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Busting three IIoT myths

There is no doubt that the IIoT market is evolving quickly, but there are several misperceptions, or myths, regarding the IIoT that are making decision-makers hesitate and...

Business 21 September, 2016

Are we ready for Robotopia, when robots replace the human workforce?

Automation has disrupted work for centuries. Two hundred years ago in Britain, the Luddites rose in rebellion, smashing the machines that made their weaving skills obsolete.

Factory automation 14 September, 2016

Busch vacuum system cuts energy consumption by 70%

At a German delicatessen company, a Busch central vacuum supply for the packaging machines has improved efficiency and reduced energy consumption by 70%.

Pneumatics & hydraulics 09 September, 2016

Tank farm monitoring: meeting Australia's fuel reserve needs — Part 1

Meeting Australia's IEA treaty obligations will require refinery, terminal and storage operators to establish automated tank farm monitoring and inventory management...

Instrumentation 06 September, 2016

Exciting times? New opportunities arise when innovation meets need

As our Prime Minister likes to remind us, we are living in "exciting times" and that's very true — however, how do we turn that excitement and...

Business 02 September, 2016

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Are we ready for Robotopia, when robots replace the human workforce?

Are we ready for Robotopia, when robots replace the human workforce?

Automation has disrupted work for centuries. Two hundred years ago in Britain, the Luddites rose in rebellion, smashing the machines that made...

Article 14 September, 2016
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Water storage tanks: the science of mixing and improving water quality

Water storage tanks: the science of mixing and improving water quality

Water storage tanks and reservoirs are a critical component of distribution systems, yet they can pose a significant challenge for water utilities...

Article 08 August, 2016
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Industrial Internet of Things — the next big thing?

Industrial Internet of Things — the next big thing?

Much of what has been heard and read lately claims that the Industrial Internet of Things will be the next big thing in manufacturing and...

Article 12 August, 2016
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