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Cybersecurity April 14, 2021

Cybersecurity is key for digital transformation

Digital transformation can change manufacturing, but companies need to invest in cybersecurity knowledge and training to make it viable.

By Chris Vavra
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IIoT, Industrie 4.0 April 13, 2021

Hannover Messe Digital Edition: Digital transformation, international collaboration, award winner

With industrial digital transformation as the theme, the 2021 Hannover Messe Digital Edition kicked off a week of more than 1,500 program activities with more than 500 speakers, April 12-16, covering trends in industry, energy and logistics with experts from business, science and industry. See the 2021 Hermes Award winner.

By Mark T. Hoske
Courtesy: Siemens
Automation April 12, 2021

Integrated automation suites solve 24/7 connectivity problems

Edge solutions deliver data insights that increase uptime

By John DeTellem and Ramey Miller
Courtesy: Mark T. Hoske, CFE Media and Technology
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 April 8, 2021

The advantages of the IIoT

Industrial Internet of Things doesn’t replace, but works together with automation, human-machine interface (HMI), MES, ERP, enterprise manufacturing intelligence (EMI), and analytics, adding benefits.

By John Clemons
Courtesy: Fluke
Ethernet April 6, 2021

Tools troubleshoot industrial Ethernet problems

Technology ranges from the simple to the sophisticated

By Mark Mullins
Courtesy: Avanceon
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 March 31, 2021

Practical and value-based Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 might seem daunting and expensive, but manufacturers can make it practical without getting bogged down in details.

By Matt Ruth
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Other Networks March 21, 2021

How time-sensitive networking is transforming the Smart Factory

The future of manufacturing lies in flexible, efficient and high-performance production that leverages data-driven intelligence and this can be achieved by implementing network technologies that utilize time-sensitive networking (TSN) functionalities.

By Thomas Burke
Courtesy: Siemens
Electrical March 16, 2021

Circuit breaker promotes automotive-plant energy efficiency

Communications and power metering capabilities built in

By Jim Sirois
Courtesy: Sena Technologies
Wireless March 12, 2021

Leave the two-way radio in the past

Modern team communication technologies boost productivity and safety

By Chris Clarke
Courtesy: SAP
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 March 8, 2021

Five digital transformation trends in manufacturing for 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has supercharged the demand for digital offerings and Industry 4.0 technology

By Julia Quintel and Johannes Papst