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Does Manufacturing Lag in M2M?
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Does Manufacturing Lag in M2M?

Though it seems very manufacturing centered, machine-to-machine connectivity is gaining more rapid adoption in customer-facing applications.
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Honda Deploys Common Interface for Multiple Systems Access
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Honda Deploys Common Interface for Multiple Automation Systems Access

Honda’s integrated IT and production department reduces production complexity arising from multiple PLC and automation software implementations by keeping its systems largely in place and adopting a n
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Fieldbus Foundation and HART Communication Foundation Merge into FieldComm Group 


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Fieldbus Foundation and HART Communication Foundation Merge into FieldComm Group 



Merger discussions between the two groups have been finalized, promising to bring two separate industrial automation communication technologies into a single, unified body.
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Cisco Updates Training for the Internet of Things
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Cisco Updates Training for the Internet of Things

Certification portfolio updates and expansions help prepare for new job roles and enable companies to avoid talent gaps.
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OPC-UA Offers Security for Remote-Site Applications

The lack of consensus on communications standards continues to be a very real obstacle for endeavors like the Internet of Things and Industry 4.0.
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Connecting Expertise Along the Supply Chain
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Connecting Expertise Along the Supply Chain

A combination of video, audio and data can be used to connect remote experts in the manufacturing supply chain to avert or solve production bottlenecks and train workers.
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eWON Flexy

The eWON Flexy is the world’s first modular industrial M2M router that allows OEMs and system integrators to link remote devices in an environment where communication technologies are constantly chang
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Know the Difference Between IoT and M2M

Although the Internet of Things and machine-to-machine communications have remote device access in common, that’s about where the similarities end.
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The M1 controller system from Bachmann speaks all languages

Machine controllers have to fit into an overall system and exchange data with higher and subordinate levels.
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MatrikonOPC Releases the OPC UA Proxy

MatrikonOPC announced the release of MatrikonOPC UA Proxy, which makes it easy for companies to take advantage of the next generation Open Process Control (OPC) standard – OPC Unified Architecture (UA
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