FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail“The world is changing, and changing extremely fast,” Swedish manufacturer Sandvik told PI World 2019 in Gothenburg this week. The firm, a ‘lighthouse’ smart manufacturer for the World Economic Forum, …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailThe operational technology (OT) industry moved to shore up its position as the arbiter of industrial change at PI World 2019 in Sweden today by declaring that new-fangled digital technologies …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailEricsson has completed a SEK 500 million ($52 million) overhaul of its Nanjing factory in China, where it produces LTE (4G) and 5G gear, to create what it claims to …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailAir France will track all bags at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport using radio frequency identification (RFID) tags from 2020. Around eight million pieces of baggage will be tagged each year, …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGerman industrial giant Siemens has announced it will acquire UK based Process Systems Enterprise (PSE), a supplier of advanced data modelling software for process industries, including the chemicals, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailThe mining industry continues to recruit operators and vendors to deploy new industrial LTE and 5G networks on the promise of industrial change. Minera Las Bambas in Peru, the ninth …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailVodafone has deployed a high speed, high capacity fibre optic network at Gatwick Airport in the UK to support 5G services, and enable higher levels of automation and intelligence in …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailIoT connectivity provider Senet has struck a deal with systems integrator SimplyCity to enable LoRaWAN for city councils in Australia, geared towards applications including energy metering, control systems, street lighting, …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailMcDonald’s has announced a deal to acquire Silicon Valley speech recognition startup Apprente for an undisclosed fee. It is the burger chain’s second acquisition of an artificial intelligence (AI) software …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailTest company Keysight Technologies has joined the 5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation (5G-ACIA) to establish a test framework for industrial 5G networks and applications, and to assure certification …

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