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Cellular Connectivity Will Revolutionize Industry 4.0

Few manufacturing trends in recent years are as buzzworthy or as promising as Industry 4.0. This data-driven industrial revolution promises to make factories a safer and more efficient place, but today’s technology can’t see it through. While currently connected factories are a marked improvement, manufacturing needs better cellular connectivity to experience Industry 4.0 in full. […]

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How do IoT Sensors Work?

The last few decades have experienced dramatic changes in the world of computers, software, and computing technology. As an engineer, it is fascinating to be a part of an era that boasts huge amounts of computing power. The most popular ones are personal computers, laptops, hand-held devices like smartphones and smart-watches. It has become impossible […]

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All You Need to Know About Industrial IoT

The term IIot, or Industrial Internet of Things is used to refer to the industrial applications of the Internet of Things. We are talking about using the technology in anything from the machines in a factory to engines inside a car – these are all filled with advanced sensors equipped with wireless technology. These can […]

IIoT Trends and Challenges to Watch

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is the application of IoT in an industrial setting. IIoT is sometimes referred to as Industry 4.0, though the latter primarily focuses on the manufacturing sector, using upgraded technologies to reduce waste and increase value in this field. Here are the IIoT trends and challenges to watch. IIoT encompasses […]

IoT Tech Helps Oil and Gas Industry’s Skills Shortage

IoT Tech Helps Oil and Gas Industry’s Skills Shortage

There has been much hype about IIoT (Industrial IoT), with promises to improve efficiency, reduce risks, and increase profits. Along with the implementation of other new technologies, it’s being called the fourth industrial revolution. Experts are predicting that it will be more disruptive than any that have gone before and one of the most significant […]

How IoT is Optimizing Costs for Industrial Sectors

The fourth industrial revolution is upon us and it is already transforming the entire industrial landscape as we know it. With heavy use of emerging technologies such as IoT, Cloud-Computing, Big-Data Analytics, AI, Augmented Reality, Robotics and Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) amongst others, industries are moving towards creating a more collaborative environment that facilitates greater exchange […]

A Deep Dive Inside Industrial IoT

A Deep Dive Inside Industrial IoT

From the manpower efforts to the digital technologies, Internet of Things (IoT) has changed the way we interact with the world around us. This means bringing new opportunities from every challenge and new risks to the most personal areas of our lives. The real revolution in the digital industries of IoT is agriculture, city infrastructure, […]

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Operational Technology in Industrial IoT Can’t Tolerate IT-Style Patching. “Threat Analysis” is a Safe and Powerful Solution

Speaking about the Industrial Internet of Things – (IIoT). Operational technology in industrial internet of things (IoT) can’t tolerate IT style patching. Using “Threat Analysis” is a Safe and Powerful Solution. Within companies and across the entire global the IIoT ecosystem – is an intricately intertwined and negotiated merger of IT and OT. OT systems are […]

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Farm to Fridge: an industrial IoT (IIoT) love story

One of the great parts of my job is talking to industrial technologists from a wide variety of businesses. I had an interesting conversation recently with some people from a large dairy. Forget whatever image you may have; today’s large commercial dairies are extremely sophisticated enterprises that are always looking for new ways to leverage […]

Dell Technologies commits $1b to the future of IoT

Dell Technologies this Tuesday announced the formation of a new IoT solutions strategy, a new IoT division and a $1bn commitment in IoT R&D. Chairman and CEO Michael Dell called IoT “the infrastructure of the next industrial revolution. And that’s what we’re co-inventing with our customers and our partners,” The company’s new IoT Division, led […]

Hitachi rolls out Vantara to amp up its social innovation track record

Here at their inaugural NEXT event in Las Vegas today, Hitachi debuted their new Hitachi Vantara subsidiary, an effort that’s meant to pull together a broad portfolio of innovation, development and experience from across the company aimed at delivering “data-driven solutions for commercial and industrial enterprises.” See also: Hitachi sets up IoT R&D camp in California The new […]

Are edge computing and IIoT changing the way we think about data?

As we observe what’s happening in industrial enterprises, there’s an interesting evolution occurring—one that has important implications as companies make their first tentative steps toward the industrial Internet of things (IIoT). Traditionally, operational technology (OT) teams have tended to think of their environment in terms of the automation equipment within their environment, both hardware and […]

Here’s our sneak peak of the definitive IoT landscape

After four years of investing, incubating, discovering, gathering and researching the field, we believe that the Internet Of Things, commonly referred to as IoT or the industrial Internet, will represent the most powerful force for business transformation since the birth of the Internet itself. But what exactly is IoT? What is included in the industrial […]

Using IoT to solve the problems of the freight industry

Honeywell last week announced a new “Connected Freight” solution that gives shippers and logistics companies unprecedented ability to monitor shipments of high-value and perishable goods, helping prevent costly damage and loss. The new solution, developed in collaboration with Intel and third-party logistics companies, provides real-time information about the location and condition of critical freight while in […]

Wearable tech hits the factory floor at Hannover Messe

Germany has always been a place for industrial invention and innovation, reflected by the creation of the concept of “Industrie 4.0” by the German Government. Last week saw Europe’s leading technologists involved in the digitalization of industry bought together at Hannover Messe to showcase their answers to the key question faced by industrial enterprises everywhere: How […]

Can USSD really make IoT more affordable?

A use of old technology in a new way is transforming the potential capabilities of IoT. Myriad Group, a mobile software company that originated in Switzerland in the 1990’s, have created Pressto, a connected bundle built on Myriad’s IoT platform, ThingStream.io. The device uses the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) protocol to send 182 character messages […]