ei3 working with machinery companies to commercialize the Internet of Things

Industry 4.0 — aka the internet of things — is all the rage. Even though true Industry 4.0, where every single production machine, and every single factory, is interconnected, is probably decades away if we ever really get there. This month, Best Practices takes you into that world. We’ll take a closer look at a company called ei3 Corp., founded in 1999, that sets ...

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B&W MEGTEC – Industrial Internet of Things

Industrial Internet of Things (IIot) At B&W MEGTEC Posted on GNorz.com  June 14, 2017 by gnorz Connectivity is everywhere we look.   The buzz word of Industrial Internet of Thing (IIoT) and 4.0 are in every new article we pick up.  Even at home we now have an APP to alert us when our garage door opener is operated or if the freezer is getting too warm.   ...

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Lenze teams with ei3

from Automation.com To Offer White Label Remote Analysis and Maintenance   May 19, 2017 – Many machine and systems engineering companies are still uncertain about what Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things (IoT) mean for their business model. Only a few of them have found their own strategy for dealing with the new trend. For partners of automation specialist Lenze, there is now ...

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Columns

Columns takes a practical approach to line-by-line productivity.  Each line has KPI metrics shown in a top-down format.  The entire column changes color if the machine is running or not giving a powerful at-a-glance status of the entire factory floor. Large numbers of a wide screen TV make this an Andon board that’s easy to see from across the plant floor....

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Protech

Here’s a powerful machine display for a key player in a production line.  Packed with features, Protech shows machine speed, OEE and the KPI numbers that are used to compute OEE.  The OEE shown is for the current shift giving machine operators the number they need to know that they’re on track for the machine’s productivity.  ...

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