Does IIoT Rewards Outweigh Risks for the Supply Chain?

Editor’s note: The IoT and the industrial IoT (IIoT) provide the capability for all stakeholders in the electronics supply chain to seamlessly connect and share critical data. Visibility from the moment a component begins production through its end-of-life is possible through these leading-edge applications. But there are also real dangers to the networks that link supply…

How Intel’s Using the Smart Factory to Improve the Supply Chain

Significant change is coming to the manufacturing arena. As artificial intelligence, the industrial IoT and the smart factory begin to transform production, Intel Corp. is gauging the impact such technologies will have on manufacturing and the supply chain — and the humans that oversee these complex operations. The benefits of smart factories are many: autonomous…

Avnet Partners with Industry Leaders for IIoT

Mocana, the leading provider of IoT security solutions for industrial control systems (ICS) and the Internet of Things (IoT), announced a partnership with Avnet, Xilinx, Infineon Technologies and Microsoft to introduce an integrated, high-assurance industrial IoT system that meets the latest cybersecurity standards. The system is comprised of advanced hardware and software built on the…

Nokia, Bosch Partner for Industrial IoT

Espoo, Finland – Nokia and Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions GmbH have announced a strategic partnership to enable enterprises and Communications Service Providers to more easily deploy industrial IoT solutions from sensors through to applications. Initial work will focus on asset tracking, predictive maintenance and environmental monitoring use cases, with the companies currently doing several…

Digi-Key Ships Sierra Wireless mangOH Red Hardware Platform

The Sierra Wireless mangOH™ Red open source hardware platform is available primarily through Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor. Targeted at the industrial IoT and maker communities, mangOH Red is the most feature-rich, lowest power open source enablement platform on the market. Talon Communications is producing the mangOH Red and IoT Expansion cards for use with…

OSRAM Acquires Digital Lumens

OSRAM has agreed to acquire Digital Lumens Inc., a U.S. company based in Boston, Massachusetts, that specializes in industrial IoT solutions. Founded in 2008, Digital Lumens employs 65 people and in the last fiscal year generated sales in the mid-double-digit millions (USD). The Digital Lumens software platform can be used to run applications covering everything…

IoT to Drive Growth Opportunities for Sensors

Sensors are experiencing large-scale deployment in diverse end-user applications across verticals in standalone, integrated, combined, embedded and, more recently, wearable and ingestibles. Sensors are transforming to be highly intelligent with analytical and decision-making capability at the edge. Driven by the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution, sensors form the cornerstone of Industry/Manufacturing 4.0, an integrated approach to remote connectivity…