IIoT applications

IIoT Architectures

Industrial Edge & Cloud Computing

The optimal use of data and connectivity between enterprise systems and the plant floor easily, flexibly and securely offers a wide range of benefits for manufacturers. IT technologies need to play a vital role in IIoT system architectures, with gateways are evolving to provide more flexible, innovative and efficient software solutions.

Focus on Industrial Edge

Edge computing utilizes a distributed computing model to bring processing power and data storage closer to locations in the factory to improve response times, save bandwidth and reduce network latency. Often used in conjunction with cloud computing , it provides companies more flexible and agile capabilities, increases operational efficiency and reduces risks/costs in industrial IoT applications.


Industrial Edge impact on smart manufacturing

Industrial Edge technologies are making an impact on smart manufacturing. In this special report, industry experts comment on …

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How Industrial Edge technology fuels digital transformation

Edge computing facilitates data processing at the edge of a network, close to the edge devices, and avoids …

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Ethernet Connections

SPE: enhanced cloud access to sensors and peripherals

SPE, short for Single Pair Ethernet, is expected by many to revolutionize the way modern industrial communication networks …

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EtherNet/IP Network Portion of ACHEMA Pulse Ethernet-APL Multivendor Demonstration.

Ethernet-APL: the future of process automation connectivity

Competition and cost pressures combined with Industry 4.0 have made device health status, operations analytics and predictive maintenance …

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The industrial world is being driven to more and more close integration from sensor to cloud.

Data optimization at the edge with local data processing

The industrial world is being driven to more and more “close integration” from sensors to the cloud. Industries …

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As digitalization and connectivity in manufacturing increases, secure remote access to industrial assets is becoming more important.

Industrial Edge: remote access methods and security

Remote access to assets at the industrial edge iimproves flexibility for many workflows in diagnostics and maintenance. This …

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PROFINET lays the foundation for modern edge concepts

Besides a traditional controller, there is an increasing need for additional devices or applications for making optimizations. But …

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Edge gateway solves challenges for food processing OEM

An edge gateway allowed a food processing equipment OEM to offer an effective solution for managing and accessing …

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