Making communication easy between a series of devices is part of this next generation solution. Manufacturers’ Monthly finds out why one company has turned to ifm. Getting to the core of Industry 4.0, beyond the hype of individual technologies and high-level systems, requires understanding what language are needed to connect devices for flexible and adaptive … Continue reading The missing link
Global aviation company Airbus has successfully launched the EDRS-C satellite. The satellite is the second node of the SpaceDataHighway network which will transform the way that information is transmitted globally. The recently launched satellite is part of the European Data Relay System (EDRS), which is the first optical fibre network in the sky, based on … Continue reading Satellite system to speed up space services
ABB has announced that it has agreed to acquire the mission-critical communication business of the Keymile Group to strengthen its communication networks portfolio. The acquisition will bring with it key products, software and service solutions, as well as research and development expertise. These will further enhance ABB’s digital offering, ABB Ability, by adding reliable communications … Continue reading ABB acquires communication networks business
Manufacturing facilities need to adapt to the demands of a changing world, but many are struggling to keep up, writes Gareth Robbins, director, Built Asset Consultancy, Arcadis Australia Pacific. The 2017 Industrial Capital Expenditure Survey on the changing world of manufacturing pointed to the enduring nature of many of the most pressing challenges that have faced industrial … Continue reading Factories Aren’t What They Used To Be
oneM2M unveils Release 1 standards to ensure optimised M2M interworking and create a foundation platform for IoT devices and applications.
The aim of the High Performance Consortium is to bring business people together to share ideas and learn from each other.
Following Australian consumers lead, industry should now be boarding the mobile technology train and embracing smart phones and tablets to improve productivity. Alan Johnson reports.