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ANYbotics introduces end-to-end robotic inspection solution 21 April 2021

ANYbotics is launching a new end-to-end robotic inspection solution for operators of energy and industrial processing plants. While demand for lower downtime and better safety increases on production sites, technologies have not yet caught up with the complex structures of industrial facilities....

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Taurob and Equinor to introduce autonomous robots on Norway's offshore platforms 15 April 2021

Equinor is introducing autonomous ATEX-certified robots on their oil and gas installations. Partner in the project is inspection robotics specialist Taurob from Austria. Its robot will be used to conduct routine inspection and maintenance tasks on offshore installations....

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Extronics awarded Second Development Fund for social distancing & contact tracing solution 24 March 2021

Extronics has been awarded a phase two grant from the UK government sustainable innovation fund for its work in developing a contact tracing and social distancing solution primarily targeted at process industries but also suitable in other work environments....

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Collaborative working during the pandemic 22 January 2021

Working remotely has become a necessity due to the current global pandemic and this presents a wide range of challenges for manufacturing businesses and other types of activity which requires a person to be physically present....

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RSM-Ex 01 BT Z0 – ECOM Instruments offers intrinsically safe Bluetooth Remote Speaker Microphone for Zone 0/21 09 December 2020

Clear communications at any times is particularly important for lone workers in hazardous areas. To secure their safety and optimal working conditions ECOM Instruments, a Pepperl+Fuchs brand, offers a wireless Bluetooth remote speaker microphone with an operating time up to 78 hours beside the wired RSM-Ex 01....

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UK HSE and Lloyd’s Register apply machine learning to mine insight from decades of safety data 01 December 2020

Lloyd’s Register is working with the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to bring together and analyse safety data on an unprecedented scale, powered by its latest digital innovation - Severity Scanner. The tool has been enabled by Discovering Safety which has allowed unprecedented access to lessons learnt from past incidents in order to make the working world safer and prevent death and serious injury....

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Secure remote maintenance for safety systems 26 November 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has given the world a boost in digitisation that no one could have imagined. It can therefore be expected that previously known trends towards automation and digitalisation will continue to increase even faster. A particularly important aspect of digitalisation is the issue of remote access to industrial facilities....

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Digitalisation in Service and Maintenance - Process Industry in Transition 19 November 2020

Where once technicians used a clipboard and a pen, remote monitors, smartphones, and tablets with the appropriate applications, software solutions, and real-time information are now the tools of choice....

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Smart access solutions 17 November 2020

Access control provider Locken gained ATEX certification in 2019 for its electronic access control solution that is powered by a contactless technology patented by parent company Iseo. The solution complies with the requirements for explosive atmospheres and provides a contactless and current-free solution for ATEX access points....

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Communication solutions for high noise environments 17 November 2020

Founded in 2006 through a partnership with the University of Western Australia and Curtin University, Australia-based Sensear has developed and manufactured digital over-the-ear and in-the-ear headsets for use with two-way radio and Bluetooth communication devices....

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