The interplay between automation and energy technology, IT platforms and artificial intelligence is driving the digital transformation of industry. With the lead theme "Integrated Industry - Connect & Collaborate", HANNOVER MESSE 2018 spotlights the potential of this development.
Energy | 18 Dec. 2017
Siemens and Intel network oil fields
Mining natural resources often requires facilities which are the size of entire smart cities. IoT well surveillance is now expected to...
Industrie 4.0 | 18 Dec. 2017
IoT and B2B are a perfect match
Bain & Company predicts that the IoT business in the B2B sector is set to grow to $331 billion worldwide by 2020, although demand is...
Digital Factory | 13 Dec. 2017
The telcos position themselves for networked factories
With fifth-generation (5G) mobile communication technologies, data-processing is getting closer to machines – and telecommunications...
Industrie 4.0 | 12 Dec. 2017
Costs and a shortage of skilled labor slow down digitization
A survey shows that companies are slow to adopt new Industry 4.0 solutions. The process advantage is the most important for manufacturing.
Industrie 4.0 | 11 Dec. 2017
Schaeffler builds a "Factory of the Future" in China
With the groundbreaking ceremony in November, automotive supplier Schaeffler started building its 75th production facility. E-mobility,...
Digital Twin | 10 Dec. 2017
Engineers and programmers are the parents of digital twins
According to IDC evaluations, 30% of G2000 companies will already be using data from digital IoT twins by 2020. This could increase...
Artificial Intelligence | 09 Dec. 2017
The manufacturing industry benefits from AI
An Accenture study promises manufacturing companies strong growth thanks to artificial intelligence. Intelligent robots and self-learning...
Industrie 4.0 | 08 Dec. 2017
OPC UA and TSN conquer the intelligent factory
Efforts to achieve a unified data exchange standard for industrial communication have been surprisingly successful. OPC UA is clearly in the...
Industrie 4.0 | 07 Dec. 2017
Microsoft’s IoT edge services are picking up speed
Decentralized data processing at the site of data generation, at the "edge" of the network, right on the machine, is a central criterion for...
Industrie 4.0 | 06 Dec. 2017
MindSphere gets software support in the IoT race
Siemens has a new strategic partner: Software AG complements the cloud-based, open IoT operating system MindSphere with components from its...
Industrie 4.0 | 02 Dec. 2017
Digitization comes from automation
On behalf of Telekom, techconsult is conducting a long-term study on digitization. The second edition of the SME digitization index results...
Industrie 4.0 | 01 Dec. 2017
Networked sensors can be tried out as open source
NIKI 4.0 allows mid-sized companies to test the benefits of Industry 4.0 networking and the associated costs.
Predictive Maintenance | 30 Nov. 2017
Machine learning enables cognitive predictive maintenance
An ERP platform with real-time data from the factory halls plus predictive maintenance thanks to machine learning - this combination is...
Industrie 4.0 | 30 Nov. 2017
Huawei and Gemalto bundle their NB IoT forces
The demand for NB IoT services is increasing rapidly. Companies that can become established on the hardware market now have a secure...
Industrie 4.0 | 29 Nov. 2017
NEC provides a dedicated LoRaWAN server for IoT networks
The need for solutions to control IoT devices has been straining networks since consumer and industry traffic has increased dramatically....
Predictive Maintenance | 23 Nov. 2017
Machine engineers are still on the lookout for PM business models
Predictive maintenance is one of the key advantages of Industry 4.0. It would offer the machine and plant engineering sector a...
Industrie 4.0 | 20 Nov. 2017
Vodaphone leads the market in M2M services
The market for machine-to-machine communication is anticipated to reach the US$ 27.62 billion mark by 2023, corresponding to an average...
Industrie 4.0 | 16 Nov. 2017
Mittelstand 4.0 competence center no. 20 good to go
The Planning and Construction competence center, set up by the BMWi to support mid-size companies and trade enterprises in the area of...
Integrated Industry | 14 Nov. 2017
The IoT security market reaches USD 48 billion
The growing number of devices that are connected via the IoT is putting the whole IoT ecosystem increasingly at risk. Security and...
Industrie 4.0 | 13 Nov. 2017
Microsoft becomes cloud and IoT supplier for Chevron
Chevron, the globally-operating energy corporation, has chosen Microsoft as its primary cloud provider. Together, the aim is to speed-up...