5,4,3,2,1 – It’s blast off for the evolving enterprise

As 5G arrives, we’re in the midst of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, surfing the third wave of digitalisation, becoming acquainted with digital twins and expecting unified experiences across platforms and networks, writes George Malim

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Power generation in Russia: IoT predictive analytics saves lives not just profits

In western Europe you may think of security of power supply in terms of keeping the regulator happy and avoiding fines. In the extreme cold of Russia and Kazakhstan says Jeremy Cowan, the focus is on saving lives by avoiding unexpected shutdowns in power generation. 

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Struggling with Digital Transformation? Meet the experts at ‘The Evolving Enterprise’

Experienced executives in many sectors will tell you that today they face their toughest business challenges ever. Even leaders in successful and well-established enterprises are concerned at what the third decade of the millennium holds for them. Lean new competitors are entering the market, they enjoy lower operating expenses and are using disruptive technologies to tear up the rule

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The smart factory pipe dream

In early 2019, the UK’s first smart factory was created, using the newly launched 5G communications network to facilitate quick data transfer speeds.

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Research shows that half of the industry professionals are clearly positive about 5G

HMS Networks, a global provider of solutions for industrial communication and IIoT, surveyed 50 international industry professionals in spring 2019 to inquire about the positioning of wireless communication in their companies and to see how they are getting ready for the launch of 5G.

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3 safety measures for motors

Motors are the largest consumer of electrical energy in heavy industry, devouring more than 90% of available power supply. They are the foundation of all industrial processes and directly impact electrical distribution and equipment which is why their design and optimisation is critical to everyone involved in the industrial sector, from end-users and design engineers

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5 reasons why motor management can make or break your factory floor

Motors are the largest consumer of electrical energy in the heavy industry, devouring more than 90% of available power supply. They are the foundation of all industrial processes and directly impact electrical distribution and equipment which is why their design and optimisation is critical to everyone involved in the industrial sector, from end-users and design

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Software AG to become member of Open Industry 4.0 Alliance linking OT and IT

The topics of platform economy and digitalisation began making an impact on industry some years ago as part of the overall concept of Industry 4.0. But successful scaling and implementation of new business models have been hampered thus far by the heterogeneity of industrial components and systems.

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IIoT business intelligence analytics impacts material handling success

Despite risks, tariffs, global uncertainty, the prognosis of the global automated material handling equipment market is strong.

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PTC enhances connectivity to industrial automation assets as KEPServerEX adds secure torque tool link

PTC has released the newest version of its Kepware industrial connectivity software. Kepware is foundational to the industrial connectivity capabilities of PTC’s ThingWorx Industrial IoT platform, and now the KEPServerEX 6.7 solution aims to make it easier than ever for users to connect to all industrial automation assets via a single, secure application.

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Mobile service providers prepare to strengthen security ahead of 5G deployments in IoT, says survey

According to a new global survey fielded by the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network, in partnership with A10 Networks, mobile service providers anticipate significant new revenue opportunities from the coming deployment of high-speed 5G networks and a host of new IoT-driven use cases.

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Iota Communications announces formation of Iota Spectrum Partners

Iota Communications, Inc., a wireless network management and industrial automation company that provides Internet of Things solutions that optimise energy efficiency, sustainability and operations for commercial facilities, announced the formation of Iota Spectrum Partners, LP,

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Ericsson expects 4G and 5G cellular IoT to impact in four sectors

Ericsson unveiled the next steps in the evolution of cellular IoT . The company has also launched new solutions that it says will enable service providers to address a larger part of the Internet of Things market with diverse use cases across verticals including automotive, manufacturing, and utilities.

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Developers use 5G to power robotics innovations as they vie for share of US$300,000

Leveraging the speed, bandwidth and latency benefits of 5G technology, participants in the Verizon 5G Robotics Challenge will create insights, develop new use cases, and conceive innovative products that will advance the robotics industry.

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How do you make money and progress in IoT? Start by being ‘customer-aligned’

The first person I ran into at last week’s IoT Solutions World Congress 2018 in Barcelona was an old friend of IoT Now’s who shall remain nameless. He looked exhausted. I had arrived a few hours after him on the first day.

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Moxa releases IIoT edge gateway for Microsoft Azure IoT Edge to accelerate edge-to-cloud integration

Moxa Inc., a provider in industrial communication and networking, has announced the availability of its Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Edge Gateway that pre-installs 

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