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ABB Robotics Teams with Innovative Tech Start-Up to Deliver Sustainable and Affordable Housing

July 18, 2024 ABB Robotics announced it is collaborating with UK-based tech start-up AUAR, to advance the use of robotic micro-factories to build affordable, sustainable low energy timber homes.   AUAR’s transformative approach to integrating robotic automation into the building process will tackle skills shortages, boost sustainability, and improve health and safety by deploying robots in…

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ABB Robotics Advances Construction Industry Automation to Enable Safer and Sustainable Building

July 18, 2024 9 out of 10 construction businesses predict a skills crisis by 2030, with 81 percent saying they will introduce robots in the next 10 years, while safety and the environment both catalysts for accelerating investment in robotics. ABB Robotics is driving automation in the construction industry with new robotic automation solutions to…

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ABB Robotics and SAMSUNG E&A Join Forces to Create Automated Construction Factories

July 18, 2024 “Productivity improvement and sustainability are two of the pressing challenges currently facing the engineering, procurement & construction (EPC) industry. With the construction sector estimated to be responsible for around one-third of the world’s total waste*, automation provides significant opportunity for improvements by reducing errors during production,” said Craig McDonnell, Managing Director Business…

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A Guide to Controller Area Network (CAN) for Industrial Applications

July 10, 2024 In industrial and automotive communication protocols, the Controller Area Network (CAN) bus stands out for its robustness, efficiency, and adaptability. Originally developed for the automotive industry to reduce the complexity and weight of car wiring, CAN bus has expanded beyond its initial application to become a widely adopted standard in mechatronics and…

ABB Launches ReliaHome™ Smart Panel Energy Management Solution in the U.S. and Canada
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ABB Launches ReliaHome™ Smart Panel Energy Management Solution in the U.S. and Canada

June 5, 2024 Advancing its commitment to bringing smart, sustainable technologies to homes in the U.S. and Canada, ABB launches the new ReliaHome™ Smart Panel – its first residential energy management software platform in these markets. In collaboration with its partner Lumin, a pioneer in responsive load management, the new cutting-edge offering provides enhanced customer experience and exceptional convenience…

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FLIR Announces Extech BR450W Series of Wireless Video Borescopes

May 22, 2024 Easily Inspect Areas Out of Reach and Document Findings with Articulating or Dual-View Video Borescopes FLIR, a Teledyne Technologies company, has announced the Extech BR450W Series of video borescopes for inspecting difficult-to-reach targets in building, automotive, and plant maintenance applications. The two models, the BR450W-D Dual HD Wireless and BR450W-A2 Two-Way Articulating…

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Eve Is Ready and Willing to Enhance Smart Living

May 10, 2024 By Krystie Johnston The cleanest energy is the energy that you don’t use. The good news is, there are great technologies such as Eve Systems and ABB’s smart buildings portfolio to help you use the energy that you do use as efficiently as possible. Energy efficient building technologies can make meaningful impacts…

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Smart Buildings: the Smart Choice for Sustainability

By Ali Dika The sustainability benefits of smart homes are well publicised and those of us who have digital power outlets, smart thermostats and automatic lights know firsthand about the energy and cost savings. However, much less discussed is the broader adoption of smart building technology by companies and industries. With buildings generating nearly 30…

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Invertek Drives Achieves Record Turnover as US Market Emerges as Largest Key Region

May 7, 2024 UK-based Invertek Drives, a global leader in variable frequency drive (VFD) technology, is celebrating a significant milestone with confirmation of a record turnover of £96.5 million in 2023. It represents a significant increase from £76.3 million in the previous year. The US and America markets have emerged as the company’s largest sales…

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Invertek Drives Launches Extended Optidrive Coolvert Range with Higher Power Ratings at MCE 2024

May 7, 2024 Invertek Drives has revealed the extension of its industry-leading Optidrive Coolvert (HVAC-R) variable frequency drive (VFD) with the launch of two new compact frame sizes with higher power ratings at MCE – Mostra Convegno Expocomfort 2024, Milan, Italy (Stand K53), that took place from March 12-15, 2024. Specifically designed for BLDC compressors, Heat Pumps…

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Siri’s First Head of Product and Design Launches a New AI Startup Combating Misinformation

April 29, 2024 Proemial, supported by well-known tech leaders such as the Amazon CTO, is now launching the groundbreaking knowledge platform, ‘proem’. proem answers user questions backed by scientific research papers and leverages AI to summarize the findings, helping non-experts easily understand and share even complex knowledge Siri’s first Head of Product and Design, Mads…

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Canada Controls Announces Distribution Expansion of Lynxspring JENEsys Edge Controllers

April 22, 2024 Canada Controls announced today their distribution partnership with Lynxspring, allowing the sales of the JENEsys Edge portfolio of IP controllers and extension modules Lynxspring, Inc. is a premier manufacturer, developer, and provider of software and hardware platforms for smarter buildings. Their Niagara-based JENEsys Edge is designed to meet today’s requirements to connect,…

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The X-400 and X-600M: What Is the Difference?

April 16, 2024 Learn the differences between two of ControlbyWeb’s most popular and powerful controllers Both the X-400 and the X-600M are expandable with their modular I/O products. However, they have some differences between them, such as security, dashboards, number of supported I/O and more. X-600M The X-600M is our master controller that offers multiple…

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Emergency Lockdown Solutions with ControlByWeb

April 16, 2024 Emergency lockdown solutions are important. Ensuring the safety of workers and students is crucial in today’s society. In situations that are changing quickly, traditional emergency response techniques might not be sufficient. To solve this issue, ControlByWeb provides creative solutions, including an extensive and effective emergency lockout system for offices and schools. Overview…

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Supervisory Board Endorses Strategic Direction and Leadership Team of Siemens AG and Extends the Contract of Roland Busch, President and CEO

April 15, 2024 The Supervisory Board of Siemens AG confirmed a five-year contract extension for President and Chief Executive Officer Roland Busch from April 1, 2025 The Supervisory Board of Siemens AG confirmed a five-year contract extension for President and Chief Executive Officer Roland Busch from April 1, 2025. The move is a mark of…

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Successful Start to Fiscal 2024 for Siemens

April 15, 2024 Siemens made a successful start to fiscal 2024 with a strong performance in the first quarter (ended December 31, 2023). At €2.7 billion, Profit Industrial Business increased at nearly all industrial businesses to reach a record high for the first quarter of a fiscal year. On this basis, Siemens confirms its outlook…