Robotics for your next step in cost reduction and human safety

ExRobotics B.V. (ExR) was founded in 2017. Its founders, Ian Peerless and Iwan de Waard, are world-leading experts in robotics for use in potentially explosive environments. They gained this expertise through their involvement in the Sensabot initiative, which was jointly

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Key Trends for 2021

Were any trends for 2020 put on hold due to the pandemic? At least one that has been temporarily on hold is described in Yokogawa’s “Five Key Innovation Concepts to Impact Frontline Engineers in 2020.” The idea behind “Holistic real-time Read More

Artificial Intelligence and the Sushi Sensor

Artificial intelligence (AI) empowers the Sushi Sensor You might have heard a lot about Artificial Intelligence (AI). How does artificial intelligence look like in practice? Is your plant industry 4.0 ready? Based on IIoT and wide-area low-power networks (LPWA), we

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Smart Manufacturing- Why is the Technology Stack so important?

My journey to Italy When it comes to Smart Manufacturing, many companies have difficulties in how to implement it, even though most of the manufacturers have considered it as a must-have. Before I tell you more about Smart Manufacturing and the

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Autonomous operation- the future of automation?

The Energy industries like power or oil & gas face existential challenges related to the Paris sustainable development goals. Particular challenges are climate change and energy transition.  What do we need to address this challenge? How can the autonomous operation

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Plant Historian: Core of your Digital Transformation

The pace of digital transformation is accelerating. Delivering benefits from increased profitability, reduced costs, and higher productivity. Exaquantum Plant Historian enables companies to generate growth from plant data and is at the forefront of digital transformation. Exaquantum is Yokogawa’s digital

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Digitization vs. Tradition

Digital technologies and Brownfield Digitization is a must for companies who want to be competitive. There is no ‘Shall we’ or ‘Shall we not’.  Ask yourself: Where are you right now in your digitization journey? Are you an early adaptor

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ATEX/IECEx Zone 1 certified robots: Why?

Safety matters: ATEX/IECEx Zone 1 certified robots The Oil & Gas industry with its potential hazardous environment has to consider strict rules and regulations that they must conform to. In order to check for unexpected incidents,  frequent and thorough surveillance

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People in Digital Control of Work

Processes are worthless without people in Digital Control of Work Much research has been carried out into the reasons why accidents happen. One insight is that unsafe behaviour is one of the biggest causes. Examples include taking shortcuts, being overconfident,

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Y NOW 2020- Technology today, co-creating tomorrow

Virtual event to showcase digital transformation solutions for the embattled energy and chemical industries Companies in the energy and chemical industries are under pressure to remain relevant. Shifting perceptions of customers and society, coupled with weak end-user demand in many

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