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November 29, 2017
Bsquare survey indicates most companies are happy with IIoT but haven't seen full benefits; Plex survey shows the 4th Industrial Revolution is happening now, enabled by the cloud.
August 31, 2016
Augmented reality and voice recognition are just two of the HMI tools that could help make factory automation more humane and fun -- not to mention profitable.
April 12, 2016
The digital business transformation is steadily making its way to manufacturing, but an expert panel advises that strong leadership is needed to reach full potential.
October 14, 2014
Machine intelligence isn't a new concept, but now it's becoming less science fiction and more of a reality. Companies should understand and prepare for the growing role of smart machines in IT and business operations.
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A smart factory is a highly digitized and connected production facility that relies on smart manufacturing. Continue Reading
Open Platform Communications (OPC) is an interoperability standard for the secure exchange of industrial automation data. Continue Reading
ANSI/ISA-95, more commonly referred to as ISA-95, is an international standard for enterprise and control systems integration developed for manufacturers. Continue Reading
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Led by Manesh Patel, Sanmina moved from an on-premises system to 42Q -- a cloud MES -- for real-time manufacturing and supply chain visibility, improved quality control and yield. Continue Reading
In this Q&A, Paul Browning of Mitsubishi Hitachi explains how additive manufacturing technology helps build gas turbine parts that are more cost-effective and energy-efficient. Continue Reading
Cloud M2M software can free up infrastructure and expand data networks, all for a low price tag, experts say. Continue Reading
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A manufacturing CEO explains why the IT-driven revolution in the factory won't amount to much without an educated, engaged workforce and credibility and respect from top managers. Continue Reading
Specialty ornament manufacturer ChemArt implemented an Epicor ERP system that has reduced data redundancy and greatly improved manufacturing processes. Continue Reading
M2M technology can automate the warehouse by enabling manufacturers to communicate in real time and remotely track and monitor their supply chains. Continue Reading
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Artificial intelligence is making inroads into manufacturing systems. Case in point is printed circuits manufacturer Jabil, which uses AI to improve its processes and products. Continue Reading