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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailThe move to a ‘lights-out’ factory has already begun, but the developing transition requires an overhaul of industrial facilities, equipment, systems and people if it is to go the distance. …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailThe Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) has established a ‘smart printing factory testbed’ in collaboration with Fujitsu, IBM, Real-Time Innovations (RTI) and Toshiba to develop technologies to help the printing industry …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailAT&T will go after the broad industrial ‘internet-of-things’ (IIoT) market with an expanded connectivity portfolio as it unfolds its new narrowband-IoT (NB-IoT) network across the US and Mexico through 2019. …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailAs we have seen already, through separate discussion of Hitachi’s approach to ‘predictive quality’ and ‘dynamic scheduling’, the digital transformation of industry is multi-faceted. There is a third way, apart …

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LPWA IoT network

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailMicrosoft has made its Azure IoT Edge service ‘generally available’, and added new categories including device management and security to its Azure IoT Edge catalogue.  It has also made Azure …

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IIoT

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailAccording to the GSMA report, greater China will have 4.1 billion IIoT connections by that year Greater China is expected to reach 4.1 billion industrial internet of things (IIoT) connections …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailWhere is the edge of the data network, where compute power increasingly resides? This is the question industrial operatives are asking, as they look to combine advanced connectivity technologies and …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailThere are three strands to industrial transformation, reckons Hitachi Vantara, the digital change unit of Japanese hardware and software maker Hitachi. The point is to eliminate, or at least manage …

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smart buildings

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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