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Why now is the time to look deeper into industrial edge computing

Throughout 2020, the UK will be witnessing the wider rollout of 5G telecommunications networks. The introduction of these networks will support the development of more advanced computing applications and it’s got many businesses considering edge computing. For manufacturing businesses, more effective edge computing doesn’t need new telecoms technologies – it just requires consideration of industrial PCs (IPCs) at the edge. Stephen Hayes, Managing Director of Beckhoff Automation UK, explains.

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ABB to support Hvaler Kommune in minimising water leakage and improve operational efficiency

ABB has signed an extension to the existing service contract with Hvaler Kommune, a municipality that is part of a group of islands in the southern part of Norway, to provide cutting-edge digital services.

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Guest blog: How COVID-19 is accelerating IoT & Industry 4.0

Read this guest blog from Mark Gradwell, Editor of sister title EPDT, on how COVID-19 is accelerating IoT and Industry 4.0.

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Schneider Electric paves the way for digital transformation with Stratasys additive manufacturing

Over the past year, Schneider Electric has embarked on a large-scale Industry 4.0 implementation across its worldwide operations. Named the ‘Smart Factory’ project, the company is strategically deploying cutting-edge technologies and the benefits of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to drive process optimisation.

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