IoT and AI forge ahead in technology

Many of you have heard how Artificial Intelligence is going to change our lives. If you wonder what to think about this; expect this to be an understatement. Artificial Intelligence (AI) will touch every part of our lives. Internet of Things (IoT) and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), are connecting devices across our vehicles,

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Tableau, the data behind the information

Where SQL shines in analytics, queries, and calculations, Tableau is a visual tool for representing data points in a way that is meaningful but more importantly accessible to the less tech-savvy users.

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IoT, bad baselines- are you starting 2021 on the wrong foot?

2021 can be your best year or your worst year, it all depends on your perspective. If you see 2021 as trending upwards or that 2020 was a market correction, then your optimism may serve you well. If you had dreams of doubling your sales and you fell short, you may view the past year

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The value of analogue measurement

Analogue measurement can define your upside. when you look at what you can achieve in a plant, you may be able to accomplish a lot with just simple digital sensors. You can tell when something switches state ( goes on and off), you know if things are running or not running, you can tell if

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IoT and cybersecurity

Cyber security is an area every business should be concerned about. Unfortunately, the number of companies with a plan to address this threat are woefully inadequate. Do companies not recognise the seriousness? Are companies taking the approach that it won’t happen to them? It’s a bit of all of these.

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SQL technology; benchmark for a reason

In case you’ve entered the programming and analytics, structured query language or SQL has been an analytics staple for years and it provides the backbone to many systems that then connect to pull data since the system already exists, says Joseph Zulick, manager at MRO Electric and Supply.

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IoT and your understanding of data

As cloud-based sensing and actuation along with compiling of data expands, we need to realise the lack of commonality in our understanding. Sometimes it’s just the words we use, sometimes it’s semantics, and still other times it’s our confusion of expected outcomes.

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Be smart with your IoT dollar

Where should you invest in IoT? It’s easy to say just throw money at your weakest areas or go and spend money without knowing about the payback. If you want to be a good steward of your resources, you need to be smart with them and specifically with your money! Baseline, where are you, asks

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Where old meets IoT, SaaS integration

Old meets new in the Internet of Things (IoT). It has been seen that we as humans only look forward when supported by evidence we already know (the past). This means, says Joseph Zulick of MRO Electric and Supply, that it becomes harder to find solutions that we have not already considered.

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Augmented and virtual reality tools can really benefit from training

What is reality? Some doctors say if you perceive it to be real your body will fill in the blanks to make it a reality. By now we have all seen this, says Joseph Zulick, a writer and manager at MRO Electric and Supply.

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Is your system ready for IoT?

What do you need to make sure your manufacturing facility is ready to make the leap to the Internet of Things? What do you want to gather? How will you communicate this information? How will you process this information and actuate based on the data? Existing system integration and communication?, says Joseph Zulick, a writer

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IoT implementation sails into windpower

North Sea wind farms are fighting some striking battles, and they aren’t about sealife. They began with the breakdown of Germany’s biggest turbine bearing structures after 15 weeks; predictive maintenance had planned for the structure to last 15 months.

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The tangible benefits of VR in the engineering space

Amidst all the hype and wide-eyed growth predicted for virtual reality, it’s often difficult for stakeholders to decide which of its two words to focus on.

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What to expect from IoT platforms in 2018

With increased value provided by edge computing to security improvements with Blockchain integration, IoT platforms across the board are just starting to get sexy. The intelligent digital mesh is evolving and enterprises today are paying attention to the disruption and impact on business operations now and soon on the horizon.

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