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Section: Factory > IIoT
Cloud Computing, Industrial Autonomy, and Corporate Sustainability
By enabling industrial autonomy, use of the industrial cloud can have a significant impact on corporate sustainability initiatives.
Jun 17th, 2022
How SaaS and MaaS Impact Industry
From lowering barriers to entry to changing capex and opex strategies, software and machines as-a-service are changing the business of technology and manufacturing.
May 27th, 2022
Private 5G for Industrial Environments
Following major deployments by TCL Manufacturing, Volkswagen, and British Sugar, 5G is continuing to gain steam.
May 20th, 2022
How Industry is Using Cloud, Edge, and Fog Computing Today
Comparing 2021 survey data on industrial cloud, edge, and fog computing use to a similar 2019 survey shows how the pandemic is transforming industry’s use of these technologies.
Jan 7th, 2022
FDT 3.0: A Secure, Scalable Data Exchange Standard for IIoT
The FDT Group’s platform-independent development tools enable unobstructed communication from sensors to the cloud. Watch this Take Five video to find out more.
Aug 20th, 2021
The Machine Economy
IoT, AI, and blockchain form the foundation of the machine economy marketplace. Watch this Take Five video to learn more about the future of self-sufficient machines autonomously executing transactions.
Jun 25th, 2021
Part Feeding Systems Get Automated
Watch this Take Five video to learn how the integration of robotics, vision systems, and artificial intelligence are evolving parts feeding systems.
May 28th, 2021
Technology Matters: Industrial Network and Sustainability Trends
In this video, we look at how automation technology advances are elevating the importance of industrial networks and how industrial sustainability efforts have—and have not—changed since 2016.
Jan 28th, 2021
Technology Matters: IIoT Missteps, Cybersecurity Readiness, and Volkswagen's Industrial Cloud
Automation World explores a new report that outlines key steps around the Industrial Internet of Things many manufacturers overlook, how to assess your cybersecurity readiness, and why Volkswagen created an automation app store for its plants.
Sep 22nd, 2020
How Aveva Insights is Used in Schneider Electric's Batam Factory
Learn how Aveva Insights software is used to monitor machine operating parameters and send alerts if operating parameters are not within set levels. Also see how machines are retrofitted for IIoT with plug-and-play sensors and edge computing technology.
Jun 30th, 2020
Technology Matters: Maintenance and the Digital Transformation, Virtual Assistants, IoT Adoption and COVID-19
A review of key developments we’ve recently covered to help you stay on top of what’s happening in the world of industrial automation.
May 14th, 2020
Emerson Automation Solutions' Edge Virtualization
In this video, Rich Carpenter of Emerson Automation Solutions explains why the company virtualizes its edge devices to take advantage of the multiple cores to perform multiple independent functions on the same device.
Feb 27th, 2020
Siemens Co-Creation Method for Digitalization
Mohamad El Naamani of Siemens explains how Siemens works with customers through a "co-creation method" to help the customers digitally transform operations at their own pace.
Feb 17th, 2020
Ignition Edge Enhancements for Digital Transformation
In this video, Travis Cox of Inductive Automation explains updates made to the company's Ignition Edge platform to help users place devices closer to the sources of data for collection, transfer, and analysis.
Feb 10th, 2020
SPS 2019 Highlights
Automation World Director of Content David Greenfield reports from the SPS (Smart Production Solutions) 2019 event in Nuremberg, Germany.
Dec 19th, 2019
Automation via Speech Recognition
Speech recognition capabilities, like Siri, have been popular in consumer applications for years. Beckhoff is now bringing this technology to industrial automation through the use of Amazon’s Polly for online use and Microsoft’s Cortana for offline applications. In this demo from Hannover Messe 2019, Sven Goldstein, Beckhoff’s TwinCat product manager, shows how the technology can be used to deliver basic instructions to a controller, such as to increase or decrease motor speed. It also allows for
Apr 3rd, 2019
Augmented Reality Maintenance Demo
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, Rockwell Automation showcased this capability as part of its new FactoryTalk Innovation Suite. The augmented reality features in this suite come from the partnership between Rockwell Automation and PTC (read more about that at bit.ly/2FU09kK). In this demo, Marcel Reiss of Rockwell Automation shows how FactoryTalk Innovation
Apr 3rd, 2019
Machine Data Analysis
An explanation of how TwinCAT Analytics can be used to transfer machine data to the cloud for analysis to detect machine faults and optimize performance.
Dec 14th, 2015
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