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Home Is Where The Smart Is

November 21, 2014 12:07 pm | by Steve Chalgren | Articles | Comments

Smart appliances and integrated products depend not only on ideation and generation but also component innovation — better, faster, lighter, and connected are the new rules of the game. Manufacturers who take the lead in developing these products need a way to be as smart as the homes they are helping to build.

Future-Proof Secure Hardware Root Of Trust Technology For IoT Applications

November 21, 2014 9:42 am | by Elliptic Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

Elliptic Technologies, a leading provider of embedded security solutions for the connected world...

Tmax Link OEM UL 891 Switchboard Program

November 21, 2014 9:38 am | by ABB | Product Releases | Comments

ABB’s Tmax Link OEM UL 891 Switchboard Program enables original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)...

Apriso 9.7 Now Available

November 21, 2014 9:33 am | by Dassault Systèmes | Product Releases | Comments

Apriso 9.7 is now available from Dassault Systèmes, with enriched integration to the company’s...

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Mobile Capabilities Added To FactoryTalk VantagePoint

November 21, 2014 9:21 am | by Rockwell Automation | Product Releases | Comments

Manufacturers now have the freedom to use any digital device to easily access optimized performance metrics and data analytics from plant floors and machines, thanks to new capabilities embedded in the FactoryTalk VantagePoint EMI v6.0 software from Rockwell Automation.

Mobile Phones To Get Handy Upgrade

November 20, 2014 12:46 pm | by Reuters | Videos | Comments

Computer Scientists at the University of Washington are developing a radar-like system that will allow users to control their wireless devices with hand gestures. The system uses the reflection of radio waves to track hand movements and translate them into commands.

Cloud Computing Cited As Competitive Advantage Over Rivals

November 20, 2014 10:18 am | by Netsuite | News | Comments

NetSuite Inc. has announced the results of a study titled, ‘Disrupt, Collapse, Transform: The Role of the Cloud in Industry Transformation’, sponsored by NetSuite and conducted by global industry analyst firm Frost & Sullivan.     

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PTC Systems Engineering Solution

November 20, 2014 10:12 am | by PTC | Product Releases | Comments

PTC has announced the PTC Systems Engineering Solution, purpose-built to help organizations reduce risk and accelerate innovation in an increasingly smart, connected world.

Intel-Based Edge Computing Solution For Core Networks

November 20, 2014 10:07 am | by ADLINK Technology | Product Releases | Comments

ADLINK Technology has introduces a new rugged, outdoor edge computing solution (codename: Hercules), the latest result of its technological collaboration with Intel.

Cisco CEO Critical Of Net Neutrality

November 17, 2014 12:40 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Cisco CEO John Chambers says regulation of Internet service providers could hinder development and growth.                                         

AT&T Drops 'Super Cookies'

November 17, 2014 9:41 am | by Jack Gillum, Associated Press | News | Comments

AT&T Mobility, the nation's second-largest cellular provider, says it's no longer attaching hidden Internet tracking codes to data transmitted from its users' smartphones. The practice made it nearly impossible to shield its subscribers' identities online.

Integrated Hybrid Cloud Solution

November 17, 2014 9:16 am | by Nimbix | Product Releases | Comments

Taking its leadership in cloud-based High-Performance Computing (HPC) applications even higher, Nimbix has introduced the extension of JARVICE to support hybrid cloud implementations. 

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5 Unexpected Ways Businesses Can Use Smartphones To Drive Profit

November 14, 2014 9:37 am | by Kirill Storch | Articles | Comments

While businesses already leverage smartphones for communication, companies are only now understanding the power of intra-company smartphone APPs as a mission-critical Mobile Process Improvement (MPI) asset that can actually drive productivity, enhance competitiveness and maximize revenue.

SAP And Oracle To End Bitter Legal Battle

November 14, 2014 9:18 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Business software maker SAP is paying rival Oracle $359 million to settle a bitter battle over the theft of copyrighted instruction manuals and other technical information.                       

Remote Monitoring And Control With Netbiter

November 13, 2014 9:58 am | by HMS Industrial Networks | Product Releases | Comments

The Netbiter Remote Management solution from HMS Industrial Networks now allows automation devices using EtherNet/IP to be monitored and controlled via the web. 

