Why is 5G a boon for enterprises exploring IoT development?

There’s an interesting analogy to understand IoT, the devices are the neurons all connecting to the giant brain called the internet. Every small device in this network is holding an important set of data. Now, the performance of this neural-like network will directly depend upon the efficiency of data transmission. 

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Dunkermotoren presents new IIoT brand “nexofox” on the market

 Dunkermotoren announces the market launch of the new IIoT brand “nexofox”. Under nexofox, Dunkermotoren will offer its customers a holistic solution portfolio covering all aspects of the use and connectivity of its smart motors.

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IIoT: Removing the barriers to smart factories

With recent reports highlighting that 5G-enabled factories could deliver a productivity boost to UK manufacturing of between £2.6 billion (€3.03 billion) and £6.3 billion (€7.34 billion), it is perhaps surprising that smart factory technology simply wasn’t on the radar of 27% of respondents to the Annual Manufacturing Report in 2019.

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The IPC requirements of complex control

As automation technologies and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) become more commonplace in modern manufacturing, the requirements of control hardware increase accordingly. However, the importance of this is often overshadowed by the focus on new sophisticated software. Here, Stephen Hayes, managing director of automation expert Beckhoff UK, explains why manufacturers should take a holistic

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RS Components and Zerynth’s IIoT workshop gives engineers a boost to Industry 4.0

RS Components, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, a global omni-channel provider of product and service solutions, is offering exclusive access to a hands-on workshop entitled ‘Edge Computing and Data Collection for Industrial IoT’. The workshop is delivered by IIoT platform vendor Zerynth via RS’ DesignSpark community webpage.

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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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