Frost.com - Industrial Automation and Process Control Research http://www.frost.com/c/10311/home.do http://www.frost.com/c/10311/home.do - Industrial Automation and Process Control Research Frost & Sullivan Advancements in Welding Technologies and Predictive Analytics in the Industrial Sector http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D718-00-4B-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D718-00-4B-00-00 This issue of Advanced Manufacturing TOE profiles key developments and advancements in robotics for improved welding, welding that helps enable less expensive 3D printing of metals, rotational friction stir welding, and acoustic monitoring and deep learning for machine health. Innovations covered include a robot arm for improved welding efficiency, additive and subtractive manufacturing in a single device, an environment-friendly friction stir rotational welding process, improved productivity using automated welding robots, sound-based predictive maintenance and deep learning for machine health monitoring and the industrial Internet of Things. The Advanced Manufacturing TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) covers global innovations and developments related to manufacturing and industrial automation on a weekly basis. Innovations are focused toward improving product traceability, energy efficiency and reducing environmental footprints, integrating product design and manufacturing aspects for reducing time-to-market. Research focus areas include rapid prototyping (additive manufacturing), lightweighting (multimaterial joining, plastics and metals manufacturing, carbon fiber-based composite manufacturing), smart robotics (agile robots, consumer robots, swarm robotics, cobots), monitoring and control (wireless control networks, human machine interface), and simulation and modeling (design and simulation software). The Advanced Manufacturing and Automation (AMA) Cluster covers technologies that enable clean, lean and flexible manufacturing and industrial automation. Technologies such as three-dimensional (3D) and four-dimensional (4D) printing, wireless sensors and networks, information and communication technology, multimaterial joining, composites manufacturing, digital manufacturing, micro- and nano-manufacturing, lasers, advanced software, and printing techniques, are covered as part of this cluster. The technologies covered here impact a wide range of industries, such as the impact semiconductor, automotive and transportation, aerospace and defense, industrial, healthcare, logistics, and electronics industries. Keywords: Rotational friction stir welding, robotic arm, welding robot, additive manufacturing, subtractive manufacturing, metal inert gas welding, predictive maintenance, deep learning, ultrasonic sensors, acoustic predictive analysis, machine health Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Using IIoT to Turn Challenges into Opportunities: Aftermarket Is the Real Winner http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297657402 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297657402 The pumps market currently has been experiencing a difficult phase, with dwindling investments in new projects and existing projects getting deferred or cancelled. End users are hesitant to invest in greenfield projects and the common trend is to focus on maintenance of existing assets in the plant. Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advancements in 3D Printing, Material Handling, and Collaborative Robots http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D718-00-4A-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D718-00-4A-00-00 This issue of Advanced Manufacturing TOE profiles developments in metal 3D printing, collaborative robotics, material handling, and 3D printing automation. Innovations covered include intelligent end effectors for collaborative robots, achieving high-quality finishing in metal additive manufacturing, wide-area laser beam technique for rapid powder bed fusion 3D printing, an intelligent unmanned material handling system, and automated 3D printing using stereolithography. The Advanced Manufacturing TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) covers global innovations and developments related to manufacturing and industrial automation on a weekly basis. Innovations are focused toward improving product traceability, energy efficiency and reducing environmental footprints, integrating product design and manufacturing aspects for reducing time-to-market. Research focus areas include rapid prototyping (additive manufacturing), lightweighting (multimaterial joining, plastics and metals manufacturing, carbon fiber-based composite manufacturing), smart robotics (agile robots, consumer robots, swarm robotics, cobots), monitoring and control (wireless control networks, human machine interface), and simulation and modeling (design and simulation software). The Advanced Manufacturing and Automation (AMA) Cluster covers technologies that enable clean, lean and flexible manufacturing and industrial automation. Technologies such as three-dimensional (3D) and four-dimensional (4D) printing, wireless sensors and networks, information and communication technology, multimaterial joining, composites manufacturing, digital manufacturing, micro- and nano-manufacturing, lasers, advanced software, and printing techniques, are covered as part of this cluster. The technologies covered here impact a wide range of industries, such as the impact semiconductor, automotive and transportation, aerospace and defense, industrial, healthcare, logistics, and electronics industries. Keywords: Metal 3D printing, selective laser melting, stereolithography, collaborative robots, end effector, material handling Fri, 9 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Innovations in Nanomanufacturing, Hybrid Manufacturing, Composites Manufacturing, Friction Stir Additive Manufacturing http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D718-00-49-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D718-00-49-00-00 This issue of Advanced Manufacturing TOE identifies innovations in composites manufacturing, hybrid manufacturing techniques, manufacturing of 3D hierarchical materials, friction stir additive