Frost.com - Industrial Automation and Process Control Research http://www.frost.com/c/10311/home.do - Industrial Automation and Process Control Research Thu, 19 Oct 2017 2:39:50 The Cybersecurity Approach for Industrial Control Systems (ICS) http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297950987 The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has been one of the most talked about topics in the manufacturing world. Increasingly, as manufacturers are able to harness benefits from IIoT, others who have not made the move yet, are also seen making a shift towards this trend. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Implication of the 3D Printing Technology in the Pump and Valve Industry http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297955506 Technological innovations such as the Internet, neural networking, resistive and capacitive touchscreens have disrupted the conventional technologies and processes. Similarly, 3D printing also known as additive manufacturing has been transforming the manufacturing industry for more than three decades now. Additive manufacturing has a plethora of applications ranging from miniature enameled pottery items to building 3D printed houses. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Impact of Changing Political and Regulatory Landscape on the Pumps Market http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297945520 Global pump market witnessed negative growth of 1.1% for the calendar year 2016, due to drastic fall in demand from Oil & Gas industry. Asia-Pacific (APAC) was the largest demand contributor, followed by Europe and North America. Oil & Gas, Water and wastewater, Power Generation, Chemical & Petrochemical were the key end users for pumps. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Investments in the Water and Waste Water Treatment Industry- Driving Forces for Pump Market http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297946170 Global pump market was estimated to be valued around $36 billion for the calendar year 2016, a fall of 1.1% year-on-year (Y-o-Y). Global centrifugal pump market was estimated to be valued around $28 billion, followed by positive displacement (PD) pumps market at $7 billion for 2016. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Innovations in 3D Ceramics and Metal Printing, Welding, Joining, and Riveting Techniques http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D718-00-5C-00-00 This issue of Advanced Manufacturing TOE highlights innovations in wire arc additive manufacturing for large-scale metallic printing, 3D printing of ceramics and metal, infrared welding, joining composites for lightweighting, automated riveting. 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: Additive manufacturing, 3D printing, infrared, welding, joining, lightweighting, riveting Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Adaptive Machine Enabling Batch of One Manufacturing http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297942369 Customers focus on unique products rather than a set of standard products. From gifts to Industrial PCs, users have specific requirements in terms of their aesthetics, specifications, and functionalities. Make-to-stock is not possible in many industries because of the numerous configurations or versions of the product. Batch of one manufacturing is the only solution to overcome the situation in the market. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Impact of ABB Acquisition of B&R on the Automation Industry http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297944685 The automation industry was shocked when ABB, a leading automation company based out of Switzerland, announced plans to acquire Bernecker & Rainer Industrie-Elektronik (B&R), an industrial software and automation hardware company. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Digital Twin Technology: Employment of IIoT in the Pump Industry http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297944715 Imbibing Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has been the latest trend by industrial pump manufacturers and service providers. Big Data analytics coupled with cloud computing, cyber security, and cognitive machine learning will be the driving force for implementing IIoT in the manufacturing sector. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Open Electronic Marshaling Solution--An Incredible Innovation in 2017 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297940821 Addition or elimination of I/O in a project is unavoidable. During the process, a switch may be replaced by a transmitter or addition of skid may happen. The sudden change in the system to house a few additional I/O points and processor with spare capacity has to be identified to accommodate the same. In the case of greater I/Os, splitting of controller happens Wed, 11 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 An Outlook on the Automation System Services http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297923880 In recent times, Automation Systems are being widely used across various discrete and process industries to improve operational efficiency, thereby reducing cost as well as increasing productivity. Systems such as PLC, SCADA, DCS, Electric Drives and Motor Control Centers have been adopted widely to monitor and control various processes. Fri, 6 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advancements in Augmented Reality, Automation Platforms, Material Handling Systems, and Humanoids http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D718-00-5B-00-00 This Advanced Manufacturing TOE profiles advancements and developments in augmented reality for training and maintenance, supervisory control and data acquisition systems for hydrocarbon transport, laboratory automation software, material handling, and humanoid robots for disaster relief. 