Tag Archives: Internet of Things

Electro-Federation Canada

Rebranded association strives for ‘smart’ sector applications A year after rebranding, Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) has ‘powered up’ to roll out its brand further, unite the Canadian electrical industry and showcase all of its ingenuity and innovation, per a May 10 press release. The organization intends to strive for applications in the ‘smart’ sectors: automation, the industrial […]

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Smart Cities

Wildly ambitious, potential IoT hubs are a popular banner for tech companies. But they’re often short on details—and their progress is difficult to quantify The concept of the “smart city” has already gone through a number of iterations in a short lifespan. Many of them are wildly ambitious, and others seem practical but are short […]

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Honey’s Home

Honeywell moves headquarters Manufacturing mammoth Honeywell is moving its headquarters from North Jersey to…North Carolina. Continuing a trend of American manufacturers moving their bases out of major cities due to tax benefits, Honeywell will relocate to Charlotte. The company said around 750 employees will remain at the Morris Plains, N.J. location, which was prime real […]

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College Training For the Factory of the Future

National Science Foundation’s simulations using automation, IoT Three American universities, all of whom have excellent credibility in the fields of engineering and technology, are organizing a platform to prepare students for the factories of the future. Researchers from Purdue University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Indiana University—supported altogether by a $2.5 million grant from the […]

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Cloud Cover

From CEOs to shop owners, cloud savvy is producing Barron’s released its list of the 30 best leaders in business, 2018 edition, this week. A main theme covered by the business magazine is that these CEOs have navigated the emergence of ‘cloud’ technology effectively. While this mostly applies to tech companies, it also included companies […]

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IMTS 2018: Full House

IMTS will occupy all of McCormick Place Sept. 10-15 Now that we’ve gotten through a summer of anticipation, IMTS is finally almost here. The powerhouse convention comes back to Chicago’s McCormick Place for another year, with everything from cobots to IoT connectivity solutions for the shop floor. Also, it looks like the organizers saved some […]

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From Shop to Show

IMTS discusses Internet of Things connections IMTS is a trade show that prides itself on connections. The most prominent of these that comes to mind is contained in its title—that of manufacturing and technology. This year’s show will emphasize connecting machines to a network for monitoring and performance analysis. “Many of the machine tools on […]

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Issues of Trust

A new study finds widespread worry about IoT data Common concerns are echoed in a recent report from Cisco about IoT usage and data security. The report confirms what many have gathered from their first 5~10 years of using the young innovation for their business. The Cisco study, entitled The Iot Value/Trust Paradox, contends that, despite believing that […]

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Inevitability of Time

IoT predictions being scaled back For those who are confused by exactly what the Internet of Things is, you’re not alone. The term that grew to represent a revolutionary new way of connectivity over the past few years seemed like it was taking every industry, especially manufacturing, by storm—and that in order to have your business succeed, […]

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IoT Retrofits

How to usher in the new without bouncing the old The emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) has flashed potential for the electric motor industry. There are many challenges facing electrical motor manufacturers, including building a better motor with more efficiency so they can stay in contention with their competitors. IoT platforms can monitor the performance and […]

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