Internet of Things (IoT) in Manufacturing
Wireless charging provides innumerable possibilities to both users and manufacturers alike, introducing advantageous benefits such as easier installations and increased power efficiency.
IoT PCBs that undergo both SMT and microelectronics assembly demand special knowledge and experience, which is critical to ensure each and every step is implemented precisely.
Companies such as Donaldson, Nexleaf and Perch are utilizing IoT to provide improved manufacturing efforts and user experiences by gathering valuable, real-time data.
As the smart revolution matures from its conceptual stage, the furniture industry must also adapt to the new requirements, and more flexible power solutions must follow to support them.
Subscriptions bundled and sold with connected devices is a strategy that shows immense promise. Learn more about this emerging trend and factors to consider as you plan your own strategy.
There are many possibilities for monetizing an IoT solution. You must determine how to maneuver the three monetization levers and consider how your approach might change for different layers of the ...
Incorporating IoT into a manufacturing ecosystem can yield several benefits, but managing all these endpoints will be critical to success.
Long-range wireless charging promises to supercharge the potential of IoT networks. And just like Wi-Fi eliminated the data cord, long-range wireless charging will eliminate the power cord.
As the holiday season approaches, manufacturers can use IoT devices and smart sensors to ensure quick and efficient product delivery to consumers and maintain continuous revenue streams.
Developing applications for the connected car market can be difficult for third-party mobility developers, but there are certain ways for them to obtain crucial customer data.
Understanding epoxy characteristics, curing conditions, viscosity and glass-transition temperature ensures that die attachment and wire bonding joints in IoT device PCB assembly are more robust.
Energy efficiency is a critical component to a retailer's everyday operations, and IoT sensors and data can help them save on energy consumption and costs.
As IoT devices grow in popularity, data breaches are also increasing. Businesses must consider the products they purchase and whether or not they come with vetted built-in security measures to ...
Analytics and integration challenges stand in the way of manufacturers taking full advantage of their IIoT deployments, according to a Software AG survey.
As it stands now, automakers have an opportunity to save money and build new revenue streams by pulling vast troves of data from connected vehicles through Message Queuing Telemetry Transport and ...
The manufacturing industry has much to gain from incorporating IoT into their business plan. Biz4Intellia's Sanjeev Verma explains how IoT improvements convert smart factories.
For blockchain to be a successful component of the fresh food supply chain, it is critical to include IoT. Zest Labs' Kevin Payne outlines the benefits of IoT and blockchain, and the role they play ...
While bullish for the long term, research finds that customer IIoT expectations are dampened over the next few years. Bain & Co.'s Michael Schallehn, Peter Bowen, Christopher Schorling and Oliver ...
Bias and inexperience can greatly limit the success of AI-powered factories. Petuum's Saranyan Vigraham outlines why and offers tips to reach the full potential of industrial AI systems.
IoT and blockchain offer supply chains a solution to traceability and transparency problems. MobiDev's Serge Koba discusses five main benefits of the duo, outlining how the two provide companies ...
You don't need to reinvent the wheel to achieve supply chain visibility. CalAmp's Michael Burdiek explains why connecting systems is key to success.
Figuring out ways to help companies digitize data that is being collected across the globe is a great first step in helping companies begin their industrial IoT journey. Learn more about IIoT ...
Industry 4.0 technologies could help manufacturers improve their lean practices and better provide personalized commodities for their consumers. GMV's Ángel C. Lázaro discusses.
Despite having the right technology and mountains of processed data, many organizations are unable to prevent supply chain issues. Autoplant's Venky Nayar explains where the control tower fits in.
OIES Consulting's Francisco Maroto takes a look at the reality of IIoT edge computing, including the challenges and benefits, and why the time is now for manufacturers to get on board.
The IoT platform is a critical tool to reaping the benefits of smart manufacturing. However, as Software AG's Sean Riley discusses, one-size-fits-all IoT platforms don't exist – a multi-platform ...
Having real-time visibility into production data is the first step to creating an agile, smart supply chain. Finding meaning in that data, says Sight Machine's Sudhir Arni, is when benefits can ...
Anisotropic conductive film, or ACF, is a critical term when it comes to manufacturing printed circuit boards for IoT devices. NexLogic Tech's Zulki Khan discusses what ACF is and its place in the ...
Armed with IoT and augmented reality, manufacturing firms are ready to address the skill shortage they face. Oracle NetSuite's David Gustovich explains how IoT and AR are bringing skills to the ...
Companies are using IoT to find efficiencies while delivering an ever faster, personalized service to each customer. Arm's Dipesh Patel outlines how IoT and logistics companies make a winning team.
IoT device OEMs should become more familiar with the advanced stages of today's wire bonding, especially when it comes to stacked-die wire bonding. NexLogic Tech's Zulki Khan explains.
