By Ingo Baumgardt, head of sensor communication, Leuze electronic
Making sensor data and information from different sources available globally and linking this data and information in a meaningful way – this is the crux of Industry 4.0.
New business ideas make it necessary to make this information globally available and accessible not only within a company but also beyond the boundaries of the company and its location.
Sensors are the eyes and ears of automation technology and provide a wide variety of information concerning the current condition of a machine or system, for example about position, pressure and temperature, and so on. [Read more…] about Technology insight: Sensor data available globally – beyond the local company cloud