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Cambashi announces hire of Petra Gartzen as BIM/CAE/IoT Senior Analyst
August 21, 2019

Cambashi announces hire of Petra Gartzen as BIM/CAE/IoT Senior Analyst

Petra’s role is strategic to Cambashi’s business as the Cambridge UK-based firm ramps up its global research and insight into new hot market areas – including Industrial IoT/Connected Applications, Building Information Modeling (BIM) and CAE software.

Universal mCloud announces acquisition of Fulcrum Automation Technologies
July 12, 2019

Universal mCloud announces acquisition of Fulcrum Automation Technologies

The transaction remains subject to the final approval of the TSX Venture Exchange (the "TSXV"). mCloud received conditional approval for the transaction from the TSXV on June 10, 2019.

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.

FDT Group announces Executive Committee approval of FDT IIoT Server (FITS) specification for release to the FDT membership
June 25, 2019

FDT Group announces Executive Committee approval of FDT IIoT Server (FITS) specification for release to the FDT membership

The emerging FITS standard, set to release at year-end, will provide control system and device vendors with the opportunity to advance their intelligent automation solution offerings with FDT's standards-based, platform-independent, information-driven business models meeting the demands of the process and discrete markets.

Rittal partners with Atos and Siemens to develop Intelligent Edge Data Center
June 24, 2019

Rittal partners with Atos and Siemens to develop Intelligent Edge Data Center

The ‘Intelligent Edge Data Center’ (IEDC) is a configurable datacenter solution that enables companies to process IoT data in real-time

Siemens to help European Space Agency develop aerospace design applications for metal additive manufacturing
June 20, 2019

Siemens to help European Space Agency develop aerospace design applications for metal additive manufacturing

The Design4AM project will result in a validated process for using Siemens’ additive manufacturing software to design and produce optimized, light-weighted structural parts for space applications, such as, among others, fittings (structurally bonded to CFRP panel), supports, and bipods.

Endress+Hauser Open Integration Event: Process control industry wants open, interoperable systems instead of proprietary solutions
June 17, 2019

Endress+Hauser Open Integration Event: Process control industry wants open, interoperable systems instead of proprietary solutions

A highlight of the event was a presentation from representatives of the chemical and pharmaceutical industries outlining how they benefit from the partner program during digitalization of their processes – and what they would like to see in the future.

Honeywell announces partnership with VMware to deliver integrated digital workspace platforms
May 28, 2019

Honeywell announces partnership with VMware to deliver integrated digital workspace platforms

As part of the arrangement, and in cooperation with VMware, Honeywell will offer enterprises Workspace ONE on its Mobility Edge mobile computers and devices.

Aricent partners with Lanner Electronics to create SD-WAN uCPE solution
May 23, 2019

Aricent partners with Lanner Electronics to create SD-WAN uCPE solution

Through the partnership, Aricent’s SD-WAN uCPE operating system (OS) with Orchestrator will run on Lanner’s LUNA (Lanner Universal Network Appliance) series of Intel x86 Network Appliance platforms.

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.

Emerson to provide predictive maintenance services to BP's Clair Ridge project
May 06, 2019

Emerson to provide predictive maintenance services to BP's Clair Ridge project

Emerson’s cloud engineering services enabled global project personnel to remotely collaborate on design, development and testing in a common virtualized environment. This allowed project changes and testing to be managed efficiently and remotely.

Telit announces partnership with Deutsche Telekom’s nuSIM initiative
May 02, 2019

Telit announces partnership with Deutsche Telekom’s nuSIM initiative

The nuSIM initiative takes a fundamentally new approach to IoT system design by moving the subscriber identity module’s (SIM) functionality to the cellular chipset.

UL panel upholds ISA appeal of UL cybersecurity standard
April 25, 2019

UL panel upholds ISA appeal of UL cybersecurity standard

An appeals panel formed by Underwriters Laboratories has ruled in favor of the International Society of Automation (ISA) in an appeal against UL 2900-2-2, Standard for Software Cybersecurity for Network-Connectable Devices,

TELECO announce Ken Harberer as Director of Wireless Engineering
April 19, 2019

TELECO announce Ken Harberer as Director of Wireless Engineering

With 20 years of first-hand knowledge in developing public safety products for the U.S market, he will be directly overseeing a team of engineers working on the public safety DAS, commercial wireless and Wi-Fi Distributed Antenna Systems.

