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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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Industry 4.0

November 12, 2019 10:59

TE Connectivity and the Smart Factory Connection

The connected smart factory delivers value streams in terms of data and process flow efficiency. Ind 4.0 is reliant on access to real-time quality data, transferring this from factory floor to the enterprise layer is where TE Connectivity comes in.

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Industry 4.0

October 16, 2019 09:02

RS Industrial Demonstrators Design & Build

Brainboxes BB-400 NeuronEdge Controller plus ED-538 I/O module, together with PanelPilotACE, form the heart of demonstrator units that showcase industrial products.

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Industry 4.0

August 23, 2019 15:28

HARTING’S T1 Industrial set to revolutionise industrial Ethernet

Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) will be a key technology in shaping the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Manufacturers will require high data streams and the T1 Industrial from HARTING allows them to bring Ethernet from the cloud to every sensor.

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Industry 4.0

August 22, 2019 11:03

Getting Started with the BB-400 NeuronEdge Controller

Setting up the Brainboxes BB-400 and using Postman to control I/O.

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Industry 4.0

August 7, 2019 08:13

WNIE TV at WNIE Live 2019 – We want you!

WNIE TV will be central to the discussion at WNIE Live 2019, with a programme of round tables that provide a unique opportunity to hear topic-specific views from industry’s thought-leaders and innovators regarding the industry’s latest trends

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Industry 4.0

August 6, 2019 07:33

Planning for the future and beyond

The manufacturing industry is going through a massive digital transformation, but how are companies keeping up with the changes? Here is what TE Connectivity is doing to play a part in driving the potential for industry to benefit.

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Industry 4.0

July 25, 2019 11:39

Contamination alarms for Inductive proximity sensors

Even the simple inductive proximity sensor is becoming smart. This short video shows how the extra data we now get from a SICK IMC inductive sensor can prevent unplanned downtime due to contamination.

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Industry 4.0

July 10, 2019 13:49

PYTHON – Let the „Monty-language” enter Automation: Part 4

This four-part article describes a PID temperature controller built with Revolution Pi and programmed in PYTHON. It takes just view lines of code to realize an industrial-grade controller. This is part 4: MQTT and Node-Red UI.

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Industry 4.0

July 8, 2019 12:27

PYTHON – Let the „Monty-language” enter Automation: Part 3

This four-part article describes a PID temperature controller built with Revolution Pi and programmed in PYTHON. It takes just view lines of code to realize an industrial grade controller. This is part 3: The Python Program

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Industry 4.0

July 8, 2019 12:27

PYTHON – Let the „Monty-language” enter Automation: Part 2

This four-part article describes a PID temperature controller built with Revolution Pi and programmed in PYTHON. It takes just view lines of code to realize an industrial grade controller. This is part 2: Installing libraries and tools

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Industry 4.0

July 4, 2019 08:20

PYTHON – Let the „Monty-language” enter Automation: Part 1

This four-part article describes a PID temperature controller built with Revolution Pi and programmed in PYTHON. It takes just view lines of code to realize an industrial-grade controller. This is part 1: Introduction and hardware setup

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