IIoT, Industrie 4.0
The ROI of IIoT: Safety and productivity benefits
The IIoT promises to reduce downtime and save money, especially when applied to legacy equipment.
How manufacturing departments benefit from smart factory applications
Smart factory applications are ways to apply smart factory solutions and can look different depending on the circumstance.
Digitalization, interoperability help with industrial sustainability
Think Again: Industrial challenges such as carbon emission reductions, increased capacity and skilled labor shortages require factory automation and process control users apply more digitalization and require interoperability.
MES manufacturing benefits for the plant floor
Well-designed manufacturing execution systems (MES) have a few things to offer to a manufacturing process, despite their pitfalls.
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The driving force behind Industry 4.0 success
Smart sensors play a key role in helping manufacturers achieve Industry 4.0 goals.
IT/OT convergence and Industry 4.0’s role in pharmaceutical manufacturing
To understand the modern life sciences manufacturing process, one must understand how the industry and IT/OT convergence has transformed.
Choosing between open or proprietary IIoT solutions
Open and proprietary Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions have different emphases on data management and collection and benefits differ, depending on user goals.
IT/OT convergence moves automation markets forward
Cloud-native data historian expedites data migration, insights
IIoT phases of planning, deployment, use
Five sets of questions serve as a checklist for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) planning, deployment and use for automation used for Smart Manufacturing or Industry 4.0.