Bundled know-how for IIoT applications: cooperation between Moxa Europe and Robotron

Moxa Europe GmbH and Robotron Datenbank-Software GmbH announce their collaboration in the configuration and provision of IIoT platforms. The two partners are focusing on the “Industrial Internet of Things” applications in demanding industries such as process technology, oil & gas and energy technology. The first joint IIoT projects have already been realised for customers in

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Softing introduces software module for connecting modbus TCP controllers to IIoT applications

Softing adds to its Docker technology-based edgeConnector product family. The new edgeConnector Modbus is a flexible Docker container application for Modbus TCP controllers.

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FactoryLogix IIoT-based manufacturing 4.0 platform chosen by Mercury Systems

FactoryLogix by Aegis has been selected by Mercury Systems, Inc, a provider in trusted, securing mission-critical technologies for aerospace and defence.

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Rugged edge computing is top IIoT and AI engineering challenge, says Premio

Rugged edge computing has been cited as a top engineering challenge for embedded designers bringing advanced automation applications to heavy industrial environments. This is the verdict of Premio Inc., an edge to cloud global ODM/OEM solutions provider in industrial computing technology.

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Manufacturers have their sights set on digital transformation initiatives to enhance operations

Following the concerns bought about by the Covid pandemic, over half of manufacturers now have their sights set on digital transformation initiatives to enhance their operational performance, according to research from InfinityQS.

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Monitoring the next normal for manufacturers to ensure quality of industrial IoT

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) a major element of Industry 4.0 has been gaining traction for some time now, driven by globalisation, shifting demand for commodities, and fluctuating trade flows, even before COVID-19.

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The IIoT journey starts with remote telemetry

The first rule of supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) is that communications will fail. One challenge is rising volumes of data place increasing loads on both the main server and the communications networks connected to it.

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Partners offer ‘cost-effective cellular’ coverage of IIoT’s last mile

Trilliant, a global provider of revolutionary smart communications solutions in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), smart energy and smart city space, has agreed to partner with 1NCE to deliver low-cost cellular connectivity. This is designed to make last mile connections for low data IIoT and smart meter applications.

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How the industrial IoT is creating a safer workforce

“The robots will steal our jobs!” has become a well-worn cry in recent years, as the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and automation gain traction. And gain traction they have, says Mikael Schachne, CMO and VP Mobility and IoT Business, BICS.

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Report calls for urgent action to meet cyber threat to critical infrastructure

Global safety charity, Lloyd’s Register Foundation today launched a report called Operational Cyber Security for the Industrial Internet of Things: Challenges and Opportunities. It highlights an impending threat to critical infrastructure from cyberattacks, given the growing reliance on the Internet of Things (IoT), say Robert Hannigan, executive chairman international at BlueVoyant and Sadie Creese, professor

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The value of training devices at the network edge with AI

Internet of Things (IoT) vendors often tout the plug-and-play nature of their devices: Just connect it to the network and it starts reporting back the required data, says Yasser Khan, CEO of One Tech, Inc.

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Safeguarding the Industrial IoT: Adopting a next-generation approach – Part 2

The digitalisation of industrial assets is driving a growing awareness of the importance of protecting connected OT environments from cyberattacks that damage production, plant and assets – and expose sensitive data, says Trevor Daughney, vice president of product marketing at Exabeam

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Safeguarding Industrial IoT: A rising security challenge – Part 1

The Fourth industrial revolution has unleashed a myriad of opportunities for organisations eager to leverage a new generation of connected Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) devices and reap the rewards of enhanced data sharing, operational efficiencies, and productivity, says Trevor Daughney, vice president of product marketing at Exabeam

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Hitachi Capital, Yokogawa and amnimo partner to view IIoT equipment status

Hitachi Capital Corporation, Yokogawa Electric Corporation, and amnimo Inc., a subsidiary of Yokogawa, have struck a new partnership agreement. The aim is to provide new services by adding Industrial IoT (IIoT) to each company’s technologies, know-how, and lease equipment. The three companies will launch a proof of concept (PoC) to realise services that solve customers’ issues and meet

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How IIoT is helping manufacturing businesses with global growth

Despite growing challenges including spiralling costs and increased global competition, manufacturers continue to play a major role in the global economy, contributing US$6.7 trillion (€5.8 trillion) according to recent figures by Make UK, says Ben Sturgess, co-founder and chief technology officer, Pathfindr.

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Industrial IoT: Price comparison data preserves margins for small and mid-sized manufacturers

IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) is misunderstood by most small and mid-sized manufacturers who neither have the funding nor the inclination to gather, cull, and use big data. What these organisations need is to preserve thin margins to survive (and hopefully thrive).

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