IT in Manufacturing
The IoT.nxt big thing
Future-proof digital platform bridges the operational silos of traditional legacy systems.
The potential value of manufacturing analytics
October 2017, Absolute Perspectives, This Week's Editor's Pick
Mature analytics organisations understand the value of using digital technology to tap into data to achieve better business performance.
Tomorrow’s digital technologies take flight at Aerosud Aviation
October 2017, 1Worx
This article deals with the implications of the changes for South Africa and how these could best be leveraged to support objectives as spelled out in the NDP, namely industrial growth, exports and the creation of high-value employment opportunities.
New technology automates Modbus routing setup in gateways
October 2017, RJ Connect
Save time and money when configuring and managing a large number of Modbus devices.
Emerson upgrades handheld communicator
October 2017, Emerson Automation Solutions
The AMS Trex Device Communicator leverages industrial IoT solutions to improve reliability decision making.
Next-gen MES Technology
October 2017, This Week's Editor's Pick
Manufacturing execution systems (MES) can help manufacturers and other industrial organisations reduce costs while improving operations, collaboration, asset management, workflow and safety.
Rockwell Automation expands MES applications
October 2017, Rockwell Automation
Rockwell Automation continues to develop its scalable MES applications to allow operations to configure their environment without programming, add more applications, increase DCS process system integration,
Router with new security functionality
October 2017, Phoenix Contact
The FL Mguard RS4000 TX/TX-P security router from Phoenix Contact offers an extended temperature range as well as ATEX and IECEx approval. In addition, as of firmware 8.5, several security functions are
A false sense of cybersecurity in industrial control systems
“It won’t happen to us. What would anyone gain from attacking us?” this is all too often the message from companies, who have the mistaken impression that they are safe from cyber criminals and the huge
Real-time interface to batch control
October 2017, Rockwell Automation
Rockwell Automation expands mobile production capabilities with FactoryTalk Batch View.
Egoli Gas saves time and energy through automated network monitoring
September 2017, Wonderware Southern Africa
The company acquires natural gas from Sasol, which is stored at a secure facility in Langlaagte where it is carefully monitored and controlled. The gas is then reticulated to the Cottesloe premises where
Securing industrial automation control system networks
September 2017, RJ Connect
The focus of this white paper is to analyse why cybersecurity is of paramount importance for IACS networks, and what is needed in order to build, manage, and maintain secure IACS networks.
From data to insight
September 2017, Endress+Hauser
Every day more items are becoming Internet-capable, including the measuring systems that will power the water supply of tomorrow.
Moving data from big to smart
September 2017, SKF South Africa
Collecting process data and using it correctly has become a vital part of predictive maintenance programmes.
Getting started with analytics
September 2017, Rockwell Automation
Rockwell Automation delivers new tools for instant device analytics and plant-floor collaboration.
Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick for deep-learning projects
September 2017, RS Components SA
RS Components has introduced the Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick (NCS), which is the newest development tool for ultra low power deep-learning inference. The tool enables developers to prototype artificial
Is Africa ready for smart manufacturing?
August 2017, Adroit Technologies
Lean manufacturing is a necessary precursor to Industrie 4.0.
Time-sensitive networking is not another fieldbus
Martin Rostan explains time-sensitive networking and discusses the advantages and disadvantages in an industrial automation context.
Interconnectivity unlocks value chain efficiencies
IoT platform enables information flow between silos of operation at local meat producer.
Not enough is being done around industrial cybersecurity
From energy plants to airports, and mines to the manufacturing shop floor, companies are realising that the IIoT, (Industrial Internet of Things) presents an enormous potential for better efficiencies
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