Industrial IoT RSS Feed by ARC Advisory Group https://www.arcweb.com/blog/industrial-iot-viewpoints en Digital Transformation - It's All Coming Together https://www.arcweb.com/blog/digital-transformation-its-all-coming-together <span class="field-wrapper">Digital Transformation - It&#039;s All Coming Together</span> <span class="field-wrapper"><span lang="" about="/user/1446" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Dick Slansky</span></span> <span class="field-wrapper">Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:44</span> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/digital-transformation-its-all-coming-together" rel="tag" title="Digital Transformation - It&#039;s All Coming Together" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Digital Transformation - It&#039;s All Coming Together</span></a></li></ul> <div class="body text-secondary field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <p>The 2018 ARC Forum is over, and I am collecting my thoughts about the array of topics covered in this coming together of suppliers, users, thought leaders, technologists, and just those folks looking to find out just what is actually transforming across industry, technology, and business in this purported era of digital transformation.</p> </div> </div> Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:44:54 +0000 Dick Slansky 64461 at https://www.arcweb.com Smart Lighting Systems for Smart Cities https://www.arcweb.com/blog/smart-lighting-systems-smart-cities <span class="field-wrapper">Smart Lighting Systems for Smart Cities</span> <span class="field-wrapper"><span lang="" about="/user/1236" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Greg Gorbach</span></span> <span class="field-wrapper">Fri, 02/16/2018 - 15:46</span> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/smart-lighting-systems-smart-cities" rel="tag" title="Smart Lighting Systems for Smart Cities" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Smart Lighting Systems for Smart Cities</span></a></li></ul> <div class="body text-secondary field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <p>Lighting for cities is expensive, with energy and maintenance costs accounting for approximately 40 percent of its budgets.  In New York City, lighting uses approximately 295.5 million kWh, which costs $50 million a year for electricity alone.  Transitioning to smart LED networks represents a tremendous opportunity for municipalities to not only save a substantial amount of money on energy and maintenance costs, but also become a smart city and offer the platforms to create opportunities for effective and productive engagement with its citizens, businesses, and visitors.</p> </div> </div> Fri, 16 Feb 2018 20:46:18 +0000 Greg Gorbach 64421 at https://www.arcweb.com Digital Transformation at SOLIDWORKS World 2018 https://www.arcweb.com/blog/digital-transformation-solidworks-world-2018 <span class="field-wrapper">Digital Transformation at SOLIDWORKS World 2018</span> <span class="field-wrapper"><span lang="" about="/user/1266" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Will Hastings</span></span> <span class="field-wrapper">Thu, 02/15/2018 - 22:12</span> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/digital-transformation-solidworks-world-2018" rel="tag" title="Digital Transformation at SOLIDWORKS World 2018" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Digital Transformation at SOLIDWORKS World 2018</span></a></li></ul> <div class="body text-secondary field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> Gian Paolo Bassi, CEO of Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS, opened SOLIDWORKS World 2018 with a statement that captures the spirit of Dassault Systèmes strategy to define itself apart from typical Digital Transformation marketing. The question still remains; what can we do to empower you, the amazing innovators? How can we help you become the leaders of what many call the next industrial revolution? But shouldn’t we rather foster something much better than a revolution, shouldn’t we foster an industrial renaissance? </div> </div> Fri, 16 Feb 2018 03:12:25 +0000 Will Hastings 64381 at https://www.arcweb.com IIoT- Enabled Compressor Monitoring & Controls Empower Operators for Better https://www.arcweb.com/blog/iiot-enabled-compressor-monitoring-controls-empower-operators-better <span class="field-wrapper">IIoT- Enabled Compressor Monitoring &amp; Controls Empower Operators for Better</span> <span class="field-wrapper"><span lang="" about="/user/701" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Tim Shea</span></span> <span class="field-wrapper">Tue, 02/06/2018 - 14:33</span> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/iiot-enabled-compressor-monitoring-controls-empower-operators-better" rel="tag" title="IIoT- Enabled Compressor Monitoring &amp; Controls Empower Operators for Better" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about IIoT- Enabled Compressor Monitoring &amp; Controls Empower Operators for Better</span></a></li></ul> <div class="body text-secondary field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> Compressor monitoring &amp; controls solutions are increasingly being updated with new features to fulfill many market demands and increase their value proposition, such as the growing demand for smart connected products based on, for example, the IIoT. </div> </div> Tue, 06 Feb 2018 19:33:11 +0000 Tim Shea 63986 at https://www.arcweb.com IoT Steps Up Smart Farming and Precision Agriculture https://www.arcweb.com/blog/iot-steps-smart-farming-precision-agriculture <span class="field-wrapper">IoT Steps Up Smart Farming and Precision Agriculture</span> <span class="field-wrapper"><span lang="" about="/user/1236" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Greg Gorbach</span></span> <span class="field-wrapper">Fri, 02/09/2018 - 10:30</span> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/iot-steps-smart-farming-precision-agriculture" rel="tag" title="IoT Steps Up Smart Farming and Precision Agriculture" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about IoT Steps Up Smart Farming and Precision Agriculture</span></a></li></ul> <div class="body text-secondary field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <p>Smart farming through the application of information and communication technologies including IoT is expected to revolutionize the global agricultural landscape, making it more resource-efficient and productive. However, according to the World Bank, about 80 percent of the agriculture produce consumed by developing regions comes from smallholder farmers, and most of these farmers base their decisions on experience and guesswork rather than on any scientific guidance.