Articles by tag: industry 4.0

Volvo Group Goes LoRaWAN Over 5G For Its Autonomous Vehicle Production. Experts Say This Was a Smart Move.

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5G capacities across the globe continue to improve as countries embrace massive 5G infrastructure projects and as more connected devices launch with the network as their foundation. Surprisingly, though, not all next-gen solutions and industrial connectivity renaissances are going the 5G route. Volvo Group, for example, recently selected private LoRaWAN technology over 5G for…

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IoT Advancements and Cybersecurity Risks: Boon or Bane for Cybersecurity in Modern Systems?

As industries grapple with the decision to adopt Internet of Things (IoT) technology, the importance of carefully considering the trade-offs between its potential benefits and the risks of cyber damage is paramount. With improvements to systems using IoT technology, companies are able to optimize production processes, increase profits, and reduce costs. But do the…

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My Main Takeaway from ISC West 2023 is that Collaboration Must Come First for the Security Industry

I had the privilege of attending ISC West 2023 this year, the premier show for all things public safety. Every year, top minds and top brands gather to discuss the future of the security and surveillance industries, and this year the energy felt particularly buzzy. Of all the trade shows I’ve been to in my…

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“Lighthouse Factories” Shine an Exciting Light on Industry 4.0 and China

A driving force behind Industry 4.0 efficiency, and in essence the sustainable and operational evolution overtaking industrial manufacturing, are so-called “lighthouse factories”. The World Economic Forum recently identified 18 more Industry 4.0 lighthouse factories, bringing the total to 132 manufacturing sites across various industries and regions. In these advanced manufacturing hubs, mindset and strategy…

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The Need for Sustainability in Industry 4.0

What is Industry 4.0? A revolution that has many names, Industry 4.0 is the name of the 21st century technology boom that is creating advanced AI, robotics, and smart, connected devices. But how can industry 4.0 help change the way businesses conduct business? On this episode of “What Just Happened?“, host Christine Russo spoke…

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Equity and Opportunity in a Software First Mindset: The Mission of Automation Alley

A new surging economy is emerging in Detroit, MI. That emergence finds its roots embedded in Detroit’s past in manufacturing. That rich history is poised to rise again through advanced automation. Companies like Automation Alley, a nonprofit Industry 4.0 Knowledge Center and home to the World Economic Forum’s US Centre for Advanced Manufacturing, want…

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Automation Alley: Gateway for Advanced Manufacturing Across the Globe

In October 2022, the White House launched its official National Strategy for Advanced Manufacturing. This comprehensive strategy creates a vision for U.S. leadership in Advanced Manufacturing to grow the economy, create high-quality jobs, enhance sustainability, and strengthen supply chains. And when the U.S. leads, others will follow. Therefore, it is critical to find innovators…

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Stenograph, LLC Announces Thaly Palanisamy as New President
May 22, 2024

Stenograph, LLC is pleased to announce Thaly Palanisamy as president. In his role, Mr. Palanisamy will guide Stenograph in executing its strategic vision: Empowering the capture, preservation, and accessibility of verbatim records. “Thaly’s leadership skills, combined with the Stenograph strategy deployed by our talented team, will ensure success as we charter our course for the…

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Excellence Culture – Brian Mosley
May 22, 2024

“I like your word excellence better than greatness, because you don’t have to sacrifice everything in order to be excellent” – Brian Mosley Those were the words of Brian Mosley (President of RightNow Media) as we discussed the balance of family and leading an organization that is impacting people all over the world. If you…

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Nurturing and Growing a Sustainable Safety Culture
May 22, 2024

Applied Digital champions a proactive approach to workplace safety, empowering employees to take ownership of their health and safety. This video showcases our open-door policy, which allows employees to easily connect with environmental health and safety (EH&S) professionals via phone, email, or a dedicated helpline for support in any situation. We also highlight our…

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Applied Digital’s Executive Leadership Commitment to Safety
May 22, 2024

This video explores the profound impact of Applied Digital’s executive leadership view commitment to safety. It highlights the key initiatives led by senior executives to foster a culture where safety is paramount. A standout strategy is the incorporation of a ‘safety moment’ at the start of every meeting, designed to heighten safety awareness from…

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Advanced Automation: Ask the Experts
September 29, 2022

Josh Gravelle tapped a leader in AI robotics for expert insights on how AI is making an impact on robotics today and into the future. Eric Danziger, Co-Founder and CEO of Invisible AI, a company driven by the principle of building state-of-the-art AI solutions for manufacturing. The goal behind invisible AI technology is to be…

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AI and Machine Vision Increase Efficiency and Accuracy to the Factory
July 7, 2022

With so many innovations in AI and machine vision digitally transforming the manufacturing landscape, Intel’s Stephanie Grisafi and Sahar Ehsani joined To the Edge and Beyond to provide insights into exciting trends and opportunities at the forefront of this transformation.  Many manufacturers are familiar with the classic machine vision model with algorithms designed for specific…

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The Great Technology Stack Pivot: From Pyramid to Network Architecture
May 5, 2022

Christine Boles and Ram Ramasamy stoke up the flames once more for their third fireside chat focusing on various areas of technology innovation. Their conversation dives into the pivot from a layered architecture to a network architecture driven by digitalization, IoT, and the fourth industrial revolution. Several factors at play during the pandemic accelerated…

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The Imperatives for a Factory of the Future: Digital. Flexible. Green.
April 15, 2022

In this episode of To the Edge and Beyond, Christine Boles and Muthuraman “Ram” Ramasamy discuss three imperatives for the Factory of the Future. Those imperatives are that the factory must be digital, flexible, and green. Industry 4.0 holds promise, but there is much work ahead to realize the benefits created by technological innovation. The…

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Unlocking Potential: Industry 4.0 and IoT are here: What it means for printers and beyond
February 28, 2022

What if printers and converters could eliminate downtime altogether? Some future day, right? Nope. The future is now thanks to Industry 4.0. Early adopters of the technology throughout in the graphics industry prove the unprecedented potential of unlocking the power of data at their fingertips. One of the industry innovators leading this transition is Baldwin…

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Materializing Industry 4.0 Through Industrial Automation
February 10, 2022

Industry 4.0 – What is it, and how can manufacturers make it a reality in their operations? In this episode of To the Edge and Beyond, host Daniel Litwin talks with Hector Martinez, an industrial automation expert at Intel, about manufacturing challenges fueling the push towards Industry 4.0 and the technologies that are making Industry…

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Adopting Industrial AI for Smarter Manufacturing
November 4, 2021

“The barriers are everywhere. You have to start with where the data comes in because that’s the first set of barriers,” Austin said. “Anytime you’re talking about AI, 80 percent of the issues come down to the data.” The use of Artificial Intelligence and other new technologies is becoming essential for manufacturers working to build…

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Automated Machine Tool Feedback in an Industry 4.0 World
March 26, 2021

Industry 4.0 is on everyone’s lips in manufacturing right now, but with that buzz comes a fair amount of intimidation. Some of the bigger players are already rolling with fully autonomous setups and industrial Internet of Things devices. What about smaller manufacturers, though? For them, Scott Mahrle said, a perfect first step can be…

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RedTalks: Manufacturing Engineering Trends to Watch in 2021
March 3, 2021

Over the last half decade, the manufacturing industry has witnessed a slow but decisive shift toward trends such as automation, robotics and Industry 4.0 capabilities. However, the coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the adoption of these trends for many companies. What does this mean for business leaders today? Josh McNeely, the Vice President of Sales and…

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