Artificial intelligence and industrial IoT can generate more revenue without further investment or infrastructure upgrades. But before diving in, says Plutoshift's Prateek Joshi, ask yourself these ...
The onus of IoT liability and risk is often laid on device manufacturers, yet there are implications for those creating the applications and services as part of that product. Netscout's Ron Lifton ...
To pilot a successful enterprise AI project, it is critical to consider what you are trying to solve, what improvements will be reached and more, suggests ClearSky Data's Laz Vekiarides.
Consumer packaged goods companies are uncovering new, valuable uses for IoT technologies that weren't possible a few years ago. MOBI's Josh Garett explains the intersection of IoT and CPG.
The fourth Industrial Revolution, Manufacturing 4.0, is in full swing. AppDirect's Emanuel Bertolin offers four strategic actions to consider when planning for the new era of smart manufacturing.
Using IoT in the supply chain can not only help monitor the production of fresh food, explains CalAmp's Paul Washicko, but it can provide visibility on the food's entire journey from farm to table.
To tap into the full potential of IIoT, manufacturers must separate propaganda from reality. Read on as Saviant Consulting's Yatish Patil identifies five IoT myths and reveals the true facts.
Predictive analytics is key for manufacturers to gain full visibility and control of manufacturing processes. And as Progress's Ruban Phukan explains, cognitive-first technology can make the day of ...
The 'secure by design' concept is a great idea in theory, but without automatic updates, IoT security will always be an issue. Minim's Alec Rooney discusses.
Creating a new digital ecosystem; bringing GS1 Digital Link to consumer product brands at mass scale; every product can now be #BornDigital. EVRYTHNG's Niall Murphy discusses.
Battery life can make or break an IoT device. Keysight Technologies' Cheryl Ajluni outlines four tips to help product makers ensure their devices have a long battery life.
The strategies, key players and narratives around consumer IoT keep shifting as companies vie to keep up with shifting technological advancements and customer expectations. Kaleido Insights' ...
An industry as time- and cost-sensitive as fresh food requires proper data collection and analysis to ensure safety and quality. Zest Labs' Peter Mehring explains how IoT fits in the equation.
Traditional plants need to adopt new technologies to embrace digital transformation and its value. SparkCognition's Stuart Gillen outlines how artificial intelligence fits into the connected plant ...
The security threats toward manufacturing have only been exacerbated with the proliferation of IoT and BYOD. Momenta Partners' Ed Maguire offers tips to help stay safe in smart manufacturing.
Drishti's Prasad Akella advises to ignore the scary "human versus robots" headlines; the complex reality is actually one of mutual growth and gradual change, one of humans and machines.
Manufacturers today are using IoT to track products through their lifecycle and achieve higher levels of efficiency. Magic Software's Javier Jiménez outlines the top five benefits of a smart supply ...
Physical retail stores are struggling to give consumers the online shopping experience they know and love. Ossia's Hatem Zeine outlines how IoT can help bridge the gap.
Splunk's Erick Dean offers his five biggest takeaways from the 'World's Largest Industrial Fair" -- Hannover Messe, from machine data's impact to the need for smart analytics.
Nearly 40% of the fresh food produced in the U.S. is wasted. With all the technology available today, how can the food supply chain be so inefficient? Zest Labs' Peter Mehring describes how IoT can ...
IoT is already having an impact on the retail supply chain, but what about its downstream impact on merchandise, stores and the consumer? Infor's Guy Courtin explains.
By using IoT technologies, U.S.-based manufacturers can lead a data-driven manufacturing resurgence. Oracle NetSuite's David Gustovich dives into four of the top benefits of IIoT for manufacturers.
The $700 billion trucking industry is on the cusp of a technological revolution. Decisiv's Rob Bradenham explores the benefits of IIoT in the supply chain, from optimized processes to less downtime.
Real-time location services is poised to bring a 'new logistics order.' Roambee's Sanjay Sharma outlines the benefits for logistics companies and their clients alike.
How we secure and react to cybersecurity concerns today will seriously impact the future vulnerability and reliance of IoT. FreeWave's Scott Allen discusses.
PKI can be used to secure IoT devices during the manufacturing process -- its supply chain as well as the distribution and delivery process. GlobalSign's Nisarg Desai discusses.
Nexsoftsys' James Warner discusses three use cases where streaming analytics has a bright future, but has not quite taken off yet.
Though blockchain was first envisaged for cryptocurrencies, it's finding its place in many other areas – including the supply chain, says Shan M. of Happiest Minds Technologies.
A bottoms-up approach to industrial IoT is popping up at many plants, with IT pros and engineers launching IIoT initiatives in a DIY fashion. Kepware's Jeff Bates discusses.
Using IoT technologies, logistics providers and supply chains can reap numerous rewards, enhancing efficiency, improving safety and saving costs. Ingram Micro's Ben Xiang explains.
