Dr James Truchard reminisces about the past 40 years of test and measurement as retires as CEO of National Instruments, and looks ahead at what the future holds for this sector. By Dr James Truchard, president, CEO, and cofounder, National Instruments Read more...
Advantech emphasised their pursuit of Industrial IoT leadership with Solution Ready Platform (SRP) Initiatives and the sharing platform business model at the 2016 edition of their Industrial IoT World Partner Conference, held in Taipei, Taiwan, from November 10-12, 2016. Read more...
The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend may not be suitable for demanding sectors, such as logistics, manufacturing, and healthcare, with non-rugged devices seeing a failure rate of 10-23 percent in such environments. Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) needs to be a major consideration in adopting devices for such demanding sectors. By Wayne Harper, Senior Technical Director, Zebra Technologies APAC Read more...
This article asks five questions, which every manufacturer should be asking about their ERP system in order to get ready for Industry 4.0. By Sabby Gill, executive VP, International, Epicor Software Read more...
Industrial RFID is growing as more industries and companies invest in the technology. What the different RFID technologies can deliver will be discussed as well as where their specific limitations lie. By Dr Helge Hornis, intelligent systems manager; and Simon Sumner, regional sales manager, Southeast Asia, Pepperl+Fuchs Read more...
With the oil & gas sector taking a hit because of global economic conditions those companies that invest heavily in this sector are seeing the greatest impact to their core business. However, many companies are finding new opportunities across the region and still finding growth. By Mark Johnston Read more...
Operating software in the cloud has many advantages. Reliability and redundancy are a couple. CAD is taking a similar approach, launching cloud-based solutions. By Dave Corcoran, co-founder and VP of Research & Development, Onshape Read more...
Material choice plays a pivotal role in manufacturing. Smart Materials go one step further by adding intelligence to these materials. Such materials act to increase productivity and improve safety within production facilities. Read more...
IAA interviewed Voo Chung Mong, deputy GM, industrial automation department, factory automation and industrial division, Mitsubishi Electric Asia on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and how it is impacting the company’s business. By Mark Johnston Read more...
Whilst it is unclear how 5G will be implementated, one thing is certain, it will involve mmWave technology. By Sarah Yost, SDR Product Marketing Manager, National Instruments Read more...

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