Awareness of the value of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is spreading but there’s still a lot of information to digest. Now, companies need to learn how to apply this awareness to their business strategy.
Heiko Luckhaupt, Industry Sector Marketing Manager at RS Components discusses the gap between the IoT and the industrial world and a new open Arduino-compatible development platform for students and other learners to help bridge the divide.
For those looking to bring Industry 4.0 to life, Rockwell Automation’s ‘Connected Enterprise’ journey will highlight how to make the most out of technologies and solutions to create flexible, efficient, responsive and secure operations.
Chris Evans, Marketing & Operations Group Manager at Mitsubishi Electric explores what is actually meant by “smart manufacturing” by considering the benefits of adopting the concept and what challenges may lie ahead.
IEC62443 is the standard for “Security for Industrial Automation and Control Systems” to assist in addressing the ever increasing question of online security with Industry 4.0.
ABB has supplied a custom enclosure for the inaugural exhibition at London’s brand new Design Museum.
Schaeffler FAG SmartCheck systems are helping to prevent unplanned machine downtime and optimise production at a thermal paper plant.
A collaboration between Yaskawa and a leading intralogistics and packaging company has resulted in the development of an automatic robot-based palletising cell which takes robotics handling to new levels of sophistication.
Compactness and dexterity were two important features of the anthropomorphic Fanuc LR Mate 200iD robot selected by FlexLink for a cutting-edge medical assembly line located in Italy.