Industrie 4.0 | 15 Jan. 2018
Two levels: Digital transformation
Digitalization is changing both society and business. Both are relevant to the industrial sector. The two levels of transformation can be...
Integrated Automation, Motion & Drives | 15 Jan. 2018
MQTT Version 5 released
The lightweight protocol is especially suitable for M2M communication, with the latest version boasting a multitude of improvements.
Integrated Energy | 14 Jan. 2018
Capacitor effect generates power from elastomeric films
Researchers at the Fraunhofer ISC are developing novel materials that silently and directly convert the mechanical energy in the flowing...
Energy | 14 Jan. 2018
The German battery cell Gigafactory starts operations
In January 2018 a consortium of 17 companies and research institutes is commencing research and development for the large-scale production...
Career 4.0 | 13 Jan. 2018
Universities educate with a focus on digitization
To resolve the shortage of skilled workers with urgently needed digital skills in the medium term, the first universities are integrating...
Integrated Energy | 13 Jan. 2018
Swiss regional railway is testing solar plants
In a feasibility study, the Swiss Südostbahn AG (SOB) has tested the use of mobile lightweight photovoltaic systems on its railway cars.
Industrial Supply | 12 Jan. 2018
RFID tags accelerate production and logistics
Many experts currently see the greatest potential for increasing profitability and cutting costs in process optimization. A new approach is...
Artificial Intelligence | 12 Jan. 2018
Hassle-free parking with the ZF ProAI
Autonomous parking is here to help - the days of worrying about tight parking spaces are a thing of the past, thanks to the AI Control Box...
Predictive Maintenance | 12 Jan. 2018
Testify app mobilizes quality control
The Austrian startup Dataformers wants to revolutionize quality control – with digital checklists in a mobile app. The collected data should...
Predictive Maintenance | 11 Jan. 2018
Smart manufacturing now in Halls 22/23 also
Predictive maintenance, intelligent drive systems… Halls 22 and 23 will address important issues for Industrie 4.0.
Industrie 4.0 | 11 Jan. 2018
Industrie 4.0 – IIoT – Industrial IT
A special platform in Hall 8 brings the topics of digital transformation together. The center can be found where the international Forum...
Global Business & Markets | 11 Jan. 2018
Data centers create new jobs
German data centers have created more than 15,000 new jobs since 2014, according to the study by the Borderstep Institute for Innovation and...
Lightweight Construction | 11 Jan. 2018
Airlines plan ultralight supersonic aircraft
After the demise of the Concorde, supersonic aircraft for travelers could soon become reality again: Japan Airlines is investing in the...
Artificial Intelligence | 11 Jan. 2018
Tübingen AI becomes smarter through play
Playing is learning, they say. That’s certainly true at BrainControl. Computer scientists at the University of Tübingen have used the...
Digital Twin | 10 Jan. 2018
Great Britain wants to create a digital infrastructure model
A digital twin is supposed to support the future decision-making of the British in the planning of transport systems and energy supply.
Research & Technology | 10 Jan. 2018
A nose for social responsibility
Business students at the Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development (HNEE) have a nose for how to make environmental management more...
Industrial Supply | 10 Jan. 2018
Smart Supply: the road to even greater integration
The "Connect & Collaborate" lead theme for HANNOVER MESSE 2018 fits the industrial subcontracting sector like a glove.
Integrated Energy | 10 Jan. 2018
Production waste ensure energy supply
Alternative concepts for electricity and heat supply are on the rise in the commercial sector as well. Even the waste from neighboring...
Industrie 4.0 | 10 Jan. 2018
Pioneering software helps with digitalisation
A new evaluation tool will help companies introduce interactive assistance systems and facilitate the implementation of Industry 4.0...
Career 4.0 | 10 Jan. 2018
Employees hardly care about digital literacy
As the digitalization trend in industry progresses, only about 10% of employees are willing to independently acquire additional digital...