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.

Centralized management of edge computing across sites delivers substantial efficiency gains.

Benefits and potential of edge computing

Industrial edge computing can mean data are processed locally and never leave the site, or data can be …

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Monitoring of energy networks – How to make it easy and secure.

Monitoring of energy networks – how to make it easy and secure

By using Smart Grid gateways for monitoring energy networks, existing systems, new devices and control systems can be …

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Cityscape Connections

Using blend of networks for production scale IoT deployments

Wireless and cellular networks offer an array of solutions for IoT deployments. Identifying the parameters of the use …

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Manufacturing

High Fidelity Vibration Acquisition Platform for Condition Monitoring

Recent advancements in MEMS technology have pushed accelerometer sensors to the forefront, rivaling piezoelectric sensors in condition-based monitoring …

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Balluff Long Distance Positioning System

Long Distance Positioning System (LDPS)

New technology provides reliable, intelligent and adaptable position measurement over several hundred meters in harsh environmental conditions.

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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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