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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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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

Advantages of Using Industrial Wireless Systems 1. Simpler, more cost effective, and more flexible set up and installation than cable-based systems 2. Bypasses physical obstacles ..

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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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HeikoL

Industry 4.0

March 4, 2016 08:07

Phoenix Contact supports engineers with products for IIoT, IoT or Industry 4.0

The intelligent production of tomorrow with Phoenix Contact Phoenix Contact is considered to be one of the most innovative global manufacturers of automation products and technology.

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RS Components

Industry 4.0

February 11, 2016 16:03

How to Integrate industrial legacy tech on the Internet of Things

Industrial automation systems and IT infrastructures are complex and expensive assets. When new technologies become available, engineers cannot simply uproot existing systems and start all over again.

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METRIKO

Industry 4.0

February 3, 2016 13:18

GROOV COMPATIBILITY WITH IOT AND MOBILE DEVICES

Groov allows to build your own mobile operator interface, so you can securely monitor and control just about any automation system and equipment. It works on any modern smartphone, tablet, HDTV and computer with a modern web browser.

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Connector Geek

Industry 4.0

December 24, 2015 11:18

Weidmuller's approach to Industry 4.0

This article is a summary of Weidmuller's approach to Industry 4.0.

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HeikoL

Industry 4.0

September 30, 2015 15:00

The perfect Internet of Things solution - groov from Opto 22

groov is a zero-programming, web-based way to build and view mobile apps for monitoring and controlling systems and equipment.

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