New Business Applications For IoT

November 13, 2014 9:50 am | by SAP SE | Product Releases | Comments

SAP SE has announced three new SAP solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), including the SAP Predictive Maintenance and Service solution, SAP Connected Logistics software and the SAP Manufacturing Execution application. 

Workforce Management Scores Big With Gamification

November 13, 2014 9:45 am | by Kronos | Product Releases | Comments

By introducing concepts of game design and game thinking into the world of workforce management, Kronos has announced an innovative new leaderboard feature within its Workforce Central suite designed to reward and recognize employees, managers, and teams for positive job performance.

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A Powerful And Flexible Rugged 7-inch Android Tablet

November 13, 2014 9:35 am | by Panasonic | Product Releases | Comments

Panasonic has announced the launch of the Toughpad FZ-B2, a rugged 7-inch tablet powered by Android for field-based workforces.

Why Configurability Matters For Manufacturing Software

November 10, 2014 11:56 am | by Katie Hilyar | Articles | Comments

Cloud software has tremendous potential to help small- and medium-sized manufacturers compete with large enterprises. But what if that software assumes that you want to operate just like them?                 

LNS Research Releases MES Toolkit For Manufacturers

November 10, 2014 11:37 am | by Manufacturing Business Technology | News | Comments

LNS Research has assembled a free Manufacturing Execution System (MES) toolkit for manufacturers who are considering implementing an MES system.                               

Next-Generation Service Contract Management And Automation Platform

November 10, 2014 9:56 am | by MaintenanceNet, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

MaintenanceNet, Inc., the leading provider of service revenue generation solutions, has launched ServiceExchange, its next-generation service contract management and automation platform.

Profitability Through Supply Chain Excellence: Chemicals Business

November 7, 2014 10:36 am | by Laura Rokohl | Articles | Comments

Specialty chemicals companies today face numerous uncertainties and constantly navigate internal and external business variables, but sophisticated software systems are available to drive supply chain excellence and to align people and processes.

Verizon, AT&T Using 'Supercookies' To Track Online Activity

November 6, 2014 11:44 am | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

Verizon and AT&T are tracking cell phone users' online activity by deploying so-called "supercookies." Critics call them an attack on privacy. CNET editor-at-large Tim Stevens explains the controversial cookies.          

Edgewater Fullscope Launches EDGE For AX Version 2.0

November 6, 2014 9:24 am | by Edgewater Fullscope | Product Releases | Comments

Edgewater Fullscope, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Edgewater Technology, Inc. and leading provider of Microsoft Dynamics AX and CRM solutions to manufacturers, has launched the latest version of Fullscope EDGE for AX.

Taming The Complexity And Cost Of Manufacturing Operations

November 3, 2014 12:00 pm | by Ralf Suerken | Articles | Comments

Not having a single picture of what’s happening on the floor — or a seamless way to connect it with processes like quoting or material planning — is one of the main reasons that being production manager at a small- or medium-sized manufacturing company is so stressful.

What Mid-sized Automotive Aftermarket Distributors Need To Get Ahead

November 3, 2014 11:44 am | by Joe Swaim | Articles | Comments

Integrated supply chain management drives better profit margins, increased visibility and control of operations — from supplier to end-user.                               

Simulation Software Provides Food Manufacturer The Secret Recipe To Achieve Production Goals

October 31, 2014 11:56 am | by Abbey Hatke | Articles | Comments

Burns & McDonnell and Rockwell Automation collaborate to deliver 10 percent increase in production capacity.                                       

New Quality Intelligence Pack Adds Visibility To 100+ Quality KPIs

October 30, 2014 9:49 am | by Dassault Systèmes | Product Releases | Comments

Dassault Systèmes now offers Quality Intelligence Pack, as an extension to its existing Manufacturing Process Intelligence (MPI), Executive Intelligence Center (EIC) and other Quality offerings. 

FTC Says AT&T Misled Customers Over Unlimited Data Plans

October 29, 2014 9:45 am | by Jennifer C. Kerr, Associated Press | News | Comments

AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers who were promised unlimited data but had their Internet speeds cut by the company — slowing their ability to open web pages or watch streaming video.

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