Hannover Messe 2019

Welcome to the home page for our Hannover Messe 2019 special coverage.

Claim your free subscription to the digital edition of The Record quarterly magazine. Printed copies of the magazine will also be available, while stocks last, at the HMI 2019 media centre.

Read our feature article from the Spring 2019 issue of The Record magazine: "Power to the people", which explores the technology advances and innovations in intelligent manufacturing that Microsoft is demonstrating at Hannover Messe, and that are delivering game-changing breakthroughs.

Below you will find all of our latest news and reports from the show as it progresses, as well as insights and reports into the latest technology that is digitally transforming the industrial sector.

 

 

Top five HoloLens implementations of 2019 to date

Top five HoloLens implementations of 2019 to date
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 20 June 2019

Companies such as Airbus, Arvizio, Bentley Systems and Toyota are innovating with the technology

Airbus chooses Microsoft mixed reality technologies

Airbus chooses Microsoft mixed reality technologies
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 19 June 2019

HoloLens 2 is just one of the solutions helping the firm build better aircrafts and train employees

Using the OPC Unified Architecture for manufacturing success

Using the OPC Unified Architecture for manufacturing success
By Guest | 17 June 2019

OPC Foundation’s Stefan Hoppe explores the platform that manufacturers worldwide are using for the secure exchange of information

OPC Foundation’s Stefan Hoppe explores why manufacturers use the firm’s platform

thyssenkrupp creates Azure-based AI bot to optimise supply chain

thyssenkrupp creates Azure-based AI bot to optimise supply chain
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 14 June 2019

‘alfred’ will support his colleagues by managing logistics and improving the customer experience

GainForest, Microsoft and the UN join on sustainability project

GainForest, Microsoft and the UN join on sustainability project
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 03 June 2019

Azure, AI and blockchain used to help reduce deforestation in the Amazon 

Schneider Electric is helping organisations start their digital journeys

Schneider Electric is helping organisations start their digital journeys
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 03 June 2019

Being able to upgrade and enhance operations is crucial if manufacturers want to increase productivity. Senior vice president Ali Haj Fraj explains how automating processes transformation is often the first step towards a digital

Ali Haj Fraj explains how automation is often the first step in digital transformation in manufacturing

Arvizio launches 3D hybrid rendering for Microsoft HoloLens

Arvizio launches 3D hybrid rendering for Microsoft HoloLens
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 30 May 2019

Used in conjunction with 5G, the extended reality solution could have a huge impact on manufacturing

How is technology transforming manufacturing?

How is technology transforming manufacturing?
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 27 May 2019

Microsoft’s Esat Dedezade explores how Azure, HoloLens and IoT are getting more from the industry

Microsoft and Eneco to drive sustainable business transformations

Microsoft and Eneco to drive sustainable business transformations
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 23 May 2019

Partnership will use clean wind energy to power datacentres as of 2022

Game-changing breakthroughs for manufacturers

Game-changing breakthroughs for manufacturers
By Jacqui Griffiths | 23 May 2019

At Hannover Messe 2019, the firm demonstrated how technology advances and innovations in intelligent manufacturing are delivering game-changing breakthroughs. Here we discover what this means for the industry

How advances in intelligent manufacturing are enabling new levels of innovation for the industry


Hückmann chooses iFD Engineering for warehouse management

Hückmann chooses iFD Engineering for warehouse management
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 21 May 2019

Microsoft Dynamics NAV-based system is supported by mobile app for greater productivity

Mitsubishi to acquire ICONICS to strengthen software portfolio

Mitsubishi to acquire ICONICS to strengthen software portfolio
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 20 May 2019

Partnership will help the firm to access the manufacturing and building automation markets 

A new hope for the future of manufacturing

A new hope for the future of manufacturing
By Guest | 09 May 2019

DXC Technology’s Mozhi Habibi explains how insights from internet of things devices can reduce downtime, streamline supply chains, improve product quality, optimise asset performance on the plant floor and more

DXC Technology’s Mozhi Habibi explains how IoT insights can streamline operations

How ATS Global is turning knowledge into Industry 4.0 productivity

How ATS Global is turning knowledge into Industry 4.0 productivity
By Guest | 06 May 2019

Knowledge, it spreads like wildfire. Yet all this knowledge does not yet translate to increases in productivity. Mike James explains how the Manufacturing Operations Management Institute and the Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association are trying to change that

Mike James explains how manufacturing bodies are trying to improve the use of technological knowledge

Integrated industry means industrial intelligence

Integrated industry means industrial intelligence
By Guest | 03 May 2019

Going digital can be daunting, but Steve Rommel explains that partnering with experts like Konica Minolta makes this critical step easy for small- and medium-sized firms

Digitalisation can be daunting for small firms, but Steve Rommel believes experts like Konica Minolta can help

King County chooses Taqtile and Hololens for employee training

King County chooses Taqtile and Hololens for employee training
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 18 April 2019

Firm uses hands-free mixed reality instructions to help staff and prevent future operational issues

Schneider Electric gives Berto Coffee Roaster a taste of success

Schneider Electric gives Berto Coffee Roaster a taste of success
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 17 April 2019

When the Indonesian machine-builder noticed the opportunities in coffee roasting, it looked to Schneider Electric for a competitive edge

Indonesian machine-builder looked to the automation solution provider for a competitive edge

Australian Wool Exchange uses Azure to transform sheep shearing

Australian Wool Exchange uses Azure to transform sheep shearing
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 09 April 2019

Organisation uses MicroChannel to develop an app and cloud system to speed up process

How ICONICS can maximise manufacturing asset performance

How ICONICS can maximise manufacturing asset performance
By Guest | 08 April 2019

Melissa Topp explains how the firm’s Digital Twins for Manufacturing solution uses virtual modelling to optimise operations management, engineering time and resources, and productivity

Melissa Topp explains how the firm’s digital twins solution can optimise time, resources and productivity

Hannover Messe: much more to come in 2020

Hannover Messe: much more to come in 2020
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 04 April 2019

Next year’s show will feature a new programme to increase opportunities for exhibitors and visitors

Microsoft and BMW launch Open Manufacturing Platform

Microsoft and BMW launch Open Manufacturing Platform
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 03 April 2019

Solution aims to help manufacturers innovate by leveraging data and joining a cross-industry community

Hannover Messe: empowering the workforce

Hannover Messe: empowering the workforce
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 03 April 2019

New video showcases how companies like Bilfinger, Howden and PTC are using Microsoft technology

Hannover Messe: 25 years of hydrogen and fuel cells

Hannover Messe: 25 years of hydrogen and fuel cells
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 02 April 2019

Event highlights the importance of the alternative energy source, with Toyota and Daimler exhibiting 

Siemens Gamesa uses Microsoft Azure to simplify turbine maintenance

Siemens Gamesa uses Microsoft Azure to simplify turbine maintenance
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 02 April 2019

Firm’s autonomous drones take photographs which are analysed with AI to find any damage

Toyota improves operations with Microsoft HoloLens

Toyota improves operations with Microsoft HoloLens
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 02 April 2019

Mixed reality technology is simplifying paint inspections and ensuring employee safety