Apr. 16, 2018 - Honeywell Intelligrated has launched TechSight, a real-time augmented reality (AR) solution designed to reduce repair time and minimize operational disruption in the event of an unplanned outage.
Apr. 10, 2018 - The Industry 4.0 movement is completely up-ending manufacturing as we know it, and advanced mobile solutions, robotics, artificial intelligence, sophisticated sensors and the Internet of Things (IoT) are all playing a role in ushering in this next industrial revolution. According to VDC Research, the demand for mobile solutions that are more intuitive and easier to learn is a key pressure for warehouse environments undergoing mobility transformations.
Mar. 29, 2018 - EIT Digital has announced it is developing a tracking system to precisely track workers’ and machinery movements in industrial environments to help minimize safety and logistic challenges.
Mar. 26, 2018 - CIeNET, a global technology service provider of technical consulting and software engineering solutions, has announced the grand opening of its Canadian Technology and Development Center located in the city of Markham in Greater Toronto Area, Ont.
Mar. 14, 2018 - Manufacturers are under more pressure to exploit technology than ever before. Trends called Industrie 4.0, Postmodern ERP, smart manufacturing and the Internet of Things (IoT) are all terms used to encapsulate a variety of technologies that have the potential to benefit a manufacturer. But reading case studies about machine learning, warehouse drones and smart machines can be intimidating and some manufacturers wonder how to get started and take advantage of all the new stuff.
Mar. 8, 2018 - Quebec startup Poka has raised $10 million in financing which it says will help itexpand into the United States and Europe and better support its growing global customer base. In addition to the ongoing participation of Poka’s original seed investors, iNovia Capital and Uncork Capital, participants in the Series A funding round included Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec through its fund Espace CDPQ, Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (RBVC) and the Leclerc family.
Feb. 28, 2018 - Siemens today announced the Valor IoT Manufacturing Analytics product, a new Big Data and business intelligence platform that monitors and manages global electronics manufacturing operations for real-time manufacturing utilization and overall equipment effectiveness (OEE).
Feb. 8, 2018 - Many manufacturers struggle to allocate inventories properly to simultaneously meet their master production schedule of finished goods to satisfy new orders and meet service level agreements for spare parts for their customers. This plagues large and small companies alike. In fact, one of the top ten reasons that startups fail is due to poor inventory management, according to WASP Barcode.
Feb. 5, 2018 - According to Statista, there were 453 million connected wearable devices worldwide in 2018, a figure that is predicted to increase to 593 million this year. While the market is currently dominated by smart watches, you may be surprised at the benefits wearables can bring to a manufacturing facility. Smart watches are not the only wearable tech. The sector has rapidly expanded and now includes radiation-blocking underwear, smart shoes and emotion-sensing bracelets. As well as weird and wonderful applications, wearable tech is becoming a staple factory technology by offering safety and productivity benefits.
Feb. 3, 2018 - The theoretical benefits of Industry 4.0 are well-known, but how can we speed up its adoption and what practical tools are available to those who want to establish a factory of the future? Ivo Maltir, vice president of Desoutter, a specialist in industrial assembly solutions, examines the challenges and opportunities involved.
Jan. 31, 2018 - The Fourth Industrial Revolution is well underway and as state-of-the-art technology drops in price, many more industries are benefiting from smart factories. As a recent PwC survey found 72 per cent of companies expect to achieve advanced levels of digitization by 2020, the reach of these technologies is only set to increase in 2018. With industrial digital technologies playing such a significant role in the transformation of the sector, what should manufacturers be investing in?
Jan. 23, 2018 - Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) has launched its Honeywell Connected Plant Uniformance Cloud Historian, describing it as a software-as-a-service Cloud hosting solution for enterprise-wide visualization and analysis that helps customers improve asset availability and increase plant uptime.
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