Posts Tagged IIOT

Industry 4.0: Remote Connectivity on the Sensor Level

Industry 4.0: Remote Connectivity on the Sensor Level

Remote connectivity with automated manufacturing systems has quickly become a routine requirement across the breadth of the manufacturing industry. And for good reason.  The ability to monitor, program, and diagnose systems quickly and from virtually anywhere is essential, and having all sensor-level data easily accessible in one

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Year in Review: Top 5 Posts of 2016!

Year in Review: Top 5 Posts of 2016!

As the New Year begins, SICK USA looks back at our top blog posts of 2016!  We’re looking forward to sharing even more tips, tricks and insights with you in 2017! In reverse order, here are the top 5 posts of 2016. 5. Three Advantages of Lidar

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What is Industry 4.0, and How Did We Get Here?

What is Industry 4.0, and How Did We Get Here?

Industry 4.0. Internet of Things. Industrial Internet of Things. These are some of the hottest buzzwords in the world of industrial technology today, but how can you make sense of this word soup, and how did we get to 4.0 anyway?  Keep reading for answers to common

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IO-Link 101: 8 Common Questions Answered

IO-Link 101: 8 Common Questions Answered

This is a guest post by Comtrol Corporation, a provider of networking and industrial data communication products, specializing in industrial Ethernet and device connectivity. Comtrol has also been designated as the North American IO-Link Competency Center. You may be hearing a lot of buzz about IO-Link lately,

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IO-Link Glossary: 25 Important Terms to Know

IO-Link Glossary: 25 Important Terms to Know

According to the IO-Link website, IO-Link is the first standardized IO technology worldwide for communication with sensors and actuators. If you’re new to IO-Link or are looking for a great refresher on the fundamentals, check out the guest post by Comtrol, the North American IO-Link Competency Center:

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