Intelligent sensors: the backbone of autonomous driving

Detailed environmental information is essential for autonomous vehicles. Only intelligent sensors allow safe manoeuvring. The international VDI Conference “Automotive Sensor Systems”, taking place in Munich on 13 and 14 February 2019 will focus on innovative sensor technologies for automated and autonomous driving. Technologies such as automated or autonomous driving require ever more accurate, sensor-determined environmental Read more about Intelligent sensors: the backbone of autonomous driving[…]

ELIV 2019: Industry meeting for experts of vehicle electronics

The exchange between vehicle manufacturers and suppliers in the context of the ELIV Congress is increasingly becoming a must in order to capture innovations, developments and problems at an early stage. In addition to the expert lectures, participants can find out about new products and services from over 145 OEMs, suppliers and other service providers Read more about ELIV 2019: Industry meeting for experts of vehicle electronics[…]

PIAE 2019 – Tradition meets innovation

PIAE 2019 presents itself in a new guise. The traditional VDI Plastics Congress will present its completely new, revised event concept from 3 to 4 April 2019 in Mannheim: More content, interactive program items and modern entertainment. Relying on proven traditions, opening up new space for innovations and new products – The international VDI Plastics Read more about PIAE 2019 – Tradition meets innovation[…]

Smart Construction Equipment on the rise

Digitalization, automation and big data are the top three challenges the construction industry is facing. The 2nd international VDI conference Smart Construction Equipment, held in Amsterdam on 4 and 5 December 2018, provides information on the effects and opportunities of current developments. From connected construction equipment and artificial intelligence to building information modelling: digital technologies Read more about Smart Construction Equipment on the rise[…]

70 years of inventiveness! The International Trade Fair iENA celebrates an anniversary (1 to 4 November)

The first inventions and new products exhibition took place in Nuremberg in 1948. Since then Nuremberg has established itself as the city of inventors and the iENA as the meeting point of international inventors. Everyday life can no longer be imagined without numerous inventions which were shown for the first time at the iENA, and Read more about 70 years of inventiveness! The International Trade Fair iENA celebrates an anniversary (1 to 4 November)[…]

Four new climate chambers for development and production

Responding to the growing demand for CT metrology applications, YXLON International has invested in four additional climate chambers in Hamburg. Two chambers are dedicated to R&D for new and ongoing technology development; the other two are part of production, where the YXLON FF20/35 CT metrology systems are fine-tuned for accuracy. Computed tomography is the only Read more about Four new climate chambers for development and production[…]

Adventure Car: Visitor highlights of the “CONCAR-EXPO 2018”

CONCAR-EXPO 2018 is Europe’s largest international trade fair for Connected Car, Automated Driving and Mobility Solutions. More than 1,000 visitors and more than 80 exhibitors will meet in Berlin in June. At the ConCarCongress and ConCarForum you can attend lectures and get insights into the latest solutions for networking and automation in the vehicle. With Read more about Adventure Car: Visitor highlights of the “CONCAR-EXPO 2018”[…]

The virtual world of intralogistics

Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Augmented and Virtual Reality: The possibilities offered by modern technologies in the intralogistics industry are the subject of the international VDI conference "Intralogistic Solutions" in Amsterdam on 27 and 28 June. The logistics industry is undergoing digital transformation: blockchain and cloud technologies optimise the logistics process by creating interfaces and simplifying data Read more about The virtual world of intralogistics[…]

Smart plastic interior

Functional plastics make it possible: smart, comfortable and ultra-light interior concepts for the vehicles of the future. Insights were given by plastics and automotive experts at the "PIAE 2018" (Plastics In Automotive Engineering) in Mannheim on 14 – 15 March. The PIAE 2018, the world’s largest congress for plastics experts in the automotive industry, ended Read more about Smart plastic interior[…]

Award-winning BEST PRODUCTS for intralogistics

A fully autonomous mobile robot, intelligent software that reduces stacker crane oscillations, and a smart glove. These three cutting-edge innovations, already succeeding in real-world applications, were honored with the prestigious BEST PRODUCT award at this year’s LogiMAT International Trade Show for Intralogistics Solutions and Process Management. Innovation was the key to their success. An independent Read more about Award-winning BEST PRODUCTS for intralogistics[…]