When Industrial Protocol Translation Goes Wrong
A recent research paper delves into the vital role of protocol translation in industrial facilities by looking at the protocol gateway. It is a small device that translates the different protocols used by machinery, sensors, actuators, and computers that operate
3D Digital Twins, IoT, and the Future of Decarbonization
The Department of Energy reports that businesses, federal, state, and local governments own, operate, and use 93 billion square feet of U.S. real estate and account for 18 percent of U.S. primary energy use—more than all of Canada's energy consumption.
Is data transmission the new fuel?
Virtually every vehicle that is put out into the market is equipped with almost a hundred ECUs, millions of lines of code, and a slew of technical capabilities. These innovations are making cars around the world more secure and drastically
Three main risks that prevent companies from adopting IIoT solutions
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has brought a lot of benefits and disruptive innovations. Despite this, there are 3 main IIoT project risks that prevent companies from adopting IIoT solutions: IIoT security; lack of open standards; integrating legacy M2M/OT
How AI Drives Sustainability In The Manufacturing Industry?
It starts to become clearer and clearer the connection between artificial intelligence and sustainability. AI is on its way to help the world become more sustainable and that is no different for the manufacturing industry. Necessarily, the road implies addressing
Heavy machines need heavy-duty maintenance schedules
It’s time to plan around unplanned downtime. From mine sites in Siberia to sugarcane plantations in central Uganda, worksites rely on heavy machines to be the workhorses that drive productivity. For the most part, the machines work well. But there’s a lot
Top December 2021 Industrial IoT & ICS Cybersecurity Events
‘Tis the holiday season! ‘Tis the events season! December may be the last month of the year, but it’s definitely not the last when it comes to not-to-miss world-shifting events. Below is the list – and timeline – of major events that
The 3 Best Use Cases of IoT in Manufacturing
The Internet of things has been highly beneficial in the manufacturing industry. IoT enables manufacturers to scale up equipment capable of noticing and servicing, allowing the industries to estimate correctly how the equipment is being used. But which are the
Implementing Digital Twin Standards: A Response to AIAA’s Digital Twin Position Paper
In February 2021, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and the Aerospace Industries Association(AIA) released a joint position paper on the definition and value behind the digital twin. With industry experts across academia, industry, and government on the
Protect Your Organization Against Ransomware Attacks
The following best practices can help focus strategies to protect against this growing threat: Know Your Risks and Plan Accordingly: There are several ransomware attack strategies that organizations need to prepare. Web-based attacks that target and compromise vulnerable systems are a significant
5G in the manufacturing world
Manufacturing will be the sector that more than others will benefit from 5G, which will allow not only a reduction in production costs, reducing downtime, waste of resources and maintenance needs, but also new solutions that were previously technically and