You have carefully completed the design, build, and test phases of your new wireless IoT device. Your testing in the lab shows that it meets applicable FCC radio standards, it can connect to the wireless router at your test bench, and it even connects to the site wireless access point (AP) in the office area. By Chris Kelly, Keysight Technologies
How can food and beverage manufacturers leverage the IIoT to achieve business value? By Keith Chambers, Schneider Electric. The food and beverage industry is building up an appetite for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Cloud, mobility, big data, predictive maintenance, Smart Manufacturing and Industrie 4.0 are more than just buzzwords – they are technologies and concepts being used today to improve quality and safety, reduce costs and increase recipe agility to remain competitive in the market.
A new category of ‘multistandard’ products and solutions promise to simplify and enhance many aspects of OEM global operations. By Benoit Lalevee, OEM channel manager, Schneider Electric
How remote management can be used to cut costs and improve maintenance. By Henrik Arleving, IIOT Innovation Architect, HMS Industrial Networks
Gigantic, weighing dozens of tonnes and confusing: In all container ports worldwide reach stackers are used to stack and handle containers. To avoid collision within the container terminals during narrow and rapid manoeuvring ifm offers automatic collision avoidance: A 3D camera at the rear monitors the rear area detects objects in the travel path and warns the driver of possible collision. The driver’s eyes look straight ahead when moving the 14 m wide and up to 40 tonne containers attached to booms through the narrow container stacks. Even when manoeuvring in reverse the driver must keep an eye on the transverse container to avoid hitting the containers stacked on top of each other like a wall.