Meeting recently in Frankfurt, Germany, the committee responsible for industrial automation and control system (IACS) security standards reviewed current concepts and worked to advance continuing development.
Mixed signals from leading economic indicators make it hard to predict when deceleration in the U.S. economy will abate, but positive signs lead ITR Economics to maintain its positive outlook for the economy in 2016.
Automotive and industrial equipment manufacturers realize the application of embedded software is critical to realizing the growth potential of IIoT.
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The cloud is not at the center of enabling the Industrial Internet of Things, instead it’s just a piece of the puzzle. Analysis needs to occur at the point of operation, with little human reaction or control required.
Most of the talk surrounding the Industrial Internet of Things focuses on moving data upward and outward. Equally important is enabling your factory to handle incoming data.
Why the added distance and complexity of your plant networking architecture introduces potential points of failure or data loss, which can limit the ultimate value of the Internet of Things.
As manufacturers better understand how a connected world can enable smarter decision-making, their interest in using intelligent devices to enhance production efficiency has been increasing.
Using Advantech’s Industry 4.0 solutions, factories are becoming more capable of changing what they produce in a short period of time to keep pace with market demands.
Though the Industrial Internet of Things resides above existing networks, meaning your current infrastructure does not have to be ripped out, there will be supplier issues to deal with and decisions to make.
Through its deployment of GE’s HMI/SCADA technology, Cornell University provides an example for industry in how to achieve better visibility for informed decision-making.
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