ARTICLES


July 5, 2018

OPC UA TSN A new Solution for Industrial Communication

Abstract—The industrial communication market is dominated by Ethernet-based fieldbus systems. Although they share similar requirements and market segments, their implementations and ecosystems differ considerably. The majority of them have a corresponding umbrella organization that is guided [...]
April 17, 2018
Will IIoT be the next ANDROID or will it die a SYMBIANIC death

Will IIoT be the next ANDROID or will it die a SYMBIANIC death

You might ask what IIoT has to do with Android and Symbian, one the current champion of smartphone operating systems and the other an erstwhile one. To bring about this connection let us first look at evolution of the smartphone industry over the last decade and a half. Though smartphone technology with Symbian  [...]
March 1, 2018
IIoT & Batch-size-one will change the way you cook

IIoT & Batch-size-one will change the way you cook!

If you are wondering what Industrial IoT has to do with the way we cook, let us step back and have a look into the ingredients that go in our meals today. Most of it is processed foods prepared in large industries and we only get involved in the last mile effort of cooking in our kitchen.
February 22, 2018
The one IIoT problem

The One IIoT Problem!

All of us know that the total available market (TAM) for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is generally pegged at over 10 trillion US dollars. Each OEM, machine builder, system integrator, component vendor and silicon vendor out there are trying to get their share of the pie out of this huge opportunity. However, many questions do arise on [...]
February 5, 2018
Industrial Ethernet Facts – The 5 Major Technologies

Industrial Ethernet Facts – The 5 Major Technologies

Outsiders are not alone in finding the world of Industrial Ethernet somewhat confusing. Experts who examine the matter are similarly puzzled by a broad and intransparent line-up of competing systems. Most manufacturers provide very little information of that rare sort that captures technical characteristics [...]