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Industry 4.0: Multi-touchscreen assistant for ease of operation

Nov 21, 2014 16:21 GMT Phoenix Contact UK One part of the Industry 4.0 demonstrator presented by Phoenix Contact at SPS IPC drives in Hall 9, booth 310 is a manual workstation. At this station, the labels for terminal blocks are automatically printed and then attached to the terminals by hand.

‘Measuring the Unmeasurable’ Conference

Nov 21, 2014 14:36 GMT Neopost Neopost are proud to be sponsoring the DMA’s annual one-day ‘Measuring the Unmeasurable’ conference on Tuesday 25th November 2014, 9.30am–5.15pm.

VELUX launches new roof windows as BIM objects for Revit and ArchiCAD

Nov 21, 2014 09:20 GMT BIMobject® VELUX releases new roof windows as information-rich BIM objects on the BIMobject® Portal. Their product range includes roof windows, flat roof windows and modular skylights as well as a range of decoration and sun screenings, roller shutters, installation solutions and intelligent home controls.

Grasping the potential of graphene

Nov 20, 2014 16:46 GMT Innovate UK A 2-dimensional form of carbon just one atom thick, graphene has many extraordinary properties – strength, conductivity and transmission of light to name a few. The potential applications could turn today’s market (worth about £25 million) into one worth billions of pounds a year.

Industry 4.0: Integrated engineering based on AutomationML and eCl@ss

Nov 20, 2014 16:18 GMT Phoenix Contact UK The Industry 4.0 demonstrator will play a key role during the trade fair appearance of Phoenix Contact at SPS IPCdrives 2014. This machine illustrates how some aspects of the Industry 4.0 future project can be implemented based on the example of automated control cabinet construction.

Business Continuity Institute Working Paper: Organisational resilience

Nov 20, 2014 11:59 GMT The Business Continuity Institute In the latest edition of the Business Continuity Institute’s Working Paper Series, Patrick Alcantara and Tim Jordan attempt to interrogate the literature behind organisational resilience and relate its implications to business continuity practitioners.

We ♥ BIMboard™

Nov 19, 2014 13:49 GMT BIMobject® BIMobject® launches BIMboard™, that allows users on the BIMobject® Portal to save their favorite products to a personal "BIMboard™", for easy access at any time. With BIMboard the daily work will be simplified for you as a user.

Moving from IT-powered automation to Industry 4.0

Nov 19, 2014 11:02 GMT Phoenix Contact UK Phoenix Contact regards Industry 4.0 as a model for the future development of industrial production systems. Therefore, the company is concentrating its activities on digital item description, secure communications, as well as intelligent and independent control of machinery and equipment in combination with easy installation and usability.

Business Continuity Institute named Training Resource of the Year (Business Continuity) at ACQ Global Awards

Nov 18, 2014 10:13 GMT The Business Continuity Institute Following on from its success at the Business Excellence Awards, the Business Continuity Institute has now been named Training Resource of the Year (Business Continuity) at the prestigious ACQ Global Awards.

Pladur® launches all their wall systems and ceilings as BIM objects

Nov 17, 2014 13:00 GMT BIMobject® Pladur® belongs to Uralita Group and is the market leader of composite construction systems for Gypsum boards in the Iberian market. Pladur has now created all their walls and ceilings as information rich BIM objects in cooperation with BIMobject®.