Hannover Messe

In Hannover, the Internet der Dinge

Big happenings in Hannover, Germany, where satellite communications ace Globecomm Systems has announced a plan to back up AT&T’s cell network with a new satellite service. The partnership, which will enable Internet of Things-enabled devices to automatically switch to the Globecomm satellites when cell connectivity is unavailable, was announced at Hannover Mesa, an international automation, clean energy and supply/production innovation showcase underway this week in Germany. The idea is to eliminate the need for businesses…


LI’s industrial might looks to Hannover

By GREGORY ZELLER // This year’s version of the world’s largest industrial-technology trade fair will have some serious Long Island flavor. Through the 102 Export Assistance Offices operated nationally by the U.S. Department of Commerce, 400-plus American businesses are slated to attend the annual Hannover Messe, a showcase for international automation advances, supply and production innovations and breakthrough clean-energy tech happening later this month in Germany. And no one is sending more participants than the…