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Peter J. Photos of Streamline Innovations in front of a live HMI view from one the company's processing plants.

Today’s Digital Transformation Reality

Sept. 20, 2019
Dana Inc. and Streamline Innovations show how digital transformations can start today in the discrete and process industries using Ignition to overcome legacy infrastructure’s...
PTC’s digital twin demo combines real-world sensor and telemetry data with engineering calculations to highlight possible use cases.

Digital Twin Technology Highlighted with Excavator Demo

Sept. 13, 2019
To illustrate the possibilities of digital twin technology and make it more broadly accessible, PTC created a simulation of an excavator to demonstrate the operational insights...
The Future of Industrial Networking

The Future of Industrial Networking

May 22, 2019
During the Automation World Conference & Expo, a panel of technology experts discussed how advanced networking technologies will lead to open, standards-based communication from...
Brad Surak, chief product and strategy officer at Hitachi Vantara.

How to Get Started with the Digital Twin

Oct. 25, 2018
Digital Twins are more than a concept for the future of industry, they're a real-world technology being applied today. A session at the Internet of Things Solutions World Conference...
How AR applications are deployed across industry. Source: PTC

Augmented Reality Adoption Trends

Aug. 28, 2018
A new report from PTC looks at the use of industrial augmented reality in both internal production and customer-use applications.
Digital and Physical Worlds Collide in Future HMIs

Digital and Physical Worlds Collide in Future HMIs

June 27, 2018
PTC is moving beyond its CAD roots, leveraging innovative augmented reality tools to create new ways for humans to interact with machines.
Mixing, filling and packaging line demo at Rockwell Automation's TechED 2018 event.

Demo Illustrates IIoT Technology Integration

June 19, 2018
A beverage production and packaging demo highlights the integration of technologies from Rockwell Automation, PTC and Claroty for combined IIoT, augmented reality and cybersecurity...
This graphic illustrates the basic architecture of an Industrial Internet of Things system.

How to Evaluate Interoperability for IoT

Dec. 7, 2017
Successfully connecting devices from different suppliers has long been the goal in industry—and it’s imperative for the Internet of Things. Here are some key interoperability ...
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Augmented Reality Continues its Advance on Industry

Oct. 17, 2017
With a number of new applications released earlier this year, followed by three new announcements this fall at the IoT Solutions World Congress, PTC continues its big bet on the...
A typical offshore oil platform generates 1-2 TB of data every day, and communicates via satellite link at a rate of 64 kbps to 2 Mbps. This means that it could take 12 days to transmit just one day of data to a central repository. Source: Cisco

Oil and Gas at the Edge

Sept. 4, 2017
Edge computing—performing analytics closer to where the data is being generated—is taking hold in industry. It will be particularly important for the oil and gas industry as it...

Articles & News

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How to Move Beyond Smart Factory Pilots

June 30, 2023
Rolls-Royce explains the steps it has seen to be effective for implementing advanced manufacturing projects after proving them at the pilot stage.
The app combines connectivity, cameras, sensors, 3D modeling and augmented reality overlays.

Volvo Group Develops Augmented Reality App

May 31, 2023
The app, built using PTC’s CAD and augmented reality technologies, is directed at first responders to help guide them in rescue operations.
Jim Heppelman delivers opening presentation at PTC LiveWorx 2023

PTC Highlights Automation Industry Use of Its Technology

May 23, 2023
Application of PTC software by automation suppliers such as Balluff, Festo and Schneider Electric highlight broad use of the company’s design and connectivity software as the ...
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The Digital Twin Takes Shape

Industrial companies are creating digital twins aimed at boosting efficiency, productivity, and plant performance.

Volvo Group Capitalizes on Digital Thread Innovations

Nov. 3, 2021
The company is expanding its collaboration with PTC beyond its construction equipment business unit to encompass the broader organization.
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Using the Digital Thread to Deliver CAD-Based Instructional Materials

June 30, 2021
PTC’s Vuforia Instruct allows OEMs to use computer-aided design data to deliver interactive training materials to frontline workers.
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Dell’s Edge Computing Strategy to Complement the Cloud

May 20, 2021
Rather than serving as an alternative to the cloud, Dell’s new edge products bolster and enhance the cost-savings, scalability, and increased computing power the cloud offers ...
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Streamlining CAD Deliverables for Digital Transformation

May 14, 2021
Model-based definition can substantially increase the efficiency with which documentation is created from computer-aided design projects.

CESMII and Plattform Industrie 4.0 Announce Collaboration

May 6, 2021
With a focus on technology standards, the two groups explained the development of their international agreement at the 2021 virtual Hannover Messe event
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Spatial Computing and Digital Twin Drive Interactive AR Simulations

April 7, 2021
PTC’s Vuforia Engine Area Targets brings augmented reality and digital twin technologies together to create interactive, photorealistic simulations of factory environments.

Videos & Resources


Technology Matters: Automated Quality, Valves, Software as a Service

July 2, 2020
In this episode we look at how quality inspections are evolving in light of new automation technologies, how CIP valves helped reduce downtime and waste for Noosa Yoghurt, and...
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Augmented Reality Maintenance Demo

April 3, 2019
There’s been a lot of buzz the past few years about how augmented reality can be used to guide workers through various maintenance and repair procedures. At Hannover Messe 2019...

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Panoramic view of sawmill line.

OEM Digitally Transforms Its Business for Remote Support

March 10, 2021
BID Group, a sawmill equipment manufacturer, adopts PTC’s ThingWorx IIoT platform and Vuforia augmented reality technologies to reduce customer downtime and eliminate asset component...
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IoT Platform Partnerships Continue to Gain Traction

March 9, 2021
Fujitsu becomes a system integrator for PTC’s ThingWorx and Vuforia platforms to ease adoption and scaling of Internet of Things capabilities.
The Robex Staxx palletizer is offered on the Flexx Machine-as-a-Service program.

Paying for Performance

Sept. 11, 2020
The new automation model focuses on services that reduce a manufacturer’s financial risks by shifting the responsibility of asset acquisition on to the OEM or technology supplier...
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Doosan Bobcat Moves from Paper-Based to Digital Production

June 18, 2020
Implementation of FactoryTalk InnovationSuite is helping Doosan Bobcat create a five-year technology advancement program to take its operations digital and enable data-driven ...
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Software as a Service Enters Engineering and Manufacturing Circles

June 11, 2020
PTC introduces Atlas, a SaaS-based product development platform, and teams up with Rockwell Automation and Microsoft to deliver Factory Insights as a Service.
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Is Our Approach to Artificial Intelligence Wrong?

March 26, 2020
Will our use of AI doom humans to Alan Turing’s prediction that machines will one day take control, or can a different approach to the technology still deliver the benefits without...
Bosch Rexroth sees rising interest in using virtual assistants on the shop floor to aid in training and safety applications. Image courtesy of Bosch Rexroth

Are Virtual Assistants Headed to the Plant Floor?

Intelligent agent technology promises to boost operations and engineering efficiencies by delivering ready access to critical data and encouraging more natural interactions with...
Blake Moret, CEO and chairman at Rockwell Automation, on the Perspectives stage during Rockwell Automation Fair.

Rockwell Automation Launches Its Digital Partner Program

Dec. 4, 2019
As more industrial companies look to digitally transform their operations, Rockwell Automation is growing its Digital Partner Program to help guide and simplify the deployment...
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Rockwell Automation Readies Digital Twin

Nov. 22, 2019
The company’s new Digital Partner Program welcomes Ansys, adding simulation to a growing portfolio of products and partners.