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Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0

Commonly referred to as the fourth industrial revolution, Industry 4.0 is defined as the automation and data exchange within manufacturing and industrial technologies.

Smart manufacturing and smart factories rely on the building blocks of Industry 4.0, namely the internet of things and cloud computing, which allow machines, sensors and people to connect and communicate with each other in real time.

Big data brings opportunities for more human-machine interactions, leading to business intelligence and analytic capabilities powering instructions to the physical world through networks of intelligent devices. With this industrial connectivity we see the supply chain talking to the production line, manufacturing becomes more versatile, production leaner, maintenance more efficient and running costs lower. Stay tuned to this hub for all posts and content relating to Industry 4.0.

 

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Connector Geek

Connectors

February 16, 2016 10:30

The End of Connectors

ARISO from TE Connectivity provides a contactless connection system, perfect for applications in really demanding environments. In this blog, Connector Geek takes a look at this new product and discusses whether this is the beginning of the end of traditional connectors.

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JMcLaughlin

Connectors

August 11, 2017 09:38

Connecting Servo Motor to Industry 4.0 – why TE Connectivity’s Motorman hybrid connector can be the next big thing

Motorman Is a hybrid connector, which combines power, signal and two data Ethernets.

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GianlucaRS

Industry 4.0

October 10, 2017 09:06

The Industrial Maker. How Schneider PowerTag can bring II0T in building automation?

PowerTag is a compact, easy to install energy sensor which connects to a new or existing circuit breaker, giving precise, powerful, real-time data to building owners and facility managers. With a few easy steps,

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GreigRS

Industry 4.0

September 6, 2017 12:28

Phoenix Contact and Analog Devices. A Partnership that fuels Factory 4.0

The Industry 4.0 revolution is far from over, discover how these two industry giants address the safety and reliability concerns that arise as the factory environment continues to evolve.

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jefffo

Industry 4.0

September 5, 2017 11:49

Your Fan Temperature Control Sorted

This project uses the ebm-papst TMSB11111-01 Thermal Fan Controller development kit to control DC 4 wire fans using multi-point temperature speed profiles.

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BRODIEK

Industry 4.0

July 24, 2017 10:46

Digital Retrofit, The Key to Industry 4.0 Success?

By now you are all aware of the term ‘Industry 4.0’, you should also be aware of what this means, however you may not be aware of how you can achieve Industry 4.0 success without the vast associated costs, time and man power involved.

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Matthew_Cypress_Semi

Industry 4.0

May 3, 2017 13:04

Cypress F-RAM (Ferroelectric RAM) Nonvolatile Memory Enables High Endurance, Fast Write Speeds, and Low Power Consumption in Power Metering Systems

F-RAMs excel in the market of power metering systems. High endurance, fast writes, and low energy consumption capabilities contribute to its rapid adoption in applications such as smart electricity meters, water meters, and gas meters.

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leonie

Industry 4.0

March 29, 2017 13:52

Reinventing the PLC for Industry 4.0

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Industry 4.0 – call it what you will – is moving swiftly into the fourth industrial revolution. Today’s mainstay of industrial automation, the programmable logic controller, is set for some major changes.

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Designerz

Industry 4.0

February 13, 2017 09:26

10 Solutions to Industrial Wireless System Challenges

Industrial Wireless Systems offer more cost effective solutions and increase application possibilities. This article looks at existing challenges and the wireless solution.

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HeikoL

Industry 4.0

January 13, 2017 08:52

Intelligent power supplies QUINT4 from Phoenix Contact set a new standard

QUINT4 is not just another power supply, but provides innovative features which make the range outstanding in the market. Users can configure a QUINT4 PSU on a mobile or a PC and upload the settings via NFC onto the PSU.

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HARTING

Industry 4.0

November 25, 2016 16:18

Repeatability and flexibility for Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 requires repeatability, flexibility and reduced downtime from machinery to the shop floor.

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HARTING

Industry 4.0

November 25, 2016 09:27

Industry 4.0 ready, open software architecture

Industry 4.0 is a hot topic, so it’s time to look at how we can integrate Industry 4.0 technologies across machinery, shop floor, and building management systems.

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Stefan - Eaton

Industry 4.0

August 4, 2016 08:54

Simple Switching devices can provide valuable data

Industry 4.0 starts from device level components

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HeikoL

Industry 4.0

August 1, 2016 10:54

Industrial IOT & Industry 4.0

The terms Industry 4.0 and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) have different origins but they are both based on the same product technologies and applications.

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