IoT Agenda:

Industry 4.0


July 1, 2019  10:50 AM

5G use cases MNOs must begin preparing for

Tim Sherwood Tim Sherwood Profile: Tim Sherwood
5G, 5G and IoT, 5G technology, 5G use cases, augmented reality, autonomous vehicles, Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, iot, IoT connectivity, IoT wireless, mixed reality, Virtual Reality

After years of excitement -- and hype! -- 5G is on the cusp of becoming reality. Over the last few months, we've seen proofs of concept, field trials, build outs and early deployments. But the question that is still to be answered is: What will it deliver? With traditional telecom revenues in...

June 24, 2019  1:34 PM

Evolving maintenance programs with prescriptive maintenance

Rick Harlow Profile: Rick Harlow
fourth Industrial Revolution, IIoT, IIoT analytics, IIoT data, Industrial IoT, Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, iot, IoT analytics, IoT data, Predictive maintenance, prescriptive maintenance

There is no shortage of practical commercialized applications around machine learning, AI and blockchain for IoT throughout enterprise and government organizations. Where we have seen the most value across enterprise and government is within prescriptive maintenance. The science of prescriptive...


May 15, 2019  12:54 PM

Limiting bias and inexperience in AI-powered factories of the future

Saranyan Vigraham Profile: Saranyan Vigraham
ai, AI algorithms, AI designers, IIoT, industrial AI, Industrial IoT, Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, iot, smart manufacturing

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals eight and nine are important in the context of Industry 4.0 and industrial IoT. SDG-8 calls for decent work and economic growth, while SDG-9 calls for...


February 27, 2019  1:27 PM

Lean 4.0: Efficiency, flexibility, quality and continuous improvement

Angel Lazaro Profile: Angel Lazaro
Artificial intelligence, cloud, IIoT, industrial internet of things, Industrial IoT, Industry 4.0, iot, lean manufacturing, Lean strategy, PLC

Consumers nowadays want to buy personalized commodities to suit their particular needs. This means production runs have to be shortened or new settings phased in while the production lines are still underway. At the end of the 19th century, Sakichi Toyoda, founder of the Toyota Group, began to...


December 11, 2018  12:05 PM

5G to provide advanced connectivity for fourth Industrial Revolution

Vicki Livingston Profile: Vicki Livingston
3GPP, 5G, 5G and IoT, 5G applications, 5G security, 5G technology, fourth Industrial Revolution, IIoT, Industrial IoT, Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, iot, IoT applications, IoT communications, IoT connectivity, iot security, IoT wireless, LTE, smart manufacturing

The rationale for the development of the fifth generation of mobile communications (5G) was not only to expand the broadband capabilities of mobile networks, but unlike previous communications technology generations (2G, 3G and 4G LTE), also to provide advanced wireless connectivity for a wide...


November 13, 2018  3:20 PM

Securing the fourth Industrial Revolution: A shared responsibility

Andrew Howard Profile: Andrew Howard
IIoT, Industrial IoT, industrial revolution, Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, iot, IoT devices, iot security

The fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, is well underway. Emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, wearables and autonomous vehicles are making sizeable advancements and becoming a part of everyday lives and business. These emerging...


October 11, 2018  1:36 PM

Industry 4.0: Where the U.S. and EU could lose

Andrea Carcano Profile: Andrea Carcano
Asset management, Cloud Security, cybersecurity, Data-security, IIoT, Industrial IoT, Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, Inventory Management, iot, IoT applications, IoT data, iot security

Around the world, companies are automating their manufacturing systems more and more, including migrating toward "smart factories." Smart factories embrace Industry 4.0 practices such as using cyber-physical systems to monitor and control production and the use of sophisticated analytics to...


August 7, 2018  12:00 PM

Back to the future: What we can learn about IoT from Thomas Edison and 1990

Richard Beeson Richard Beeson Profile: Richard Beeson
ai, Artificial intelligence, Big Data, Data Science, IIoT, Industrial IoT, Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, iot, IoT analytics, IoT data, Sensor data

The year was 1990. The Berlin Wall had just crumbled. The Human Genome Project had just formally begun. The first internet companies, PSINet and EUnet, were starting to sell dial-up and trunk access to the nascent World...


July 5, 2018  11:43 AM

Interoperability is key to boosting Industry 4.0

Chris Meering Profile: Chris Meering
IIoT, Industrial IoT, Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, Interoperability, iot, IoT hardware, standards

IoT is helping to unleash a new age of digitalization across industries. From manufacturing to the home, the potential to increase connectivity and productivity across a range of sectors is massive and set to bring about new ways in which businesses operate and engage with their products and...


May 10, 2018  1:08 PM

How industrial IoT can strengthen the U.S. manufacturing industry

David Gustovich Profile: David Gustovich
Downtime, Energy Consumption, IIoT, Industrial IoT, Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, iot, Predictive maintenance

The far-reaching effects of globalization on the manufacturing industry in the United States -- and those who work in it -- are impossible to downplay. While certain sectors like pharmaceuticals, aerospace and electronics have surged, others have been slowly losing ground. By some estimates, the...


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