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Larry Turner for Industry Week: Industry experts agree, it makes sense to start now and to make small steps towards the big idea of IIoT. Partnerships can help the process.
Too much data, little of which can be accessed and used effectively. From tuggers, AGCs (Automated Guided Carts), and AGVs, there is a real need to include IIoT monitoring.
SKF is building a new generation of manufacturing systems, which embrace the power of today’s digital technologies to achieve a further step-change in speed, efficiency and flexibility.
Although some manufacturing leaders and their employees are hesitant to embrace new technology and hardware on the job site, these innovations are here to stay. Those who adapt to these new standards sooner rather than later will be ready to tackle Industry 4.0 and reap all
At the heart of IIoT is the way companies capture and share data. The ability to have data about inventory needs immediately available in the cloud and available to both plant floor managers and suppliers offers unheard-of visibility that heightens operational performance.
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Harold L. (Hal) Sirkin for Forbes: People with skills and talent typically gravitate to “superstar cities,” such as New York and Los Angeles, or to “knowledge and tech hubs” like Boston, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C., not to small towns in the South.
Rick Barrett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: The magnitude of Foxconn Technology Group’s proposal for a $10 billion electronics factory in southeast Wisconsin is matched by the gravity of the questions it has raised
Louis Columbus for Forbes: Smart factories are revolutionizing manufacturing by enabling a 7X increase in overall productivity by 2022.
Freddie Roberts for Internet of Business: A group of companies in Japan have formed the Flexible Factory Partner Alliance (FFPA) in order to encourage the use of IoT in factories.
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Leading2Lean's Lean Execution System Now Deployed in All Autoliv Manufacturing Plants Across the Globe Cloud-based system allows Autoliv to have a seamless view of real time data across multiple plants, and multiple systems, in 27 countries
The Maxim MAX32625MBED development platform, available from Mouser Electronics, includes a Maxim MAX32625 microcontroller and an onboard Arm Mbed hardware development kit interface to provide quick connection to toolchains.
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