Learn how midmarket manufacturers can prosper from IoT and get tips on starting industrial IoT projects that lay the groundwork for IoT to use enterprise systems and transform business processes.
Roambee's Sanjay Sharma explains why taking a connected things approach to fleet management -- versus a connected fleet approach -- helps better track the health of shipments.
While many factory leaders are wary of the cloud, rejecting its use can hinder the ability to gain the benefits from smart manufacturing and IIoT.
The IoT Evolution Expo brought IoT decision-makers together in panel discussion about how IoT is driving sustainability.
Insights gleaned from IoT data are changing business models, and no other sector has been impacted by the IoT transformation more than manufacturing.
Hitachi Vantara's Greg Knieriemen discusses five ways IoT will permanently change the manufacturing for the better, from improved operational efficiency to improving safety.
Mark Troester of Progress explores the convergence of today's digital trends -- AI, IoT and digital transformation -- and what it means for your business.
Connected products and IoT systems require much more than a centralized innovation lab can deliver. BrightWolf's James Branigan explains.
James Brehm of James Brehm and Associates looks at the benefits of IoT in the supply chain as it applies to salsa, from farm to grocery store to your table.
As more companies start implementing reality technology, it's only a matter of time before digital twins become more intricate and elaborate.
With the power to transform hands-on workforces and upskill employees of all levels and tenures, augmented reality is the IoT gift that keeps on giving.
Modern supply chains using IoT have the power to ensure customer expectations are not only met, but exceeded. SAP's Hans Thalbauer explains.
Bsquare's Dave McCarthy discusses three valuable lessons from businesses that have cracked open their IIoT data and are in the trenches of Industry 4.0.
Geisel Software's Brian Geisel explains why prioritizing security in IoT is critical for manufacturers and consumers alike.
Service relationship management, or SRM, is critical to deriving insights from IoT deployments. Decisiv's Dick Hyatt explains why.
Adopting an outcomes-based approach to service delivery could be the key to differentiating your offerings from competitors.
The construction industry can deploy IoT and sensor technology to create advantages related to worker safety, cost reduction and predictive maintenance.
More often than not, IoT devices lack proper security. Learn why manufacturers make insecure devices, as well as how you can keep them safe.
Artificial intelligence can help companies find gold, but for successful AI, the data matters more than the algorithm, says Flutura's Rick Harlow.
Like other large enterprises witnessing the benefits of IoT, dairies are using IIoT technologies to enhance production efficiency and profitability.
IoT is streamlining processes and optimizing the supply chain. Telogis' Kelly Frey offers five examples of the benefits of IoT in the supply chain.
If passed, the IoT Cybersecurity Act could improve IoT security by mandating IoT field certificate provisioning, says Intertrust's Bill Horne.
The internet of things is changing how manufacturers manufacture and consumers consume. Get ready for an influx of as-a-service offerings, thanks to IoT.
One of the most impactful areas of IoT, says OnProcess Technology's Sarah Hatfield, is in spare parts inventory management, a key aspect of the post-sale supply chain.
The connected car revolution is unfolding, but it posts significant threats. Portnox's Ofer Amitai explains what's needed to ensure connected car safety.
Utility consumers today are looking for information for a detailed understanding of their usage. The internet of things is key to providing this insight.
Millennials are pushing for greater visibility and awareness of our supply chains, says Guy Courtin of Infor. IoT can help achieve this.
In the industrial internet, we will see more and more OT and IT converge. This convergence will drive new industry technologies and services.
Sachin Kurlekar of Persistent Systems guides manufacturers through the IoT journey, from the specification phase to the support and upgrade phase
MOBI's Josh Garrett offers three examples of IoT in the enterprise and explores how a mobility management platform can benefit each.
By making IoT technology more affordable, mass adoption and therefore significant benefits could be achieved in supply chains across the globe.
Navigating the uncharted ocean of IoT big data is exciting and challenging. Rick Harlow of Flutura mapped out seven core IIoT big data use cases to help.
Thanks to the OPC Foundation's Unified Architecture, suppliers are finally able to realize the promise of Industry 4.0, says Accelerite's Dean Hamilton.
Embedding security in IoT chips is critical. NexLogic's Zulki Khan on important IoT PCB design and assembly points associated with embedded security.
The benefits of IoT are aplenty, but there are instances when creating a connected product doesn't make sense. IPS President Mitch Maiman explains.
The cloud can't process data quickly enough for IoT applications. OIES Consulting's Francisco Maroto discusses how fog/edge is stepping up to the plate.
Director of automotive and connected car product management at Cisco, Shaun Kirby, on five lessons the connected car market can learn from enterprise IoT.
To create a preventative customer service environment, field service organizations need to put an IoT-enabled integration strategy in place.
With API management for IoT, business can react quickly, anticipate the customer needs and deliver a superior user experience.