Smart Manufacturing (Industry 4.0)

Smart Manufacturing is ushering industrial operations into the Fourth Industrial Revolution Era, or Industry 4.0. Read about the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Manufacturing Digitalization, Engineering Simulation, Cloud and Edge Computing, Data Analytics, and more to thrive in the new era.
 

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Industrial Readiness and Maturity: Walking the Path of Digital Transformation

Industrial Readiness and Maturity: Walking the Path of Digital Transformation


For a company willing to start digital transformation, it is paramount to assess readiness and maturity. This featu…
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Predictive Maintenance of Computers is Critical to IIoT-Enabled Systems

Predictive Maintenance of Computers is Critical to IIoT-Enabled Systems


Computers used in IIoT- enabled systems must be treated as critical equipment that require a higher level of maintenance…
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Industrial IIoT: Transforming Operations with Data Communications

Industrial IIoT: Transforming Operations with Data Communications


IIoT platforms integrate IT functions with OT functions and transform factory floor operations. This feature origin…
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Industrial Readiness and Maturity: Walking the Path of Digital Transformation

For a company willing to start digital transformation, it is paramount to assess readiness and maturity. This feature originally appeared in InTech magazine's August issue, a special edition from ISA's Smart Manufacturing and IIoT Division.

Predictive Maintenance of Computers is Critical to IIoT-Enabled Systems

Computers used in IIoT- enabled systems must be treated as critical equipment that require a higher level of maintenance strategy than non-critical devices.

Industrial IIoT: Transforming Operations with Data Communications

IIoT platforms integrate IT functions with OT functions and transform factory floor operations. This feature originally appeared in InTech magazine's August issue, a special edition from ISA's Smart Manufacturing and IIoT Division.

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Yokogawa Launches OpreX IT/OT Security Operations Center Service

Yokogawa Launches OpreX IT/OT Security Operations Center Service

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igus Heavy-duty Rol E-chain Helps STS Container Cranes Be Fit for the Future

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Bosch Rexroth Ensures Greater Digital Transparency With Redesigned ACTIVE Cockpit

Bosch Rexroth Ensures Greater Digital Transparency With Redesigned ACTIVE Cockpit

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TopView software provides industrial alarm notification through Email, SMS/Text, and Voice calls plus Alarm Reports and Analytics. TopView now supports the OPC UA standard for the secure monitoring of industrial data and alarms. Try it for free.

TopView software provides industrial alarm notification through Email, SMS/Text, and Voice calls plus Alarm Reports and Analytics. TopView now supports the OPC UA standard for the secure monitoring of industrial data and alarms. Try it for free.

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The explosion-proof CPX series displays from Beckhoff are Zone 2/22 classified for harsh process environments. The rugged range of panels includes a wide selection of screen sizes, installation options and features for process applications.

The explosion-proof CPX series displays from Beckhoff are Zone 2/22 classified for harsh process environments. The rugged range of panels includes a wide selection of screen sizes, installation options and features for process applications.

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The AZ Series now includes PROFINET compatible drivers. Using the diagnostic tool of the host controller, network diagnostics and topology detection can be performed. For use with all Oriental Motor AZ Series products equipped with the AZ Series.

The AZ Series now includes PROFINET compatible drivers. Using the diagnostic tool of the host controller, network diagnostics and topology detection can be performed. For use with all Oriental Motor AZ Series products equipped with the AZ Series.

  • Oriental Motor USA Corporation
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Download the latest ebook in the InTech Focus 2022 ebook series.

Download the latest ebook in the InTech Focus 2022 ebook series.

Temperature & Pressure ebook
Download the AUTOMATION 2022: IIoT & Industry 4.0 ebook.

Download the AUTOMATION 2022: IIoT & Industry 4.0 ebook.

IIoT & Industry 4.0 Ebook
It's easy to get overwhelmed by all that is becoming available to upgrade tools and components, gather and analyze data, and otherwise optimize a facility. This ebook focuses on seemingly small changes that can lead to big results.

It's easy to get overwhelmed by all that is becoming available to upgrade tools and components, gather and analyze data, and otherwise optimize a facility. This ebook focuses on seemingly small changes that can lead to big results.

Cybersecurity & Connectivity Ebook
Emerson's Machine Automation Solutions can provide a range of resources to help end users understand and implement big data solutions that use IIoT and edge computing technologies.

Emerson's Machine Automation Solutions can provide a range of resources to help end users understand and implement big data solutions that use IIoT and edge computing technologies.

Emerson's Edge Computing Ebook
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In this edition of Advancing Automation, Dell Technologies OEM Solutions in collaboration with Intel provides insights into the megatrends pushing for digital transformation and the technologies that are enabling it.

In this edition of Advancing Automation, Dell Technologies OEM Solutions in collaboration with Intel provides insights into the megatrends pushing for digital transformation and the technologies that are enabling it.

Digital Transformation Ebook
Download the latest ebook in the InTech Focus 2022 ebook series.

Download the latest ebook in the InTech Focus 2022 ebook series.

Flow & Level Ebook
A best-selling, practical introduction to the principles, technologies, and strategies of industrial process control.

A best-selling, practical introduction to the principles, technologies, and strategies of industrial process control.

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Develop confidence in uncertainty analysis results and use measurement uncertainty to select instrumentation systems.

Develop confidence in uncertainty analysis results and use measurement uncertainty to select instrumentation systems.

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Understand each phase of the ISA-TR84.00.07 FGS design life cycle and learn how to develop an FGS design.

Understand each phase of the ISA-TR84.00.07 FGS design life cycle and learn how to develop an FGS design.

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Avoid reinventing the wheel. This ideal reference defines each phase of a project and then provides practical knowledge for each.

Avoid reinventing the wheel. This ideal reference defines each phase of a project and then provides practical knowledge for each.

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Minimize risk and avoid breakdowns. Follow the methods in this book to smoothly execute analyzer systems projects.

Minimize risk and avoid breakdowns. Follow the methods in this book to smoothly execute analyzer systems projects.

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Learn how to implement programmable controllers from design and programming to installation, maintenance, and start-up.

Learn how to implement programmable controllers from design and programming to installation, maintenance, and start-up.

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