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Tag: Industry 4.0


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Nokia expands Industry 4.0 drone sales in Europe, Asia Pacific

July 2, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Nokia continues to expand its channel activity around the supply of private 4G/5G networks, and related edge computing, hardware, and software applications; the Finnish vendor has announced a new deal with New York-based Westcon-Comstor (Westcon) to distribute its drone-in-a-box solution […]


Internet, Modern Media

Singtel and Hitachi pair 5G and AI for global Industry 4.0 push

June 28, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Singapore-based operator Singtel is working with Hitachi Digital, the digital-change unit of Japanese tech conglomerate Hitachi, to combine their respective 5G and AI offerings in service of the Industry 4.0 sector. Hitachi Digital will deploy Singtel’s Paragon edge platform at […]


Networks & Systems

HPE and Nvidia combine compute and cloud to drive gen AI for Industry 4.0

June 20, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and Nvidia have introduced a portfolio of joint AI solutions and integrations, together with joint sales tactics, to accelerate adoption of generative AI in Industry 4.0. They are presented under the banner Nvidia AI Computing by […]


Internet, Modern Media

IBM and Red Hat eye ‘community-driven’ gen AI for Industry 4.0

June 20, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

IBM’s research and development (R&D) unit has issued an interesting blog about domain-specific generative AI (gen AI) for Industry 4.0, which talks about how developers can convene around a “community-driven approach” to language model development. It has introduced a new […]


Internet, Modern Media

EDF boosts private LTE at French nuclear plants with Ericsson, Thales

May 31, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Electricity company EDF has accelerated its private LTE rollout at nuclear power plants in France with Ericsson and Thales. The firm, which originally scheduled two-to-four networks per year when the project was announced in 2021, told Private Networks Global Forum […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Integration of IoT, AI in Industry 4.0 poses risks for private networks

May 28, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Integrating IoT, AI and big data in Industry 4.0 poses significant security challenges for private 5G networks, increasing the attack surface due to numerous devices and complex networks, according to Mauricio Sanchez, senior director of enterprise security and networking research […]


Internet, Modern Media

Private 5G key to safeguard critical operations, sensitive data

May 23, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Private 5G networks offer significant security advantages over public networks for industrial applications, Janne Isosaari, senior director of operations for private networks Europe at Boldyn Networks said, adding that industrial facilities can deploy reliable private 5G networks that safeguard their […]


Internet, Modern Media

Vodafone joins LF Edge to boost industrial internet

May 6, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

LF Edge, an umbrella organization within the Linux Foundation, announced that Vodafone has joined the project as a new member, the former said in a release. Additional members of LF Edge include AMD, American Tower, Arm, AT&T, Baidu, Charter Communications, […]


Networks & Systems

HPE intros high-capacity Wi-Fi 7 access points to handle IoT/AI surge

April 29, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has said its new Aruba Wi-Fi 7 access points, out in July, deliver “up to 30 percent” more capacity for wireless traffic compared with standard Wi-Fi 7 gear, courtesy of the firm’s “ultra-tri band hardware technology”. […]


Networks & Systems

Private cellular IoT to reach 108m factory connections by 2030

April 24, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

There will be 108 million IoT connections on private LTE (4G) and 5G networks in the manufacturing sector in 2030, according to a new forecast from ABI Research. Manufacturing will be the biggest market for private 5G-IoT, it said. In […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Right way, wrong gear – 5G-ACIA sets plan to shift private 5G up a gear

April 22, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

The mood in the 5G Arena at Hannover Messe is muted, same as last year. All the buzz and excitement about private / industrial 5G at MWC, which seemed almost to bubble-over in the tight-knit halls of the Fira de […]


Local area networks and wide area networks

Swedish mining company Boliden taps Industry 4.0 startup Radtonics for private 5G

April 19, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Swedish mining company Boliden (New Boliden) has appointed local industrial 5G network “challenger” Radtonics to deploy a private 5G network at its mine in Garpenberg, in Dalarna County in Sweden. Boliden produces zinc, copper, lead, nickel, silver, and gold, at […]


Networks & Systems

Future Technologies sells $14m of private 5G to US energy sector in 12 months

March 21, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Evidence, or indication at least, that the burgeoning market for private networks in Industry 4.0 is as much about local knowhow and boots-on-the-ground as it is about global corporate reach; busy US-based system integrator Future Technologies has just stuck out […]


Networks & Systems

Ericsson opens federal 5G unit to sell USA-made tech to government agencies

March 19, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Is there an echo in here? Swedish vendor Ericsson has established a new federal division in the U.S. to deliver “5G-driven digital transformation” across multiple agencies in the U.S. federal government. It follows a similar move by Finnish rival Nokia […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Actility and Kerlink bundle radio and core into single private LoRaWAN IoT system

March 4, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

French LoRaWAN stalwarts Actility and Kerlink are integrating their LoRaWAN network hardware and connectivity software into a simplified private LoRaWAN network solution to enable “easy” deployment and scalability of industrial IoT projects, the pair have said. The combined solution includes […]


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Cisco joins with Misui, KDDI to deploy private 5G at Industry 4.0 test lab in Japan

March 1, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Japanese arm of Cisco has joined with Mitsui Information and KDDI Engineering, parts of trading group Mitsui Group and telecoms operator KDDI respectively, to deploy a private 5G network at the Shinwa Komaki SFiC Lab in Komaki City, in […]


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NTT and Schneider integrate private 5G into edge data-center bundle for Industry 4.0

February 26, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

MWC, Barcelona: UK-headquartered NTT has announced a go-to-market deal with energy management and automation specialist Schneider Electric to combine private 5G with the French firm’s ‘modular data centre’ proposition. They are pitching to industrial firms with large factories and remote […]


Internet, Modern Media

Hard truths and fairytales from the sharp-end of IoT (plus lessons for private 5G)

February 15, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

MWC is a brilliant show, of course. Not because of the big talk and shiny displays, although they are fun, too. But because you can get lost on the main streets and back alleys of this pop-up tech metropolis for […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Nokia preps generative AI chatbot for Industry 4.0 environments

February 14, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Nokia is readying a new generative AI tool for Industry 4.0 environments, to go with its private 5G and industrial edge products. The solution, called MX Workmate, is billed by the Finnish vendor as the “first OT-compliant gen AI solution […]


Networks & Systems

Hitachi splits Vantara in two – separates IoT/IT/OT solutions from cloud infra services

January 19, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

A piece of news from the back-end of last year, but worth memorialising here, in light of Hitachi Vantara’s early role in driving Industry 4.0 with its Lumada IoT platform, and its strategy and thought leadership to develop the co-creation […]