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: Augmented reality, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), hydrocarbons, laboratory automation, material handling, conveyors, humanoid robots, disaster relief Fri, 6 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 The Future of Farming with IIoT http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297929256 The agriculture industry will undoubtedly become more important than ever in the near future. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, globally we will need to produce 70% more food in 2050 than currently, to feed the growing population. Fri, 6 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advancements in Additive Manufacturing, Robotic Machining, Machine Vision, Automated Weld Inspection, and Laser Cutting of Ultra-thin Glass http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D718-00-5A-00-00 This Advanced Manufacturing TOE highlights key developments and innovations in optimization of additively manufactured parts, machine tool robots, intelligent vision inspection, automated inspection of laser welds, laser cutting of ultra-thin glass. 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: Additive manufacturing, machine tools, robots, machine vision, deep learning, artificial intelligence, laser welding, weld inspection, laser cutting, ultra-thin glass Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Automation and Control Systems Market in South Korea, Forecast to 2021 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=P9BF-01-00-00-00 This research service discusses the automation and services revenue generated by various automation and control system suppliers in South Korea. The companies included in this study are all major vendors. Research Scope The objective is to identify the major end users, the distribution channel for each product, and the major projects that use automation and safety systems in South Korea. The study also discusses the revenue contribution by product type and automation component. Historical data from 2013 to 2015 are examined and included. Considering the prevailing political, legal, and economic situation and other trends, the study also forecasts revenue and growth rates till 2021. Key drivers and restraints for the market are also included in the study. Revenue split among major vendors has been discussed for the total market and also for each product segment. The main automation components mentioned in the study include hardware, software, and services. Major End-user Industries: The study analyses major end-user industries in South Korea and discusses the revenue and forecast for each of the end user segments. The major end-user industries covered in this study are: Oil and Gas (O&G) Chemicals and Petrochemicals (C&P) Power Generation (PG) Food and Beverage (F&B) Automotive and Transportation (A&T) Water and Waste Water Treatment (WWWT) Electronics and Semiconductors (E&S) Pulp and Paper (P&P) Mining and Metals (M&M) Packaging Textiles Product Segmentation: The product segment includes the following automation and control technologies: Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Distributed Control System (DCS) Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System (SCADA) Human Machine Interface (HMI) Safety Systems Key Questions This Study Will Answer What are the prevailing trends in the automation and control market in South Korea in 2016 and how will it look like in the next 5 years? What is the total market for automation and control systems in South Korea in 2016 and what factors will drive/impede their adoption? What is the revenue contribution by product segments in 2016 and how will it change in the next 5 years? Who are the major end users of automation systems in South Korea and what is their contribution to market revenue in the base year, 2016 as well during the forecast period? What are the major channels or distribution and how much share does each channel have of the market revenue in 2016? Thu, 28 Sep 2017 08:07:42 +0100 Smart Pneumatics: Slowing Down End-user Electrification http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297914496 The advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) has given rise to the prefix smart for a whole variety of consumer products. With IoT also spilling over into the industrial world, the same can be said for industrial components and systems used in production facilities. While pneumatic components have been used in production facilities for a wide variety of applications Thu, 28 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Pneumatics 4.0: Penetration of Advanced Technologies through Lower Tiers http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297914750 Ever since the term Industry 4.0 was coined back in 2013, the term has become the buzzword in the industrial world. Industry 4.0 refers to the fourth industrial revolution, which envisages smart factories with machines communicating seamlessly with each other and with human beings. Thu, 28 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 APAC Machine Tools Market, Forecast to 2021 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=P994-01-00-00-00 This research service discusses revenues generated by various machine tool suppliers in Asia Pacific in 2016. The companies included in this study are all major vendors. Research Scope The objective is to identify the major end users, the distribution channel for each product segment, and the major suppliers of machine tools in Asia Pacific. The study also discusses the revenue contribution by product type and regions of interest for machine tool vendors. Historical