manufacturing. The Advanced Manufacturing TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) covers global innovations and developments related to manufacturing and industrial automation on a weekly basis. Innovations are focused toward improving product traceability, energy efficiency and reducing environmental footprints, integrating product design and manufacturing aspects for reducing time-to-market. Research focus areas include rapid prototyping (additive manufacturing), lightweighting (multimaterial joining, plastics and metals manufacturing, carbon fiber-based composite manufacturing), smart robotics (agile robots, consumer robots, swarm robotics, cobots), monitoring and control (wireless control networks, human machine interface), and simulation and modeling (design and simulation software). The Advanced Manufacturing and Automation (AMA) Cluster covers technologies that enable clean, lean and flexible manufacturing and industrial automation. Technologies such as three-dimensional (3D) and four-dimensional (4D) printing, wireless sensors and networks, information and communication technology, multimaterial joining, composites manufacturing, digital manufacturing, micro- and nano-manufacturing, lasers, advanced software, and printing techniques, are covered as part of this cluster. The technologies covered here impact a wide range of industries, such as the impact semiconductor, automotive and transportation, aerospace and defense, industrial, healthcare, logistics, and electronics industries. Keywords: Hybrid manufacturing, additive manufacturing, subtractive manufacturing, 3D materials, additive friction stir manufacturing, 3D printing, composites, fiber-reinforced composites Fri, 2 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Analysis of Indian Electric AC Drives Market, Forecast to 2021 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=P925-01-00-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=P925-01-00-00-00 The study focuses on analysing the Indian AC electric drives (Low Voltage electric drives and Medium Voltage electric drives) market outlook for CY 2016 and forecast the market for CY 2017 CY 2021. Research Scope: Analysis by product segment, power rating, voltage rating, OEMs and end-users segment, distribution channel, major participants in each segment Projections by product segment, end-user segments, distribution channel over the forecast duration Market trends (competitive factors and assessment, growth trends, technologies, regulations/mandates) for specific product segment have been discussed. Key drivers and restraints, growth opportunity, impact of Mega Trends, current offerings Highlights strategic imperatives for success and growth The Indian AC electric drives market will experience growth over the next 5 years. The growth will be driven by escalating energy prices, energy intensive industries preference for energy-efficient solutions to optimise production cost, increased awareness about the other benefits of AC electric drives among the end-user industry. The electric AC drives market is analysed for CY 2016, revenue forecast and year-on-year growth rates by product segments, OEMs/end-user segments, distribution channel (distributors, system integrators and direct sales to end users) is discussed from the years CY 2014 to CY 2021. The market is highly price-sensitive. Therefore, the AC electric drives vendors need to offer competitive pricing with additional services such as greater ease of installation, operation, and maintenance. Greater reliability would be the key to surviving in the Indian market. Growth analysis, competitive landscape, and key trends over the forecast period have also been discussed in the study. Key Questions This Study Will Answer Is the market growing, how long will it continue to grow, and what rate? What are the significant technological developments expected out of the market? What are major challenges affecting vendors in this space? Which are the major growth sectors over the forecast period? Who are the major companies and what is their market share? Thu, 1 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Global Compressor Industry Outlook, 2017 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=K164-01-00-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=K164-01-00-00-00 This research service analyzes current and future trends in the global compressor market across various industries. Various market trends, product trends, and regional trends are also discussed. In addition, the study outlines the competitive structure and total market share analysis. Conclusions and an outlook are presented for each region. The study also analyzes key trends in various end-user markets. The regions covered in this research service include North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World. The study concludes with five big market predictions. Some of the key trends analyzed in the study include Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and digital transformation, energy efficiency, impact of oil prices, and regional trends. IIoT is one of the key trends affecting the compressor manufacturers. While companies understand that IIoT and predictive analytics is the future, they are waiting for the industry to develop solutions and then adopt. Unlike other technologies, the first mover has enormous advantage due to platformization and other followers will be left to fight for a smaller and ever-shrinking pie of the opportunity. Key Target Audience The target audience includes: Global compressor manufacturers who would like to understand what factors are working for and against the market growth and what developments to expect in the coming years Compressor manufacturers and distributors, global or local, looking to target key growth industries in various regions for new projects End users in industries such as oil and gas, chemical and petrochemical, power generation, food and beverage, and life sciences among others looking to invest in greenfield/brownfield projects in various regions and looking for compressor manufacturers for such projects Research Scope Analysis is based on end users (chemicals, construction and mining, food and beverage, general manufacturing, life sciences, oil and gas, power