Industrial Automation
Role of Microsoft Azure in Enabling Industrial Internet of Things

Role of Microsoft Azure in Enabling Industrial Internet of Things

Today, the most complex problem for organizations is to pursue technical advancement in legacy systems and machinery. There is no unified visibility of the industrial processes as 54% of US manufacturers say they lack a unified view of their plant and building information. It is also found that 40% of…

Utilizing Intrinsic Safety Techniques for Controlling Industrial Hazards

Industries that use flammable materials like crude oil, carbon dust, and fibers are at risk of hazards due to fire explosions, in case of spillage of these materials in certain atmospheric conditions. These atmospheres which are highly prone to fires due to the spillage of flammable materials are called hazardous…

Top Industry 4.0 Trends to Watch for in 2018

Top Industry 4.0 Trends to Watch for in 2018

Over the years, the whole manufacturing industry has been driven by four disruptions: the usage of mechanization as well as water and steam-powered machines (Industry 1.0), the increase in the usage of assembly lines and electricity for mass production (Industry 2.0), the adoption of computers, software devices and automation technologies…

How to Solve Common Challenges of Industrial IoT

How to Solve Common Challenges of Industrial IoT

In this era of high-speed computing and communication, the manufacturing industry is witnessing a transformation through the implementation of concepts like smart factories or smart manufacturing, which is widely known as IIoT or Industry 4.0. Leading manufacturing companies across various geographical locations, including USA, Europe, and Asia Pacific are continuously…

Adopt Industry 4.0 to Enable Smart Factory and Connected Manufacturing

Adopt Industry 4.0 to Enable Smart Factory and Connected Manufacturing

With the rapid increase in competition, consumer demands, and industrial automation, manufacturing units around the world are compelled to adopt newer technological innovations and digital transformation solutions to be not left behind by the next big development in their sectors. Common challenges faced by traditional industries Usage of the legacy…

A 5-Minute Guide to Utilizing Predictive Maintenance in Industrial Automation

A 5-Minute Guide to Utilizing Predictive Maintenance in Industrial Automation

Industrial systems and equipment can face failure at any point, and in turn, may affect the production or productivity of the business. Timely maintenance can help address these problems to a great extent and make the systems and equipment more efficient. However, failures may still occur and immediate action will…

A Primer on Industrial IoT Automation

In today’s IoT era, enterprises across industries are facing the need to build industrial systems that are high-quality, high-reliability, safer and cost-efficient. For achieving this, gathering the data and communicating the same to other devices/servers and taking appropriate action becomes necessary. This is achieved through sensor integration, communication protocols implementation…

Predictive Maintenance – 100 % Resource Utilization and 0% Downtime

Industrial Automation is concerned with improving safety and productivity of workers enabling them to participate more effectively in supervisory roles. With technology advancing by leaps and bounds, there has been a major thrust on implementing a method of proactive maintenance based on perceived future needs, not a specific time period…

Solving the Challenges in Smart Energy Meter Deployment

As the world moves towards a connected future, smart energy management and consumption is becoming a top priority for energy providers and consumers respectively. With IoT and ideas like smart factory playing a major role in business operations, utility companies are planning to roll out millions of smart meters to…

How Does OPC Work For Industry 4.0?

OPC is a software interface interoperability standard that allows secure and reliable exchange of data between Windows programs and industrial hardware devices. It is platform-independent and ensures the continuous flow of information across multiple vendor devices. eInfochips has successfully customized an OPC classic server for one of our clients in…