data from 2013 to 2015 are examined and included. Considering the prevailing political, legal, and economic situation and other trends, the study also forecasts revenue and growth rates till 2021 and discusses major factors affecting the industry. Drivers, restraints, and initiatives and support from public and private organizations are also provided. Revenue split among major vendors has been discussed for the total market and also for each product segment, while analyzing their strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in the market. Major End-user Industries The study also showcases major growth opportunities in Vietnam and analyzes trends across key industries. The major end-user industries covered in this study are: Engineering Automotive and Transportation Aerospace Energy Electrical and Electronics Construction Product Segmentation The product segment includes the following categories of tools: Metal Cutting Metal Forming Metal Finishing Key Questions This Study Will Answer Is the market growing, how long will it continue to grow, and at what rate? What are the recent trends in the machine tools market? What are the key drivers for market growth in the region? Which countries generated the highest demand for machine tool products in the region? What were the country specific trends that impacted the market? Who were the major end-users of machine tools in the region and how much will they contribute to the market over the next 5 years? Which companies dominated the market and the individual product segments? What are the key competitive factors that differentiate one machine tool supplier from another? What were the major distribution strategies implemented by the machine tool vendors and what was the percent contribution by distribution channel in 2016? Thu, 28 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Exploring the Future of the PLC Market http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297898541 The Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) has become an essential component in the factory automation and process control space. PLC is a digitally operating electronic system that uses a programmable memory for the internal storage of user-oriented instructions to execute specific functions such as logic, sequencing, timing, counting, and arithmetic. Wed, 27 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 The Internet based SCADA systems - Convergence of IIoT and SCADA http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297888459 How will Internet of Things impact the sustainaibility of the SCADA systems? What is the impact of the Industrial Internet of things on the economic growth of the traditional SCADA automation market? The crux of the convergence of these two burning technologies lies in the way they improve upon every function performed by SCADA through the collection and analyses of the data. Tue, 26 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Aerospace & Defence 4.0 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=K218-01-00-00-00 The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a powerful trend in the Aerospace & Defense (A&D) 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. Successful A&D companies are constantly innovating and are increasingly upgrading their technological infrastructure using elements of IIoT such as edge computing, big data, predictive analytics, cloud and other applications. With the convergence of digitized machine parts and improved connectivity, IIoT is already gaining momentum across several departments of aerospace and defense manufacturing. Like its implementation in any other industry, the objective of IIoT in A&D industry also is in improving process and product efficiencies. Military and commercial airlines are increasingly generating several terabytes of data every day, as more and more manufacturers are adding sensor technology to these machines. The data that is actually being put to use is all but a small fraction of the huge mountain of data that could be potential sources of additional revenues to the manufacturers. Aircraft health and maintenance, system and component performance, and crucial customer related data are all a part of this mix. And this is where IIoT plays a crucial role in helping manufacturers manage this large volume of data and identify newer service opportunities. Some of the key benefits of IIoT for the aerospace and defence industry include Aircraft maintenance and health monitoring Ability to tweak aircraft design and functionalities based on usage behavior Real-time identification of quality issues Quick and easy delivery of software updates Improvement of operational efficiency Enriched design and manufacturing environment Easy tracking and traceability Leading aircraft manufacturers that have already implemented IIoT in their factory operations are now realizing returns in the form of overall cost reduction, improved process efficiencies, improved product reliability, and enhanced customer experience through predictive maintenance of aircraft. Engine fuel efficiency and performance improvements such as noise and emission cancellation are some of the parameters that are being looked at by aircraft manufacturers. Further, these IIoT solutions are enabling additional revenue streams for OEMs, engine manufacturers, and airline operators alike. In fact, the opportunities are so many that the real challenge is more in identifying where to start implementing IIoT. A lot of airlines companies have already invested or planned their budgets for the near future IIoT implementations, which is why it becomes all the more important to understand what major market players are doing in the space.--BEGIN PROMO--

