IoT helps manufacturers work smart

Industrial IoT technologies can help manufacturers lay a foundation for a highly secure, connected enterprise using standard unmodified Ethernet to connect people, processes, data and things.

Manufacturing intelligence bridges the gap between the production and corporate environments helping manufacturers achieve greater productivity, better utilisation of assets and improved decision making, by providing information access in a contextualised manner, organized by user roles.

According to Rockwell Automation’s APAC software business manager Mukund, improving connectivity across enterprise operations will provide the platform to integrate information across business systems and the plant floor.

“While established production software is mature technology, the Internet of Things delivers a whole new value proposition to the industrial market,” as told by Makund. … (Read more)