Industrial internet of things applications are leading to better collaboration, faster problem-solving and increased productivity, according the boss of Rockwell Automation.
Blake Moret, president and CEO of Rockwell, spoke on internet of things adoption and its impact on industrial productivity, sharing insights with more than 1,200 business leaders at Cisco’s IoT World Forum.
Kuka has agreed a deal with Beet Analytics as part of robot maker’s Industrie 4.0 strategy.
Kuka will now be able to offer Beet’s industrial IoT technology as another tool in their Industrie 4.0 eco-system and to offer Beet technology on Kuka solutions.
Ronny Chiang, president Beet analytics technology, says: “We are excited to work with Kuka, whose global industrial leadership in automation systems will further strengthen Beet’s presence in the global market. This will allow OEMs [original equipment manufacturers] to access Beet IoT solutions with a respected and established leader standing behind it.” Continue reading Kuka agrees deal with Beet on IoT
One of the biggest bugbears of plant managers is the cost of upgrading or replacing devices and equipment.
While this has traditionally only occurred due to a breakage, the rise of the internet of things has driven a need for cross-compatible equipment – in most cases calling for the costly replacement of legacy systems to ensure communication.
Whether you think of it as industry 4.0 or the IoT, the concept of machine to machine internetworking is undeniably the most talked about technological development of recent times.
This membership provides Wipro opportunities to engage and innovate with multi-partner testbeds and adopt best practices to drive digital transformation for customers.
Wipro has significant actitivties in the Internet of Things space, leveraging connected assets for the transformation of enterprise business, services and processes. IoT is a key enabler of Wipro Digital’s transformation strategy for its customers. Continue reading Wipro joins Industrial Internet Consortium
Forecast of $20.59 billion investment in manufacturing IoT by 2021 as British growth in production relies on manufacturing
UK manufacturing contributed to a 1.1 percent increase in total production between November and December 2016, according to the latest Office for National Statistics figures published today.
These latest figures come amongst the highest levels of optimism seen in the sector since June 2015.
Yet as the weaker pound continues to be a double-edged sword for British industry, the manufacturing sector must become a priority area for innovations that will help UK businesses to compete globally, says systems integrator World Wide Technology.
The head of logistics at software giant SAP says the future of the digital supply chain is robotics and automation.
SAP is one of the world’s largest software companies in any sector, with more than 300,000 clients in around 190 countries, and its logistics division has customers such as luxury automaker Porsche, and large transport operations such as Trenitalia.
In an interview with em360tech.com, Hans Thalbauer, SVP of extended supply chain and IoT at SAP, says industries are becoming smarter because of these technologies.