• Posts Tagged ‘IoT’

    Dancing laser beams opened PTC’s 2017 edition of LiveWorx that took place in late May at the Boston Exhibition Center. Clients, partners and even Barack Obama’s CTO, Aneesh Chopra, made it to New England for  the launch of ThingWorx 8, the software editor ’s new version of its IoT platform. ThingWorx enables customers...

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    Today, industry faces cyber threats that are constantly evolving. The growing use of IT applications in the OT environment is enlarging digital footprints, at the cost of increasing exposure to cyberattack. Effective industrial cybersecurity requires a holistic approach. Andrew Avanessian is a vice president at...

    Embedded objects featuring artificial intelligence used to require a cloud connection. But Nvidia’s upgraded Jetson deep learning module featuring the new TX2 chip aims to change this. It provides built-in intelligence for robots, drones, cameras and other devices “at the edge,” or embedded. The chip enables the...

    Sigfox, Qowisio, LoRa by Objenious, Matooma, RPMA by Ingenu. These IoT networks are engaged in a tech battle. With the IoT sector expected to reach 21 billion connected objects in 2020 according to IT research firm Gartner, the need for efficient connectivity is huge. But between narrow-band, spread spectrum and...

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    The IT industry has been promoting big data for years. But some companies have found the data they needed was closer to home…dormant. And exploiting those dark data could be worth millions.   For at least 10 years, the IT industry promoted the concept of big data: the idea that huge volumes of external data will be...

    Given the growing importance of custom products and shorter product life-cycle, the Internet of Robotic Things (IoRT) could optimize manufacturing environments.   According to the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA, smart robots offer new, customer-oriented solutions that improve...

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    Cloud ERP is one of the most sweeping upgrades in manufacturing technology. At a time when on-site systems often have trouble dealing with sensor data and the new challenges of the IoT, the cloud offers a solution.   Cloud ERP has become one of the most radical, sweeping upgrades in manufacturing technology. For Pat...

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    From connected cows to vegetables that stay fresh for weeks, Fujitsu is developing a cloud-based platform that uses IoT technology to increase efficiency and modernize agriculture.   Agriculture used to be guesswork. Once crops were sown, fertilizer was spread and fingers were crossed for a good harvest. Cue the smart...

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    Going digital still remains out of reach for many manufacturers. In an effort to accelerate the move to Industry 4.0, Siemens presented its new MindSphere IoT platform at SPS.     For all the talk and hype surrounding the digitization of manufacturing, the speed of this transformation has often seemed painfully slow....

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    Winters are freezing in Finland and any disruption of heating systems is more than troublesome. But that’s just what happened last November when two apartment buildings in the city of Lappeenranta were victims of a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. This type of hacking targets networks, disabling them...

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