generation, and others) and technology types (industrial air compressors and process gas compressors). The data is also segmented by product type (rotary, reciprocating, and centrifugal compressors) at the global level. Key Questions this Study will Answer What are the main factors that will influence the size and direction of the global compressor market in 2017? Who are the main competitors in the industrial air compressor market and process gas compressor market? What is the outlook for compressors market in each region in 2017? What are the qualitative and quantitative trends affecting the compressor market? How are emerging regions being served, or underserved, by compressor manufacturers? Wed, 31 May 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Innovations in Higher Throughput 3D Printing, Augmented Reality, and Industrial Robots with Improved Situational Awareness http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D718-00-48-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D718-00-48-00-00 This issue of Advanced Manufacturing TOE highlights innovations in high throughput 3D printing of metal, automated post-curing for stereolithography 3D printing, augmented reality for manufacturing facilities, improved production for fused deposition modeling equipment, and industrial robots with object recognition and environmental awareness. The Advanced Manufacturing TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) covers global innovations and developments related to manufacturing and industrial automation on a weekly basis. Innovations are focused toward improving product traceability, energy efficiency and reducing environmental footprints, integrating product design and manufacturing aspects for reducing time-to-market. Research focus areas include rapid prototyping (additive manufacturing), lightweighting (multimaterial joining, plastics and metals manufacturing, carbon fiber-based composite manufacturing), smart robotics (agile robots, consumer robots, swarm robotics, cobots), monitoring and control (wireless control networks, human machine interface), and simulation and modeling (design and simulation software). The Advanced Manufacturing and Automation (AMA) Cluster covers technologies that enable clean, lean and flexible manufacturing and industrial automation. Technologies such as three-dimensional (3D) and four-dimensional (4D) printing, wireless sensors and networks, information and communication technology, multimaterial joining, composites manufacturing, digital manufacturing, micro- and nano-manufacturing, lasers, advanced software, and printing techniques, are covered as part of this cluster. The technologies covered here impact a wide range of industries, such as the impact semiconductor, automotive and transportation, aerospace and defense, industrial, healthcare, logistics, and electronics industries. Keywords: 3D printing, stereolithography, fused deposition modeling, augmented reality, industrial robots, object recognition, spatial awareness Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Innovations in Asset Tracking, Anti-vibration Technology, 3D Printing of Strong or Large Parts http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D718-00-47-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D718-00-47-00-00 This issue of Advanced Manufacturing TOE identifies key innovations and advancements in 3D printing of high-strength composites or other materials that are strong in the Z axis and in the X and Y axes, 3D printing of large-scale parts/structures, real-time asset tracking and location solutions, and bio-inspired anti-vibration technology. The Advanced Manufacturing TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) covers global innovations and developments related to manufacturing and industrial automation on a weekly basis. Innovations are focused toward improving product traceability, energy efficiency and reducing environmental footprints, integrating product design and manufacturing aspects for reducing time-to-market. Research focus areas include rapid prototyping (additive manufacturing), lightweighting (multimaterial joining, plastics and metals manufacturing, carbon fiber-based composite manufacturing), smart robotics (agile robots, consumer robots, swarm robotics, cobots), monitoring and control (wireless control networks, human machine interface), and simulation and modeling (design and simulation software). The Advanced Manufacturing and Automation (AMA) Cluster covers technologies that enable clean, lean and flexible manufacturing and industrial automation. Technologies such as three-dimensional (3D) and four-dimensional (4D) printing, wireless sensors and networks, information and communication technology, multimaterial joining, composites manufacturing, digital manufacturing, micro- and nano-manufacturing, lasers, advanced software, and printing techniques, are covered as part of this cluster. The technologies covered here impact a wide range of industries, such as the impact semiconductor, automotive and transportation, aerospace and defense, industrial, healthcare, logistics, and electronics industries. Keywords: Real-time asset tracking, anti-vibration system, 3D printing composites, fused deposition modeling, fused filament fabrication Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0100 The Case of Blockchain in Industrial IoT http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297589680 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297589680 Blockchain was first invented as the underlying infrastructure for a form of digital currency called Bitcoin. It was used as a digital ledger to hold all the transactions made with bitcoins. The technology is still in its nascent stage and far away from reaching mainstream enterprise adoption. Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Aerospace & Defence 4.0- The Case for Industrial Internet of Things http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297587111 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297587111 The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a powerful trend in the Aerospace & Defense industry. This industry has been one of the forerunners in the IIoT maturity spectrum, having implemented sensor technology and computerized automation for several years in the recent past. Wed, 17 May 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Mega Cities Impact on the Global Pumps Market http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297584832 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297584832 The emerging economies of India, Brazil, and China in particular, have made headlines for more than two decades now on the back of rapid economic development coupled with reduction of poverty and rising spending power on an unprecedented scale. Meanwhile, from the developed economies point of view, after just having recovered from acute financial crises, the economies are finally on the way to returning to solid growth. Tue, 16 May 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Opportunity Analysis for Suppliers in the Marine Pumps Market, Forecast to 2023 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=K106-01-00-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=K106-01-00-00-00 This research service examines the global marine pumps market from 2014 to 2023. It analyzes various market drivers and restraints and provides revenue forecasts by region, vertical, and product type. The study captures the impact of the trends expected to transpire as organizations prepare for the future. The study also focuses on the competitive structure of leading market participants and lists the profiles of the top 3 companies. The key vertical markets, including passenger vessels, merchant vessels, navy vessels, offshore vessels, and special vessels, have also been analyzed. A detailed product split that includes details about positive displacement pumps and centrifugal pumps is furnished. The study covers the market for the geographical regions of North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, and Asia-Pacific. The study also discusses the growth opportunities for marine pump suppliers. The base year is 2016 and the forecast period runs through to 2023. Key questions this study will answer: 1. Is the global marine pumps market growing? How long will it continue to grow and at what rate? 2. What are the key factors that will drive market growth? 3. What are the major restraints most likely to affect market growth? 4. What are the major end-user segments for marine pumps? How are they expected to grow during the forecast period? 5. Who are the major participants? What is their relative market position? Tue, 16 May 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Innovations in Extrusion-based 3D Printing, Integrated Digital Manufacturing, and Automated Harvesting http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D718-00-46-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D718-00-46-00-00 This issue of Advanced Manufacturing TOE highlights advancements in extrusion-based 3D printing (including 3D printing of metals and glass), digital manufacturing and collaborative robots, and robotic harvesting of fruit. The Advanced Manufacturing TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) covers global innovations and developments related to manufacturing and industrial automation on a weekly basis. Innovations are focused toward improving product traceability, energy efficiency and reducing environmental footprints, integrating product design and manufacturing aspects for reducing time-to-market. Research focus areas include rapid prototyping (additive manufacturing), lightweighting (multimaterial joining, plastics and metals manufacturing, carbon fiber-based composite manufacturing), smart robotics (agile robots, consumer robots, swarm robotics, cobots), monitoring and control (wireless control networks, human machine interface), and simulation and modeling (design and simulation software). The Advanced Manufacturing and Automation (AMA) Cluster covers technologies that enable clean, lean and flexible manufacturing and industrial automation. Technologies such as three-dimensional (3D) and four-dimensional (4D) printing, wireless sensors and networks, information and communication technology, multimaterial joining, composites manufacturing, digital manufacturing, micro- and nano-manufacturing, lasers, advanced software, and printing techniques, are covered as part of this cluster. The technologies covered here impact a wide range of industries, such as the impact semiconductor, automotive and transportation, aerospace and defense, industrial, healthcare, logistics, and electronics industries. Keywords: 3D printing metals, 3D printing glass, 3D printing gel, digital manufacturing, collaborative robots, robotic harvester Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Global Automation Industry Outlook, 2017 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=MCF1-01-00-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=MCF1-01-00-00-00 This research study provides key trends and predictions for the global automation industry in 2017. The automation market experienced a decline in 2016 as a result of a weak investment climate. The research service analyzes the trends across the end-user industries and provides an outlook of the automation market for 2017. The automation market is set for a paradigm shift due to the digitalization in the end-user industries, and the study analyzes the impact of the shift on the market in 2017. The study captures the impact of trends that are expected to transpire over the upcoming year as organizations shift to prepare for the future. The study highlights the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform offerings of the major automation companies and provides a comparison among them. The study also highlights the role of start-ups, with niche capabilities in the operational and information technologies in 2017, as they are expected to emerge as the cornerstone to unlock value. This automation outlook provides a detailed market landscape analysis of the key participants in both process automation and discrete automation markets. It offers an in-depth outlook of key trends across end-user verticals that affect the global automation market along with use-cases. Scope of the study: Market Type Process industries, discrete industries Process industries: Oil and gas, power, chemicals and petrochemicals, metals and mining, life sciences, food