Nokia and AT&T launch industry-grade 4.9G LTE network in Mexico

Container Port

Telco titans Nokia and AT&T have joined forces to deploy an industrial-grade private 4.9G LTE network in Mexico.

Based at the APM Terminals container facility in Yucatan, the connectivity solution uses Nokia’s Digital Automation Cloud (DAC) platform to manage maritime terminal operations through edge services and a high-performance wireless network.

APM Terminals Yucatan is a 11.5 hectare deep-water port and key logistics location in Puerto Progreso which provides...

Stratus Technologies presents smart manufacturing solutions at ARC event

Automotive Manufacturing Facility

Edge software firm Stratus Technologies is currently showcasing its second-gen ztC Edge platform along with a number of pre-validated control architectures at the 26th annual ARC Industry Forum.

Taking place in Orlando, Florida from June 6-9, the event will also see a number of discussions including Stratus employees and clients on topics such as digital transformation and edge use cases.

On June 8, Jason Andersen, vice president of business line management at Stratus,...

Thundercomm launches three new edge AI products at CES 2022

Thunder and Lightning

Thundercomm, an IoT product and solution provider, unveiled three new edge computing products at CES 2022 in Las Vegas.

The line-up includes two new EBX edge AI boxes, the EB2 and the EB6, as well as an AI training platform called ModelFarm.

Building on the back of Thundercomm’s EB5 launch, which has seen usage in smart city and manufacturing use cases, the EB2 and EB6 are designed to meet demands at different market segments.

The EB2 Edge AI box focuses on...

Verizon and Google Cloud partner on 5G mobile edge network for industry

5G Edge Robotics

Verizon and Google Cloud have joined forces to bring cloud computing technology closer to mobile and connected devices at the edge of the service provider’s network.

By combining Verizon 5G Edge with Google Distributed Cloud Edge, Google’s compute and storage services will be brought to the edge of Verizon’s local network.

This will provide the necessary bandwidth and low latency for real-time enterprise applications such as autonomous mobile robots, intelligent...

Vecow and Blaize partner on workstation-grade edge AI

Vecow ECX-2400 AI

Vecow, an embedded PC company, is launching a new AI-powered edge computing solution in partnership with AI edge firm Blaize.

The Vecow ECX-2400 AI Computing System has been designed to use the Blaize Graph Streaming Processor (GSP) based Xplorer AI accelerator to deliver much improved AI performance with higher system reliability, lower power consumption, and faster time-to-market.

The system is intended for industrial applications such as smart AOI, public security,...

4 tech strategies every manufacturer should consider post-pandemic

A manufacturing plant.

How can process manufacturers overcome challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic? By Aric Prost, senior director of business development, Stratus Technologies look at four computing approaches every manufacturer should consider for success in 2021—and beyond.

While the COVID-19 pandemic affected virtually every industry in 2020, it hit manufacturing harder than most. According to a survey, nearly 80% of industrial manufacturers said they expected the COVID-19 crisis to...

Lockheed Martin opens advanced manufacturing site for Orion spacecraft

Lockheed Martin NASA STAR Centre

Aerospace and defence company Lockheed Martin has opened its Spacecraft Test, Assembly and Resource (STAR) Centre to expand production for NASA’s Orion spacecraft programme.

The facility, based in Titusville, Florida, will be a “digitally transformed factory of the future” says Lockheed.

“The STAR Centre is a spacecraft factory of the future and is the centrepiece of our commitment to build sustainable and affordable capabilities for NASA to send astronauts to...

InterDigital and Anritsu partner to present smart factory multi-access edge computing demo

Factory robots building a car.

Mobile and video technology R&D firm, InterDigital, has partnered with Anritsu, a provider of comms test and measurement solutions, on a smart factory use case for 5G New Radio (NR) using network slicing and multi-access edge computing (MEC) capabilities.

Utilising InterDigital’s Intelligent Edge solution for smart factories alongside the Anritsu Rapid Test Designer (RTD) and MT8000A Radio Communication Test Station, which simulates a Standalone (SA) mode 5G NR network, the...

Emerson unveils edge software for advanced machine analytics

Emerson’s PACEdge.

Technology and engineering firm, Emerson, has launched its PACEdge industrial edge platform, designed to help manufacturers accelerate digital transformation projects by enabling users to quickly create and scale up apps. 

The PACEdge platform is said to simplify application development by bringing together open-source tools into a flexible, integrated and secure platform for utilising machine data and analytics. The PACEdge release coincides with the launch of Emerson’s...

Intel explores edge rationale for retail, healthcare and industrial spaces

Another day, another report exploring the benefits of the edge and how organisations are behind the curve in making it happen.

The report from Intel, 'The Edge Outlook', looks at four industries and how edge computing will benefit: retail, industrial, healthcare, and telecoms.

Overall, more than three quarters (76%) of those polled said that identifying 'the ideal location' for data process was a challenge. The report, citing Intel's own examples, looks to guide IT...