Tag Archives: IoT

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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Hannover Messe 2018

Bionic fish, 3D-printed shoes…the world’s biggest trade show never fails to impress The world’s largest trade show is in full swing this week, and the 2018 edition shows yet again how much technology and manufacturing have come together. At Hannover Messe in Germany,  which is running all week, integration of the two fields often viewed […]

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Technicalities

Techies, unite! Briefs from the world of clouds, servers, and the IoT.  Microsoft investing big in IoT. Microsoft announced April 4 that it will invest an additional $5 billion towards the Internet of Things. The money is expected to be spread evenly over the next four years into the IoT sector. As part of company restructuring, the […]

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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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IoT-Time

Internet of Things conference in Chicagoland this week The term “Internet of Things” has wrinkled the brow of many professionals over the past few years. In the Chicago area this week, many had a chance to smooth things out. The Internet of Things North America 2016 Conference took place at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center April […]

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