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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailThousands of people pour into and out of high-rise office buildings each day, and each must be kept safe and secure. Two of the most significant challenges in accomplishing this …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailHitachi sets about the task of industrial transformation with its customers by posing three simple, but very pointed, questions. “What if you could predict and prevent production downtime? What if …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail“If you are not investing in these technologies to drive your own product gains, know that your competitors are already doing so. If you haven’t started, you need to; the …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailThe Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) has mapped out a “continuum” of edge computing in industrial settings, with the ‘edge’ variously located at certain points of remove from the data source …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailThe Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) has issued a white paper with practical guidance on edge computing in industrial internet-of-things (IIoT) settings. The publication seeks to define edge computing architectural functions …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailGeneral Electric reckons the convergence of machines, data and analytics will contribute $10 to $15 trillion to global GDP in efficiency gains over the next two decades. It has spent …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailThe digital transformation of industry will be more dramatic than transformation of the consumer retail and media markets, reckons General Electric. “We have seen how retail has been remade, how …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailRockwell Automation is to take a $1 billion stake in Needham-based industrial software maker PTC as part of a part of a strategic partnership to drive growth for both firms, …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailWe live in a world of continuous digital transformation. One technology obsoletes another, and the pattern repeats itself. For example, the invention of email has displaced the fax technology. Today …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailThe emergence of the OPC UA TSN communications stack, backed by a loose-knit consortium of automation specialists, is a key part of the developing industrial IoT narrative, with halting technological …

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