Manufacturing

Huge and noisy manufacturing plants benefit from modern two-way radio, which enables clearly audible communications thereby improving safety. At the same time, the rise of IoT, AI and analytics is giving rise to ‘digital twins’, allowing better modelling of plant processes and the gathering of insights from products

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Telefonica creates Spanish AI consortium

Telecoms giant Telefonica has announced the creation of what it claims will be Europe's largest artificial intelligence (AI) consortium focused on the industrial sector.

The IndesIA consortium has been formed by O2 owner Telefonica and Microsoft alongside four other ...

New co-chair for UK5G Manufacturing Working Group

The UK5G Manufacturing Working Group has appointed u-blox head of technology Sylvia Lu as its new co-chair.

UK5G is a national innovation network which claims it is "dedicated to the promotion of research, collaboration and the industrial application of 5G in the UK". ...

5G 'RuralDorset' testbed adds Qualcomm mmWave tech

Qualcomm Technologies has agreed a deal with the DCMS (Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport) to supply the RuralDorset 5G testbed with high-frequency, 5G mmWave modules.

The agreement announced today by the minister for digital Infrastructure, Matt Warman, ...

Toyota breaks ground at 175-acre ‘smart city’ in Japan

Automotive giant Toyota has begun work on building what it is calling “the city of the future” powered by robots and artificial intelligence (AI) on a 175-acre site in Japan.

The “Woven City”, which will be built at a site at the base of Mount Fuji, will house up to ...

In-Depth

Radio/alarm integration

Sam Fenwick delves into the business of integrating two-way radio systems with alarms and alerting systems, with plenty of tips for resellers and end-users

One of the most popular and effective ways to add value to a two-way radio system is to integrate it with the ...

Indoor coverage: the struggle

In-building coverage is increasingly becoming essential to developers, property managers and occupants – but providing it is a complex business, as Simon Creasey discovers

As recently as three years ago it would be unusual for an office occupier to want to speak to ...

Private networks vs slicing

Private mobile broadband networks that leverage shared and licence-exempt spectrum have big appeal for firms that handle sensitive data, but where will the spectrum come from, and could the fledgling industry be crushed once 5G network slicing comes into its own? Sam Fenwick ...

Protecting lone workers

The need to protect employees from all walks of life when they are working alone has given rise to a variety of products and systems that can be tailored to their needs. Sam Fenwick reports

Employers have a duty of care to their employees. That extends to when they ...

Comms in factories

The connected factory holds much promise for manufacturers, but if its full potential is to be realised, a raft of practical issues need to be considered and resolved, as Sam Fenwick discovers

Steve Johnson, Ruckus’s regional director, Northern Europe, sets the scene: ...

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