In recent months, a lot of outcry has been generated by 5G technology. This has led scientists across the globe to publish reports on the potential of 5G and what it intends to accomplish. Some of these researches, including one from Ericsson, have shown that the value 5G will create, as well as enable, will hit the $100 billion mark by 2026. The manufacturing industry is expected to support approximately 25% of this valuation, which highlights the importance of the 5G factory of the future and vice versa.
Jul 5, 2020 10:04:00 AM / by Mark Olding
The future of edge computing points at the development of mobile solutions and edge hardware that will simplify the integration of the edge in both greenfield and brownfield facilities. Although simplifying the adoption rate is the key benefit, other important value propositions of mobile edge computing exist.
Jul 1, 2020 10:07:49 AM / by Mark Olding
Edge computing is currently applied by both discrete event manufacturers and continuous manufacturing facilities to capture shop floor data and other data processing tasks. The adoption of the industrial edge has also accelerated the integration of Industrie 4.0 business models, which bring its own benefits. These benefits include machine optimization and enhanced productivity, among others. To better understand the benefits of adopting industrial edge solutions, practical case studies paint accurate pictures to which manufacturers can relate.
Jun 28, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Mark Olding