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APM 4.0 will sustain Industry 4.0

Dan Miklovic, LNS Research via Plant Services: On the road to smarter manufacturing, do not confuse sophistication with maturity.

Cybersecurity in the Factory

Technology for Industrial Control Systems and SCADA are now available that allow for continuous monitoring of these critical systems. A baseline is created and any deviations can be alerted and acted upon.

Machine Learning for Asset Maintenance

Unsupervised Machine Learning is much more cost effective than Supervised Machine Learning because the algorithm does not need blueprints or understanding of the physical process to “learn” the behavior of the asset.

Industry 4.0, IIoT and Connected Manufacturing

The greatest benefit seems to be in complex control of the factory. A SCADA system is extremely useful for all of the workers on the production team. The operator has the main overview of the production in real time, the technologist is able to reconfigure the recipes from t

Reining in on industrial automation: The benefits of cloud computing in the manufacturing industry

By embracing the cloud, manufacturers no longer simply collect data but instead, gain actionable insights from it. Whether it’s for quality improvement, sales forecasts or preventative maintenance, predictive analytics or machine learning can give manufacturers an edge ove

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State of 3D Printing 2017

Sculpteo’s 3rd annual report on 3D Printing and Digital Manufacturing

Maker Cities: If You Can Imagine It, You Can Build It

Peter Hirshberg and Marcia Kadanoff for US News: Maker Cities are remaking America for the future.

The future of additive manufacturing is all about design

Sarat Babu for The Engineer: If we’re going to unlock the full potential of 3D printing we’ll need to fundamentally rethink the design process, writes Sarat Babu, founder of Betatype.

Guidelines for implementation of Industry 4.0

KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FÜR TECHNOLOGIE (KIT): Researchers develop guidelines for intelligent production and products

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Mouser Electronics Partners with Macnica to Support Engineers in Japan from Prototype to Production

Mouser Electronics is partnering with Macnica to deliver the highest levels of service and support to Japanese electronic design engineers. With the distribution partnership, Mouser and Macnica are introducing a new co-branded website available for customers in Japan.

Technology Training Corporation (TTC) Announces 'Additive Manufacturing for Defense and Government' July 13-14, 2017

Missions, Capabilities, Opportunities

Spot Trends, Hear Breakthroughs and See New Developments in Medtech at the 34th Annual Medical Design and Manufacturing (MD&M) East Conference in June

The MD&M East Conference will be held alongside the 3D Printing and Smart Manufacturing Innovation Summits in addition to UBM's six advanced design and manufacturing expos, including Automation Technology Expo (ATX) East, Design and Manufacturing (D&M) Atlantic, EASTPACK, Medical Design and Manufacturing (MD&M) East, PLASTEC East, and Quality Expo.

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3dexperience - The Rules Of The Game Have Changed. Enter Into The 4th Industrial Revolution.

3dexperience - The Rules Of The Game Have Changed. Enter Into The 4th Industrial Revolution.

With solutions powered by the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform specifically tailored for the Industrial Equipment market, Dassault Systèmes is looking ahead to meet future customer demands. Even your more challenging business situations are addressed in a unified environment that enables social networking at the corporate level as well as the business community level. See below what the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform can do for your company.

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