SOFTWARE & NETWORKS
This article is an Interview with David Yang, Intelligent Logistics SRP Product Manager, Advantech on the implementation of an uninterrupted cold chain management solution at Taiwan’s Hypermarket Leader.
The end of 2020 will see only two percent of the world’s eight billion mobile subscriptions using 5G. But, even though the vision for 5G is still far from being realised, the work on 6G has begun.
predictive analytics plays an important role in improving product quality and reliability across the manufacturing sector.
With cyber-attacks being an increasing occurrence, industrial, commercial and residential installations need a strategy to guard their IT networks.
As international conflicts migrate to the digital domain, state-sponsored hackers are increasingly targeting energy grids, intending to cause outages that could disrupt the critical infrastructure of entire nations.
For businesses operating critical infrastructure systems, the risks have never been greater. There are consequences that reach far beyond business and reputational damage.
The CC-Link Partner Association has created a new industrial open network specification “CC-Link IE TSN” as the next generation CC-Link IE network.
We are living in an era of digitally transforming world, networking billions of smart solutions across and producing a huge amount of data. Considering Transition to Industrial IoT Networks?
Manufacturing is rapidly entering the Fourth Industrial Revolution where the old and formerly closed environments systems meet new, connected ones.
The Promise Of The Edge In Asia’s Manufacturing Industry That is where the edge comes into play: the place where computing occurs, in between the data centre and the cloud.
Computing infrastructure is an ever-changing landscape of technology advancements. Current changes impact the way companies deploy smart manufacturing systems to leverage advancements.
For industries that rely on physical assets, smart connectivity enables vastly superior performance by unlocking value from digital transformation. At the heart of Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) are Smart Connected Assets and the evolution of APM 4.0.
Of the more than 700 IT decision makers surveyed for the report by 451 Research, 56 percent say at least a quarter of their data centre and cloud capacity is already supporting IoT. By Martin T. Olsen, VP of Global Edge and Integrated Solutions, Vertiv.
In today’s world, cybersecurity is necessary to ensure critical automation systems remain safe and fully operational. However, implementing cybersecurity controls is a very technical and labour intensive task. Article contributed by Honeywell.
Industrial control systems (ICS) underpin individual businesses and critical infrastructures around the world. They maintain control of power stations and nuclear plants, water distribution systems and manufacturing sites – and today, they are routinely targeted by cyber attackers.
SCADA systems have been part of the industrial and utility landscape for many decades. For pipeline SCADA systems, the wide area coverage and operation of processes in remote locations provide a number of unique cybersecurity issues. By Kevin L. Finnan, System Consultant, Yokogawa Corporation of America.
Every industrial company today is discussing the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Experts say that IIoT enables companies to engage technology and expertise more than ever before. Managers know that instruments and systems they buy can be equipped with digital technology to gather real-time data at every measurement point. By Susan Wang, Wireless Manager, Asia Pacific, Emerson Automation Solutions.
Today’s manufacturing environment is facing the challenge of rapid acceleration in both the speed-of-business and in the proliferation of new digitised technologies. These trends are impacting all of society and most workplaces. The amount of change taking place is breathtaking. Innovation is making its presence felt at all levels. Consider the fact that 48 percent of the organisations currently listed as Fortune 500 companies were not on the list in the year 2000. Innovators have displaced traditionalists and those that continue to succeed do so in large part thanks to their ability to reinvent themselves.
The solution uses Ixia’s IxNetwork to enable network equipment manufacturer partners to self-certify their products with VMware NSX in a range of network topologies, helping them save significant costs while improving time-to-market.
Singapore: EOS, a technology supplier in the field of industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers, has joined the MindSphere World e.V. (registered association) that promotes the open, cloud-based IoT operating system MindSphere. This organisation comprises companies including Siemens, Festo and Kuka. EOS is to chair the organisation’s Additive Manufacturing work group.
Empowered with machine learning capabilities, FactoryTalk Analytics learns the process and looks for trends in the data, proactively presenting users with insights before an issue arises.
Machine-to-machine integration and the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) are reinventing manufacturing as we know it, giving birth to the Smart Factory that is connected, intelligent and aware – enabling newfound levels of productivity and predictability. By Vincent Tang, regional VP, Asia, Epicor Software.
Autonomous cars are set to totally transform our driving habits but they could also have a major impact on society, from city planning to mobility. By Ludovic Lassauce, Director, Business Development, Business Collaboration, Mobility and IoT at Tata Communications
Since the technology first emerged in 2008, blockchain has quickly become synonymous with the digital currency bitcoin and the financial sector. Blockchain’s association with bitcoin stems from its role as a foundational concept in the original bitcoin paper authored by Satoshi Nakamoto. In his paper, Nakamoto proposed a peer-to-peer electronic payment system, and the blockchain is used to secure bitcoin transactions without the need for a centralised governing body or trusted intermediary, such as the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), or a bank.
The term ‘digital twinning’ is gaining in popularity with the advancement of Industry 4.0, which is seen as the next phase of the digitisation of the manufacturing sector. By Terri Hiskey, VP Product Marketing, Manufacturing, Epicor Software
Microsoft, Linux, Google, and Apple started rolling out patches addressing design flaws in processor chips that security researchers named Meltdown and Spectre. Contributed by Trend Micro
Where are the enablers for growth in 2018 likely to come from? Here, we identify the top trends that Epicor believes will be central to success in the upcoming year. By David York, regional VP, UK and Ireland, Epicor Software
Thanks to advances in technology, infrastructure frameworks, and growing cloud adoption, companies no longer need to rely exclusively on data scientists to reap the benefits of Machine Learning. By Jason Bissell, Senior VP and GM, APAC, Talend
David Hughes, Founder, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Silver Peak shares his thoughts on what 2018 holds for the Cloud infrastructure market.
Honeywell General cyber security protects against cyber-attacks that compromise IT systems where the consequences might involve the loss of intellectual property, databases or loss of operation. What follows are 12 steps that should be performed to minimise the risk of an industrial cyber security attack. By Thomas Ayral, Cyber Security Specialist, Honeywell Industrial Cyber Security
A privileged account security solution is designed to be a complete solution to protect, monitor, detect, alert, and respond to privileged account activity. Privileged accounts represent the largest security vulnerability an organisation faces today. By Jeffrey Kok, Director of Pre-Sales, Asia Pacific and Japan, CyberArk
With the rise of Industrial Automation (IA) in manufacturing, legacy Operational Technology (OT) has become increasingly outdated. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is paving the way for industrial organisations to harness the latest technologies and remain competitive in a rapidly evolving industry. By Michael Fyson, Regional Sales Director for ANZ & ASEAN, Stratus Technologies
This article offers a look into the factory of the future and presents fundamental steps that every manufacturer should take now to prepare for seamless integration when the Internet reaches the factory. Contributed by marketing department, Microscan systems
As Internet-connected devices continue to increase, so will the need for more data centres. Industrial automation is as important as ever in ensuring the efficient operation of these data centres. By Patrick Flynn, group leader of sustainability, IO.
Connectivity is evolving and with that new challenges are emerging. With greater connectivity, security.
With the emergence of the cloud, distributed design has now becoming the norm, rather than the exception, with designers working in different locations to achieve their design aims.
Initially introduced in the aerospace and automotive sectors connecting CAD with engineering and manufacturing requirements in order to speed up product development cycles as well as managing quality and cost, PLM is now a ‘strategic business approach to solving the problem of managing the complete set of product definition information,’ as defined by CIMdata.