Tag Archives: industrial internet of things

Mouser Electronics’ new All Things IoT E-book explores opportunities and obstacles of industrial IoT

Mouser Electronics today released a new e-book centred on industrial automation as part of All Things IoT, the latest series in Mouser’s award-winning Empowering Innovation Together programme. In the second e-book in the series, Mouser experts examine the technologies, possibilities and challenges related to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The book includes …

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OT security – are you ready?

In today’s connected world, with the Industrial Internet of Things and increased adoption of industry 4.0, businesses must deal with more and more connected devices. Security is key to success here and should not be ignored, says Tim Ricketts, director of M.A.C. Solutions. Historically there has been a convergence between …

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Emerson completes acquisition of iSolutions

Emerson has acquired iSolutions, a Canadian-based consulting group with expertise designing and implementing data management solutions. iSolutions provides organisations with decision-support tools to make data-driven production and operational decisions based on the analysis of real-time insights from integrated field and plant systems. The acquisition will accelerate delivery of Emerson’s new …

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Does IoT power predictive maintenance in the manufacturing industry?

In this article, Joseph Zulick, writer and manager at MRO Electric and Supply, discusses how IoT is changing predictive maintenance for the better… For far too often maintenance has been treated as the proverbial red headed step child. Now with the internet of things (IoT), has brought new technology in …

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B&R shapes the future of OPC UA over TSN

OPC UA over TSN will be the unified communication standard of the Industrial IoT. Standardisation and ongoing development of OPC UA at the field level will take place under the umbrella of the OPC Foundation. This represents a long awaited answer to the market’s demand for vendor-agnostic, interface-free industrial communication. …

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IIoT technologies integration creates growth opportunities in the industrial cybersecurity industry

High penetration of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology in critical infrastructure and the manufacturing sector has resulted in a growing number of potential cyber-attack surfaces.  According to a recent analysis from Frost & Sullivan, cyber-attacks within the energy and utilities industries alone cost an average of $13.2 million per …

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Emerson at SPS IPC Drives 2018

At SPS IPC Drives 2018, Emerson will demonstrate how its automation solutions enable manufacturers to improve plant reliability, safety and availability. Using Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications and technology to place the right information in the hands of the right experts, Emerson facilitates better and faster decision-making that helps …

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Joint venture to tackle security in Industrial IoT

Trend Micro and Moxa have executed a letter of intent relating to the formation of a joint-venture corporation—TXOne Networks—which will focus on the security needs present in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) environments, including smart manufacturing, smart city, smart energy and more. Historically, within industrial environments Information Technology (IT), …

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ABB drives standard for automation and future-proofed IIoT architectures

Just as HTML spurred growth of the Web, the new Open Platform Communication Unified Architecture (OPC UA) interoperability standard will enable industrial players to unlock the full potential of Industry 4.0. In an announcement published by the OPC Foundation, the organisation states its vision of becoming the worldwide industrial interoperability …

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Preparing to integrate IIoT

In this article, Joseph Zulick, manager at MRO Electric and Supply, explains how controls, automation, and instrumentation help with the integration and use of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies. As advances in technology make it more cost-effective to deploy IIoT, industries will need to acquire a strategic approach to integrating …

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