Manufacturing Software

The robot army is moving

A threat to jobs, a health and safety risk and a technological nightmare. Despite these common protests against robotic technology, demand is growing, creating a new challenge for robot component suppliers. Chris Johnson, managing director of precision bearing specialist SMB Bearings, explains. As…

🕘 20/08/2019

New offline programming for laser welding cells

Instead of having to teach the robot each individual point of travel, TruTops Weld calculates the robot’s movements automatically The new TruTops Weld programming software allows users to create welding programmes offline on a computer while the laser welding cell is producing parts. They…

🕘 31/05/2019

Do people, places and profit hold the key? Three advantages of IT/OT convergence

Engineers and academics have been extolling the benefits of IT and OT convergence as far back as the early Eighties, but many businesses are still reluctant to adopt platforms that combine the two. Here, Martyn Williams, managing director of industrial software provider COPA-DATA UK, explains the…

🕘 20/05/2019

UK expansion for global software supplier

Industrial software supplier , COPA-DATA, is celebrating its continuous growth with the appointment of two new employees to its UK team. With headquarters in Salzburg, Austria, COPA-DATA has local sales and technical support in 46 countries. The expansion of the UK team will facilitate the…

🕘 29/04/2019

Oden launches industry’s first cloud and edge Machine Learning and AI framework for manufacturing

Oden Technologies, the intelligent industrial automation provider, has announced what it claims is the industry’s first end-to-end Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) framework for manufacturing. With a novel, patent-pending infrastructure spanning both the cloud and the…

🕘 17/01/2019

NI Accelerates Beyond the Speed of Innovation With LabVIEW 2018

Engineers can use LabVIEW 2018, LabVIEW NXG and the NI software portfolio to reach optimal testing performance. National Instruments (NI), the provider of a software-defined platform that helps accelerate the development and performance of automated test and automated measurement systems, has…

🕘 04/06/2018

DriveWorks 16 Released

DriveWorks design automation and sales configurator software brings together engineering and sales teams to allow manufacturing companies to offer customisable and configurable 3D products as part of their digital strategy. This is often referred to as ‘configure, price and quote&rsquo…

🕘 04/05/2018

Apple and GE partner to bring Predix industrial apps to iPhone and iPad

Apple and GE have announced a partnership to deliver powerful industrial apps designed to bring predictive data and analytics from Predix, GE’s industrial Internet of Things (IoT) platform, to iPhone and iPad. The two companies unveiled a new Predix software development kit (SDK) for iOS…

🕘 20/10/2017

EPLAN's engineering all-rounder

The new Eplan Platform version 2.7 is now available. The platform’s system for consistent digitisation and an interdisciplinary focus for engineering processes allow data to be continually enhanced along the entire value chain process. Nineteen software languages, numerous detail upgrades and…

🕘 19/10/2017

samos® PLAN 6 - reduces time and effort, boosts efficiency and minimises possible mistakes

In response to customer demand, Wieland Electric has developed the new samos ® PLAN 6 project planning tool, an extremely user friendly programming software with the option of automatic or manual configuration. With the automatic module configuration you can start inserting sensors, function…

🕘 19/09/2017