Tag Archives: iiot

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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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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ABB drives standard for automation and future-proofed IIoT architectures

Just as HTML spurred growth of the Web, the new Open Platform Communication Unified Architecture (OPC UA) interoperability standard will enable industrial players to unlock the full potential of Industry 4.0. In an announcement published by the OPC Foundation, the organisation states its vision of becoming the worldwide industrial interoperability …

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Preparing to integrate IIoT

In this article, Joseph Zulick, manager at MRO Electric and Supply, explains how controls, automation, and instrumentation help with the integration and use of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies. As advances in technology make it more cost-effective to deploy IIoT, industries will need to acquire a strategic approach to integrating …

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How the Internet of Things is expected to influence the engineering and manufacturing industries

In this article, Joseph Zulick, manager at MRO Electric and Supply, explains how IoT will influence industry with decentralised management, heightened visibility and greater efficiencies. The Internet of Things is creating a 3D map of your workspace, and it knows you have been taking too many coffee breaks. Every 15 …

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Digital solutions increase the efficiency of paper production

More than 40 papermakers from numerous mills and representing six countries attended a lunch and learn event hosted by the technology company Voith during the MIAC exhibition in Lucca, Italy. Attendees had the opportunity to learn about the digital future of the paper industry and innovative technologies. During the session, …

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Being versatile with IoT

Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director of obsolete industrial parts supplier EU Automation, explains how the IoT is impacting consumer-facing businesses and what manufacturers can learn from that. IHS Markit predicts that there will be around 75.4 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices in the world by 2025. In a few years …

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Smart buildings – from smart light management to the connected Internet of Things

In this article, Armin Anders, vice president business development at EnOcean, explains how wireless and self-powered sensors are the future of the Internet of Things (IoT) and innovative buildings. The eyes and ears of a building—these are electronic sensors that already enable classic building automation systems to control the lighting, …

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IoT Beyond PoC: A shift in mindset

In this article, Jason Kay, IMS Evolve, discusses how in many cases the goal of an IoT implementation is dictated by the technology, but just because the technology can provide a solution for the business, it does not necessarily mean it is the right one. The Internet of Things (IoT) …

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