III Forum Industry 4.0

The Industry 4.0 commission, an initiative of the Catalan Industrial Engineers society (EIC) which now includes the Telecommunications Engineers, Systems Engineers, Civil Engineers and Agricultural Engineers and growing, celebrated the third edition of the Industry 4.0 Forum in the emblematic “Espai Endesa” building in Barcelona on Friday 1st of June with a full capacity audience. … Read more

Hannover Messe 2018 – Robotics

Robots and Mobile Platforms Industrial and Collaborative Robots Collaborative robots (or cobots) were very much in vogue at the messe, performing many and varied tasks including entertainment. The new range of lightweight robots (in prototype) LBR iisy from Kuka generated a lot of interest. Franka, the cool newcomer at last years HM, which is now … Read more

Hannover Messe 2018 – The Real Industry 4.0

“Integrated Industry, Connect and Collaborate” was the battle cry of this year’s Hannover Messe, attended by 210,000 visitors and some 5,000 exhibits. The term Industrie 4.0 was first coined at the Hannover Messe in 2011. It seems appropriate that, seven years on, we should see many examples of real world use cases and market ready … Read more