Articles & News on Connectivity & Cybersecurity

Prosys OPC announces acceptance as member of Open Industry 4.0 Alliance

  • News

The Open Industry 4.0 Alliance, which was launched at that time, currently has 55 members. In the meantime, four working groups have come together to develop concrete use cases for each of the industry segments and technologies.

FDT Group announces Flowserve Corporation to join Board of Directors

  • News

Based in Irving, TX, Flowserve has been a member of FDT Group and a participant on the organization’s technical working groups, and recently upgraded its membership to “Sponsor” status and assumed roles on both the FDT Board of Directors and Executive Committee. 

OPC Experts Interview: What is OPC?

  • by Michael Clark
  • Feature

The OPC Experts Interview is a series taking a deep dive into open platform communications, OPC/OPC UA and related technology. This interview is with Stefan Hoppe, President and Executive Director of the OPC Foundation.

Koch Engineered Solutions announces acquisition of DarkVision

  • News

In conjunction with the acquisition, KES has also made a significant growth equity investment in DarkVision to fund future growth, R&D and expansion. DarkVision is an early stage industrial acoustic imaging company.

Westermo helps Max Bögl enhance data communication for urban transport

  • Case Study

High levels of network availability required specialized wireless technology designed specifically for transportation applications. Westermo was selected by Max Bögl to provide the data communication network technology. 

Becoming a Robot: Automation Helps Honor Pandemic Affected 2020 Graduates

  • by Cory Fogg
  • Feature

To bring its graduates their special day of recognition while still maintaining social distancing standards, Arizona State’s Thunderbird School of Global Management partnered with Double Robotics to provide a unique solution

Crisis Further Highlights Importance of Connected Human Workers Across Industrial World

  • by Lawrence Whittle
  • Feature

Connected work and connected worker technology make it possible for humans on the frontlines to perform at their safest, most productive best. As the current global situation clearly indicates, humans will always be essential in manufacturing and production – and they deserve to be supported and empowered by technology.

4 Questions Industrial CISOs Need to Ask When Evaluating Cybersecurity Tools

  • by Gabe Authier
  • Opinion

By Gabe Authier
While ICS downtime at the hands of a security solution was once a much more realistic concern, cybersecurity tools are now changing the face of ICS cybersecurity by helping operators remediate issues that could threaten system uptime.

5G-Industry Campus Europe network goes live in Aachen, Germany

  • News

The 5G-Industry Campus Europe is being developed in a research project funded by the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) and is directly focused on the introduction of the new mobile communications standard in the manufacturing industry.

5G with an Edge: How factories of the future are staying ahead of the competition

  • by Jim Kilmer
  • Opinion

By Jim Kilmer
Combining 5G and edge computing can give manufacturers more from their technology—simply put, better factories and better products