Author Archive for Guest Blogger: Shi-Wah Lin

IIoT for Smart Manufacturing part 3 – A New Digitalization Architecture

Clearly, to enable IIoT in the manufacturing environment and to facilitate the building of digital thread and digital twin, we need some systematic solution: a consistent framework to collect, manage and analyze data from the products, machines and processes and distribute the insights from the analytics instantly to the process applications so they can respond […]

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IIoT for Smart Manufacturing part 2 – Digital Thread and Digital Twin

As it is today, many of product lifecycle processes, from design, to process planning and engineering, manufacturing are siloed because different software tools, models and data representations are used, and often by many different teams across different organizations and geographic locations. To achieve the goals of smart manufacturing, these product lifecycle processes and manufacturing functions […]

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IIoT for Smart Manufacturing

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and smart manufacturing are two parallel developments driven by the same core technology advances – the ubiquitous connectedness and widespread computation – that drive and are driven by the internet, and the seamless information sharing and optimal decision-making they enable. IIoT and Smart manufacturing – a twin-movement of digitalization […]

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Version 1.8 of the IIC’s Industrial Internet Reference Architecture Introduces New and Substantive Ideas

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) core ideas and technologies are broadly applicable to and expected to have great impact across many industrial sectors, such as manufacturing, transportation, energy, agriculture, healthcare, and public infrastructure. IIoT applications in each of these sectors are complex in their implementations and diverse in their usages and requirements. On the […]

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