Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics
Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics September 20, 2018

A new-age approach to traditional manufacturing issues

The Global Automation and Manufacturing Summit (GAMS) event at IMTS 2018 highlighted the opportunities and pitfalls of the digital age with a focus on maintenance, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), robotics, and cybersecurity in an information-rich age.

By Chris Vavra
Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics September 14, 2018

Digital advantages for design, automation

Digitalization benefits include speed to market, flexibility, efficiency, consistent quality, cybersecurity, and lower lifecycle costs.

By Mark T. Hoske
Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics September 8, 2018

Camera developed to recognize objects faster and more efficiently

Researchers at Stanford University have devised a new type of camera system that can classify images faster while being energy efficient by combining two types of computers that is designed specifically for image analysis.

By Andrew Myers, Stanford University
Figure 1: Automation and control systems must be more flexible and agile. Honeywell Process Solutions Experion Elevate is an on-process production system for remote SCADA applications where the user wants to monitor and/or control geographically dispersed assets. Courtesy: Honeywell Process Solutions
Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics September 3, 2018

Cloud-based software solutions for industrial applications

Cover Story: Choosing cloud-based software or a combined approach with an on-site strategy may result in cost savings, improved operational efficiencies, and enhanced security.

By Chad McGraw
Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics August 31, 2018

Efficient security for cloud-based machine learning

MIT researchers have developed an encryption method that secures data used in online neural networks without dramatically slowing their runtimes, which could be useful for cloud-based neural networks and other applications that use sensitive data.

By Rob Matheson, MIT News Office
Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics August 25, 2018

Cloud-based, secure remote-access solution for connection to IoT devices

The Moxa Remote Connect Suite (MRC) is designed to be a more secure way to connect to remote machines and equipment for troubleshooting, data acquisition, and device management.

By Moxa
Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics August 9, 2018

How AR and VR are transforming training in manufacturing

Augmented reality (VR) and virtual reality (VR) technologies are improving training programs in plant facilities and bridging the skills gap with more efficient training for the incoming workforce – training new workers at 30 to 40% more efficiently and reducing assembly time.

By Shelby Hegy, PTC
Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics August 3, 2018

Training younger generations with immersive technologies

Adopting new technology such as virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) will help train younger employees faster without comprising safety on the plant floor.

By Youssef Mestari, Honeywell Connected Plant
Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics July 18, 2018

Automating molecule design uses machine learning to speed up drug development

MIT researchers are moving toward automating the molecule design process, which could drastically speed things up — and produce better results. Researchers are using machine learning, neural networks, tree decomposition, and a custom variational autoencoder.

By Rob Matheson, MIT News Office
Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics June 28, 2018

Fog computing standard established

The OpenFog Consortium’s OpenFog Reference Architecture for fog computing has been adopted as an official standard by the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) as a universal technical framework that enables the data-intensive requirements of the Internet of Things (IoT), 5G, and AI applications.

By OpenFog Consortium