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.
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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.
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.
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.
PTC has announced the PTC Systems Engineering Solution, purpose-built to help organizations reduce risk and accelerate innovation in an increasingly smart, connected world.
ADLINK Technology has introduces a new rugged, outdoor edge computing solution (codename: Hercules), the latest result of its technological collaboration with Intel.
Cisco CEO John Chambers says regulation of Internet service providers could hinder development and growth.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Netbiter Remote Management solution from HMS Industrial Networks now allows automation devices using EtherNet/IP to be monitored and controlled via the web.
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.
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.
Panasonic has announced the launch of the Toughpad FZ-B2, a rugged 7-inch tablet powered by Android for field-based workforces.
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 has assembled a free Manufacturing Execution System (MES) toolkit for manufacturers who are considering implementing an MES system.
MaintenanceNet, Inc., the leading provider of service revenue generation solutions, has launched ServiceExchange, its next-generation service contract management and automation platform.
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 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, 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.
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.
Integrated supply chain management drives better profit margins, increased visibility and control of operations — from supplier to end-user.
Burns & McDonnell and Rockwell Automation collaborate to deliver 10 percent increase in production capacity.
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.
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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