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  • A step towards smart oil platforms

    18 July 2022

    For smart devices, use in the oil industry, for example on an offshore oil platform, represents a real endurance test. The Pepperl+Fuchs brand ECOM Instruments subjected the Visor-Ex® 01, the first system consisting of smart glasses and smartphone certified for use in hazardous areas, to this endurance test during its development phase. The practical test reveals great potential for rollout in future applications....

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  • 5G innovations activate the full potential of digitalisation for hazardous industrial environments

    30 June 2022

    The focus in the explosion-hazardous industry sector is on increasing efficiency and flexibility of production. Due to the expansion of the 5G network, companies are relying on private LTE campus networks. With its current developments of 5G Ex devices (and solutions i.safe MOBILE is supporting the common 5G standard for cross-industry connectivity and increased production efficiency....

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  • Unmanned ground vehicle helps to tackle nuclear challenges

    29 April 2022

    The Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) helps UK companies win work across the nuclear sector – in new build, operations and decommissioning – and in other high-value manufacturing industries....

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  • Robotics collaboration develops inspection solution for hazardous areas

    29 April 2022

    Two robotics companies have collaborated to develop a robot capable of inspecting mining infrastructure, improving safety by removing the need for a human to conduct dangerous inspections. Australian companies Nexxis and Blueprint Labs have combined with the former’s software and technology with the latter’s robotic arms to produce an inspection robot for harsh environments....

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  • AI-powered environment, health and safety platform

    29 April 2022

    Intenseye has built an AI-powered environment, health and safety (EHS) platform that helps companies to scale employee health and safety across facilities....

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Neptune turns to digital twins for Dutch CCS 16 February 2022

Neptune Energy is developing “digital twins” of two platforms in the Dutch North Sea to save money, time and emissions on offshore work. The twins will also be used with planning a major carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in the same licence area....

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Smart glasses-smartphone solution – the Visor-Ex® 01 16 February 2022

ecom has announced the launch of a combined smart glasses and smartphone solution, the Visor-Ex® 01. The device is designed for use in hazardous areas and harsh environments. It is a lightweight yet industrial grade wearable for process industries like the chemical, petrochemical or pharmaceutical industry....

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Wall climbing robot can reduce workplace accidents 14 February 2022

HausBots has designed, built and created an innovative wall-climbing robot, that can climb vertical surfaces and be used for inspection and maintenance tasks such as building and infrastructure inspection and surveying or even painting....

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New collaboration to focus on powering wearable technology 10 February 2022

The power management of new wearable technology is set for further development thanks to a new collaboration with researchers in Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton....

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Robotic arm manufactured to significantly improve industry-wide waste removal methods 28 January 2022

A robot which accurately replicates the mechanics of a human arm has been manufactured to remove specific waste from hazardous liquids from a safe, remote distance....

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