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Mitsubishi Electric’s iQ Works now has integrated AutomationML interface

Mitsubishi Electric has implemented the AutomationML interface within iQ Works, the integrated software suite for programming Mitsubishi Electric automation products. AutomationML represents an important step-change in the way complex equipment is designed, […]

Advantech presents new Qseven module ROM-7720 specially optimized for graphics-intensive IoT applications

At Embedded World 2018, Advantech, a leader of the global industrial computing market, has introduced its NXP i.MX 8 QuadMax Q7 v2.1-compliant computer-on-module, the ROM-7720, which is designed for graphics-intensive IoT applications. […]

NORD presents solutions for real time drive data availability in the cloud

For IoT-driven machine and plant engineering, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS now offers solutions for making drive data available in real time in a cloud environment. All drive axes can be monitored from anywhere in […]

Pepperl+Fuchs’ bard ecom demonstrated its asset tracking and automation solution at the last SPS IPC Drives fair

ecom, a Pepperl+Fuchs brand, addressed the topics of asset tracking and automation in times of digital transformation at the last SPS IPC Drives. In hall 7A, booth 330, the specialist for industrial […]


Pepperl+Fuchs develops new HF RFID read/write heads with improved flexibility and ease of use

RFID systems are cost-efficient, versatile, and ensure reliable processes—like in intralogistics. Wherever a large number of identification points is needed, identification tasks are now easier due to the latest development: the new […]


SICK intelligent sensor solutions developed to overcome challenges of Industry 4.0

The Internet of Things is making information constantly accessible to everyone. Meanwhile, customers are placing increased demands on speed and flexibility. That is why production and logistics processes have now also had […]


Elatecs new TWN4 USB Front Reader

Compact LF/HF/NFC RFID reader for direct connection to a printer The new TWN4 USB Front Reader combines RFID (125 kHz, 134.2 kHz, and 13.56 MHz), NFC and Bluetooth Low Energy capabilities into […]


MICA-based management shell allows integration of existing HARTING production line with Industry 4.0 systems

Central machine monitoring and process optimization are two of the fastest ways to operate production facilities and machines more effectively. Since many machines have a lifespan of 15 to 30+ years, a […]


Baumer’s LBFH and LBFI level switches gains approval for IO-Link and ATEX

Baumer announces the immediate availability of LBFH and LBFI level switches with IO-Link and ATEX approval. The IO-Link interface allows the user to automate the configuration of sensors. The inclusion of ATEX […]


viastore with integrated material flows at Digital Factory 2018

At 2018’s Digital Factory, a leading international trade show for integrated processes and IT solutions which will take place as part of the Hannover Messe from April 23 to 27, 2018, the […]


Ehrhardt + Partner Consulting (EPC) recognized the potential of Logistics 4.0.

The outcome of a study by Ehrhardt + Partner Consulting (EPC) can be summarized as: Many companies still not have recognized the potential of Logistics 4.0. The survey of 200 logistics companies […]


Swisslog about redefining the Role and Value of Services in Industry 4.0

  One of the biggest benefits Industry 4.0 promises is the ability to adapt to change as it occurs, quickly and efficiently. This is the driver behind many Industry 4.0 design principles, […]


Vanderlande joins pioneering robotics research project with FAST

Vanderlande has joined the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) and other partners to create industrial robots that will operate with increased independence and autonomy. The project – called FAST (new Frontiers in […]