Hot Control Engineering IIoT, Industry 4.0 articles in 2023

Control Engineering top 5 articles online about IIoT and Industry 4.0 posted over the last year covered Industry 4.0 success, open or proprietary IIoT solutions, process manufacturing and IIoT.

By Chris Vavra May 11, 2023
Figure 2: Connecting multiple things in a proprietary Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) connectivity solution is possible, but can be complex. Courtesy: Moxa

Control Engineering top 5 articles online about the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Industry 4.0 posted over the last year covered Industry 4.0 success, open or proprietary IIoT solutions, process manufacturing and IIoT and more. Also: See additional IIoT and Industry 4.0 stories here.

1. The driving force behind Industry 4.0 success

Smart sensors play a key role in helping manufacturers achieve Industry 4.0 goals.

2. Choosing between open or proprietary IIoT solutions

Open and proprietary Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions have different emphases on data management and collection and benefits differ, depending on user goals.

3. Digital transformation and IIoT’s impact on process manufacturing

Digital transformation and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) can help companies transform their culture and business. Five steps for companies embarking on the digital transformation journey are highlighted.

4. How digital twin simulations advance digital transformation in manufacturing

By increasing visibility into a company’s manufacturing operations and testing an unlimited number of what-if possibilities in real-time, a digital twin can provide factories a reliable way to save time and money.

5. IIoT solutions for freedom, flexibility and fast access to data

Data is king in today’s digital world, and businesses are turning to Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions to keep up with the demand for data. Three examples are highlighted.


Author Bio: Chris Vavra is senior editor for WTWH Media LLC.