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Digital transformation in manufacturing: a strategic guide — Part 1

Improve profitability and maximise return on capital across the operations and asset lifecyles to enhance competitiveness and cut the hype.

Software & IT 16 July, 2019

Asia–Pacific leads the way to the cloud

Nobody can be sure who popularised the term 'cloud computing', but today cloud computing is a widely used technology that is used across a wide range of sectors.

Software & IT 16 July, 2019

The evolution of mobile field tools

The use of mobile tools to facilitate ease in accessing field device information and plant equipment has increased drastically in the last few years.

Computers 10 July, 2019

Screw or rotary lobe? — Optimising energy efficiency

Energy is the largest operating cost in many industries, and with energy costs continuing to rise, choosing a blower for optimum energy efficiency is important.

Pneumatics & hydraulics 09 July, 2019

Choosing RFID for industrial applications

The three most widely available RFID systems offer differences in performance for different application scenarios.


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Automation
Researching robots that can sort recycling

Researching robots that can sort recycling

MIT researchers have developed a robotic gripper system that can detect if an object is paper, metal or plastic.

Article 23 April, 2019
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IIoT: combining the best of OT and IT

IIoT: combining the best of OT and IT

The time has come for more scalable operational systems that support better integration with enterprise IT technologies.

Article 05 March, 2019
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IT/OT convergence: moving digital manufacturing forward

IT/OT convergence: moving digital manufacturing forward

Although they may have different approaches, backgrounds and KPIs, both the IT and OT teams are heavily invested in achieving their company's...

Article 10 May, 2019
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