How IoT will change the Engineering Industry

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on May 29, 2019 9:03:00 AM

When old-school engineers are preached about the upcoming wave of Industry 4.0 technologies and how they will revolutionize plant operations with remote connectivity, they often respond with little excitement, and with good reason. Embedded system is a well-established technology within the industry that has offered remote connectivity for decades now, be it HVAC systems, assembly lines or chemical tanks. So, if everything was available from the start, why the IoT buzz then?

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Topics: IoT, industry 4.0

Top Digital Supply Chain Trends

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Apr 3, 2019 9:00:00 AM

 Whenever the word “supply chain” is uttered, most professionals usually think of logistics, because the concept has been embedded in their thought processes for the past four decades. When optimization of supply chain is explored, the goal is to optimize the flow of materials from the raw material state to the distribution center where finished goods are auctioned.

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Topics: Industry News, industrial communication, IoT, industry 4.0

What You Need to Know About IoT and Why

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Mar 27, 2019 8:05:00 AM

The wide-scale adoption of the Internet of Things and automation technologies is inevitable. For the past decade, many industrial companies are seriously considering IoT and automated processes. This means every single physical parameter is up for grabs and should be utilized to increase the competitive edge for a business.

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Topics: Industry News, IoT, industry 4.0

Yaskawa MP3200 IEC Product Overview

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Feb 26, 2019 1:36:36 PM

 The hallmark of Yaskawa’s machine controller MPiec series, the MP3200 offers support for a variety of applications with capabilities ranging from 1 – 62 axes. With a clock speed of 1GHz and extended network capabilities compatible with OPC, Ethernet/IP, Modbus TCP, etc. the controller can handle the most demanding plant applications with reliability, efficiency and safety.

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Topics: industry 4.0, Yaskawa

The Exponential Growth of the IIoT Market

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Jan 24, 2019 2:05:14 PM

IIoT is no longer a concept limited to research papers, conferences and keynote speeches; it is here. The deployment of the Internet of Things within manufacturing and other sectors has been building over the years and has now adopted an exponential pattern. Big Data Paradigm, M2M communication, and advanced sensory technologies are just some of the hotspots of Industrial IoT. The benefits are visible and include operational efficiency, greater on-site safety, and higher productivity.

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Topics: Industry News, IoT, industry 4.0

eWON Products Provide a Source of Revenue

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Apr 2, 2018 1:03:45 PM

Manufacturing companies are locked in an all-out war of productivity, with factors such as government regulations, stringent labor costs and increasing energy prices serving as pressure builders. In such hostile environments, competition can only be given a befitting reply if innovations in the field of technology are adapted.

Machine to machine communication gives organizations exciting new avenues to approach their problems and provides solutions that instill efficiency, productivity and security within the automation infrastructure. Furthermore, it provides a perfect way for companies to make the shift from conventional technologies and get on the Industrial IoT bandwagon.

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Topics: Industry News, Remote Monitoring, industry 4.0

4G LTE Extension Card for eWON Flexy

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Feb 2, 2018 8:53:18 AM

eWON Flexy is a major revolutionary product that serves as a modular M2M router and data gateway, allowing system integrators & OEMs to link their remote devices in environments, which make use of multiple communication technologies. Whether its wired connectivity or wireless, eWON Flexy supports it all. However, as the industrial sector gets more diverse and automation makes its way to the ground level, it is becoming harder to keep the communication channels up & running.

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Topics: Industry News, Remote Monitoring, industry 4.0

eWON Talk2M: Now ISO 27001 Certified

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Dec 11, 2017 10:44:37 AM

The need for security isn’t that apparent until part of your network or privacy is compromised. Network data security should always be a top priority when considering connectivity within a plant or to multiple sites. Security is highly important in the 21st century industrial sector as corporate espionage for sensitive inside information is becoming increasingly common.

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Topics: Industry News, Remote Monitoring, industry 4.0

Siemens helps Manufacturing Companies Become Digital Enterprises

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Dec 1, 2017 11:28:13 AM

Digitization is affecting all walks of life, from the way we travel to the way we spend our money to the way we gain knowledge. People are becoming more empowered and expect greater quality, something that’s driving competition to great heights. The pace of innovation and the ability to disrupt the market is ramping up, with each company looking for ways to improve their productivity while alleviating their costs.

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Topics: Siemens, Industry News, IoT, industry 4.0

Industrial IoT Monitoring Defines the Next Phase of Automation

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Nov 16, 2017 2:02:29 PM

The use of IoT technologies in manufacturing is what simply constitutes Industrial IoT. The concept relies heavily on the use of big data technology and machine learning, making use of sensory & communication data to automate different processes. Without Industrial IoT monitoring, operations managers, plant managers and logistics coordinators throughout the manufacturing & distribution fields would lack the ability to make real-time decisions based on their assets’ health.

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Topics: Industry News, Monitoring Solutions, IoT, industry 4.0

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