Bosch and Bayer working on precision agriculture systems

  Industrial giant Bosch is teaming up with Bayer, one of the world’s largest biotech companies, to develop precision agriculture systems which they say could help improve harvests by 50 per cent.  Precision agriculture is a term that refers to the increasing use of technologies such as drones, robots, computers and data analytics in farming. … Continue reading Bosch and Bayer working on precision agriculture systems

Arrow Electronics to supply Bosch sensors for industrial internet applications

Arrow Electronics has signed a global distribution agreement with Bosch Sensortec to supply Bosch Sensortec products. Bosch is a leading supplier of microelectromechanical systems sensors worldwide. It has built on an initial base in automotive applications to expand its offering to consumer electronics markets and now provides a diverse portfolio of MEMS devices for the … Continue reading Arrow Electronics to supply Bosch sensors for industrial internet applications

A giant company built on tiny components: Interview with Bosch industrial internet boss

In this interview, Stefan Hartung, a senior member of the board at Bosch, talks extensively about the industrial internet, detailing some of the components and devices the company uses to give old machines a new lease of life, and provides some insight into the company’s plans going forward Bosch is as relevant in today’s computerised … Continue reading A giant company built on tiny components: Interview with Bosch industrial internet boss

Growing market for advanced driver assistance systems brings big bucks for Bosch

The demand for advanced driver assistance systems is surging, according to Bosch, which says it pocketed almost $4 billion last year from supplying the technology.  The company is developing a range of hardware and software solutions for what it calls automated driving, and one of them is an onboard artificial intelligence-driven computer, which will go … Continue reading Growing market for advanced driver assistance systems brings big bucks for Bosch

Bosch to build gigantic semiconductor production plant in Germany

German industrial giant Bosch is building a massive semiconductor production plant which would represent the single largest investment in the company’s 130-year history.  The high-tech facility, to be located in Dresden, would employ around 700 staff working on 300-millimeter semiconductor chips which Bosch says has growing applications in the automotive market, smart cities and on … Continue reading Bosch to build gigantic semiconductor production plant in Germany

Bosch reports increased sales of €73 billion. Wins massive new sensor contract from Apple

Bosch – one of the world’s largest industrial companies, producing a wide variety of engineered products, from automotive components to home appliances – has reported increased sales for the year 2016.  In a press conference last week to launch the German giant’s annual report, Bosch CEO Volkmar Denner listed the key figures: sales rose from €70.6 billion in 2015 to … Continue reading Bosch reports increased sales of €73 billion. Wins massive new sensor contract from Apple

Bosch and Mercedes partner on driverless car technology

Two of the largest car technology companies in the world have formed a partnership which is very likely to accelerate the development of autonomous vehicles.  Bosch and Daimler – parent company of Mercedes – claim they can launch fully driverless, or “Level 5”, cars as early as 2020. Global engineering organisation SAE International’s levels 2-5 range from partial to full … Continue reading Bosch and Mercedes partner on driverless car technology

Bosch partners with IBM for IoT and Industrie 4.0 applications

Bosch IoT Suite Services available on IBM Bluemix and Watson IoT platform IBM and Bosch are to cooperate in the area of Internet of Things and industry 4.0. The aim of the partnership is to provide customers with software-based services of the Bosch IoT Suite via the open standards-based platforms IBM Bluemix and IBM Watson IoT … Continue reading Bosch partners with IBM for IoT and Industrie 4.0 applications

Nvidia and Bosch launch artificially intelligent self-driving car computer

One of the world’s largest automotive suppliers, Bosch, provided a massive stage today for Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang to showcase its new artificial intelligence platform for self-driving cars. Speaking in the heart of Berlin to several thousand attendees at Bosch Connected World — an annual conference dedicated to the Internet of Things — Huang detailed how … Continue reading Nvidia and Bosch launch artificially intelligent self-driving car computer

Bosch launches ‘smallest, high performance’ barometric pressure sensor

Bosch Sensortec has launched what it says is the company’s smallest and best performing barometric pressure sensor, with a compact size of 2.0 x 2.0 x 0.75 mm. The BMP380 sensor is aimed at the growing markets of gaming, sports and health management, as well as indoor and outdoor navigation. By measuring barometric pressure, the sensor … Continue reading Bosch launches ‘smallest, high performance’ barometric pressure sensor

Connected asparagus: Bosch outlines vision of a future with connected factories and robotic farmers

One of the world’s largest engineering companies, Bosch, has outlined its vision of the future, which includes a world full of smart factories, robotic farmers and connected asparagus.  Bosch made its views available to Robotics and Automation News in a series of documents sent to us this week. The company believes two main areas of technological development … Continue reading Connected asparagus: Bosch outlines vision of a future with connected factories and robotic farmers

Bosch lets out its new robotic lawn mower

Bosch has given its new robotic lawn mower a run in the garden. The company says the machine enables users unfamiliar with robots a gentle introduction to robotic lawn care. The two new models are Indego 400 and 400 Connect are 50 per cent smaller and half as loud as previous models. The robomowers can also cut … Continue reading Bosch lets out its new robotic lawn mower

Ubisense and Bosch Rexroth launch real-time tracking solution for aerospace industry

Ubisense, a provider of enterprise location intelligence solutions, and Bosch Rexroth, specialists in drive and control technologies, have joined forces to launch a new system for locating and tracking objects in realtime. Developed specifically for aerospace assembly lines, the solution combines Bosch Rexroth’s Nexo Cordless Nutrunner and Ubisense’s Smart Factory solutions to offer real-time tracking of … Continue reading Ubisense and Bosch Rexroth launch real-time tracking solution for aerospace industry

You’re not the Bosch of me now. Humans tell driverless cars to take a hike

Exclusive interview with Bosch senior vice-president Arun Srinivasan about the growing levels of autonomy in today’s vehicles and the fully autonomous cars of tomorrow It’s a small word. Bosch. Associated with so many things, most famously “bish bash bosch”. A meaningless phrase really, but according to the Urban Dictionary, it’s “used to describe the efficiency of … Continue reading You’re not the Bosch of me now. Humans tell driverless cars to take a hike

Bosch moves into intelligent buildings market with new technologies

Bosch is launching a range of intelligently connected solutions for commercial buildings and homes. Bosch says its products energy and building technology enhances comfort, safety and security, saves energy, and reduces operating costs. To this end, the supplier of technology and services is focusing on connectivity via the internet of things (IoT). Bosch is releasing its … Continue reading Bosch moves into intelligent buildings market with new technologies