Integrating Edge Computers with Legacy Systems
In this episode, we connect with Josh Eastburn and Benson Hougland of Opto 22 to learn more about connecting edge computing technology with legacy automation technologies in industrial environments.
Jan 17th, 2020
How Kellogg Manages Cybersecurity Risks in Manufacturing
Jan 9th, 2020
The End of the Road for Spreadsheets?
Jan 2nd, 2020
The Edge-to-Enterprise Strategy
Dec 12th, 2019
GE Digital Releases Asset Model that Adds Context to Data
Dec 10th, 2019
Where Are They Now? An Open Process Automation Forum Update
As the group readies version 2.0 of its open process automation standard, there’s an overarching feeling of unity but an underlying concern about what this architecture really means for manufacturers and industrial control suppliers in the future.
Dec 6th, 2019
How IO-Link Benefits OEMs and End Users
Already popular in Europe, the IO-Link industrial communication technology is reportedly growing by double digits in the U.S. Learn why this point-to-point data communication method is increasingly preferred across industry for delivering device data.
Dec 3rd, 2019
Machines that sense the world around them
ADI gives cobots the ability to sense, adapt and interpret its surroundings. Our motion detection and machine learning expertise is transforming factory floors. From invention to breakthrough with ADI.
Nov 6th, 2019
Are DataOps the Missing Link to Industry 4.0?
In digital industries where data is the lifeblood of decision-making, the ability to contextualize data for use by multiple systems is critical. That’s where DataOps software comes in.
Nov 7th, 2019
The SaaS-ification of PTC
PTC’s pending acquisition of Onshape will add a cloud-based Software as a Service product development platform to the company’s CAD and PLM portfolio.
Oct 24th, 2019
The Machine Economy is Upon Us
The IOTA Foundation has been working on an IoT communication protocol that will enable machines to autonomously conduct transactions in a fee-free, secure, and trustworthy exchange.
Oct 18th, 2019
Bringing Industry 4.0 to the Australian Defense Force
This article lays out the four key benefits when adopting Industry 4.0 technologies in your organization.
Oct 7th, 2019
Siemens Adds Artificial Intelligence to Control Logic
The neural processing unit module for the Simatic S7-1500 controller and the ET 200MP I/O system enables machines to recognize complex patterns.
Sep 25th, 2019
Today’s Digital Transformation Reality
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 digital shortcomings.
Sep 20th, 2019
Siemens PLM Name Change Reflects New Reach
Siemens PLM becomes Siemens Digital Industries Software to reflect the inclusion of manufacturing operations management capabilities, IOT analytics, and app development aimed at building new systems and integrating and extending existing ones.
Sep 5th, 2019
Data Protection Best Practices for IIoT
Unprotected data can cause disruptions in service, data leaks, negative brand reputation, heavy regulatory fines, or serious industrial accidents. And as the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) becomes more prevalent in the manufacturing space, protecting your sensitive data is more important than ever.
Sep 4th, 2019
Combining IIoT and AI to Elevate Machine Health
Augury’s Halo platform—a turnkey offering that combines sensors, artificial intelligence, and vibration experts—can diagnose the “acoustic footprint” of a machine, flagging a problem before it impacts performance.
Aug 31st, 2019
Making the Case for the Smart Manufacturing Ecosystem
New advances in technology are helping manufacturers tackle all kinds of new problems, but the organizations that learn how to leverage the emerging innovation-driven ecosystem are the ones who will compete and grow in the decades to come.
Aug 30th, 2019
Air Products Extends Business with Cloud-Based Services
By connecting equipment in the field to to its own ProcessMD platform using Siemens Mindsphere, Air Products has been able to deliver its expertise to customers to help them reduce downtime and energy costs.
Aug 29th, 2019
5 Essential Security Features for Control, Edge, and IIoT Systems
Regardless of the connected automation device you’re looking to install, key security features to look for include network interfaces, firewalls, data communication options, encryption and certificate management, and user accounts.
Aug 16th, 2019
Achieving Energy Efficiency Through Industry 4.0
Examining the installation of IoT technology in a pharmaceutical production environment can help illustrate how IoT can aid energy conservation efforts, provide predictive analytics for machine and manufacturing processes, and help pharma companies reach ISO 50001 targets.
Aug 16th, 2019
How Industrial IoT Can Build Next-Gen Automation Systems
A look at how IoT technologies are addressing automation system demands, including the need for real-time communications; cybersecurity compliance; and use of Time-Sensitive Networking, OPC UA, and MQTT.
Aug 16th, 2019
Why OPC UA Over TSN Will Prove Critical to Manufacturing IIoT
Industrial system interoperability is on the way through a combination of the determinism supplied by Time-Sensitive Networking and OPC UA’s machine-to-machine communications to better synchronize machinery on the plant floor and the device-level communication inside those machines, regardless of supplier.
Aug 16th, 2019
Why Start Your Digital Transformation Now (Part One)?
Because end-to-end business integration is fast becoming table stakes in the race for competitive advantage.
Aug 16th, 2019
Nokia Employs 5G In Its Own Factory
To prove the capabilities of its private wireless 4.9G & 5G networks, edge/cloud, and analytics technologies, Nokia put them into play in its Oulu, Finland, base station pre-production facility.
Aug 12th, 2019
Understanding IoT Cybersecurity Risks
Deloitte and Dragos share the top threats to organizations and the need for a secure-by-design approach to the Internet of Things.
Aug 8th, 2019
The Intersection of IoT and Sustainability
Georgia Tech hosts an event connecting the dots between the corporate and societal digital transformations.
Aug 6th, 2019