</p> </div> </div> Fri, 09 Feb 2018 15:30:24 +0000 Greg Gorbach 64171 at https://www.arcweb.com Brainstorming on the IoT Imperative at the World Economic Forum 2018 https://www.arcweb.com/blog/brainstorming-iot-imperative-world-economic-forum-2018 <span class="field-wrapper">Brainstorming on the IoT Imperative at the World Economic Forum 2018</span> <span class="field-wrapper"><span lang="" about="/user/1236" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Greg Gorbach</span></span> <span class="field-wrapper">Mon, 02/05/2018 - 11:28</span> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/brainstorming-iot-imperative-world-economic-forum-2018" rel="tag" title="Brainstorming on the IoT Imperative at the World Economic Forum 2018" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Brainstorming on the IoT Imperative at the World Economic Forum 2018</span></a></li></ul> <div class="body text-secondary field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <p>At the intersection of technology, economics, and social imperatives is the Internet of Things (IoT) that connects the physical and digital worlds. Although the core topic of any industrial conference might vary, there is always a special focus on the IoT. And the recently concluded World Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland was no exception. One of the speakers said that the term Superpowers usually refers to countries that exert the maximum influence and control on global happenings; but that definition seems to be changing.</p> </div> </div> Mon, 05 Feb 2018 16:28:28 +0000 Greg Gorbach 63896 at https://www.arcweb.com Vision Systems Technology Revolutionizes Brick and Mortar Retail https://www.arcweb.com/blog/vision-systems-technology-revolutionizes-brick-mortar-retail <span class="field-wrapper">Vision Systems Technology Revolutionizes Brick and Mortar Retail</span> <span class="field-wrapper"><span lang="" about="/user/1236" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Greg Gorbach</span></span> <span class="field-wrapper">Mon, 02/05/2018 - 10:42</span> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/vision-systems-technology-revolutionizes-brick-mortar-retail" rel="tag" title="Vision Systems Technology Revolutionizes Brick and Mortar Retail" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Vision Systems Technology Revolutionizes Brick and Mortar Retail</span></a></li></ul> <div class="body text-secondary field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <p>Retail giants like Amazon, Walmart, and other companies have altered the retail shopping experience forever by launching online shopping with delivery. In contrast, the brick and mortal retail experience which may appear to be an anachronism today has only seen incremental technological advancements in the store front by introducing technology such as self-service checkouts relying on bar code scanners. Walmarts attempt to use RFID technology as a a replacement for 2D barcodes over 15 years ago for tracking items has simply not succeeded.</p> </div> </div> Mon, 05 Feb 2018 15:42:34 +0000 Greg Gorbach 63891 at https://www.arcweb.com Amtrak Crash Raises Questions on the Rail Service https://www.arcweb.com/blog/amtrak-crash-raises-questions-rail-service <span class="field-wrapper">Amtrak Crash Raises Questions on the Rail Service</span> <span class="field-wrapper"><span lang="" about="/user/38246" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Pranav Misal</span></span> <span class="field-wrapper">Wed, 02/07/2018 - 14:23</span> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/amtrak-crash-raises-questions-rail-service" rel="tag" title="Amtrak Crash Raises Questions on the Rail Service" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Amtrak Crash Raises Questions on the Rail Service</span></a></li></ul> <div class="body text-secondary field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <p>Tragedy prone Amtrak suffered another accident this week when it crashed into stationary CSX train in South Carolina. Adding to the crisis, several cars of Acela decoupled itself from each other, and a train carrying members of republican congress slammed into the garbage truck. These incidents raise concerns about the safety and reliability of passenger rail service in the United States. Amtrak, US (Federal and state) governments, Class I railroads, and transit agencies should collaborate and minimize these catastrophic events.   </p> </div> </div> Wed, 07 Feb 2018 19:23:25 +0000 Pranav Misal 64051 at https://www.arcweb.com Industrial Culture Change in Digital Transformation https://www.arcweb.com/blog/industrial-culture-change-digital-transformation <span class="field-wrapper">Industrial Culture Change in Digital Transformation</span> <span class="field-wrapper"><span lang="" about="/user/1256" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Michael Guilfoyle</span></span> <span class="field-wrapper">Wed, 01/31/2018 - 12:06</span> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/industrial-culture-change-digital-transformation" rel="tag" title="Industrial Culture Change in Digital Transformation" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Industrial Culture Change in Digital Transformation</span></a></li></ul> <div class="body text-secondary field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> For digital transformation, organizations need to apply as much, if not more, operating discipline to industrial culture change as technology improvement. </div> </div> Wed, 31 Jan 2018 17:06:36 +0000 Michael Guilfoyle 63481 at https://www.arcweb.com Giving Machines a Mind in the Oil & Gas Industry https://www.arcweb.com/blog/giving-machines-mind-oil-gas-industry <article id="node-63946" data-history-node-id="63946" role="article" about="/blog/giving-machines-mind-oil-gas-industry" class="node-type-blog view-mode-teaser"> <h2 class="node-title"> <a href="/blog/giving-machines-mind-oil-gas-industry" rel="bookmark"><span class="field-wrapper">Giving Machines a Mind in the Oil &amp; Gas Industry</span> </a> </h2> <div> <div class="body text-secondary field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <p>Predicting how machines and processes will behave In the oil &amp; gas industry is key to proactive maintenance, future productivity, and driving new value. To succeed, it’s important to understand all aspects of an oil &amp; gas process and bring together the physical and virtual assets in a continuous loop of knowledge and improvement, in effect, giving machines a “mind.”</p> </div> </div> </div> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/giving-machines-mind-oil-gas-industry" rel="tag" title="Giving Machines a Mind in the Oil &amp; Gas Industry" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Giving Machines a Mind in the Oil &amp; Gas Industry</span></a></li></ul> </article> Tue, 06 Feb 2018 00:21:04 +0000 Craig Resnick 63946 at https://www.arcweb.com