Monthly Insights, February 2020

This year – 2020 – can become the year of inclusive mobility. Societies are looking more and more into making the move to more sustainable mobility and addressing some rising issues, such as congestion. Three major trends are recognizable for the upcoming year: The cost of owning private vehicles will rise; Citizens’ demands for inclusive mobility are growing in volume; and More public-private partnerships will form…

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Monthly Insights, January 2020

Toyota has picked May Mobility, an US startup, as one of its “autonomous driving providers for future open platforms,”. The company has raised $50 million in a Series B round led by Toyota. The funding will be used to expand every aspect of the company, including its AV shuttle fleet, and its engineering and operations staff. May Mobility has 25 autonomous low- speed…

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Monthly Insights, November 2019

Wirecard, the global innovation leader for digital financial technology, is collaborating with HERE Mobility (the mobility unit of HERE Technologies), to jointly develop integrated B2B2C payment and mobility services. Wirecard and HERE Mobility will collaborate on a variety of projects aimed at capitalizing on the payment and geolocation services both companies already offer, including innovation…

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Monthly Insights, October 2019

Airbus and LM Industries, the world’s first and only digital manufacturer, have announced the formation of Neorizon to provide disruptive and innovative products with an initial focus on local mobility and autonomy. The mobility startup will operate a micro-factory designed to build new transport and mobility solutions quickly and efficiently. (Read more) India currently lacks…

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Field Service Management

Service companies are challenged on a daily basis with efficient and effective allocation of their work orders and inherently their technicians. Digitalization provides an innovative solution for optimizing field service management and empowering field technicians. As produced goods become more sophisticated, machine repair difficulty increases with it hand-in-hand. Software providers such as Oracle, Microsoft and…

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Smart Logistics: Transformation of the Logistics and Warehouse management process

High levels of transparency is required for logistics providers and in-house logistics departments of companies to operate efficiently. In this era of digitalization, condition and location of assets in transport or within a warehouse is quickly becoming a necessity. Companies are adopting paperless fleet and warehouse management solutions rapidly in order to transform their logistics…

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Recent innovations by digital STARTUPS and where to find them at CeBIT 2018

The new theme of CEBIT Europe 2018 holds a special place for startups at scale11. This year scale11 is designed as the ultimate showcase for founders and entrepreneurs and could be considered as a game-changing opportunity for innovative companies to showcase to bigger “sharks” in the field. Our blog article series will continue with a…

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Frenus @ CEBIT 2018

Another month, another expo! That’s right, Frenus will participate in CEBIT 2018 in Hannover from the 11th until 15th of June. This year CEBIT will be a triple punch event featuring exhibits, networking, conferences and many more engaging aspects to witness. CEBIT is a leading trade fair for digital business and will present a new concept of four…

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The benefits of predictive maintenance

We’ve been talking about predictive maintenance for quite some time. In our previous blogs we’ve explained what predictive maintenance exactly is, as well as what distinguishes it from reactive and preventative types of maintenance. In this article, we will be focusing more on the benefits that it offers to the industry. To summarize our description from before, while reactive maintenance…

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Evolution of robotics: 5 trends to look out for

The idea of having a ready-to-help artificial assistant to guide human beings dates to ancient times and has progressively manifested itself into the reality we know today. From industrial machines to home appliances, and the integration of Industry 4.0 with IoT and artificial intelligence, the world of robotics is going through quite an evolution currently. In spite of…

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Results for Hannover Messe 2018

The Difference between Reactive, Preventative and Predictive Maintenance

With the heightened degree of technological advance in the recent years, many aspects of life have seen major changes – from our daily activities, to the way companies conduct their businesses including the production and distribution of goods. Digital transformation-enabling concepts like the Internet of Things (IoT) and advanced analytics have contributed significantly to the nature of…

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The 10 Robotics stands that you should visit at Hannover Messe 2018

Hannover Messe is fast approaching, and with more than 5,000 exhibitors and 200,000 attendees you are bound to feel lost. Therefore, by focusing on one of the trending themes this year – “Cobots”, our team has selected 10 of the most interesting stands which feature both cobot and robotic technologies and solutions. Cobots extend the…

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The Nature of Predictive Maintenance

Global interest in Predictive Maintenance technologies is on the rise, owing to its immense potential for Industry 4.0. Benefits such as reduction in costs and time while predicting future failures that might occur are readily evidenced. It owes its existence to the advent of Internet of Thing (IoT) devices and platforms, and advanced analytics. With the current…

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Wrap-up of Connex18: Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise’s Annual Analyst Conference

Frenus, along with leading analyst houses participated in Connex18, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise’s (ALE) annual analyst conference held in Riga from the 24th to 26th of January 2018. The company reported on the progress of its strategy to pursue a vertical-led, outcome-based delivery model to address digital transformation (conceived in 2016, more information here: Connex17). In fiscal year…

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Frenus at Hannover Fair 2018

With Over 6500 Exhibitors and 150 Speakers, the world’s largest industrial fair – Hannover Messe – is approaching us, and this year our team at Frenus will be taking part in the event again! From 23rd to the 27th of April the fair will be presenting us with the main topics of ‘Digital Factory’, ‘Integrated Automation’, ‘Motion & Drives’ (IAMD); ‘Energy’;‘Industrial…

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Predictive Maintenance, a revolutionary use case made powerful due to the advent of Internet of Things (IoT)

Predictive Maintenance can now use the Internet of Things discipline and related technologies to monitor asset conditions and trigger actions that can help companies predict and prevent unplanned downtime, in real-time. Maintenance of machines has come a long way from when companies used to only take remedial actions when a problem occurs, which is alternatively called reactive maintenance.…

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Open Tech Thoughts: Digital Transformation, Agile, Cloudification, Security

Open Tech Thoughts: Digital Transformation, Agile, Cloudification, Security Developers and tech communities are working frantically on software and infrastructure design for cloud transformations. At the Open Tech Thoughts on 20 July 2017 at the KUTCHiiN in Munich, Tech Experts spoke about and discussed current challenges, future developments, and critical success factors. In particular, the focus…

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CeBIT 2017: „D!conomy – no limits’

„D!conomy – no limits’: with this slogan the organizers of CeBIT 2017 aimed to position the fair as the main event for digital transformation. Furthermore, the statement underlines the tremendous opportunities for business organizations and the society which go hand in hand with digitalization. During five days of extensive networking, showcasing and debating, more than…

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One Team, two locations

This April, Frenus was present at two leading events at the same time. Whereas a part of the team attended Webit in the Balkan metropolis Sofia, the office based in Stuttgart visited Hannover Messe. The industrial fair, which had smart Robots, intelligent machines and networked energy infrastructure as focus topics, reached a new visitor’s record…

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Preview Hannover Messe

CeBIT is over, it’s time for … Hannover Messe: more than 6500 exhibitors will present over 400 applications in the field of the so-called industry 4.0. This year’s focus topics are Integrated Energy, Smart Materials & Coatings, Predictive Maintenance, Cobots, Energy Efficiency und Digital Twin. It is worth mentioning that Hannover has Integrated Industry as a…

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IoT business disruptors meet at CeBIT 2017 to define Next Gen Business Models.

“Where connectivity comes, economic prosperity follows”. This bold statement was made during the IoT Experts Conference held at CeBIT 2017 when “old-fashioned” titans from the mobile industry clashed with the market makers of the new millennium. It was a very mind-alerting and thought provocative discussion when the founders of Lora and Ubuntu challenged the Vodafone…

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