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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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Fog in the Factory

The fog is starting to roll in on the factory floor. Manufacturers who have embraced the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) have made gains in performance and operational efficiencies, thanks to connected sensors that measure and manage equipment performance throughout the factory. Tiny sensors stream performance data to the cloud, helping to troubleshoot before equipment […]

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IIoT Enables Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure to Provide “Breaker to Boardroom” Connectivity

Schneider Electric launched its next generation of EcoStruxure, an architecture and platform designed to deliver end-to-end IoT and IIoT enabled scalable solutions for building, grid, industry, and data center customers. The architecture and platform is designed to connect the three core layers of Schneider Electric’s technology stack, from connected products, to edge control, to applications, analytics, and services. […]

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Emerson Launches Plantweb Digital Ecosystem

At Emerson Exchange 2015, the message was on streamlining capital project execution by reducing projects costs and complexity using best practices to ensure projects stay on budget and on time it. Former Emerson Process Management President, Steve Sonnenberg, stated that dramatic, rather than incremental, performance improvement will be required to drive this change, but fell […]

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Analytics Currently Defy “Ranking”

A Drive to Know Who is First and Who is Worst At ARC we are having many discussions with buyers looking for clarity on how to make purchasing decisions for advanced analytics. Specifically, potential buyers are struggling to answer a fundamental question: How do I know what solution is right for my business? Comfortable with […]

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