On 3 March Sirris and POM West Flanders are opening the application laboratory for making specific technology applications related to Factories of the Future and Industry 4.0. It will be at the disposal of local West Flanders companies, as well as other companies throughout Belgium. The site, which becomes Sirris' eighth, forms the initial stage towards realizing the West Flanders plan for 'Factories of the Future' for the mechanical engineering and mechatronics sectors.

In order to make specific technological applications available to industry within the scope of Factories of the Future and Industry 4.0 for example, on 3 March Sirris is opening its eighth office located in Kortrijk. The focus here is on mechanical engineering, mechatronics and assembly. Here's a little peep at what you can expect at the opening (and afterwards)!

Visiting the CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2016 in Las Vegas confirms the vision of the Sirris Masterplan, especially in terms of connected products.

The internationally oriented Smart Systems Industry Summit (SSIS) will be offering a unique platform for networking and doing business with its conference and trade fair on 20 October. The event brings together all the big players, companies and innovators in the field of smart electronic systems. Naturally Sirris will also be there thanks to the WalSmart initiative.

Starting a business in an online environment is regarded as low risk and easy scalable. Today, thanks to Additive Manufacturing technology, this goes for manufacturing hardware too. Creating hardware doesn’t need to be "hard".

A smart label fixed to the packaging for measuring the ambient temperature throughout the logistic chain. A possible application includes monitoring toners for the heat sensitive substrates in order to safeguard the quality of the ink.

Do you generate a lot of paperwork when executing and following up check-lists and procedures? Do errors regularly appear when completing orders? Do you have to move around a lot at your place of work in order to keep on top of things? Are visual follow-ups made more difficult because of great differences in contrast? Mobile communication systems and smart glasses in particular can already be successfully deployed in a great number of industrial operating processes.

Een onderneming heeft een afstandsbediening ontwikkeld, waarin de energie voor de draadloze transmissie van het signaal wordt opgewekt door piëzo-effect.