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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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An effective TSN network infrastructure addresses solutions for both automation and control networking along with enterprise connectivity to the cloud.

CC-Link update focuses on time-sensitive networking

The Industrial Ethernet Book reached out to CLPA for a general update on CC-Link technology, technical priorities and …

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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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A modern automation system provides tight integration among various controllers and computing systems, allowing for integrated monitoring and control of the entire plant.

Strategies for modernizing and optimizing legacy DCSs

Plants with an aging DCS will require an upgrade to a modern automation system at some point. Selecting …

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Figure 1. PTP Network

Safeguarding PTP Protocol with Parallel Redundancy Protocol

This article shares a high-level view into PRP, PTP, and how one safeguards the other. The complex nature …

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The power of ERP lies in its ability to provide the data needed to make smart decisions for a business.

What manufacturing looks like with (and without) ERP software

Learn how ERP turns overweight, inefficient manufacturing into a lean, fit and supercharged manufacturing machine. Manufacturing is a …

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Optical transceivers are available in three main categories.

SFP, QSFP or CFP? Which optical transceiver is best?

Optical transceivers are widely used in networking hardware installations, with different modules used for specific applications. While they …

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