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Bentley Systems announces winners of Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards
October 28, 2019

Bentley Systems announces winners of Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards

Bentley Systems acknowledged 18 Year in Infrastructure Awards winners and nine Special Recognition Awards winners at a ceremony and gala on October 24 at the conclusion of the Year in Infrastructure 2019 Conference in Singapore.

Bentley Systems announces digital cities intiatives
October 25, 2019

Bentley Systems announces digital cities intiatives

Digital twin cloud services provide an intuitive and immersive 4D environment converging digital context and digital components with digital chronology for “evergreen” infrastructure digital twins over asset lifecycles. For infrastructure professionals, BIM and GIS are effectively advanced through 4D digital twins.

Collegiate Inventors Competition names 2019 finalists
September 27, 2019

Collegiate Inventors Competition names 2019 finalists

Established in 1990, the Collegiate Inventors Competition is a program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame and is sponsored by the USPTO, Arrow Electronics (People’s Choice Award), Merck, Hologic and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.

Industrial Internet Consortium announces IIC Accelerator Program
September 12, 2019

Industrial Internet Consortium announces IIC Accelerator Program

The IIC Accelerator Program encompasses several initiatives for users of IoT technology who want to discuss challenges with their peers, get advice from IIC experts, or seek guidance to solve complex technical problems.

ESMERA announces second open call for European SMEs robotics applications funding
September 03, 2019

ESMERA announces second open call for European SMEs robotics applications funding

The challenges come from the areas of Manufacturing, Energy, Construction, Agriculture, Food Processing, Retail, Healthcare and Emergency Response. Until December 2nd, European SMEs can now apply to solve one or more of these challenges by developing a robotics application and receive funding of up to 200,000 Euros.

Schneider Electric announces investment in SE Ventures global investment fund
September 03, 2019

Schneider Electric announces investment in SE Ventures global investment fund

SEV has invested in category leaders such as AutoGrid, Claroty, Element Analytics, and Sense. They recently closed on investments with Titan AES, a novel Li-ion battery management system, and Synapticon, a motion control platform for industrial robots, and anticipate investing in 10 or more new startups annually.

Semcon announces partnership with EDRMedeso with focus on digital twins
August 23, 2019

Semcon announces partnership with EDRMedeso with focus on digital twins

The partnership in digital twins was launched in June 2019 and is part of Semcon’s increased focus on digital services. The goal is to start the first project with EDRMedeso during the autumn.

Bentley Systems announces finalists for Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards program
August 08, 2019

Bentley Systems announces finalists for Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards program

The annual awards program honors the work of Bentley software users advancing infrastructure design, construction, and operations throughout the world. Twelve independent jury panels of distinguished industry experts selected the 54 finalists from 571 nominations submitted by more than 440 organizations in more than 60 countries.

HANNOVER MESSE announces second iteration of Industrial Pioneers Summit
August 05, 2019

HANNOVER MESSE announces second iteration of Industrial Pioneers Summit

Some 500 participants from around the world are expected to attend the event on 22 April 2020 being staged under the tagline “Industrial Transformation”. Toby Walsh, international expert on artificial intelligence, to give keynote address.

University of Surrey team announces applications filed for inventions generated solely by artificial intelligence
August 02, 2019

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

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.

BelAZ and ZYFRA partner to jointly develop robotization technologies for the mining industry
July 17, 2019

BelAZ and ZYFRA partner to jointly develop robotization technologies for the mining industry

The strategic partnership agreement was signed on July 10 at the Innoprom-2019 international exhibition in Yekaterinburg by Petr Parkhomchik, CEO of BELAZ-HOLDING, and Igor Bogachev, CEO of ZYFRA.

AspenTech announces acquisition of Mnubo
July 12, 2019

AspenTech announces acquisition of Mnubo

These acquisitions are intended to enable AspenTech to accelerate the distribution of embedded AI in both its existing and future solutions.

WebNMS announces partnership with HMS Networks to focus on Industrial IoT Solutions
July 10, 2019

WebNMS announces partnership with HMS Networks to focus on Industrial IoT Solutions

The strategic collaboration will leverage the potential of the IOT platform vendor to achieve data driven digital transformation in manufacturing industry.

