- February 24, 2021
Automation 2021: IIoT & Industry 4.0
Industry 4.0 is getting real, and technology is moving fast to support new applications that include the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). You’ll find the latest tools and techniques in this edition of AUTOMATION 2021. Discover how new value is being created by fusing OT field data with new digital technologies including the cloud, artificial intelligence, and digital twins.
Learn how you can use MQTT/Sparkplug B to build industrial networks at scale with edge computing, as well as how OPC UA can take your designs from the device to the cloud and back, protecting your automation investment. Understand how ultra-long-life lithium batteries are powering remote wireless devices at the edge and in the field. And don’t miss the article on Moderna’s award-winning cGMP clinical development manufacturing facility, which has created a native digital process automation design in the cloud with the help of Amazon Web Services, one of the newest OPC Foundation partners.
-Renee Bassett, Chief Editor