Talking Industry #10 – Small steps in 5G, IIoT and communications

Connectivity is key to Industry 4.0. From fieldbus to industrial Ethernet, from proprietary technologies to open standards, the evolution of network technologies has boosted productivity and increased interoperability. The latest Talking Industry online panel discussion considered at issues involving these technologies, as chairman Andy Pye reports. On-demand video is available HERE Link to article in … Read more

Talking Industry #7 – Digital Transformation in Industry

Key Concepts: Industry 4.0, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Smart Factories, Digital Twins, Machine Learning, Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence (AI) While an increasing number of enterprise companies and some SMEs are adopting digitally transformative technology, the UK continues to fall behind some other nations, including the US and Germany. What can be done to realise … Read more

Talking Industry #6 – Maintenance 4.0

Key Concepts: Industry 4.0, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Smart Factories, Digital Twins, Machine Learning, Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence (AI)While an increasing number of enterprise companies and some SMEs are adopting digitally transformative technology, the UK continues to fall behind some other nations, including the US and Germany. What can be done to realise the … Read more

Talking Industry #5 Robotics & Advanced Automation

The fifth in the Talking Industry series of online panel discussions focussed on developments in, and issues surrounding, robotic and advanced automation technologies. Andy Pye, consultant editor of Drives & Controls, who chaired the session, reports on some of the highlights of the lively session. It may have been the subject matter. Or it may … Read more

Plant Safety and Security – 10am UK/GMT, Tuesday 9 Mar 2021

The fifth in the Talking Industry series of online panel discussions focussed on developments in, and issues surrounding, robotic and advanced automation technologies. Andy Pye, who chaired the session, reports on some of the highlights of the lively session. It may have been the subject matter. Or it may have been the star-studded line-up of five expert industrial speakers. … Read more

Small steps, big benefits

The theme of the third in the series of Talking Industry online panel discussions organised by DFA Media, the publisher of Drives & Controls, was Industrial Networks, IIoT and Communications. The session chairman Andy Pye reports on the event. Talking Industry is DFA Media’s new way of engaging with an audience of automation engineers through … Read more