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On the Edge
Finding Big Data Value in the Fog
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Finding Big Data Value in the Fog

While enterprise analytics are happening in the cloud, manufacturers should be looking to distributed analytics—or fog computing—for real-time intelligence processed at the edge devices in the plant.
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Autonomous Cars and Automotive Manufacturing

To capitalize on this emerging market, suppliers will need to expand their manufacturing capabilities, increase collaboration with non-traditional partners, and accelerate the product development proc
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Troubleshooting: When the Obvious Answer Seems Elusive
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Troubleshooting: When the Obvious Answer Seems Elusive

Though many engineers are familiar with the tried-and-true steps to troubleshooting an automated system, the fastest route to an answer can often go unchecked. How an experience troubleshooting the impact of a power supply on a light curtain reminded one engineer of this often-overlooked solution.
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Security Networks, Layer By Layer

Security means more than just barring intruders from your property.
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Wireless Working Groups Formed

The Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society’s (www.isa.org) ISA-SP100 Wireless Systems for Automation standards committee has formed two new standards working groups—SP100.14 and SP100.11.
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Rockwell to Sell Power Systems Business

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Dodge and Reliance Electric operations go on the block.
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Social Accountability Certification Service Unveiled

More organizations are taking increased responsibility for the environmental and social standards of their merchandise, says TÜV official.
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Fred Hayes, Director of Technical Services, Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute

Revised Packaging Machinery Safety Standard Completed

The standard is harmonized with international and European standards, and provides guidance on how to conduct the recommended risk assessment.
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CIDX Wants You

The Chemical Industry Data Exchange is looking for participants for six new 2006 project teams.
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Ed Zander, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Motorola (left), is shown with Singapore Trade and Industry Minister Lim Hng

Singapore Plans To Double Manufacturing Output

As it celebrates a significant investment by Motorola, the Southeast Asian city-state reiterates its commitment to manufacturing.
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Wireless Working Groups Formed

Request for proposals from two new ISA wireless working groups expected this summer.
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Sudipta Bhattacharya, Senior Vice President - Solutions, Extended Supply Chain Management, SAP Labs LLC

Technology Trio to Spur Manufacturing Productivity

Three converging technology trends will transform manufacturing over the next few years, says SAP’s Bhattacharya.
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South Asia is Looking Up

South Asia region economies show signs of sustained growth over the next two years.
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