Impact of Automation in 2020 (Part 1)

  • by Cory Fogg, Automation.com
  • Feature

By Cory Fogg
Social distancing requirements and efforts to facilitate remote workers have called for automation to play a starring role in making things feasible for many organizations.   Here are a few instances where automation is playing a significant role in facilitating a more harmonious world in the future.

 

Improving Analytics Productivity Across the Enterprise

  • by Takayuki Sugizaki, Yokogawa Electric
  • Opinion

By Takayuki Sugizaki, Yokogawa Electric
Plant managers are faced with the dual challenges of increasing production efficiency while maintaining aging equipment, and corporate executives must do the same across the entire manufacturing enterprise. In the process industries, subject matter experts (SMEs) are those end user employees with the expertise required to understand processes and equipment.

Yokogawa announces acquisition of Grazper Technologies

  • News

Grazper has developed artificial intelligence (AI) technologies for analyzing images, and Yokogawa aims to leverage these technologies within its various existing businesses and to develop new industrial AI solutions.

ABB and Covariant announce partnership to deploy integrated AI robotic solutions

  • News

ABB, a supplier of industrial robots, and Silicon Valley AI start-up, Covariant, announced a partnership to bring AI-enabled robotics solutions to market, starting with a fully autonomous warehouse order fulfilment solution.

Syncron announces launch of servitization maturity model

  • News

The servitization maturity model is a four-step process that will serve as the roadmap for manufacturers to navigate the necessary steps and changes required for the journey to delivering Product-as-a-Service (PaaS).

University of Surrey team announces applications filed for inventions generated solely by artificial

  • News

The AI inventor, named “DABUS” by its creator Stephen Thaler, relies upon a system of many neural networks generating new ideas by altering their interconnections. A second system of neural networks detects critical consequences of these potential ideas and reinforces them based upon predicted novelty and salience.

"Regulate Me!" - Artificial Intelligence Comes of Age

  • Feature

By Laura Sallstrom, Access Partnership Regulation should be targeted at actions and human behavior, not at a type of technology. Regulatory approaches that take this into account – like the ethics by design concept – are a good way forward.

ABB to showcase first industrial artificial intelligence application using 5G wireless technology

  • News

A joint pilot project by ABB, Atostek and Telia lays the foundation for new industrial solutions based on 5G wireless technology and Artificial Intelligence (AI)

HANNOVER MESSE 2019 Preview: Digital networking humans & machines in the age of artificial intellige

  • Feature

By Bill Lydon, Editor, Automation.com During a January preview for the event, over 120 journalists, including yours truly, gathered for presentations and discussions from the Hannover Messe team, and over 40 exhibitors, expanding on the topics and technologies that so many will experience