Leading aircraft manufacturers who have already implemented IIoT in their factory operations are now realizing returns in the form of overall cost reduction, improved process efficiencies, improved product reliability and enhanced customer experience through predictive maintenance of aircraft. Engine fuel efficiency and performance improvements such as noise and emission cancellation are some of the parameters that are being looked at by aircraft manufacturers. Further, these IIoT solutions are enabling additional revenue streams for OEMs, engine manufacturers and airline operators alike. Infact, the opportunities are so many that the real challenge is more in identifying where to start implementing IIoT. A lot of airlines companies have already invested or have planned their budgets for near future IIoT implementations, which is why it becomes all the more important to understand what major market players are doing in the space.With such rapid advancements of IIoT in aircraft manufacturing, soon millions of sensors will start collecting several zetabytes of aircraft data. It will be exciting to explore and discover ground breaking opportunities that all of this data could bring to the aerospace and defense industry. As far as this industry is concerned, the concept of IIoT is not for distant future. Now is the right time to think and act.

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Decoding the Need for Conventional Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Programming in the Future http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297883159 PLCs have traditionally been the cornerstone of both process and discrete factory automation. While some industry experts predict the likely obsolescence of PLCs due to the advent of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), PLCs continue to dominate automation with categorical changes in the form-factor. Mon, 25 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 North American Industrial Services Market, Forecast to 2023 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=K101-01-00-00-00 The aim of this study is to evaluate the opportunities for the industrial services market across several industry sectors in North America assessing the trends across the region during the study period. This study covers the growth opportunities for the a whole array of Industrial Services across Pumps, Valves, and Compressors, across the region and covers topics on how changing landscape and needs and requirements are driving the need for adoption of effective aftermarket services and MRO that are smarter and crisply address every challenge and issue that customers face in the current scenario. The scope of the study includes pump services used in oil and gas, chemicals and petrochemicals, power generation, water and wastewater treatment, food and beverage, and other industries such as pharmaceuticals, pulp and paper, and metals and mining. Services include maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO), installation and commissioning (I&C), value-added services (VAS), and decommissioning (Decom). North America has plenty of development and exploration activities happening, which is set to spur the demand for pump and valves and compressors services throughout the forecast period. As oil and gas, water treatment, and power generation industries will continue to invest in advanced pumping solutions, a greater demand for pump services is expected. The study concludes with an analysis of forecasted growth trends of the process equipment market during the forecast period. Key takeaways from Frost & Sullivan s research on this market concludes that end-user focus on reliability and safety is expected to drive growth of the services market in the oil & gas and power generation industries. All end-user industries are expected to exhibit a high demand for spare parts and consumables. In addition, MRO services continue to top the revenues for the industrial services market, with stable demand for regular services and maintenance. However, VAS has risen significantly in the market, with increasing demand for condition monitoring and advanced automation solutions. Due to fewer upcoming projects, end users are shifting their approach from capital expenditure (CAPEX) to operational expenditure (OPEX), which will drive demand for the services market. Ongoing projects with assets spur assets maintenance costs. Digital transformation is ushering a set of disruptive technologies that is transforming the manufacturing and process industries and upending the existing vendor ecosystem. Some of the key influencers of the NA Industrial Services market include improving levels of safety and reliability that puts greater focus on pump services and maintenance. Other factors include increasing awareness on advanced services that is expected to drive the growth of pump services market, surge in new projects leads to an increase in services such as Installation, testing and commissioning activities and end user s increased preferences for longer operational lifetime of existing compressors that is likely to result in the growth of the services market. In addition, increasing complexity of compressors, especially in the oil & gas and power generation industries, increases end-user focus on reliability and safety are some of the key drivers of the market. Major dampeners of growth included pricing pressures due to commodity applications that are dampening demand for services market and slower than expected investment pace that is inherently affecting demand for valves, both in terms of replacements and services. For the compressors market, increased demand for oil-free compressors was observed as one of the biggest factors for the reduction in maintenance requirements. In addition, reducing Greenfield investments