Building IoT connectivity

With the focus of IoT and IIoT centred around manufacturing, it is easy to forget IoT connectivity in buildings. According to a Schneider Electric white paper, everyone has a stake in optimizing power system management of buildings. One reason is that power systems are more complex and sophisticated than ever. Failure could mean the difference […]

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Learning from IoT project failures

Learning from IoT project failures.   At the recent 2017 Internet of Things World Forum (IoTWF) held in London, leading global market company  IDC predicted that the worldwide installed base of Internet of Things (IoT) endpoints will grow from 14.9 billion at the end of 2016 to more than 82 billion in 2025   Despite […]

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Mitsubishi’s open IoT platform supports competitive manufacturing

Manufacturing Intelligence & Data Management   Mitsubishi’s FA-IT open platform supports competitive global manufacturers   Recognising the demand from manufactures to optimize their total manufacturing processes by using IoT, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has just announced its new FA-IT Open Platform for factory automation.   Edge computing model Based around edge computing, the platform facilitates connectivity […]

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Helping manufacturers understand 4th industrial revolution (4IR)

Manufacturers’ organisation EEF and Oracle have published a free new fact-card to help manufacturers identify opportunities through a clearer understanding of the coming fourth industrial revolution (4IR), otherwise known as Industry 4.0. According to the EEF, 4IR will be crucial for UK manufacturing.   Knowledge and understanding are key Lee Hopley, their Chief Economist says […]

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