Breaking down Walls to Build e-Factories
Thomas Burke, Global Strategic Advisor at CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA), looks at how industrial automation vendors, machine builders, and end users can futureproof robotic systems with value-adding network technologies.
Why smart interconnection is essential for building the factories of the future
Today, the super-high bandwidth and low latency of 5G have tremendous potential to transform all industries, especially manufacturing. They need intelligent networks to ensure manufacturers get the most from their 5G campuses.
Serving IoT Needs with Cassia Networks and Soracom
One factor that can complicate an IoT application is the crowding that may occur when many connected devices occupy the same area. To help corral all of these signals, many organizations opt to deploy Bluetooth gateways to help connect their IoT devices to the cloud.
Increasing Rural Broadband Can Help Rural Manufacturers Compete
Rural manufacturing's comparative decline is multifaceted, but the solution may not be. One of the most impactful distinctions between today's most and least competitive manufacturers is access to reliable, high-speed internet.
Interwire 2021 Trade Exposition - Industry 4.0 in Wire Manufacturing
Industry 4.0 is truly the future of manufacturing. Automation, robotics, machine learning, and data analytics are just a few examples of how the fourth industrial revolution affects the way wire and cable is made and how well companies compete on the world stage.
Benefits of VFD Cables Over THHN
Cables with the proper shielding, i.e. foil plus braided shield or semi-conductive fleece with foil and a braid shield, prevent the VFD system from radiating electrical noise that can interfere with the surrounding networking, wireless communication, and industrial devices.
Increase Security and Control Costs During Network Upgrades
While COVID-19 may have many legacies, one of them will definitely be an explosion in the amount of network capacity required. Most enterprises are experiencing the need for increased network capacity.
What's the Difference Between a Servo Cable and Motor Cable?
Electrical engineers often work with motor cables and servo cables, which both supply motors with electrical energy and have a nominal voltage of 600/1,000V. But what exactly are the differences between the two cables?
Omron Helps Life Sciences Company Upgrade Prototype with Cutting-edge Technology and Cut Costs by 30% With Solution Using NX-I/O
Omron gave preference to EtherCAT over DeviceNet because the latter is a slower CAN-based protocol designed for sensors and it uses screw-type connections that can be difficult to install and maintain.
Taking an Independent Path: Strategies for Low Risk Sourcing of Components in a Constrained Market
Industrial control equipment industry looks to independent distributors to address chronic shortages in the availability of electronic components
Addressing Remote Locations and Security with SD-WAN
Think of AR in an IIoT manufacturing context: now technicians with AR can remotely monitor, change and maintain systems without putting the operator in danger; however, AR requires a massive amount of network resources.
THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET CONSORTIUM PUBLISHES INDUSTRIAL NETWORKING ENABLING IIOT COMMUNICATION WHITE PAPER
Industrial networking infrastructure and technologies reside at the IP layer and below, and enable industrial assets, such as machines, sites and environments, to connect to the business professionals supporting applications across a wide range of industry sectors.
How to Ensure Effective Network Segmentation
The main idea of Continuous Network Verification is to assure that the network is resilient and protected by ensuring your networks behavior matches your intentions.
Time-Sensitive Networking: Reliable Communication for Industrial IoT
What happens when a command from the controller arrives at the robot arm a tenth of a second late? Or what happens if sensor data never actually reaches the controller?
Industry 4.0-based Network Manager Ensures Solid Industrial Connectivity
Network connectivity of industrial equipment and devices is a vital element of Industry 4.0. If the connection fails, all data communication from field devices to back-end servers and cloud networks will be halted, disrupting the operation of Industry 4.0.
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CIMON Xpanel eXT & nXT Series HMI
Introducing the Xpanel eXT and nXT series, advanced industrial HMI solutions that set a new standard for performance and usability. Utilizing our brand new Canvas HMI software for project creation, the Xpanel eXT and nXT series deliver a seamless and efficient user experience. They combine industrial-grade touch technology, powerful embedded OS hardware with a quad-core CPU, and an easy-to-use runtime platform. The Xpanel eXT and nXT series are specifically designed to optimize and streamline industrial operations, enhancing your HMI experience.