due to sovereign debt crisis is also expected to restrict addressable client base. Key Conclusions: Shift from preventive/predictive maintenance to proactive maintenance of heavy-duty centrifugal pumps is a growing opportunity in oil and gas and chemicals and petrochemicals industries. Mon, 25 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advancements in IIOT/Data Integration, Large Volume 3D Printing, Horizontal Machining, Pulsed Fiber Laser Welding, and Autonomous Mobile Robots http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D718-00-59-00-00 This issue of Advanced Manufacturing TOE identifies advancements in Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and data aggregation technology, large build volume fused filament fabrication 3D printers, horizontal machining centers for machining aircraft parts, pulsed fiber laser welding, and autonomous mobile robots enabling improved material handling. 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: IIoT, data aggregation, 3D printing, fused filament fabrication, horizontal machining center, fiber laser welding, autonomous robots Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 IIoT Driving Manufacturing Innovations http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D7D4-01-00-00-00 With cyber physical system advancements transforming the manufacturing sector, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is set to create a high impact in the near future. Internet of Things (IoT) has garnered increased interest from various industries such as manufacturing, healthcare, aerospace, utilities, oil and gas, metals and mining, retail, transportation, and agriculture for improving production efficiency and enabling transparency in the supply chain. The whole concept is advancing in terms of functionalities and user-friendly software solutions, enabling multiple applications to serve the rapidly changing demands of end users in multiple industries. The technology and innovation report captures noteworthy technologies that are transforming factories to a smarter environment through the whole platform of connectivity. Examples of such technologies include: smart sensors, wireless sensor network, cognitive computing, Big Data, artificial intelligence (AI), 3D printing, inspection drones, and cybersecurity. The ability of IIoT to provide real-time data, as well as perform monitoring and tracking functionalities will lead to smart factories of the future that are fully connected, eco-friendly, and drives on improved productivity and efficiency. IIoT establishes a strong connectivity between the operational and digital platforms. Key questions covered in the report. What is the significance of IIoT? What are trending technologies related to IoT in a manufacturing set-up? What are the funding trends and key focus areas? What are emerging technological innovations and who are the key innovators? What are the factors driving adoption? What are the growth opportunities beyond 2020 for IIoT in the manufacturing industry? Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Emerging Robotic Technologies for Marine Applications http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D7D3-01-00-00-00 Unmanned autonomous robots are gaining prominence in the marine sector. Key trending applications include: autonomous surface vessels, unmanned underwater vehicle/robots, and shipboard robots. Automation in the marine industry largely enhances the efficiency of shipping goods. Presently, research community is increasingly focussing in autonomous vessels and its applicability in the marine sector. Autonomous vessels will minimize human involvement and reduce shipping costs, while improving delivery efficiency of marine vessels. Robotic technologies for marine applications are largely leveraged by transportation and defense sectors. Robots will mitigate hazardous risks thereby increasing the safety of human personnel. Marine robots are used in off-shore oil and gas; investigation activities of the ocean, ship, and harbour maintenance; and in defence marine robotic vessels. Government funding is boosting development and adoption of robots for marine applications. The technology and innovation report aims to capture the impact of robotic technologies for different applications in the marine sector. Key questions covered in the report: What is the significance of robots in the marine industry? What is the current scenario of automation? What are the key trending applications in the marine impacted by robots? What are key innovations driving adoption and who are the key innovators? How are patent and funding scenario boosting developments and adoption? What are the key factors influencing penetration of robots in marine? What is the future prospect for robotic technologies in marine? Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 North American Chemicals Pumps Industry, Forecast to 2022 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=K1B5-01-00-00-00 The aim of this private market engineering is to evaluate the opportunities for pumps across the North American chemicals industry and assess the trends across the region during the study period. This market insight covers the growth opportunities for the process equipment pump companies across the region and covers topics on how the changing landscape and needs and requirements is driving the need for adoption of pumps that are smarter and succinctly address every challenge and issue that customers face in the current scenario. The report also brings to notice how, as economies recover and export markets are restored, the growth rate for chemical pumps in the North American region is expected to witness a gradual increase in terms of revenues and unit shipment size. This research study brings out the