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By: Webmaster | March 20, 2018

Alberto Núñez Feijóo, President of the Xunta de Galicia, visited the twenty participating projects in this second edition of the Business Factory Auto initiative, accompanied by the Presidency of the BFA, formed by the Regional Minister of Economy, Employment and Industry, Francisco Conde; the President of CEAGA, Juan Antonio Lloves; the Director of Groupe PSA Vigo, Frédéric Puech; and the Delegate of the Consortium of the Free Trade Zone ofVigo, Teresa Pedrosa.

In this meeting, the delegation was able to see first-hand the innovations of the participating projects, as well as the degree of development of each of the new companies.

In his speech, the President of the Xunta highlighted "the innovative nature of the BFA initiative, which c...

Category: Events 

Tags: Automotive, News 

By: Webmaster | March 18, 2018

During the last week, many of the members of the Muutech team have been immersed in many activities to enhance and give visibility to our monitoring project.

The Industrial Automation Conferences (JAI) held at the Faculty of Industrial Engineers of the University of Vigo, is an event that every year brings together specialists and large companies in the industrial automation sector.

Thus, renowned companies such as Siemens, Rockwell, KUKA, Omron and many others expose their latest developments in automation and industrial robotics. A total of 700 professionals and 400 students met at the JAI 2018 at the School of Industrial Engineering. The event hosted 38 conferences and an exhibition of 35 stands with the latest developments in robotics.

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Category: Events 

Tags: Automotive, IIoT, Events 

By: Webmaster | September 03, 2017

Unplanned work stoppages cost global industries millions of dollars in lost revenue. Downtime can be caused for multiple reasons. Examples can be weather delays in airline companies or cyber crime which lead to infrastructure breakdowns.

 

Susceptibility to failure persists, particularly as it relates to factories. According to some research information, more than 90% of machines in factories globally are not network-connected, and the vast majority are more than 15-years-old. 

 

The graphic below shows how much money is lost in a few major industries for just one minute of downtime:

By: Webmaster | August 08, 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT) has become inescapable in reports related to IT. Each individual device on the IoT is identified by an individual Internet address, can access through the Internet and can interact with connected information systems. More and more devices are everyday connected to the Internet. According to the latest Gartner study, this year will conclude with more than 8 billion connected devices globally, representing a 31% increase compared to 2016. By 2020, it is expected that the number of "things" connected to reach 20 billion. These figures will bring total spending on endpoints and services to two trillion dollars in 2017.


On the other hand, not only elements of everyday life will be connected to the internet b...