Tag Archives: industrial internet of things

Schneider Electric’s Batam Smart Factory recognised by the World Economic Forum as a Fourth Industrial Revolution Lighthouse

Schneider Electric has today had its Smart Factory in Batam, Indonesia, designated as an Advanced 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) Lighthouse by the World Economic Forum at its 13th Annual Meeting of the New Champions (AMNC). The Batam site is the third of the company’s factories to receive this recognition, joining its Le Vaudreuil …

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IoT outperforms stock market amid global slowdown

Systemic problems in showcasing the value of the IoT has led to many of its most important companies struggling to persuade both prospective customers and the investment community that they have their heads screwed on properly, according to a report from Riot (Rethink Internet of Things). Combine this with wider …

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Arrow Electronics joins Siemens’ MindSphere Partner Program to extend its Industrial IoT offering

Arrow Electronics announced today that it has joined the MindSphere Partner Program, Siemens’ programme for industrial IoT solution and technology providers.  MindSphere is the cloud-based, open IoT operating system from Siemens that connects products, plants, systems and machines, enabling businesses to harness the wealth of data generated by the IoT with advanced analytics. As a MindSphere Platinum Partner, Arrow has multiple …

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Industrial Internet of Things fuels huge growth opportunities for intelligent pumps in Europe

Increased customer demand to derive maximum output from legacy equipment is driving pump manufacturers to integrate enhanced technological features into existing pumps. They started off integrating variable frequency drives (VFDs) and controllers with the aim of conserving energy, monitoring performance, controlling the speed, and measuring a few vital parameters, but these benefits are beginning to prove …

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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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OT security – are you ready?

In today’s connected world, with the Industrial Internet of Things and increased adoption of industry 4.0, businesses must deal with more and more connected devices. Security is key to success here and should not be ignored, says Tim Ricketts, director of M.A.C. Solutions. Historically there has been a convergence between …

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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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Does IoT power predictive maintenance in the manufacturing industry?

In this article, Joseph Zulick, writer and manager at MRO Electric and Supply, discusses how IoT is changing predictive maintenance for the better… For far too often maintenance has been treated as the proverbial red headed step child. Now with the internet of things (IoT), has brought new technology in …

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