Digitalization

Siemens and UL catapult digital twins into valid quality for product approval

For the first time, an industrial product was certified for the United States after some of the required tests were digitally simulated and the results were only confirmed by physical tests. This achievement by Siemens and UL Solutions is likely to be a first for national certification processes of this kind worldwide...

Siemens Chengdu factory

The World Economic Forum (WEF) officially announced the 11th batch of global lighthouse factories Mid of December 2023, and Siemens Industrial Automation Products Chengdu Production and R&D Base, also known as Siemens Industrial Automation Products, Chengdu (SEWC), has been awarded the "Sustainability Lighthouse"....

Simatic Robot Pick AI is an image processing software for robot solutions based on machine learning

In October 2023, the first AI pilot projects of the “Green AI Hub Mittelstand”, an initiative by the German Federal Ministry for Environment geared towards small and medium sized enterprises, have begun work. Within the project, over the course of six months, AI experts developed sustainable AI applications for at...

Hannover Messe 2024 will showcase solutions for a more sustainable industry

Expanding the own competitiveness, protecting the climate, driving prosperity: these are the major tasks currently facing industry. New technologies are the key to meeting these challenges. Hannover Messe 2024 provides answers to how companies can efficiently use automation, artificial intelligence, renewable energies...

New Gaia-X CEO Ulrich Ahle

Gaia-X European Association for Data and Cloud Aisbl has appointed Ulrich Ahle as its new Chief Executive Officer. The current CEO of the Fiware Foundation will take up his new position on 01 November 2023. He succeeds Francesco Bonfiglio, who had been leading the non-profit association for almost three years. Ulrich...

Rockwell has signed an acquisition agreement with Clearpath Robotics

Rockwell Automation has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Clearpath Robotics, a Canadian manufacturer of autonomous robotics for industrial applications. Autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) are the next step in industrial automation and transformation. The acquisition further expands Rockwell's position in realizing...

Risc-V processor core EMSA5-FS

The accessibility of Risc-V has started a revolution and, thanks to its open architecture, allows developers to design processors tailored to specific requirements. The Fraunhofer IPMS also offers a processor IP based on the Risc-V instruction set architecture. The institute has extensive Risc-V expertise, which is...

40,000 interested people visited Automatica 2023

The world of work and society are facing a massive upheaval in the coming years. Automatica 2023 in Munich at the end of June demonstrated the solutions offered by intelligent automation and robotics in this context. After only a one-year break, the trade fair welcomed 40,000 visitors from around 88 nations. That was...

Delta PLC controllers

Delta is introducing the compact, mid-range “AX-300N” and “AX-324N” PLC controllers. These “AX-3” series controllers offer a Codesys development environment to enable intelligent industrial automation applications. Compatibility with Delta AS Series IO products and support for a broad range of industrial communication...

Sesotec booth Interpack 2023

The Interpack trade show, which took place from May 4-10 in Düsseldorf, Germany, provided Sesotec with an excellent platform to showcase its latest hardware and software products as well as service solutions. In particular, the presented improvements for foreign object detection with artificial intelligence (AI), the...