Digital Twin Technology

Digital Transformation

IIoT & Industry 4.0

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Industry 4.0 form the basis for future digital transformation in industry. The key is a massive network of industrial devices connected by communications technologies that result in systems that can monitor, collect, exchange, analyze, and deliver valuable new insights like never before. Read our IIoT Progress Report for the latest views of industry experts.

IIoT Newsfeed

A broad set of IIoT-enabling technologies from Industrial 5G to OPC UA, cloud and edge computing, Time Sensitive Networking and Single Pair Ethernet, to name just a few, are continuing to emerge and will empower and drive new levels of innovation for companies implementing IIoT applications. Learn about the IIoT from industry experts.

Industry 4.0 Technologies

Technology solutions powering the 4th Industrial Revolution

Industry 4.0 has been a decade in the making but even now the technology is progressing at a …

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Industry 4.0 data generated by sensors and digital systems allow businesses to more effectively monitor processes taking place in the physical world.

Industry 4.0: the next step in smart manufacturing

Inside the innovations leading the Industry 4.0 manufacturing transformation, there is an emergence at the sensor-driven level. For …

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Thanks to shorter latency, automated guided vehicles can be safely operated in large numbers even at higher speeds.

Wi-Fi 6: boost in efficiency for industrial applications?

The question is not whether, but how IEEE 802.11ax (also known as Wi-Fi 6) and 5G are driving …

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The digital twin accompanies a machine through each stage of its lifecycle – from development and commissioning to ongoing operation.

Digital twins create the perfect match

In the words of the Greek philosopher, Aristotle: “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” …

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Customer-specific interface solutions for a control cabinet: René Heiden, Operations Manager at SUATEC (right), in conversation with Guido Steenbock, Sales Engineer at HARTING Germany.

Individualisation of mass production core for Industry 4.0

At the highest level of “hard customisation” driven by the goals of Industry 4.0, customer-specific interfaces are developed …

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Typical system diagram.

Optimize power consumption using remote monitoring

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) generates a tremendous amount of data that also needs to be stored. …

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Visualize Your Network Status for Both OT and IT Professionals.

Tips for getting Industrial IoT networks ready for the future

Managing industrial networks only in local control centers may not be feasible three or five years. It is …

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OPC UA For Field In FA And PA

OPC UA – from automation pyramid to information network

The OPC UA (IEC 62541) framework with the extensions for field exchange (OPC UA FX) specified by the …

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