Day: September 9, 2017
Denso, the main supplier of automotive components to Toyota, is part of a new consortium which will develop infrastructure for driving data. As well as Denso, other companies in the consortium are Ericsson, Intel, NTT, NTT Docomo, Toyota InfoTechnology, and Toyota Motor. Together, the companies have initiated the formation of the Automotive Edge Computing Consortium.
Industrial automation company Omron has agreed to acquire Microscan Systems, a provider of code scanning and decoding technology for industrial applications. Omron says it is planning to further advance the control of manufacturing equipment and production lines, using internet of things to “connect virtually all objects on a manufacturing floor”, including components and machines. The…
Ekso Bionics, a developer of exoskeleton technology for medical and industrial use, has raised $34 million in its latest share issue. Many of the new shares were purchased by Puissance Capital. Exoskeletons are predicted to find markets in the health sector as well as industries such as construction, or anywhere where there may be physical…