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Industry 4.0

IO-Link Makes Factories Smarter

382 Views July 19, 2017

IO-Link Makes Factories Smarter

Most of the benefits of Smart Industry initiatives like Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) will be enabled by the availability of real-time data from the factory and the possibility of taking near-real-time actions. Key to enabling this is sensor and actuator networks distributed throughout the work environment that can provide mission …

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by Gerard Cronin

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Smart Industry – The future of manufacturing

639 Views July 8, 2016

When most people think of Industry they probably they imagine a big, noisy place where everything runs at the steady pace dictated by giant machines. Raw materials are transformed into finished goods, unvaryingly and at a predictable rate, while people working there adapt to the processes and needs of the machines. While this is still true in many cases, …

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by Gerard Cronin

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