Voice of the Machine
Does Digital Transformation Necessitate Cross-Functional Collaboration?
Author IoT Team
As we are amidst Industry 4.0 and manufacturing’s digital transformation, companies both large and small are grappling with an array of new ways to conduct their business. As is the case, many...
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Is Factory Due Diligence Required to Undertake a Discrete IoT Journey?
Author IoT Team
While it is not necessary or even desirable to convert an entire factory at once to IoT-enabled processes and machines, it hasn’t always been clear to end-users what to do with the...
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Be Efficient in the Remote World of Today’s Manufacturing Environment
A virtual shift is happening as we speak across the world. How we communicate, how we consume goods and services, and how we work have all changed. Now more than ever, technology is being relied on to...
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IoT Solutions for Reliability Engineers
If you are a reliability engineer you are responsible for guiding efforts to ensure reliability and maintain equipment, processes, utilities, facilities, controls and safety /security systems. You are...
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Taking a Discrete Path to IoT ROI in Manufacturing
Author IoT Team
As the management of manufacturing plants and other assets grows more complex, integrating automated monitoring of key performance indicators (KPIs) at the discrete level provides a built-in safeguard...
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Good Vibrations? Not in the Automotive Industry
Vibrations might be inherent for industrial machinery, but in an automotive production plant, this could mean faulty products coming down the assembly line, leading to costly rework translating...
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How IoT Systems Will Impact the Future for Off-Road Equipment
Bain’s projections show that the Internet of Things (IoT) market will grow to $520 billion in 2021. Specific to the construction market, 6.8 million connected heavy construction machines will...
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5 Considerations Before Using Condition Monitoring on the Plant Floor
Ready or not, the age of the ‘smart’ factory is upon us in ways only a few short years ago were inconceivable. Today, any industrial sector business whose plant floor is not online may well find...
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Cloud-based Solutions for Monitoring Machine Performance
In the vast universe of manufacturing, machine performance is often the difference between a delay and on-time delivery; downtime and productivity; profit and loss. Ensuring peak performance out...
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Industrial IoT Solutions With Voice of the Machine at Bauma China
Author IoT Team
The ever-changing industrial Internet of Things has revolutionized the traditional landscape and business model of the construction machinery industry. Domestic and foreign parts and service providers...
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Industry 4.0 is Taking Place in Front of Our Eyes
We are all witnesses to the fourth industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0 as it has been coined, as most of us will have seen robots, machines, vehicles or control systems connect to the Internet at...
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Results-Driven Approach to Improve Productivity and Quality in Injection Molding
Lighter, versatile, non-corroding and cost-effective. These are some of the advantages as to why manufacturers are increasingly replacing metals with plastics for product development....
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The Industrial IoT Journey: A Framework for Moving from Pilot to Broad Deployment
Author IoT Team
It seems like every industrial company is at some stage of planning for or deploying industrial Internet of Things (IoT) technology. According to a survey of IoT decision makers and influencers in...
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Modern Digital Ecosystems Take Mobile Hydraulic Systems to a New Level
Not so long ago, only the largest OEMs could afford to develop complex proprietary control systems. But the recent introduction of versatile digital ecosystems connecting electronic control...
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Who Holds the Stakes When Deploying IoT? Everyone
Author IoT Team
As a company that has produced motion and control components and subsystems in core industrial sectors for 100 years, Parker has recently taken a significant step forward by embarking on a...
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When New Machines Have a Voice, What Will Old Machines Do?
Author IoT Team
Last year, PwC found that 85 percent of U.S. manufacturers are already delivering, or planning to deliver, products with IoT capabilities. Considering the promise of IoT, this should come as no...
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Aggressive Measures for Industrial Cybersecurity
Author IoT Team
As the technology that powers the Internet of Things (IoT) progresses, it’s changing the way industrial companies operate. But that technology brings security risks. Ransomware. Malware. Viruses....
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How IoT Analytics Can Optimize Productivity
Author IoT Team
From our personal devices to medical systems and online shopping, it’s clear we live in a digital world—and the rapid progress of that world is driven by data. The collection and application of data...
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Taking IoT to the Last Mile by Listening to the “Voice of the Machine”
Author IoT Team
If you’re familiar with Parker, you know we’ve been manufacturing components and subsystems for industrial equipment for a long time. One hundred years to be exact. You also know the world is...
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Defining the Value of IoT in a Connected World
Author IoT Team
There’s volumes of material that focus on the technology behind IoT. However, a more significant discussion should be had around the value IoT delivers. While that value must begin with end users of...
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