Internet of Things

Ultimate guide: Everything you need to know about Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 is revolutionising the world as we know it. But what exactly is industry 4.0? What technologies does it use? In this article, Anna Kucirkova discusses everything you need to know. In the late 19th century, the world was transformed by the Industrial Revolution and the introduction of the steam engine. …

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Emerson selected as ‘Industrial IoT Company of the Year’ for second consecutive year

Emerson has been named the ‘Industrial IoT Company of the Year’ by IoT Breakthrough for the second year in a row. The honour recognises Emerson’s innovation and leadership in driving Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies and strategies for customers in manufacturing industries such as oil and gas, power, chemical, …

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Mouser Electronics’ new All Things IoT E-book explores opportunities and obstacles of industrial IoT

Mouser Electronics today released a new e-book centred on industrial automation as part of All Things IoT, the latest series in Mouser’s award-winning Empowering Innovation Together programme. In the second e-book in the series, Mouser experts examine the technologies, possibilities and challenges related to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The book includes …

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Emerson completes acquisition of iSolutions

Emerson has acquired iSolutions, a Canadian-based consulting group with expertise designing and implementing data management solutions. iSolutions provides organisations with decision-support tools to make data-driven production and operational decisions based on the analysis of real-time insights from integrated field and plant systems. The acquisition will accelerate delivery of Emerson’s new …

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B&R shapes the future of OPC UA over TSN

OPC UA over TSN will be the unified communication standard of the Industrial IoT. Standardisation and ongoing development of OPC UA at the field level will take place under the umbrella of the OPC Foundation. This represents a long awaited answer to the market’s demand for vendor-agnostic, interface-free industrial communication. …

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IIoT technologies integration creates growth opportunities in the industrial cybersecurity industry

High penetration of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology in critical infrastructure and the manufacturing sector has resulted in a growing number of potential cyber-attack surfaces.  According to a recent analysis from Frost & Sullivan, cyber-attacks within the energy and utilities industries alone cost an average of $13.2 million per …

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Molex and Contrinex announce collaboration to enhance industrial automation solutions portfolio

Molex has announced a collaboration with Contrinex, a Switzerland-based manufacturer of inductive and photoelectric sensors for factory automation as well as safety and RFID systems. With sensors providing the essential steps of analysing and communicating high-level data to cloud-based applications, this collaboration further strengthens Molex’s Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solution …

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November issue of Instrumentation Monthly published online

The digital edition of the November issue of Instrumentation Monthly has been published. In this issue, in Monitoring & metering, we learn more about the stricter monitoring requirements for combustion emissions. We also find out about environmental monitoring. In our Internet of Things feature, we find out about the impact …

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Emerson at SPS IPC Drives 2018

At SPS IPC Drives 2018, Emerson will demonstrate how its automation solutions enable manufacturers to improve plant reliability, safety and availability. Using Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications and technology to place the right information in the hands of the right experts, Emerson facilitates better and faster decision-making that helps …

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Joint venture to tackle security in Industrial IoT

Trend Micro and Moxa have executed a letter of intent relating to the formation of a joint-venture corporation—TXOne Networks—which will focus on the security needs present in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) environments, including smart manufacturing, smart city, smart energy and more. Historically, within industrial environments Information Technology (IT), …

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