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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
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
Best Practices for Your Network Upgrade
Industrial networking technologies and the cyber attacks they face have evolved dramatically over the past several years. As a result, greater attention to network upgrade best practices is becoming increasingly critical to all industry verticals—not just critical infrastructure.
Sep 3rd, 2019
FAQ on OPC UA Over TSN
John Kowal, director of business development at B&R Industrial Automation, provided this FAQ on OPC UA over TSN. B&R is a 'committed contributor' to the 'OPC UA including TSN down to the field level' initiative.
Jul 26th, 2019
ASi Updates for Industry’s Digital Age
A new version of the AS-Interface, ASi-5, has been released to provide a backward-compatible means of connecting field-level I/O devices to control systems and the cloud.
Jul 15th, 2019
Wireless Networks and Industrial Mobility
The “Automation World Gets Your Questions Answered” podcast gets insights on industrial wireless technology from Justin Shade at Phoenix Contact to better understand the technology's real world application potential, as well as its security, speed, and connectivity issues.
Jul 2nd, 2019
Creating a Continuous Improvement Culture
The Rever app applies lean management principles to the way we work, turning operators on the plant floor into knowledge workers who can capture process improvement ideas, experiment with solutions, and share the results.
Jun 25th, 2019
Automating Industrial Networking
Tosibox highlights its patented, automated method of connecting devices as a way of simplifying industrial networking for secure remote access to devices and machines.
Jun 25th, 2019
Ethernet’s Impact on Network Topologies
In the second episode of the “Automation World Gets Your Questions Answered” podcast series, we explore the different types of industrial network topologies and how Ethernet and wireless networks are affecting them.
Jun 4th, 2019
Delta Systems Pushes the Boundaries of Automation in Packaging
Using Schneider Electric’s PacDrive3 architecture and EcoStruxure Platform, the machine builder is able to scale intelligence and capabilities of integrated packaging systems while keeping it simple for operators.
May 29th, 2019
Bumble Bee Uses Blockchain to Track Tuna
As the first food company to use the SAP Cloud Platform with blockchain-as-a-service, Bumble Bee can provide visibility throughout the supply chain by following the fish from the ocean to your table.
May 28th, 2019
Time-Sensitive Networking: Bandwidth, Determinism and Management Clarifications
As more industrial networking technology suppliers and organizations get onboard with Time-Sensitive Networking, some serious questions about the technology and related products are arising.
May 23rd, 2019
The Future of Industrial Networking
During the Automation World Conference & Expo, a panel of technology experts discussed how advanced networking technologies will lead to open, standards-based communication from the sensor to the cloud.
May 22nd, 2019
Industrial Ethernet Networks: Are They Ready for Industry 4.0?
Understanding the performance capabilities of your industrial network is critical to assessing its ability to handle current and future data sharing needs.
John Wozniak, P.E.
May 10th, 2019
Understanding Network Protocols in an IIoT Context
With a better understanding of how protocols function, better decisions can be made about how to handle the data generated in smart factories.
May 10th, 2019
Extending the Reach of PoE-Powered Devices
As more organizations strive to integrate physical security, wireless connectivity and building automation systems within their overall IP network, new challenges arise. Chief among these challenges is how to provide both power and data connectivity to devices that need to be located some distance from the network hardware.
May 10th, 2019
An Engineer to Bridge the IT/OT Divide
Though no template for better connecting the IT and OT departments has yet emerged, Belden suggests that the appointment of an Automation & Data Exchange Engineer could be the answer.
Apr 16th, 2019
Global Companies Collaborate On the Future of Packaging
To connect the technologies used in food and beverage production, packaging, shipping and recycling, Tetra Pak is working with a variety of partners—including ABB, SAP, Ericsson and others—to change how business is conducted in this industry and help reduce energy use and emissions.
Apr 9th, 2019
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