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Sensor solutions for robotics: Working together as equals

Humans and robots work hand in hand - just like SICK together with its customers...

Sensor Intelligence for the Chemical Industry

The future is now. In the production of chemicals, modern sensors are increasingly used to...

Safe network integration with microScan3

Up to now, functional safety technology in automation has mostly been separated from fieldbuses and...

IO-Link: Industry 4.0 for everyone

IO-Link is not just gaining increasing acceptance in an ever greater number of applications –...
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Smart Sensors from SICK: Suppliers of information for Industry 4.0

Networked production and control processes in complex machine environments determine the industrial future and make...

SEW-EURODRIVE

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Workplace 4.0 – insight at SEW-EURODRIVE Germany

In the factory of SEW-EURODRIVE near Bruchsal, Germany, the vision of Industry 4.0 has already become reality.

Evolution of Industrial Gears

Mechanical gearing technology has been a mainstay of industry for over a century and has...

The consumer market influences industrial production – Part Two

To accomplish the many interim steps involved in customisation, ordering and production within the desired...

The consumer market influences industrial production – Part One

Sooner or later, what we use in our homes usually ends up making its way...

Mobile systems

Achieving maximum flexibility and efficiency, producing batch sizes of one and optimising costs are what's...

FESTO

Festo invests in artificial intelligence

Festo signed a contract with Resolto Informatik GmbH on 17 April 2018, taking a further...

New Quick Check Tool from Festo helps companies prepare for Industry 4.0 adoption

Festo has developed an online tool to help companies assess their readiness for Industry 4.0...

Packaging machines with digital pneumatics

Coffee, sugar, pharmaceuticals - nowadays, virtually everything is packed in small, low-cost sachets. The flexible...

Digital maintenance of facilities with Smartenance

Preventive facility maintenance is important to prevent problems that can lead to the machine standing...

Large amounts of data – little effort

The Festo product portfolio is huge: there are over 30,000 catalogue products, some of which...

Industry News

Advanced manufacturer partners with University of Adelaide

Semiconductor manufacturing company Silanna is setting up a high-tech advanced manufacturing research facility at the University of Adelaide as...

AI teaches dexterity to a robotic hand

Researchers at non-profit AI research company OpenAI have taught an AI system called Dactyl to manipulate a...

FDT IIoT server-based architecture reaches member review milestone

FDT Group has announced that its emerging FDT IIoT Server (FITS)-based specification has been released...

Advanced manufacturing and services the keys to unlock new exports

The keys to unlocking new export opportunities for Australia lie in building advanced manufacturing capability...

Mastering mountains of Industry 4.0 data

Industry 4.0 is generating massive amounts of data that are increasingly difficult to handle. But...