Industry 4.0. The Industrial Internet of Things. Digitalisation. Smart manufacturing. The fourth industrial revolution (4IR). There are dozens of different names for the uptake in connected technologies and the convergence of IT and OT systems taking place in industry at the moment. One thing most people do agree on, however, is that it’s tech-driven. But should this really be the case?
With its extensive experience in the digitalisation of the water industry, GoAigua has always focused its efforts on innovation and research to boost efficiency in organisations in the sector, accompanying them in their process of digital transformation and developing new solutions to improve communication between people and processes.
With the expected number of smart devices predicted to hit 20 million by 2020, smart technology is now mainstream. Over the last five years, says Oliver Iltisberger, managing director of ABB’s Building Products business line, we have seen a shift from simple functions like thermostats, doorbells and light bulbs to truly intelligent buildings that adapt to meet user needs.
Digital transformation continues to be the keynote of the coming year for operators across the oil and gas sectors. Digitalisation is nothing new to the sector, of course, says Ron Beck, Energy Industry marketing director at AspenTech. Refineries have, for example, been pursuing it for more than thirty years, with technologies like advanced process control (APC) well-established as part of [...]
The prediction of all the products in the world being connected is getting closer year by year. The estimates on how many connected devices there will be in 2020 range from 30 billion to over 200 billion. No matter what forecast will end up being true, the fact is that there are tremendous business opportunities in IoT.
SEAT president Luca de Meo and Telefónica de España president Luis Miguel Gilpérez have signed an agreement that aims to promote a joint effort to develop innovative initiatives in the automotive industry. The agreement reached, which makes Telefónica a strategic IT supplier to SEAT, is set within the framework of SEAT’s strategy to position itself as a benchmark company in connected, [...]
Industrial device makers have in recent years continually looked to connect to the cloud in order to perform tasks such as predictive maintenance, streamlining processes and improving performance of systems.
H&D Wireless, an Internet of Things (IoT), cloud and platform system provider, has launched GEPS for Industry, H&D Wireless’s new IoT enterprise indoor real time localisation service (RTLS) of Returnable Transport Packages (RTP).
Frost & Sullivan’s ‘Intelligent Mobility’ event to discuss new growth opportunities as digital mobility services are expected to generate US$2 trillion globally by 2025
Huawei, a global information and communications technology solution provider, has announced a new partnership with Software AG to support the increasing demand from companies for a complete one-stop-shop, Internet of Things (IoT) solution.
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