Archive for I4.0

Digitization in the Railway industry

For rail and other transportation industries, the fourth industrial revolution promises continuing acceleration of innovation on both the supply and demand side. Digitization can enhance the railway infrastructure, maximize availability, and improve the operational efficiency of all assets. From the manufacture of rolling stock to how rail operators serve their customers, new technologies will lead […]

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Oracle Sees Bright IIoT Future: OpenWorld 2017

Oracle Strategy for Artificial Intelligence Becomes Clearer Early October’s Oracle OpenWorld provided some helpful granularity relative to the company’s overall message about cloud-delivered business. The cloud message was still a dominating theme, building upon last year’s OpenWorld theme that was all-in on the cloud all the time. However, the company also delivered some specific insight into its […]

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Unraveling Mystery of Machine Learning in IoT

There is a lot of buzz around predictive analytics for industrial machinery, particularly in manufacturing and for heavy-duty vehicles in trucking, construction, and farming. Machine learning is often cited as the secret sauce of predictive analytics, but few people really understand what it is and how it works. The idea behind predictive analytics is that […]

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Build Smarter Machines Through Digitalization

To remain successful in today’s global industrial equipment and machinery market, companies must leverage digitalization and build machines that are smarter, more flexible and easier to maintain. In order to meet these challenges, manufacturers have to be willing to embrace disruptive technologies and take the next step forward by adopting new product development (NPD) processes.  […]

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IIoT: A New Cutting Edge for Machine Tools

It is usually not too difficult to locate the machine tool trade show halls in the typically expansive industrial exhibition complex. Just walk in the direction of that insistent whirring and earnest banging coming from machines milling, drilling, shearing and stamping metal parts. Indeed, when I recall my first visit to an international metalworking show, […]

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