and beverages, Water and wastewater, pulp and paper, cement and glass, textile, rubber and plastic, and metal fabrication Discrete industries: Automotive, machinery, semiconductor and electronics, aerospace and defense, printing, medical devices, and packaging Product Types Distributed Control System (DCS), Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System (SCADA), Process Safety System, Machine Safety Systems, Human-machine Interface (HMI), Variable Frequency Drive (VFD), Operator Training Simulators (OTS), General Motion Control (GMC), Sensors and Transmitters, Flowmeters, Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Enterprise Asset Management (EAM), and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Region North America (NA), Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Asia-Pacific (APAC), and Latin America (LA) Base Year 2016 Forecast Year 2017 Key questions this study will answer: What are the key factors that will influence the global automation market in 2017? What are the key projections for the automation market segments? What are the key trends in the end-user industries that will impact the automation market in 2017? What are the key automation trends to watch for in 2017? What are the growth opportunities in the automation market in 2017? Fri, 5 May 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advancements in Inkjet-based 3D Printing, Robotics, and Material Handling http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D718-00-45-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D718-00-45-00-00 This issue of Advanced Manufacturing TOE profiles innovations in 3D printing, robotics, and material handling, including combined robotic and 3D printing solutions, modular material handling technology, monitoring of automation devices, inkjet-based 3D printing for improved production of multi-colored products and greater speed. The Advanced Manufacturing TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) covers global innovations and developments related to manufacturing and industrial automation on a weekly basis. Innovations are focused toward improving product traceability, energy efficiency and reducing environmental footprints, integrating product design and manufacturing aspects for reducing time-to-market. Research focus areas include rapid prototyping (additive manufacturing), lightweighting (multimaterial joining, plastics and metals manufacturing, carbon fiber-based composite manufacturing), smart robotics (agile robots, consumer robots, swarm robotics, cobots), monitoring and control (wireless control networks, human machine interface), and simulation and modeling (design and simulation software). The Advanced Manufacturing and Automation (AMA) Cluster covers technologies that enable clean, lean and flexible manufacturing and industrial automation. Technologies such as three-dimensional (3D) and four-dimensional (4D) printing, wireless sensors and networks, information and communication technology, multimaterial joining, composites manufacturing, digital manufacturing, micro- and nano-manufacturing, lasers, advanced software, and printing techniques, are covered as part of this cluster. The technologies covered here impact a wide range of industries, such as the impact semiconductor, automotive and transportation, aerospace and defense, industrial, healthcare, logistics, and electronics industries. Keywords: Inkjet 3D printing, robotics, material handling, cloud-based monitoring Fri, 5 May 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Innovations in Garment Manufacturing, Digital Light Processing and Fused Filament Fabrication 3D Printing, and Nanomaterials Manufacturing http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D718-00-44-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D718-00-44-00-00 This issue of Advanced Manufacturing TOE highlights innovations in digital garment manufacturing, 3D printing using digital light processing and fused filament fabrication, robot programming, and fabrication of nanomaterials. The Advanced Manufacturing TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) covers global innovations and developments related to manufacturing and industrial automation on a weekly basis. Innovations are focused toward improving product traceability, energy efficiency and reducing environmental footprints, integrating product design and manufacturing aspects for reducing time-to-market. Research focus areas include rapid prototyping (additive manufacturing), lightweighting (multimaterial joining, plastics and metals manufacturing, carbon fiber-based composite manufacturing), smart robotics (agile robots, consumer robots, swarm robotics, cobots), monitoring and control (wireless control networks, human machine interface), and simulation and modeling (design and simulation software). The Advanced Manufacturing and Automation (AMA) Cluster covers technologies that enable clean, lean and flexible manufacturing and industrial automation. Technologies such as three-dimensional (3D) and four-dimensional (4D) printing, wireless sensors and networks, information and communication technology, multimaterial joining, composites manufacturing, digital manufacturing, micro- and nano-manufacturing, lasers, advanced software, and printing techniques, are covered as part of this cluster. The technologies covered here impact a wide range of industries, such as the impact semiconductor, automotive and transportation, aerospace and defense, industrial, healthcare, logistics, and electronics industries. Keywords: 3D printing, additive manufacturing, digital knitting, fused deposition modeling, digital light processing, collaborative robots, robot programming, nanomaterials, embossing Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Industrial IoT Platforms - A Primer http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297545150 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297545150 The Internet of Things is now entering the phase of transition from just being a buzzword to becoming a reality. IoT is transforming healthcare, retail, mobility, manufacturing, and electronics into a service by delivering more than just a product. In manufacturing Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0100