Upgrading Industry 4.0 with edge analytics

Research from market insight provider IoT Analytics has revealed that making edge computing systems ‘smart’ by integrating intelligent tools is a key driver of the technology’s continued growth.

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Rockwell Automation to expand industrial cloud software offering with acquisition of Plex Systems

Rockwell Automation, Inc., the company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, and Plex Systems, the cloud-native smart manufacturing platform operating at scale, announced that Rockwell has entered into an agreement to acquire Plex for $2.22 billion (€1.86 billion) in cash.

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ETSI releases IoT testing specifications for MQTT, CoAP and industrial automation and control systems

The ETSI committee on Methods for Testing and Specifications (TC MTS) has recently completed a set of seven standards addressing the testing of the IoT MQTT and CoAP protocols, and the foundational security IoT-Profile.

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Don’t believe the Industry 4.0 hype

Talk of Industry 4.0 has been useful in helping businesses understand the value of industrial automation and connectivity. But a lot of it is just hype, and many of the technologies are not being adopted as broadly or effectively as they could be.

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IoT Now Magazine December-January 2018

IoT Now Magazine (ISSN 2397-2793) explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs across this sector. Our exclusive interviews pass on the key lessons learned by industry leaders in next gen Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) services. In December-January issue: TALKING HEADS: Tele2 IoT’s Rami Avidan on plans to orchestrate a flexible, agile and scalable ecosystem

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The tech is here, it’s the value chain for virtualised systems that’s challenging for industrial automation

As industrial organisations assess and prepare to deploy IoT systems, many of the concerns about the technology, including the performance, scalability and security, are being addressed by technical innovation. However, the business model for vendors and the new value chain that is required to support virtualised technical approaches to mature industrial processes is proving harder

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IAR Systems expands ARM tools for developers focused on the Internet of Things

IAR Systems® has announced an expansion of its wide range of supported microcontrollers (MCUs) in the complete development toolchain IAR Embedded Workbench for ARM®.

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Renesas IoT platform expands with launch of ultra-low power microcontrollers and updated Synergy software

Renesas Electronics, a supplier of semiconductor solutions, announced the expansion of its Renesas Synergy™ Platform designed to accelerate time to market, reduce total cost of ownership and remove many of the obstacles engineers face when designing devices for the Internet of Things (IoT).

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A safer world made possible by connected, intelligent machines

In our quest to connect everything to the Internet, we are entering a new phase of incorporating machine learning and big data analytics to glean insights and improve decision making.

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Industrial Internet of Things via the vimana M2M platform

(Blog) — With the sudden interest in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), manufacturing has finally received the attention it deserves, says Thomas R. Cutler (pictured). After being neglected by computer technologists and innovators for over 15 years, manufacturing and industrial automation have not taken advantage of the latest advancements utilised from medical to media

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u-blox 3G module certified by SK Telecom

u-blox, the Swiss positioning and wireless chip and module company, has received approval for its LISA-U110 UMTS/HSPA wireless module from SK Telecom

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