Potential for IoT technology in supply chain management can be massive

The supply chain may be going global, but for many companies, it remains more opaque than ever. Enter: the Internet of Things.

The potential for IoT technology in supply chain management can be massive, says Haley Garner, head of research at eft.Short for Eye For Transport, U.K.-based eft provides logistics and supply chain solutions for companies that are increasingly challenged to manage their suppliers and materials across borders. Eft has just published new research on the role IoT currently plays in this effort.

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Industry 4.0 takes over tool and mould manufacturing

The objective of making an Intelligent Factory is based on the principle of industry 4.0, a hi-tech strategy of the German Government and industry associations. The purely technical pre-requisites for it must be delivered by cyber-physical systems and the Internet of Things. From now on even tool and mould making will travel on this path to the future of production technology. Continue reading “Industry 4.0 takes over tool and mould manufacturing”

The Future Of Wearable Notifications In Business

The target audience of wearable tech has always been the everyday consumer. However, wearables can benefit businesses too, especially in sectors where workers need to be hands-free. From construction and manufacturing to dining services, wearables can elevate several industries in the near future by utilizing push notification on wearable tech. Continue reading “The Future Of Wearable Notifications In Business”

How Connected Cars Have Established A New Ecosystem Powered By IoT

Not long ago, after you bought a new vehicle, the manufacturer had very little contact with you until it was time to sell you another car. The IoT is changing all that. The IoT-enabled “connected car” turns the vehicle itself into a hub for an entire ecosystem of connected services that offer consumers a wealth of benefits including enhanced safety and security, a richer user experience and a new suite of product offerings. Continue reading “How Connected Cars Have Established A New Ecosystem Powered By IoT”

‘Industry 4.0’ and the next wave of embedded machines

Each year, billions of dollars are spent connecting industrial machines, automating manufacturing operations and coordinating these often disparate automation systems. But connecting these machines to the Internet of Things gives them the ability to join an intelligent network that can help reduce the significant costs associated with automation. Continue reading “‘Industry 4.0’ and the next wave of embedded machines”