latest trends in terms of industry, economy, and technology across several end-user industries for chemical pumps and its sub-product types such as diaphragm, gear, lobe, peristaltic, vane, piston, screw, and progressive cavity pumps under the umbrella of PD pumps and single-stage, multi-stage, axial & midflow, seal-less & circular, and submersible pumps under the centrifugal pumps umbrella. The study concludes with an analysis of forecasted growth trends of the process equipment market during the forecast period. Key Questions the Study Will Answer: How is the market expected to grow between 2017 and 2022? What are the key market drivers and market restraints impacting the North American pumps in the chemicals industry? How will these factors impact the market in the short and long terms? What are the key business trends that are poised to disrupt the NA pumps business? Which type of pump types are considered most opportune for growth by chemical companies and at what rates are they expected to grow? What are the major sub segments in chemicals that vastly adopt pumps? Which sub-industries offer maximum growth opportunities during the forecast period? How has the competitive landscape changed? What is the relative position of competitors in the North America pumps market? Key Findings: In 2016, the NA pumps market generated a revenue of $909.0 million from the chemicals sector alone, wherein, centrifugal pumps accounted for 61.3% of the total, amounting to US$ 557.4 million, while PD pumps amounted to US$ 351.7 million in the same year. The CAGR during the forecast period from 2016 2022 is estimated to be 2.6% as the chemicals industry is displaying slow recovery in the region from the slow moving growth rates since 2015. The NA pumps industry is expected to grow at 1.4% in 2017 to finally amount to US$ 921.4 mn. With Europe pulling out of the recession and the APAC market riding high on successful merger and M&A activities in the chemicals industry, the export market for NA chemical pumps industry looks ripe with opportunities. Rapid development of global infrastructure and investment in cosmetics and pharmaceutical sectors are some of the other factors which contribute to the growth of PD pumps in the region. The PD pumps segment is displaying a projected CAGR of 2.6% for the period 2017-2022. Drivers: Specialty chemicals capacity additions and expected growth opportunities Rising demand for adhesives, paints, and coatings products in the specialty chemicals segment Development across key end-user industries Fast Penetration of IoT in Chemical Manufacturing Restraints: High cost of energy-efficient pumps Fluctuations in the price of raw materials Slowing growth in manufacturing industry in North America Tough competition from low-cost manufacturers in developing nations restrains growth Key Takeaways: The automotive and construction industries will be the key end users contributing towards the growth of the pumps market in the chemicals industry. The influx of foreign competitors is increasing pricing pressures on local manufacturers. Manufacturers need to focus on repair and maintenance service capabilities to increase profit margins. Standalone pumps are considered commodity products while complete systems have strong brand recognition. Thus, manufacturers need to focus on providing complete systems. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 North American Positive Displacement Pumps Market, Forecast to 2023 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=K20B-01-00-00-00 The research covers the growth opportunities for the process equipment pump companies across the region. It also covers topics on how changing landscape and needs and requirements are driving the need for adoption of PD pumps that are smarter and concisely address every challenge and issue that customers face in the current scenario. The study also brings to notice how as economies recover and export markets are restored, the growth rate for PD pumps in the North American region is expected to witness a gradual increase in terms of revenue and unit shipment size. This research brings out the latest trends in terms of industry, economy, and technology across several end-user industries for PD pumps and its sub-product types such as diaphragm, gear, lobe, peristaltic, vane, piston, screw, and progressive cavity pumps in the region. The study concludes with an analysis of forecasted growth trends of the process equipment market during the forecast period. The study also reveals how training programs of current and new applications are vital for increasing end-user awareness of value-added products and service. The study also elaborates on some of the key propellers of growth for the NA PD pumps market. It was observed that renaissance of the US chemical industry is bound to create demand for PD pumps in the chemical industry. In addition, the need for operational excellence, investment in water and wastewater industry, and penetration of IIoT in process automation drive the replacement market and the PD pumps market in general. Renewed interest in mining industry is also expected to have a positive effect on the growth of PD pumps. Finally, the refining industry is expected to attract investments, thereby driving up demand for PD pumps. Some of the key factors that restrain the growth of the NA PD pumps market include stark reduction of profit margins across all the PD pumps segments during the global financial crisis, and the high cost of energy-efficient pumps to deter end users due to high price sensitivity in the market. Industrial process optimization also is expected to reduce pump procurement. The research concludes that major factors such as the gradual shift away from traditional maintenance offerings to managed techniques