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Fraunhofer News

Smart finger ring with integrated RFID chip

House key, wallet, health insurance card, hotel key card — a smart finger ring could replace all these in the future. Produced by a 3D printing process, the ring has an integrated RFID chip, tamper-proof, sealed and invisible.

Beckhoff News

C6030 and C6032 specified for XTS

Both Industrial PCs enable the operation of up to 100 movers.

Pilz News

SECURITYBRIDGE FIREWALL FROM PILZ NOW ALSO PROTECTS AUTOMATION NETWORKS THAT INCLUDE DEVICES FROM THIRD-PARTY SUPPLIERS - OPEN FOR MANIPULATION-PROOF COMMUNICATION

The SecurityBridge firewall from Pilz now also guarantees the monitoring of data communication between any other network subscribers outside of the Pilz range. As such there is even greater flexibility to incorporate it into existing industrial automation networks. Thanks to authentication and permission management, the SecurityBridge efficiently protects against potential data manipulation. As a result, the open firewall from Pilz increases plant availability.

KTN News

PREVIEW: THE ROBOTICS & AI INDUSTRY SHOWCASE REVEALS FULL PROGRAMME

The UK manufacturing industry will hear from expert speakers using and developing robotics and AI in the most advanced and forward-looking sectors of UK industry at the Robotics & Artificial Intelligence (RAI) Industry Showcase, which returns virtually on 25 – 27 May 2021.

Fraunhofer News

Disinfection robot: Value created by linking up to building data

The disinfection robot BALTO — named after a sled dog who carried urgently needed vaccines to a highly inaccessible region of Alaska a hundred years ago — is capable of disinfecting door knobs and similar objects. It does this autonomously, reacting to human beings in the surrounding area at the same time. An interface with the Building Information Modeling (BIM) process makes this possible.

Kuka News

Efficient automation in the plastics industry

Greater efficiency, greater cost-effectiveness and greater flexibility: there are a number of benefits attributed to robotic process automation within the plastics industry, all which ultimately support process optimisation.

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