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Automation Roadmap: Assessing Your Network Architecture
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Automation Roadmap: Assessing Your Network Architecture

To facilitate efficient and cost-effective process improvement, your network architecture needs to be thoughtfully planned out, not just patched together.
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Communications Technologies: The Heart of the Factory of the Future

Whether you call it “Smart Manufacturing,” the “Intelligent Factory” or the “Factory of the Future,” the manufacturing process of tomorrow will be organized completely differently than they are today.
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Riceland Foods deploys a Profinet system devised by TempuTech that monitors hundreds of sensors to boost operations and safety,
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The Internet of Things Inside Grain Operations

Riceland Foods deploys a Profinet system devised by TempuTech that monitors hundreds of sensors to boost operations and safety, reduce downtime, and deliver operating intelligence for continuous impro
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Information Flow and the Future of Manufacturing

Industry 4.0’s success depends on information being able to flow seamlessly around a manufacturing process and beyond.
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Take the Fear Out of Industrial Wireless Networking

Many companies are interested in taking advantage of the Industrial Internet of Things, which often involves integrating wireless as part of their industrial network infrastructure.
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3 Challenges of Industrial Internet of Things Implementation

Making machines smarter through local processing and communication, the Industrial Internet of Things will solve problems in ways that were previously inconceivable. But distinct challenges remain.
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ProSoft: Migration Gateway for DH+ and Remote I/O

The AN-X2-AB-DHRIO helps users initiate a phased migration when replacing or upgrading legacy DH+ and Remote I/O PanelViews or RIO Drives.
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Beckhoff at Hannover Fair 2015
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Beckhoff at Hannover Fair 2015

At this year's Hannover Fair, Beckhoff focused key aspects of its exhibit on Industry 4.0, PC-based control and industrial I/O.
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New Industrial Technology Partnerships
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New Industrial Technology Partnerships

Two announcements made at Hannover Fair 2015—one involving the EtherCAT Trade Group and OPC Foundation and the other involving Bosch Rexroth and National Instruments—highlight a growing trend around i
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Internet of Things and Field Level Connections
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Internet of Things and Field Level Connections

While much of the attention around the Industrial Internet of Things, Cloud Computing and Big Data centers on the benefits to high-level applications such as automated supply chain communications, none of it is possible without the ability to gather the granular data generated at the field device or sensor level.
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