News Maker — MarketStudyReport.com adds “Asia-Pacific Industrial Control Systems Market – Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2015 – 2020)”new report to its research database. Of late, computers control many industries in the Asia-Pacific region. Computers control some of the most critical operations, so their requirement for industrial control systems is increasing in this region.
Indian Express — Some call it the fourth industrial revolution or “industry 4.0”; for others, the time when machines can “talk” at “smart” factories and “connected” homes to make your life better is here. But for India, Internet of Things (IoT) can bring a real revolution: empowering millions in rural areas and connecting “humans” to the mainstream.
Straits Times — In the not-too-distant future, different car models will be manufactured on a single, flexible production line “manned” by smarter, nimbler, autonomous robots that collaborate with humans and each other. Car parts will be able to recognise each other. Car components, meanwhile, make their own way down the assembly line and are re-ordered when needed, maximising just-in-time logistics.
NASDAQ — Infosys Limited has joined forces with U.S.-based conglomerate General Electric Company and other members of the Industrial Internet Consortium (“IIC”) to develop innovative Internet of Things (“IoT”) offerings. Through this alliance with its peers, Infosys intends to consolidate its position in the global cloud market.
India Times — BENGALURU: Infosys is building new solutions in the Internet of Things (IoT) space for its clients and has formed a partnership with long-time customer General Electric, at a time when the US-based industrial conglomerate is doubling down on industrial internet. Industrial Internet refers to the integration of appliances and machinery with sensors and software that are networked.
Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group, the world’s biggest electronic component maker, known as Hon Hai in Taiwan, is in talks with German industrial group Siemens AG to develop digitalized manufacturing in its production facilities. Ken Cheng, vice president of Siemens Taiwan, said Thursday that Foxconn chair Terry Gou spent 90 minutes at the Siemens booth at the Hannover Messe trade show in April this year.
Digi Times — Advantech, the largest Taiwan-based industrial computing device maker, Panasonic and Aurotek, a Taiwan sales agent for automation components produced by Advantech and Panasonic, have signed for cooperation to promote Industry 4.0 and smart factory solutions in Taiwan, according to Advantech.
Digi Times — Notebook ODM Inventec has signed an MoU with Siemens PLM Software, Siemens AG’s subsidiary, for a 5-year strategic partnership to promote Germany Industry 4.0 in Taiwan, according to the company. Siemens PLM Software will provide its software solutions to help Inventec boot Germany Industry 4.0 in Taiwan, Inventec indicated. While many Taiwan-based enterprises have sought partnership with Siemens PLM Software, Inventec has become the first partner, Inventec said.