The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to revolutionize the way the world works. Just think of intelligent homes, connected vehicles, smart traffic control, and telemedicine! Many IoT applications are still years of technology improvements away, but the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) implemented in today’s factories is something early adopters can benefit from right now. The IIoT in manufacturing has the potential to generate so much business value that it will eventually lead to the fourth industrial revolution, already named Industry 4.0. Continue reading
In many ways, 2016 was an important year for driverless vehicles full of historic moments. In that year, major automakers—from Daimler to BMW, Audi, and Hyundai—invested billions of dollars in autonomous vehicle development and worked in partnership with tech players to become leaders in the race for self-driving cars. It was the year driverless and semi-autonomous cars were made available to the public for the first time, at least in trial mode, and the year that sparked a hot debate on the challenges of self-driving mobility and car automation. Continue reading
On May 10–13, Moscow hosted the 28th edition of the Sviaz International Exhibition for Information and Communications Technology that occupied about 20,000 square meters in pavilions and on open-air space of the Expocentre Fairgrounds and attracted over 40,000 professionals. According to the organizers, over 300 companies from 17 countries, including Russia, the USA, Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Japan, and China, showcased their innovative telecom and IT equipment and products at the event.
At the end of April, Auriga’s experts participated in the 2016 edition of the world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology, Hannover Messe 2016, held in Hannover, Germany. The event included five action-packed days of applications-oriented forums, special conferences, riveting panel discussions, and remarkable presentations of high-caliber speakers from business, research, and government.
Robotics is one of the most exciting and rapidly advancing fields in technology at the moment. It holds tremendous potential for benefiting both industrial customers and private users in their day-to-day routine. Widely deployed in factories and homes, smart and collaborative robots have already become an indispensable part of our everyday lives, and this trend looks set to continue in the future almost indefinitely. Continue reading