Networking and Security
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MIT researchers have developed a system that lets nonspecialists use machine-learning (ML) models to make predictions for medical research, sales, and more.
Two leading methods exist for establishing mobile human-machine interface (HMI) connectivity; one providing more cybersecurity. See table comparison of remote access HMI connections.
As industry starts to engage in digital transformation programs, engineers tasked with managing this change are running into several challenges.
The Smart Factory Web Testbed aims to set up a marketplace for industrial production that comprises a web-based platform to allow factories to offer production capabilities and share resources to improve order fulfillment in a more flexible way than is currently possible with available technology.
The IIC accelerator program is designed to stimulate Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) adoption to help information technology (IT) and operations technology (OT) users solve real problems they face in their businesses.
I/O Systems, I/O Modules
The key to selecting an industrial drive is to understand how that drive has been designed and constructed to operate in conjunction with other machines and control systems.