Energid and ModuleWorks announce partnership for combined CAD/CAM software solutions
April 02, 2019

Energid and ModuleWorks announce partnership for combined CAD/CAM software solutions

This partnership is intended to help developers to get to market faster with differentiated robotic systems for additive manufacturing, welding, machining, CNC routing, and other applications that require control of six axes or more.

TrendMiner announces integration with Siemens Mindsphere IoT Platform
April 01, 2019

TrendMiner announces integration with Siemens Mindsphere IoT Platform

The integration of TrendMiner with Siemens Mindsphere enables its users to analyze, monitor and predict their sensor-generated time-series data stored in Siemens’ IoT platform.

GE Healthcare and Rockwell Automation announce partnership to build digital bioprocessing solutions
March 28, 2019

GE Healthcare and Rockwell Automation announce partnership to build digital bioprocessing solutions

The two companies will help biopharmaceutical companies create flexible and scalable facilities of the future, focused on rapid response to market demands, streamlined production technologies and adaptable manufacturing environments.

Lanner announces partnership with netElastic
March 28, 2019

Lanner announces partnership with netElastic

Lanner and netElastic are collaborating to demonstrate their joint efforts in today’s disaggregated network architecture where hardware and software are decoupled.

Cambashi announces launch of Industrial IoT Charter Program
March 25, 2019

Cambashi announces launch of Industrial IoT Charter Program

The IoT Charter Program began as a result of a Cambashi study of the industrial IoT market in 2016, which concluded that there was not a reliable or authoritative source for segmentation, size or growth estimates.

CMR Philippines to help Philippines cement company enhance power monitoring
March 18, 2019

CMR Philippines to help Philippines cement company enhance power monitoring

The scope of work at the Holcim Lugait cement works in Misamis Oriental in the Philippines, which currently produces 2.13 million tonnes of cement a year,covers the development, delivery, installation, testing and networking of the electrical installation for an upgrade of power monitoring capabilities.

HMS Networks acquires majority of WEBfactory
March 13, 2019

HMS Networks acquires majority of WEBfactory

HMS has acquired 74.9% of all shares in WEBfactory. The remaining 25.1% is owned by CEO Bernhard Böhrer who also stays as managing director.

Automate announces seven Launch Pad Startup Competition finalists
March 13, 2019

Automate announces seven Launch Pad Startup Competition finalists

On April 10 at 3 p.m. in the “Win the Future” theater, the seven finalists will have five minutes to pitch their technology solution to a panel of judges comprised of industry leaders and investors.

Lanner Electronics announces integration partnership with Interactor
March 11, 2019

Lanner Electronics announces integration partnership with Interactor

The joint solution of Lanner’s validated white-box gateway integrated with the edge computing software by Interactor is developed to enable interoperability and connectivity on both hardware and software levels in industrial automation and smart city deployments.

RIA announces 2019 Engelberger Robotics Award Winners  Catherine Morris and Dr. Howie Choset
March 06, 2019

RIA announces 2019 Engelberger Robotics Award Winners Catherine Morris and Dr. Howie Choset

RIA will honor Catherine Morris, group leader and director of automotive sales at ATI Industrial Automation and long-time RIA board member and former chairperson; and Dr. Howie Choset, robotics professor at Carnegie Mellon University and co-founder of the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Institute.

Abaco Systems announces appointment of Lorne Graves as Chief Technology Officer
March 06, 2019

Abaco Systems announces appointment of Lorne Graves as Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Graves brings 20 years of experience as an engineering executive, working closely with various prime contractors on several key Electronic Warfare, SIGINT, and radar programs.

Nord Modules announces company launch in the US
March 06, 2019

Nord Modules announces company launch in the US

The Nord Modules product line includes the Top Mover that mounts on MiR100 and MiR200 robots to deliver material to and from Nord Modules’ gates installed at production lines, storage systems or conveyors.

