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E-book provides insights into IIoT challenges

E-book provides insights into IIoT challenges
An e-book centred on industrial automation as part of All Things IoT has been published by Mouser Electronics as the latest edition in its Empowering Innovation Together program. In the second e-book in the series, Mouser experts examine the technologies, possibilities and challenges related to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
12th December 2018

When automation meets craftsmanship

When automation meets craftsmanship
Although often perceived as a threat to traditional industries, automation can actually empower artisans to have greater control over skilled manufacturing processes and enable improved product quality. When Denby Pottery, a premier producer of handcrafted tableware, looked at refurbishing its process control systems it turned to Mitsubishi Electric’s distributor BPX to provide a reliable and well-connected solution to efficiently monitor, control and improve their clay production line. 
10th December 2018

IIoT technologies creates opportunities in industrial cybersecurity

IIoT technologies creates opportunities in industrial cybersecurity
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 $13.2m per year.
28th November 2018


Holistic solutions for smart manufacturing

Holistic solutions for smart manufacturing
As digitalisation, Big Data and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) take their course, the classical linear manufacturing model is changing: complex, integrated networks are developing that aim to achieve higher productivity with lower resource consumption. Machines, devices and applications must become smarter accordingly. When it comes to investment decisions, cooperation with an experienced solution partner can bring considerable advantages. At the SPS IPC Drives exhibition in Nuremberg, Mitsubishi Electric is presenting solutions, concepts and collaborations to support companies in the integration of smart manufacturing projects.
28th November 2018

Customised IoT and Industry 4.0 manufacturing solutions

Customised IoT and Industry 4.0 manufacturing solutions
  Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions and Bosch Mondeville has announced that they are offering customised Industry 4.0 development and manufacturing solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT). A broad spectrum of highly integrated solutions were presented for the first time at electronica 2018.
28th November 2018

Collaboration to provide Industry 4.0 solutions

Collaboration to provide Industry 4.0 solutions
With sensors providing the essential steps of analysing and communicating high-level data to cloud-based applications, a collaboration between Molex and Contrinex aims to further strengthen Molex’s Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solution offerings and positions the company as an end-to-end solution provider for industrial automation.
28th November 2018

Cyber-security in the emerging digital world

Cyber-security in the emerging digital world
It seems a long time ago now since various malware attacks on the operational layer changed the security landscape and highlighted vulnerabilities in the de-facto automation architecture. However, as we move along the road towards Smart Manufacturing with a view to improving efficiency, productivity and reliability of supply using the principles of Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), the subject of cyber-security is becoming arguably even more important. 
26th November 2018

Maximising the value of data for OEMs

Maximising the value of data for OEMs
Amid rapid digitisation of manufacturing, machine builders (OEMs) need to provide a better service to improve their customers' agility and market responsiveness. Schneider Electric, has announced EcoStruxure Machine Advisor, a platform that allows OEMs to Track, Monitor and Fix machines remotely, and pass significant benefits to operators.
20th November 2018

Report details strong performers in IIoT

Report details strong performers in IIoT
  It has been revealed by Software AG that is has been given a positioning as a ‘strong performer’ with the highest current offering score among other strong performers in a 24-criteria evaluation of Cumulocity IoT (Internet of things) in The Forrester Wave: Industrial IoT Software Platforms, Q3 2018.
20th November 2018

Secure cloud interface enables manufacturers to start industry 4.0

Secure cloud interface enables manufacturers to start industry 4.0
A new Cloud interface for smart Festo products is being launched by Festo. The CPX-IOT Gateway is a secure, low-cost and easy-to-implement digital solution, enabling users to enter into the world of digitalisation and data analytics in an easy-to-manage and entirely safe way. It provides the first step for companies wanting to develop Industry 4.0 proof of concept or pilot projects with simple, programming free, on-boarding.
16th November 2018


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