Software Integration Key to IIoT

An expert describes ways standard software stacks for the industrial Internet of Things can be integrated in modern automation systems. Integration is an increasing challenge...

The next best thing to a crystal ball

When a machine fails or has to be stopped for maintenance, it comes with a hefty price tag. And that's not just the cost...

Best-of-Breed vs. ERP For Field Service

As field service has evolved from a cost center to a critical revenue source and competitive differentiator, large organizations have directed more resources to...

Defending Attacks On Critical Infrastructure

The Role Of Software In Energy Grid Security Protocols for cyber security in the energy industry are often limited to the prevention of data breaches....

Industry 4.0: Expectations vs Reality

We are clearly on the verge of a Fourth Industrial Revolution, also termed Industry 4.0. Industrial automation, digitization, and optimization of manufacturing processes are...

5 Low Cost Ways to Start Using Industrial Automation 4.0 for Line Improvements

When you have the responsibility of ensuring a manufacturing plant is operating at its full potential at all times, talk of “Industry 4.0” and...

Four Key Criteria for Industrial Drive Specification

By Paul Streatfield, Strategic Product Manager, Bosch Rexroth Specifying the right industrial drives is crucial to machine and overall process performance, but with industrial automation...

Wireless Lighting Control Systems to Gain Momentum with the Rise of Internet of Things

Manufacturers to develop open standards to drive growth opportunities and ensure interoperability of systems in a highly connected ecosystem, finds Frost & Sullivan The increasing...

The Dawn of Cognitive Factories: Artificial Intelligence in the Shop Floor

Situated in a mountain village of Japan is FANUC’s widely reported lights out factory. This one of a kind, unmanned factory works autonomously 24/7...

OT Network Threat Detection with Claroty

All of us in the OT world understand that cyber security is a big deal. Doing something about it has been a challenge, however....