Carnegie Mellon research aims at identifying causes for defects in 3D Printing
February 22, 2019

Carnegie Mellon research aims at identifying causes for defects in 3D Printing

New research published today in Science, led by researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and Argonne National Laboratory, has identified how and when these gas pockets form, as well as a methodology to predict their formation – a pivotal discovery that could dramatically improve the 3D printing process.

Maplesoft and Sigmetrix announce direct operations in China
February 21, 2019

Maplesoft and Sigmetrix announce direct operations in China

The two Cybernet Group companies now have an office in Shanghai that is staffed by local experts to provide products and solutions to their customers within all of China.

Dassault Systèmes announces acquisition of elecworks automation design software product line from Trace Software International
February 14, 2019

Dassault Systèmes announces acquisition of elecworks automation design software product line from Trace Software International

The acquisition of the elecworks assets will streamline and boost Dassault Systèmes’ development of an integrated mechatronics solution on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to help its SOLIDWORKS customers address electrical design challenges in the development of smart products.

Inductive Automation announces partnership with FreeWave Technologies for enhanced IoT data visibility
February 13, 2019

Inductive Automation announces partnership with FreeWave Technologies for enhanced IoT data visibility

The two companies span many common verticals to include oil & gas, utilities, and agriculture markets that require the collection of sensor data for process optimization, preventative maintenance, and compliance reporting.

Claroty announces Admiral (Ret.) Michael S. Rogers as Chairman of the company’s Board of Advisors
February 13, 2019

Claroty announces Admiral (Ret.) Michael S. Rogers as Chairman of the company’s Board of Advisors

As Chairman of Claroty’s Board of Advisors, Rogers will lead a distinguished cadre of business and security leaders to provide guidance and counsel to the company and its customers on emerging cybersecurity trends and requirements.

HIMA announces partnership with genua to enhance automation security
February 05, 2019

HIMA announces partnership with genua to enhance automation security

The key aspects are secure remote maintenance of plants and machines, encrypted communications over the Internet, and monitoring of industry protocols at critical network interfaces.

Indegy announces integration of Cybersecurity Suite with IBM’s QRadar Security Intelligence Platform
February 01, 2019

Indegy announces integration of Cybersecurity Suite with IBM’s QRadar Security Intelligence Platform

The integration between its Indegy Industrial Cybersecurity Suite and IBM’s QRadar Security Intelligence Platform i designed to bridge the visibility gap between enterprise information technology (IT) environments and industrial, operational technology (OT) environments.

Industrial Internet Consortium to unite with OpenFog Consortium
January 31, 2019

Industrial Internet Consortium to unite with OpenFog Consortium

The announcement brings OpenFog members into the IIC at a time when their complementary areas of technology are emerging in the mainstream. The first formal meeting of the unified organization will be held in Raleigh, N.C., from February 11-14.

Novotek announces partnership with PTC
January 30, 2019

Novotek announces partnership with PTC

The PTC partnership will extend Novotek’s Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology offering and will help businesses in the UK’s manufacturing, food and beverage, utilities and energy sector improve their system effectiveness, efficiency and connectivity.

Rockwell Automation announces acquisition of Emulate3D
January 28, 2019

Rockwell Automation announces acquisition of Emulate3D

Emulate3D’s software enables customers to virtually test machine and system designs before incurring manufacturing and automation costs and committing to a final design.

LEC announces partnership with Option Cloudgate
January 25, 2019

LEC announces partnership with Option Cloudgate

iQ2 is LEC’s end-to-end IIoT platform solution that’s designed from an industrial automation engineering perspective to address individual needs and enable next-generation, cutting-edge IIoT platform technology

The Linux Foundation announces launch of LF Edge organization to establish an open framework for edge computing
January 24, 2019

The Linux Foundation announces launch of LF Edge organization to establish an open framework for edge computing

LF Edge is initially comprised of five projects that will support emerging edge applications in the area of non-traditional video and connected things that require lower latency, faster processing and mobility.

Zigbee Alliance announces Amazon to join Board of Directors
January 24, 2019

Zigbee Alliance announces Amazon to join Board of Directors

The decision by Amazon to join the Zigbee Alliance at the Board level is a message that the industry is focused on simplifying and adding convenience to the growing range of IoT devices available to customers.