Enabling shop-floor IoT with Schneider TeSys ecosystem

For most organisations, Industry 4 is still a moveable feast. However, manufacturers buying new equipment will expect their purchases to be IoT ready or compliant-whatever that might mean. Specifically, this poses a problem for OEMs and machine builders who prefer to standardise their control systems. Schneider Electric is addressing this by enabling shop-floor IoT using […]

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Next generation predictive maintenance gives users the edge

Next generation predictive maintenance. Industry 4.0 will make available vast amounts of data from systems and sensors in a production environment. It empowers companies to control and optimise their industrial processes to unprecedented levels. Next generation predictive maintenance tools will be early contributors. By analysing the data generated it is possible to identify early signs […]

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CC-Link’s OPC UA companion widening IIoT machine connectivity

Moreover The CC-Link Organisation (CLPA), and the OPC Foundation, announced a companion specification. Thus ensuring widening IIoT machine connectivity, it simplifies IIoT and Industry 4.0 implementations.   It does this by providing a unified interface between devices and IT at production sites. This simplifies the IIoT machine connectivity required for Smart Factories, and improves productivity […]

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IIoT driving Industrial Ethernet growth for 2018

For factory automation, the installation of Industrial Ethernet nodes has overtaken traditional fieldbuses for the first time. This is the finding in HMS Industrial Networks’ annual study of the industrial network market for 2018.   IIoT driving Industrial Ethernet growth The move to Industrial Ethernet reflects the needs for high performance networks expected by the […]

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