Manufacturing 2020: 3 Major Predictions
The technologies and strategies that will have the greatest impact on U.S. manufacturing in the coming year.
Dec 19th, 2019
3 Roadblocks Facing IoT in Manufacturing
Dec 5th, 2019
Unlocking Traceability, Efficiency in the Supply Chain
Feb 3rd, 2020
Google Buys Retail Products Lister Pointy
Jan 20th, 2020
Preparing Reticent Workers for Digital
Jan 17th, 2020
Warehouse Solutions Increase Worker Productivity
Zebra Technologies has announced a series of new warehouse offerings designed to optimize workflows, maximize productivity in the warehouse and improve employee onboarding.
Dec 11th, 2019
IBM To Invest $3 Billion In 'Internet Of Things' Unit
IBM is training more than 2,000 consultants, researchers and developers to help businesses come up with new ways to use the vast amounts of data that are now available.
Mar 31st, 2015
Using Big Data From The IoT To Predict Machine Failure
Leveraging Big Data to predict downtime on the manufacturing floor is something we’ve been spending a lot of time on in our labs. In reality, interpreting Big Data in manufacturing is a highly complex process that involves an interconnected fleet of data producing machines, overwhelming amounts of data, transformation...
Dec 19th, 2014
Hackers And Deathmobiles In The Age Of IoT
In some circles discussions on the future of the industrial IoT (internet of things) reminds me of a clip from Animal House. I’m thinking of the scene where Kevin Bacon is trying to tell everyone to remain calm, but is literally flattened by the masses of Faber College’s homecoming parade...
Oct 20th, 2014
The Intersection Of Manufacturing, Technology In Silicon Valley
Verizon's West Coast Innovation Center in San Francisco was the setting for a unique panel discussion about how the intersection of manufacturing and technology is impacting Silicon Valley. Co-hosted by the National Association of Manufacturers'...
Oct 1st, 2014
The Factory of the Future Will Be Shaped by the Internet of Things
The Factories of the Future (FoF) multi-annual roadmap for the years 2014-2020 under Horizon 2020, the European Union (EU) Framework Program for Research and Innovation, sets a vision that echoes ...
Aug 19th, 2014
5 Tips For Manufacturers To Protect Against IP Theft
When the Justice Department issued indictments for five Chinese military officers in May it only reinforced the importance the Obama administration has placed on cyber security. He was, after all, the first U.S. President to ...
Aug 19th, 2014
HP: Most IoT Devices Lack Security, Open To Attack
A recent study from Hewlett-Packard reveals that 70 percent of Internet of Things (IoT) devices — including sensors and connected infrastructure — are seriously vulnerable to attack. The Internet of Things State of the Union Study from HP’s Fortify on Demand division came ...
Jul 31st, 2014
Open-Source Could Be A New Avenue For Manufacturers
Have you heard about the open-source revolution? Like 3D printing, it only recently made its way into the mainstream, but like the additive manufacturing machines, it has been around for a while. Open-source technology (hardware, firmware, software) has been the spur of ...
Jul 23rd, 2014
Tap Into The Data Dividend To Compete In The Age Of IoT
With the rise of these connected operations, manufacturing executives are not only finding new ways to automate and create efficiency, they are also focusing on a big new opportunity for revenue growth: services.
Jun 24th, 2014
How IoT Continues To Transform The Industrial Sector
The Internet of Things has already been a positive disruption for U.S. manufacturing, and a number of indicators show that we’re just getting started.
May 8th, 2014
Building The Industrial Cloud
Until the lack of specialized platforms is overcome, the building of IoT clouds for industries like traffic management or the smart grid will continue to be delayed.
Apr 29th, 2014
Could Open Source Be An Engine For The Internet Of Things?
Whether it is an innovation engine, or the actual level playing field (as argued during the above ITU conference), open source is growingly viewed as a credible game changer for IoT. The open source movement has progressively engulfed IoT, which did not have even have a name when Linus Torvalds released the source code for Linux in 1991.
Mar 4th, 2014
Shutting The Door On Shodan
It is easy to look at Shodan as the problem — it provides easy access to the devices connected to the Internet. In reality, however, Shodan simply highlights the security vulnerabilities of many of the devices that comprise the Internet of Things (IoT). The real problem is not that Shodan finds insecure devices, but that so many devices lack real security.
Dec 16th, 2013
RFID Enables Omniscient View Of Whirlpool's Parts
While RFID (radio-frequency identification) technology has long ago entered into the consumer space — everything from smartphones to pets are loaded with data-laden tags — it’s had a more rocky experience in the industrial space. But that didn't stop Whirlpool from testing the technology, with re-writable surface tags, to display crucial information about a rack at-a-glance or display errors when something goes wrong.
Dec 10th, 2013
Ten Business Technology Trends You'll Read About in 2014
Immersed in today’s dynamic business technology environment and excited about what’s to come, we at LNS Research offer our early list of main focus areas you can expect experts to be discussing over the next few months.
Dec 6th, 2013
The Internet Of Things: Brooms Come To Life
In short, an inert object is “activated” to supplement human limitations. It is not hard to see the analogy with IoT. Isn’t it, after all, about converting an everyday thing, heretofore lifeless, into something which can communicate and possibly work some kind of task, however minute, assigned to it?
Dec 2nd, 2013
M2M + Security + Cloud = Love
Consider this scenario. Cities and municipalities want to control and monitor street lights remotely to save time, money and manpower. By monitoring the health and condition of street lights remotely, city workers aren't left with the task of checking each light, block by block, in order to identify a maintenance problem.
Oct 1st, 2013
Bluetooth Developer Training—Application Accelerator
Also new this year, almost every major operating system platform—Apple, Google, Microsoft, and BlackBerry—now offers native support of Bluetooth Smart. This means that developers no longer need to worry about which Bluetooth stack is being used on a particular device.
Sep 26th, 2013
Rockwell Automation Introduces Comprehensive Industrial Security Initiative
Rockwell Automation today announced a broad initiative to aid manufacturers in the relatively new issue of protecting control systems from security risks and cybersecurity threats. According to the company, this three-pronged initiative will help automation and IT professionals more effectively secure their industrial processes.
Aug 5th, 2013
Data In Motion: The Next Frontier For Manufacturers
The influence of Big Data in manufacturing has the potential to revolutionize how we build, produce and live. It also presents fresh challenges to the manufacturing industry. Chief among them is the exponential growth in volume, velocity and complexity of data coursing throughout the entire manufacturing enterprise.
Aug 1st, 2013
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With Ford SYNC successfully giving millions of customers the in-car connectivity they crave, Ford and Bug Labs are together exploring the next frontier in how to make connectivity more available, affordable and personalized for the hundreds of millions of consumers expected to buy a ...
Sep 12th, 2011
Qualcomm Atheros Unveils Industry’s First FCC-Certified Wi-Fi System-in-Package Fueling the Smart Home/Building/Grid Markets
San Jose, California – June 16, 2011 – Qualcomm Atheros Inc., the networking and connectivity subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), today announced the AR4100, a first-of-its-kind, highly integrated Wi-Fi® system-in-package (SIP) for microcontroller (MCU) based design. The...
Jun 16th, 2011
People Power Announces SuRF Block and OSIAN for Manufacturers to Easily Connect Any Product to the Internet
http://www.peoplepowerco.com/ () —People Power Company (http://www.peoplepowerco.com/) , an energy efficiency solutions company, today announced the SuRF Block, a one inch square module that companies can embed into electronics to wirelessly connect them to the Internet. Offering the first...
Oct 6th, 2010