Technology can be part of the ‘culture’ in plants
A combination of information technology (IT) and operations technology (OT) cybersecurity expertise is required to manage the influx of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) devices and increased IT/OT integration.
FDT Group announced the release of its updated developer tools, known as Common Components, which are designed to enhance interoperability while accelerating time to market.
Surveys by MESA International indicate the manufacturing industry is making steady progress toward the fourth industrial revolution through smart manufacturing.
International: CC-Link IE Field Basic is an option for smart factory network architectures where low-cost control networks are needed.
A system integrator deployed a Profinet industrial Ethernet network and programmable logic controllers (PLCs) for a food supplier looking to expand its facility. The integrator used the Ethernet network to improve communications and optimize operational efficiency for $125,000 in annual energy savings.
The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) and OpenFog Consortium have finalized their agreement to combine their respective groups, which will work under the IIC umbrella.
This white paper discusses an industrial open network specification.
A report by ESI ThoughtLab, in conjunction with Willis Towers Watson, found untrained staff is the greatest cybersecurity risk to business and a vast majority of companies know this.
Open industrial networks are fundamental components of the Smart Factory and Industrie 4.0 will play a key role in the factory of the future.