Industry 4.0

What Impact Will Industry 4.0 Have on the Environment?

Two major paradigm shifts are happening at once, and in some ways they are crashing into each other. Industry 4.0 is the rise of smart technology and access to real-time big data that empowers businesses in many ways while sustainability is becoming a major cultural focus. Sustainability encompasses issues of [...]

AR in Manufacturing

Here’s How AR Is Transforming Manufacturing

The presence of augmented reality in business today is increasingly evident among industrial facilities. AR is particularly helping producers improve manual assembly and maintenance operations. AR refines manufacturing processes, leading to more sustainable and competitive decision-making.  Related: What IoT and AR Technology Can Do for Your Business Starting with Digital [...]

IoT and AR

What IoT and AR Technology Can Do for Your Business

Big data has gotten so huge over recent years it now must be measured in zettabytes rather than trillions of gigabytes. The combination of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Augmented Reality (AR) helps professionals navigate through this vast data. Both technologies are seeing adoption across complex industries such as [...]

Construction Technology

How Modern Technologies Pave the Way for Digital Construction

The construction industry is helping pioneer what’s called “digital transformation” in which businesses become more cloud-based, digital, and interactive. Here’s a look at how construction technology is improving the construction industry and beyond with greater accuracy, speed, and analytical capabilities. Related: Connected Jobsites: How IoT Is Streamlining Construction Virtual and [...]

IoT in Civil Engineering

How IoT Is Transforming Civil Engineering

The smarter technology gets, the more interactive and interconnected larger systems become. That’s certainly the case with IoT in civil engineering, as sensors that monitor and transmit data are showing up everywhere in society. Utilities, manufacturers, and supply chains were early pioneers of this empowering digital technology, and now many other [...]

Digital Twin Technology

Business Applications of IoT and Digital Twin Technology

Think of digital twin technology sort of like team practice prior to a game. A “digital twin” is essentially the “scrimmage” before a game with a competing team. Like practice, the digital twin can be used to run a variety of scenarios which tell those who program, design, and launch [...]

5G and Supply Chain

How 5G and Supply Chain Logistics Are Converging

Mixing 5G and supply chain logistics is a steadily growing strategy for industrial facilities and many other types of businesses. Hospitals, utilities, and manufacturing plants need massive bandwidth to handle the big data coming from IoT sensors. Embracing 5G is leading to faster and more reliable networking with minimal disruptions. [...]

e-agriculture

Why Farms Are Adopting E-Agriculture for Future Improvements

Agriculture is at the forefront of Industry 4.0 transformation. The growing adoption of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in farming is improving cultivation processes, as well as supply chains. It's leading to safer food and greater production efficiency. Here's a deeper look at how e-agriculture is transforming commercial farms. Reasons [...]

Industry 4.0, power industry webinar

The Impact of Industry 4.0 on Energy and Utilities Management

As history turns the page on traditional methods of how energy is produced and distributed, utilities and energy suppliers are shifting toward Industry 4.0. The end game of this transformation will be more efficient energy management. Industrial markets will feel the ripple effects of this transition toward smart factories, culminating in [...]