SensorThink announces Tom Martin as Vice President of Engineering
July 10, 2019

SensorThink announces Tom Martin as Vice President of Engineering

Martin is implementing a digital platform that combines IoT, automation and data analytics to deliver solutions to the warehousing and distribution industries.

Microchip Technology announces opening of Chennai, India research and development center
July 09, 2019

Microchip Technology announces opening of Chennai, India research and development center

The new center will focus on IC design, physical design, Computer-aided Design (CAD), application and software development. It will also catalyze the development of the local ecosystem for integrated circuit design and specialized embedded systems development.

Yokogawa Electric selected by ExxonMobil to establish Open Process Automation Test Bed
July 09, 2019

Yokogawa Electric selected by ExxonMobil to establish Open Process Automation Test Bed

ExxonMobil and Yokogawa are members of The Open Group Open Process Automation Forum (OPAF), an international forum of end users, system integrators, suppliers, academia, and standards organizations who are working together to develop the specifications for utilizing OPA technology in next generation process control systems.

HARTING announces innauguration of European Distribution Center
July 03, 2019

HARTING announces innauguration of European Distribution Center

The 20-meter-high shelf warehouse can accommodate approx. 7,000 pallets and 120,000 containers. Installation work involved laying 100 kilometres of IT cabling, 40 kilometers of sprinkler piping and container conveyor technology with a total length of 1,000 meters.

July 01, 2019

Renishaw announces opening of U.S. Fixturing Centre of Excellence for inspection machines

The Centre of Excellence for metrology fixturing design and manufacturing is located just a few miles away from R&R’s existing Grand Haven operations, but is approximately three times the size.

RT Engineering announces opening of Controls Direct automation parts store
June 26, 2019

RT Engineering announces opening of Controls Direct automation parts store

Controls Direct’s goal is to deliver an easy process for ordering automation parts. They offer support, with access to all of RT’s mechanical and electrical engineering expertise, whether if it just more information on a product, or assistance for any ongoing or future projects.

CIMdata releases 2019 Simulation & Analysis Market Report
June 26, 2019

CIMdata releases 2019 Simulation & Analysis Market Report

The PLM MAR Series provides detailed information and in-depth analysis on the PLM market during calendar year 2018. It contains analyses of major trends and issues; revenues of PLM providers; and revenue analyses for geographical regions, industry sectors, and historical and projected data on market growth.

Samsung Electronics selects Optomec’s Aerosol Jet for electronics production
June 24, 2019

Samsung Electronics selects Optomec’s Aerosol Jet for electronics production

The Optomec Aerosol Jet 5X system supports 5-axis of coordination motion with a 200mm x 300mm x 200mm (x, y, z) print envelope and the ability to print features ranging from 10 microns to millimeters.

Arena Solutions announces strategic partnership with eBOM
June 20, 2019

Arena Solutions announces strategic partnership with eBOM

Under the partnership, eBOM will be able to replicate its sales model to all resellers in EMEA and Israel by enabling companies to streamline collaboration with distributed teams and supply chains throughout the new product development process.

Comau to build an automated manufacturing line for lithium-ion battery modules for Leclanché
June 20, 2019

Comau to build an automated manufacturing line for lithium-ion battery modules for Leclanché

The solution selected by Leclanché is capable of automating the entire battery manufacturing process, from pouch cell stacking and welding to the final assembly of up to 32 different product configurations.

Rockwell Automation announces opening of Electric Vehicle (EV) Innovation Center
June 18, 2019

Rockwell Automation announces opening of Electric Vehicle (EV) Innovation Center

The center will provide live manufacturing demonstrations, hands-on trials utilizing new technology and events showcasing collaboration with industry experts and Rockwell Automation partners.

Engineers Without Borders UK announces Leeds University team as winners of Engineering for People Design Challenge
June 17, 2019

Engineers Without Borders UK announces Leeds University team as winners of Engineering for People Design Challenge

Over 6,500 first and second year students from universities across the UK and Ireland participated in the competition. The Grand Finals, held at the IET in London on 14th June, saw the top 37 teams pitch their ideas to a panel of expert judges in a bid to win the Grand Prize of a £2,000 educational bursary.

