Waiting for smart manufacturing standards to develop before implementing the Industrial Internet of Things into your operations may not be the most productive choice.
Advantech partners with five leading companies in creating the Edgecross Consortium for Industry 4.010 November, 2017 | Supplied by: Advantech Australia Pty Ltd
Advantech has partnered with Mitsubishi Electric, Omron, NEC, IBM Japan and Oracle Japan to establish the 'Edgecross Consortium' to overcome boundaries between companies and industries in order to realise collaboration between factory automation and IT.
The Pepperl+Fuchs AS-Interface G10 Ultra-Compact Module is an AS-I slave module with dimenisons of 22 x 27 x 40 mm per I/O.
There is no choice for industrial organisations but to take advantage of cloud computing, according to Vimal Kapur, president of Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS).
The UNO-2271G smart factory edge gateway is the same width and length as a 2.5″ SSD but still includes the ability to expand its performance to meet application needs through six mounting solutions and over 30 iDoor modules.
The ICX35-HWC industrial cellular gateway provides a communication solution for system integrators and OEMs that monitor devices in hard-to-reach spots.
Beckhoff has introduced a platform to support both factory automation and process automation by integrating process-specific protocols and interfaces, and by offering an extended range of products for hazardous areas.
Antaira Technologies' LNP-1604G-SFP series 16-port industrial unmanaged PoE+ Ethernet switches offer flexible connectivity and the convenience of Power over Ethernet.
The latest version of Lumberg's multiprotocol digital I/O platform supports all three networks (EtherNet/IP, Profinet and EtherCAT).