Articles & News on Industrial Computers

Epicor Strategy Empowers Digitalization for Small & Medium Manufacturers

  • by Bill Lydon
  • October 24, 2019
  • Feature

While many manufacturers are aware of the benefits of digitalization, it can be difficult to figure out where to begin, in order to reap those benefits. EPICOR has put together an architecture for companies, particularly small and medium manufacturers, to implement Industry 4.0, and Internet of Things conceptsy.

EtherCAT Technology Group announces support for EtherCAT G

  • October 24, 2019
  • News

EtherCAT G was introduced by Beckhoff Automation in 2018 as an extension of the EtherCAT standard. Beckhoff recently presented the gigabit technology addition to the ETG, and after thorough review, the organization’s Technical Committee accepted it. Right now, the ETG is working to add EtherCAT G to the corresponding technology specifications.

Machine Builders Unleashed: The Big Idea of Open Standard Control

  • October 23, 2019
  • Feature

By Bill Lydon, The foundations of the automation industry are being reshaped by the flood of ideas, software, and products driven by Industry 4.0 and digitalization of manufacturing and process industries. Machine builders many finally start to benefit from the leveraging of open standard control software.

CAMI Research announces partnership with Doyle Manufacturing for plug and play Cable Eye Solutions

  • October 15, 2019
  • News

Effective immediately, Doyle will begin offering value added services to CableEye users, providing design and manufacture of single or multi-block panels that are 100% electrically tested by CableEye and include a detailed test report.

Manufacturing & Cloud EDI: Keeping your eyes on the prize

  • October 4, 2019
  • Feature

By Frank Kenney, Cleo By taking a proactive approach to EDI integration and ecommerce, and by moving EDI processes to the cloud, manufacturers can more easily navigate the winding pathway towards automating operations while also innovating for brand differentiation and reducing order fulfillment costs.

Sectigo releases series of educational resources on quantum computing

  • October 2, 2019
  • News

To help enterprises prepare for the implications of quantum computing, Sectigo, a commercial Certificate Authority (CA) and a provider of purpose-built and automated PKI management solutions, has created a broad set of 15 educational resources for security industry professionals in the form of a whitepaper, podcast episodes and transcriptions, and articles.

Democratized Analytics Guides Industry 4.0

  • September 4, 2019
  • Feature

By Edwin van Dijk, TrendMiner Business outcomes can be controlled at each level of an organization by using applied analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. It's all about aligning business objectives with direct business outcomes across departments, all while growing production knowledge.

Cambashi announces hire of Petra Gartzen as BIM/CAE/IoT Senior Analyst

  • August 21, 2019
  • News

Petra’s role is strategic to Cambashi’s business as the Cambridge UK-based firm ramps up its global research and insight into new hot market areas – including Industrial IoT/Connected Applications, Building Information Modeling (BIM) and CAE software.

Finding HMI Performance for the Long Run

  • August 15, 2019
  • Feature

By Linda Htay, IDEC Corporation While it is true that an HMI needs the right technical capabilities, it is equally important for designers to examine how robust an HMI will be over the long run. This article looks at some of the quality, durability and environmental features designers should place high on their requirements list.

IoT & the Product Development Process

  • July 31, 2019
  • Feature

By Paul Welch, Arena Solutions While IoT helps create better user experiences and greater customer satisfaction, there’s also a clear need to manage the requirements that define how IoT capabilities will work in the first place.