Wi-NEXT in partnership with IBM makes smart manufacturing a reality

  Wi-NEXT®, the global Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) edgeware hardware and software provider, has announced a partnership with IBM® for the delivery of predictive and quality analytics for manufacturers. The companies’ combined solution offers an advanced analytics platform that is especially useful in the fast-moving consumer goods and food service industries.

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Big data’s solution to the oil crisis

Tumbling oil prices have held centre stage in the media this year with the barrel price dropping to an all-time low across North America and predictions showing no sign of any respite in 2016.

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The Industrial Internet of Things: leveraging the power of cloud computing

In order to seamlessly integrate industrial data into the Industrial Internet of Things, a new communications platform is needed. Tony Paine, CEO of Kepware Technologies, identifies the requirements and features of such a platform.

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Energy sector tops list of US industries under cyber attack, says Homeland Security report

Washington, DC. March 12, 2015 — A report issued today by the US Department for Homeland Security says that in 2014 the Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) responded to 245 incidents reported by asset owners and industry partners.

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Highly integrated micro PLC aims to enable ‘Factory of the Future’

Munich, Germany. February 10, 2015 – Industry 4.0 is creating new opportunities in the equipment market, as manufacturers transition from traditional programmable logic controllers (PLCs) to Micro PLCs and Embedded PLCs. 

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M2M financial predictions finally begin to garner greater respect for smart manufacturing

(Blog) — According to the Cisco white paper, Increase the Value and Relevance of Data in Motion, by 2017 there will be 1.7 billion wireless M2M (machine-to-machine) connections across the supply chain. As Thomas R. Cutler says, embedded in this estimate is the calculation that smart factory technology will create US$1.95 trillion in value by

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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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