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Industry 4.0

Ethernet Cable for the Internet of Things

Ethernet is the leading network protocol in LAN applications. Today, it’s gaining ground in transportation, automotive, and industrial applications, thanks to new cabling strategies. In the early 1980s, at the start of the Ethernet era, coaxial cabling dominated and cheap yellow Ethernet cable became ubiquitous. In the 1990s, the focus shifted to cabling solutions based Read More >>

OFC Spotlights Optical Connectivity

The Optical Fiber Communications Conference & Exhibition explored emerging optical connectivity technologies, including optical transmitters, multi-fiber cables, and connectors. The Optical Fiber Communications Conference & Exhibition recently held in San Diego is the prime showcase of current and next-generation optical network communication technology. With over 700 exhibitors and 15,000 registered attendees, this conference filled both Read More >>

Top Technology Trends and Disruptions for 2019

A new wave of technologies including e-mobility, Industry 4.0, edge computing, artificial intelligence, and augmented reality will bring about big changes to society. The technology trends we are watching with great anticipation in 2019 isn’t a cool new device or a smaller, faster, better version of something we’ve seen before. It’s not a trip to Read More >>

The Race to Technology Leadership

As technology innovation becomes the engine that reshapes economies, a new group of countries is making the investments necessary to come out ahead of the pack. A sage once observed that a turtle makes no progress until it sticks its neck out of its protected shell. That could certainly apply to companies involved in the Read More >>

Interconnects to Enable Industry 4.0

How to take a full-system approach to designing your industrial application that will speed time to market, reduce overall development costs, and future-proof your design from an interoperability standpoint—interconnects to enable Industry 4.0 sooner.   Industry 4.0 offers the potential for incredible gains in productivity and efficiency within the factory environment. To realize this potential, Read More >>

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Hannover Industry Messe 2016: Back to the Future?

At Hannover Messe, we learned that Industry 4.0 is already in practice, and the market for these interconnected products is growing.   As many Europeans focus on challenges such as the migrant crisis, BREXIT, and terrorism in their capital cities, and most Americans follow the presidential election process, the economy, and the Middle East situation, there Read More >>

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Hannover Messe 2016 Preview: The Factory of the Future

Keeping with the fair’s theme of “Integrated Industry – Discover Solutions,” Hannover Messe 2016 visitors will discover promising ideas to make their factories and energy systems smart by means of digital technology.      Only in Hannover can you find five leading international trade fairs taking place at the same time, under one roof. All Read More >>

Wearables on the Factory Floor

Industry 4.0 is the point where automation, the Internet of Things, wearables, and customization converge.   “Industry 4.0” is still a bit of a buzzword, but it gets closer to realization every day. Industry 4.0 refers to the fourth industrial revolution. In earlier articles, we discussed the first (industrialization), second (mass production), and third (IT integration) Read More >>

Industry 4.0: The Next Industrial Revolution

The Smart Factory: Connecting Efficiency and Productivity

The intelligent networking of industrial devices promises to deliver productivity gains, but not all manufacturers are ready to make the leap to the smart factory. Connecting efficiency and productivity is key for the future of the industrial sector.   As the buzz about “Industry 4.0” grows louder, many people believe it may be just around the corner, but Read More >>

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HARTING Posted the Highest Revenues in Its History

Driven by developments for Industry 4.0 and a clear growth strategy, HARTING posted the highest revenues in its history. The HARTING Technology Group starts the 2014-15 fiscal year with a strong tailwind, as revenues rose during the past 2013-14 fiscal year (October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014) by 13% to €547 million, the highest revenues in Read More >>

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Point of View: The Revolution of the Interconnected Factory

In the past, industrial connectors have evolved over time rather than at a revolutionary pace. Now, with the anticipation of the Internet of Things, Keith Kufahl of TTI discusses the revolution of the interconnected factory and how design engineers can stay on the cutting edge. The fact that the world of industrial connectors changes at Read More >>

Industry 4.0: The Next Industrial Revolution

Industry 4.0 Drives the Industrial Manufacturing Sector in Europe

TTI reports that Industry 4.0 drives the industrial manufacturing sector in Europe as implementation of “smart factory” technology gains momentum. TTI is seeing significant growth among customers implementing Industry 4.0 or “Smart Factory” technology according to Norbert Piefer, European director industry marketing – industrial at TTI. “The Smart Factory concept leads to end-to-end process optimization,” said Read More >>