As factories and other corporate facilities become fully connected, the networking of IT systems poses growing risks of cyber attacks, security experts say. “Automation, Industry 4.0 and internet connectivity have made systems more vulnerable,” said Hans-Peter Bauer, vice president Central Europe, at cyber security specialist McAfee. Most systems aren’t built to withstand cyber attacks, he Read More..
Siemens will concentrate its global research into autonomous robotics in China, acknowledging the countryâ€™s growing expertise in high-tech manufacturing areas. As part of its decision, the German engineering group also entered into a partnership with Tsinghua University to jointly establish a robotics research center in Beijing. Siemens cited as key development areas new mechatronics systems, Read More..
Siemens plans the acquisition of simulation software specialist TASS International, in a move to strengthen its product lifecycle management (PLM) business. Terms of the transaction weren’t disclosed. Netherlands-based TASS specializes in autonomous driving, integrated safety, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), and tire modeling. Especially autonomous driving and integrated safety are key growth areas in the Read More..
Siemens is reorganizing its IT operations as part of a series of measures aimed at boosting the group’s efficiency. The Germany-based technology conglomerate said it isÂ reviewing the geographical setup of itsÂ IT activities and digitizing its own processes. It is also planning the centralization of German storage facilities at itsÂ Digital Factory Division. IT operationsÂ will play a Read More..
Helmuth Ludwig, a 26-year company veteran, will become the new CIO of Siemens, succeeding Norbert Kleinjohann, who is retiring. Ludwig, 54, previously served as chief digital officer of Siemens’ PLM business unit. He also was president of Siemens PLM Software and CEO of the group’s industry sector in North America. In his new position, Ludwig Read More..
Siemens said Chinaâ€™s Desay SV will adopt its product lifecycle management (PLM) software, as the automotive electronics supplier prepares to implement new manufacturing technologies. Desay Chairman Tan Choon Lim said in a press statement that the software â€œwill enable us to implement a unified solution for project management, 3D modeling, collaboration, quality and manufacturing.â€ Desay Read More..
Siemens and Hewlett Packard have built a new vehicle design infrastructure that provides Nissan’s global R&D centers with improved access to the latest vehicle development data. The two technology companies said the infrastructure, which usesÂ a virtual desktop for engineering, letsÂ Nissan more easily manage itsÂ global vehicle design operations. The Japanese carmaker has already started using the Read More..
Siemens PLM and the German engineering group’s Technology to Business (TTB) division are expanding a manufacturing partnership programÂ to include robotics startups. Until now the so-called “Frontier Partner Program” made available Siemens PLM software to startups keen to develop 3D printing innovations. Now, however, entrepreneurs with a focus on robotics technologies can also qualify for the Read More..
Siemens, which is moving business systems and processes from classic SAP ERP to SAP HANA, has awarded AtosÂ a six-year multi-million-euro contract to provide a cloud-based platform for data services. The consultant and systems integration specialist said the SAP HANA platform, which will be based on the x86 “bullion” server made by Bull, will support more Read More..
T-Systems is offering suppliers to Daimler a program that can convert 3D CAD data created with Catia into a format that can still be used following the company switch to a new Siemens NX based software system. The German business services group said its Com/Fox software will be able to handle the conversion without any Read More..