IoT Solutions for Next Generation Factory Automation & More Resilience: KINEXON Joins the AWS Partner Network
It’s a match: KINEXON and Amazon Web Services. KINEXON is now a part of the AWS Partner Network. KINEXON offers both factory automation and worker safety solutions on AWS. During the COVID-19 pandemic, KINEXON SafeZone has become the world’s most trusted digital solution, for contact warning and tracing.
Safety and digitalization go hand in hand. KINEXON is now offering its digital solution, SafeZone, on Amazon Web Services (AWS) during the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. SafeZone is designed to enable companies across virtually all industries to protect employees in the best possible way by means of contact warning and contact tracing. This also efficiently secures business operations. In addition, as one of the world’s leading providers of real-time localization, KINEXON now provides live location data in the cloud and on-site using AWS Outposts. With the immediate availability of data and the easy scalability of geolocation services, companies can significantly increase productivity, even across plant and country boundaries.
A glance at the news tells us that the novel coronavirus continues to spread around the world. All signs indicate that the pandemic will continue to impact the global economy. At the same time, many employees are gradually returning to their workplaces. Companies have a duty to protect these employees, as well as the company itself, in the best possible way.
Focused on employee protection
KINEXON launched the digital solution, SafeZone, at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The core of the solution is the KINEXON SafeTag, a wearable for precise contact warning and contact tracing. The device meets the highest data protection standards and does not record any movement, position, or health data of employees. In the first few months since its launch, the solution has many renowned companies such as Henkel, as well as many U.S. professional sports leagues convinced. As an AWS Advanced Technology Partner, KINEXON now offers the solution not only on-premises, but also in the cloud. This offers companies more flexibility in IT integration and reduces IT maintenance efforts.
One step closer to the Smart Factory of tomorrow
KINEXON now also provides real-time localization data in AWS and with AWS Outposts — depending on the application and the requirements of the customers. In combination with various AWS services additional insights can be gathered from the data. KINEXON thus addresses the problem of lacking transparency of material flow and can offer a deployable solution to make an application as easy as possible for users. The often-missing information about the position and status of assets shall be solved by accurate and continuous Track&Trace. From the sensor to the cloud, the goal is to use AWS Outposts, a fully managed service that offers the same AWS infrastructure, AWS services, APIs, and tools to virtually any datacenter, co-location space, or on-premises facility for a truly consistent hybrid experience. KINEXON provides the corresponding hardware and software for the real-time localization system and, as an AWS Partner, can now provide a new offering for localization on AWS.
“We are proud to be working with AWS. Together, we can drive the digitalization of the industry forward to significantly increase the transparency and automation of processes in companies.”
DB Schenker: Modern Sensor Technology Reduces Infection-Critical Contacts
Innovative strength and responsibility go hand in hand — At its Neu-Isenburg site, DB Schenker has implemented health and safety protocols with the use of modern sensor technology to provide employees with the best possible protection in times of COVID-19.
KINEXON Wins 2021 IoT Sensor Innovation of the Year Award
Today, the 5th annual IoT Breakthrough Awards program announced that KINEXON SafeZone, the world’s most trusted solution for contact warning and contact tracing, has been selected as the winner of the 2021 “IoT Sensor Innovation of the Year” award. The awards are conducted by IoT Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global Internet-of-Things (IoT) market.
Oerlikon Expands Use of World-Leading Digital Solution for Contact Warning & Tracing
From employees, to customers, to business partners — to enable safe and reliable production operations in times of COVID-19, the Swiss company Oerlikon relies on KINEXON SafeZone, the world’s most trusted digital solution for proximity warning and contact tracing.
EIB Invests €15 Million Into KINEXON to Scale Its IoT Technology
Ambroise Fayolle, EIB Vice-President: “At the EIB, we strive to support companies that shape the future. KINEXON is such a company and given how they seized the opportunity to make use of their knowledge and expertise during the COVID-crisis, I am thrilled that we can bolster their creativity and vision with EIB financing.”
SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers starts the new season with KINEXON
With the SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers, the Swiss professional ice hockey league now uses real-time analysis technology from KINEXON. The club hopes that the digitalization measure will be an important step to reach the next level of performance.
KINEXON and Comdirect Look Back on Successful Partnership
Since 2018, KINEXON and comdirect have successfully completed numerous projects together. From the DVV Cup Final, the Techniker Beach Tour, to the Beach Volleyball World Cup 2019, KINEXON and comdirect have provided a next level digital sports experience. Due to the current situation and the cancellation of various sporting events, the partnership will be dissolved by mutual agreement. However, both partners are looking back at the partnership in a very positive way.
Spotlight on Employee Protection: Henkel Relies on KINEXON SafeZone
Henkel, one of the world’s leading suppliers of FMCG products, relies on digital innovation to protect its employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Following a successful pilot phase by Henkel Laundry & Home Care, KINEXON SafeZone is now being implemented in a Henkel production facility in Poland.
KINEXON Partners With Sporta To Implement Next Level Sports Technology In Japan
Together with Sporta, KINEXON has officially introduced its next level technology to the rapidly growing Japanese sports market. Alvark Tokyo, the reigning back-to-back champion of Japan’s top professional basketball league, has become the first Asian sports team to implement KINEXON’s cutting-edge solution.
KINEXON SafeZone wearable digitally protects employees and operations in times of coronavirus
As the spread of the coronavirus eases, companies around the world are looking for ways to resume business operations in a safe and secure manner. Adhering to the minimum physical distance guidelines between employees plays a key role. To make this possible, KINEXON is launching an innovative solution: KINEXON SafeZone.
Connected, Digitized and Automated: Kinexon Paves the Way for Continental to Fully Automate Material Flow
A fully automated supply chain, from planning to product delivery: KINEXON Industries GmbH (KINEXON) and Continental turn visionary dreams of the future into reality today.
Eisbären Berlin Now Relies on Data-Based Insights From KINEXON
In order to tap the full potential of the players, KINEXON Sports & Media GmbH (KINEXON) now provides the coaching staff of Eisbären Berlin with new data-based insights. To measure player performance, the record champion of the German Ice Hockey League (DEL) relies on the real-time analysis technology of KINEXON.
Training of the Future: FC Schalke 04 Relies on Tracking Technology From Kinexon
Football Bundesliga club FC Schalke 04 relies on new data-based insights for training control and is now supplied with new performance data by KINEXON Sports & Media GmbH (KINEXON).