Volkswagen Group has announced virtual reality applications for production and logistics enabling engineers to meet in a virtual environment to exchange ideas between the German HQ and its manufacturing locations abroad.
Ransomware attacks are rising in frequency and manufacturers are a key target for organised crime. Helen Saunders discusses the threats and outlines the steps you can take to minimise the damage to production, reputation and the bottom line.
Cambashi, an international, industry analyst company based in Cambridge, has just completed a research project into the industrial application of the Internet of Things to establish the market’s structure and direction. In the second article on this subject, Alan Griffiths asks: "Who does what in Industrial IoT?"
Digital solutions such as artifical intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-learning are driving revenue growth, however strategic uncertainty around cloud infrastructure is preventing businesses from truly becoming digital, according to a new global survey.
Despite Albert Einstein’s fears that technology would create a “generation of idiots”, automation has improved quality of life for most people and created a wealth of new and more skilled industrial positions.