In the classic factory of the 1950s, security was simple. Managers strolled from their offices on a floor that towered over plant activity, closely observing whether shift crews below were doing what they were supposed to do.
An inexpensive, portable and safe water disinfection system from Australia could be one solution to rehabilitating the Ganga River in Rajasthan.
Open Location Platform company, HERE, has announced a new platform that will harness real-time data generated by the on-board sensors of connected vehicles, to “create a live depiction of the road environment”.
The Switch, a technology specialist of advanced drive trains, has announced its acquisition of Wärtsilä’s marine drives business that encompasses specialised megawatt-class power drives targeting marine applications.
Yesterday, the world’s largest filled single-dish radio telescope launched in China, and it relies on a piece of West Australian innovation.
Since Dawn of the Dead was first released in 1978, the possibility of a viral outbreak that will turn us all into night crawling, flesh-eating zombies has become a worry for many and a very prolific Hollywood theme.
Today’s SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) systems offer a new generation of technology components that are easier to integrate, and provide improved capabilities and functionalities.
Advanced manufacturing systems, featuring state-of-the-art sensors and intelligent networking, are at the heart of the collection of big data and setting the pace for the achievements of Industry 4.0.
The first in vivo tests demonstrate ultrasound can be used to wirelessly power and communicate with millimetre-scale devices surgically placed in muscles and nerves.
The winners of the GIT Security Awards’ Safe Automation category have been announced, with Leuze Electronic taking first place for its laser safety scanners.
ABB has reorganised its ring-geared mill drive (RMD) portfolio to make it easier for its customers to identify and select the most suitable technology for their needs.
There are four different VORTAB Flow Conditioner models to accommodate a variety of process requirements.
Pilz has opened its regional headquarters for Southeast Asia in Singapore.
In response to the need for highly accurate, easy-to-use and cost-effective process gas analysis and emissions monitoring systems, Emerson has released the Rosemount CT5400 continuous gas analyser.
Turck has introduced its TBPN safety block I/O module, which it claims is the first I/O block module to combine both standard and safety inputs/outputs in a single device.
One would have thought that these days, terrorism has become so ingrained in our daily news and across the geo-political discourse that nothing could surprise us by this so-called modern phenomenon.
Any new technology is bound to have its share of challenges and barriers — for example the initial security concerns around cloud computing — and the Internet of Things (IoT) is no different.
Australian businesses within the manufacturing and process industries often highlight energy costs as the second highest burden their businesses face behind raw material costs.
This year’s global economic summit in Davos in Switzerland raised awareness of the opportunities of Industry 4.0 for everyone and not just for manufacturers or those with engineering degrees
According to analysts from Technavio, the global machine condition monitoring market will reach US$1.8 billion by 2020, driven by changes in industrial plant operations.