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Digital Factory | 17 Jan. 2019
The road to digitization
To stay competitive, manufacturing enterprises need to integrate the data at play in all of their value-creation processes. From 1 to 5...
Industrie 4.0 | 17 Jan. 2019
German network operators take action over 5G allocation
Telefonica, Vodafone and Deutsche Telekom have taken legal action over the allocation guidelines for 5G frequencies: some of the...
Startups | 16 Jan. 2019
Support for startups is improving at universities
According to Gründungsradar 2018, more and more students and college graduates are succeeding in carrying their ideas and their knowledge...
Industrie 4.0 | 16 Jan. 2019
Smart factory project is looking for SMEs as partners
The “Smart Factory Hub” project offers small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) the opportunity to analyze the feasibility of smart factory...
Industrie 4.0 | 16 Jan. 2019
3D printing is being given a practical and a legal foundation
The Federal Institute of Occupational Safety and Health has drawn up an overview of current additive production processes and the legal...
Platform Economics | 15 Jan. 2019
Platform work is increasing continuously
The platform economy is only a very small segment of the job market in Germany but is growing steadily. Despite its poor reputation, it...
Digital Factory | 15 Jan. 2019
Companies want to start using 5G as early as 2020.
Many firms are in a hurry to implement the new standard. They want to launch corresponding projects by 2020.
Industrie 4.0 | 14 Jan. 2019
it’s OWL network funds five new projects
The search is on for innovative solutions for meeting the challenges of digitalization, from machine learning and big data through digital...
Industrie 4.0 | 12 Jan. 2019
Manuals aim to protect SMEs against industrial espionage
One in three SMEs in Germany has already been hit by economic or industrial espionage. Scientists are now proposing measures for improved...
Digital Factory | 10 Jan. 2019
Data volumes are growing; digital know-how is stagnating
The volume of data being recorded in industrial production has grown significantly. A recent study, however, has revealed that German...
Digital Factory | 09 Jan. 2019
Data volume expected to explode until 2025
The volume of data generated worldwide should increase from the current 33 to about 175 zettabytes in 2025. The authors of the "DataAge...
Integrated Automation, Motion & Drives | 09 Jan. 2019
A light-bulb moment
The emergency stop buttons from Murrelektronik feature a built-in reset button that lights up to indicate when a machine can be restarted....
Research & Technology | 09 Jan. 2019
Austria plans to promote mixed reality
This could prove popular: 25 industrial companies and several universities in Austria have jointly developed new and concrete mixed reality...
job and career | 08 Jan. 2019
Employees are taking digitization (too) lightly
Is digitization nothing but hype? This is what management consultancy Deloitte asks in the light of the findings of its latest analysis....
Integrated Automation, Motion & Drives | 08 Jan. 2019
The newcomers - company portrait endiio
Founded in Freiburg, financed by Austrians and celebrated by German mechanical engineers, endiio has triumphed with its customizable, energy...
Management | 08 Jan. 2019
Cyber policies in demand
Inflicting damage or stealing data – hackers are motivated by many different aims. The market for cyber insurance in German industry is...
Predictive Maintenance | 08 Jan. 2019
Troubleshooting embedded systems becomes easier
Embedded systems in many machines ensure that processes run smoothly. Researchers from Kaiserslautern have developed an award-winning method...