GE Digital’s ongoing development of the Predix platform highlights the intersection of OT and IT through end user app development, digital twin technology and machine learning.
Completing important steps—not luck—is the key to a successfully implemented control system. A structured, disciplined methodology produces quality and value.
As a preview to EMO Hannover 2017, Siemens executives explained the increasing role of digitalization in machine tool manufacturing and productivity, also highlighting new expansions in its ability to teach those technologies.
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Applying an advanced managerial costing system to the quoting process can enable simpler, more accurate quotes, and provide insight into profitability and new competitive strategies.
TruTag’s optical microtag authentication technology will soon be utilized to protect China’s livestock in the supply chain, beginning with pigs.
A study from PMMI Business Intelligence reveals the vast majority of food processing companies track incoming ingredients with 1D barcodes. A few are still testing RFID devices.
As the line between collaborative and industrial robots blur with advancing technologies and new standards, the buying decision can become difficult.
With millions of miles of oil and gas pipelines running through the country—much of it decades old—new types of instruments, analysis and other advances help prevent damage.
There’s an engineer in all of us. By applying unique immersive experiences to draw out that natural attraction to making things, we can, hopefully, solve manufacturing’s biggest obstacle: the skills gap.
Pepsi Bottling Ventures uses a cloud-based computerized maintenance management system to streamline processes and inventory management as it begins to scale its maintenance programs for multiple facilities.
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