Webalo announces partnership with GE Power
June 14, 2019

Webalo announces partnership with GE Power

Webalo works to enable frontline workers to improve their daily activities through real-time, mobile, or other connected worker devices

PEAK-System Technik and Embedded Systems Academy announce strategic partnership
June 12, 2019

PEAK-System Technik and Embedded Systems Academy announce strategic partnership

Current projects of PEAK and EmSA include CANopen (FD) generic input and output devices, CANopen (FD) protocol libraries, security options for CAN and diagnostics and test systems for CANopen (FD) and J1939.

Protolabs introduces color-matching system for plastic injection molding service
June 11, 2019

Protolabs introduces color-matching system for plastic injection molding service

PolyOne’s PINPOINT Express Color and Dosing System, featuring 3M precision dispensing and dosing technologies, allows Protolabs to develop custom colors on site.

Clovity partners with Dispersive Networks to secure IoT solutions
June 11, 2019

Clovity partners with Dispersive Networks to secure IoT solutions

Dispersive's software-defined networking (SDN) technology combined with Clovity's IoT platform, CSensorNet, enables secure transmission, analysis, and visualization of edge device data for enterprises. The partnership is intended to accelerate IoT solutions development while providing two layers of security.

Mitsubishi Electric announces sponsorship of MassRobotics in the USA
June 07, 2019

Mitsubishi Electric announces sponsorship of MassRobotics in the USA

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Inc., through this sponsorship, aims to enhance MassRobotics’ prototyping space so startups can accelerate testing as well as support startup initiatives to develop the next generation of manufacturing solutions that use technology and robots for factory automation customers worldwide.

Dassault Systèmes and SuperMap Software announce partnership for smart city collaboration
June 05, 2019

Dassault Systèmes and SuperMap Software announce partnership for smart city collaboration

Under the terms of this memorandum of understanding, the two industry leaders plan to leverage Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform, and SuperMap’s GIS software and application platform to define new experiences for customers.

Vuzix' AR contest dares you to see the industrial world through Smart Glasses
May 21, 2019

Vuzix' AR contest dares you to see the industrial world through Smart Glasses

Vuzix, which holds 153 patents and patents pending and numerous IP licenses in the video eyewear field, sees the contest as a way to bring the most innovative AR smart glasses applications to light.

SymphonyAI Group announces acquisition of Azima Global
May 15, 2019

SymphonyAI Group announces acquisition of Azima Global

SymphonyAI is building a group of companies that use artificial intelligence to transform business enterprises across several markets, including the industrial, retail, consumer, healthcare, financial services, and media sectors.

Rockwell Automation announces addition of five companies to PartnerNetwork Program
May 13, 2019

Rockwell Automation announces addition of five companies to PartnerNetwork Program

The PartnerNetwork program allows companies to face automation challenges together by providing access to a network of suppliers, distributors, system integrators and OEMs.

AVEVA announces winners of competition for Chemical Engineering students
May 08, 2019

AVEVA announces winners of competition for Chemical Engineering students

The competition involved 56 students from 20 universities in North America remotely using AVEVA’s industrial simulation software platform, SimCentral, to solve a challenge: design, optimize and operate a process to produce dimethyl ether—a gas that can be used as automotive fuel—for electric power generation and in domestic applications such as heating and cooking.

PROCENTEC announces formation of a new Board
May 02, 2019

PROCENTEC announces formation of a new Board

The original founders remain shareholders, but no longer hold any operational roles within the company, and upon the completion of the legal procedures, complete the transition of the Board.

Nokia announces launch of Nokia Open Innovation Challenge (NOIC)
May 01, 2019

Nokia announces launch of Nokia Open Innovation Challenge (NOIC)

Winners of this global competition will be provided with up to $175,000 in financial assistance and the opportunity to collaborate with experts from Nokia and Nokia Bell Labs to help grow their businesses and unleash new levels of productivity for the industrial and public sectors.

April 16, 2019

Robert Gordon University to host Scottish MATE ROV competition

The Scottish MATE ROV competition, coordinated and hosted by RGU, will see 11 school teams from around the country face off as they put their robots through a series of underwater missions for a place in the international final.

WonderLogix announces support for Siemens' TIA Portal
April 16, 2019

WonderLogix announces support for Siemens' TIA Portal

The WonderLogix platform allows users to define, visually and in plain English, how their facility should operate, and then automatically generate PLC code and the supporting documentation.