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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@BradLevy Yes you are absolutely right. To have a much bigger impact on the amount of heat generation, the core voltage would have to be reduced in addition to the clock frequency. I believe the raspberry...
A minor technical detail - unless the core voltage is reduced at lower frequencies, the speed of transitions is usually not reduced by operating at a lower frequency. Rather, the reduction is the number...
could you please explain what specifically you are asking about when using the term "industry 4"? Leonie has given you a link to several wireless IoT technologies. But industry 4.0 is generally...
Hi Mark, I know this is IoT more than IIoT, but it might give you a starting point: https://www.rs-online.com/designspark/eleven-internet-of-things-iot-protocols-you-need-to-know-about You could also check...
@PeterTecks DesignSpark moderator here. We've been back through all comments and can only find one deleted comment - which was a test comment as Sven Sager was unable to post his comment due to some code...
In part five of this series, I explained the abilities of the DS28E38 chip from Maxim. In part seven, I will demonstrate the evaluation kit. But let's try to get a more general understanding of embedded authentication in today's article.
Not that long ago integrating a UPS that could communicate with a higher level system was only available with commercial off the shelf AC UPS using SNMP network cards. There is now another solution...
New technologies allow engineers to optimize their hydraulic systems like never before.
We are now ready to have a look at embedded solutions for industrial security. Embedded authentication and brand protection can be done with 3mm x 3mm chips, connecting only 3 pins and costing less than 1.50 €. This part explains the Maxim DS28E38.
It’s time to find applications for the concepts we’ve learned in part 1 to 3. Digital signatures and certificates are such applications which are elementary for secure internet connections.
Have you heard security nerds talking about the best hash and thought: Well, they better should stop smoking drugs? Then you should go on reading and learn that hash algorithms are not produced by plants but by sophisticated mathematics.
More than forty years ago, scientists found what has become the fundamental concept of modern IT security: Asymmetric Cryptography. Without a public key exchange, there would be no secure internet business.
Many engineers think about industrial security as a limitation of physical access to security-relevant systems. When controllers get internet connections, things need to change. This series explains the basic concepts of cryptography.