and methods are resulting in the definitive convergence of IIoT with the pumps market, wherein, tools such as cognitive analytics and next-gen prognostics are paving the way for the rise of smart pumps. Competitive pricing of all PD pump types is the fundamental characteristic in the North American region. As it plays a crucial role, the market is expected to become more fragmented. Screw and progressive cavity pumps continue to experience rapid growth, and large market participants are expected to acquire niche screw pump manufacturers. Standalone pumps are considered as commodity products, while complete systems have strong brand recognition. Therefore, manufacturers need to focus on providing complete systems. Key Questions this Study will Answer: How is the market expected to grow during 2017 2023? What are the key market drivers and restraints impacting the North American PD pumps across the key-user industries? How will these factors impact the market in the long term? What are the key business trends that are poised to disrupt the NA PD pumps business? Which types of pumps are considered most opportune for growth by end-user companies and at what rates are they expected to grow? Which key Mega Trends from select end-user industries are the main propellers of economic activity in North America? How has the competitive landscape changed? What is the relative position of competitors in the North American pumps market? Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 North American Metering Pumps Market, Forecast to 2022 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=K20C-01-00-00-00 The aim of this study is to evaluate the opportunities for metering (positive displacement) pumps across sectors in North America assessing the regional trends during 2017 2022. It covers the growth opportunities for process equipment pump companies across the region and shows how the changing landscape and evolving needs are driving the adoption of smarter metering pumps capable of addressing all the challenges currently faced by customers. The report also sheds light on how as economies recover and export markets are restored, the growth rate for metering pumps in North America is expected to witness a gradual increase in terms of revenues and unit shipment. This study identifies the latest trends in terms of industry, economy, and technology across several end-user industries for metering pumps and product types such as diaphragm, gear, lobe, peristaltic, vane, piston, screw and progressive cavity pumps in the region. The study concludes with an analysis of forecast growth trends in the process equipment market. It analyzes the current and future trends in the North American metering pumps market based on the different end users such as oil and gas and food and beverage and product types such as diaphragm, piston/plunger, and peristaltic. The study discusses the market drivers and restraints and their impact on the overall market dynamics. It also discusses the competitive structure and share analysis of the total metering pumps market. Moreover, it sheds light on on the impact of recession on these end-user markets as well as the total market. The following are the key questions that this study seeks to answer: How is the market expected to grow between 2017 and 2022? What are the key market drivers and restraints? How will these factors impact the market in the long term? What are the key business trends that are poised to disrupt the market? Which pump types show the strongest potential for growth and at what rates are they expected to grow? Which key Mega Trends from select end-user industries are the main propellers of economic activity in North America? How has the competitive landscape changed? What is the relative position of competitors in the North American metering pumps market? While the total metering pump market is projected to follow a slow-growth period, market application areas such as anti-corrosion and anti-foaming processes are expected to have a modest market demand in the short term. Similarly, the use of energy-efficient technologies and drilling equipment is influencing the long-term purchase decisions of end users, subsequently impacting the demand for the different metering technologies in the market. Regardless of the optimistic or pessimistic perspectives on the future of oil prices and their impact on the profitability of the oil business in the US, the challenge for metering pump manufacturers is to develop a long-term market positioning strategy by maneuvering among different activities and diversifying into related lines of business. Automated solutions are expected to play a key role in metering applications, driving the demand for integrated solutions. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advancements in Electronics, Dental 3D Printing, Robotic Wireless Charging, and Sorting http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D718-00-58-00-00 This issue of Advanced Manufacturing TOE highlights innovations and developments in 3D printing for stretchable electronics, electronic circuits and dental applications; wireless charging of robots; and robotic sorters. 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, desktop 3D printing, robotic sorting, orthodontics, digital light manufacturing, stereolithography, stretchable electronics, PCBs, electronic circuits Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 SEA and ANZ Automation Services Market, Forecast to 2021 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=P959-01-00-00-00 The study analyses the different kinds of automation services across SEA and ANZ. Services is one of the major sources of revenue but in order to achieve higher manufacturing standards, the quality of the workforce needs to improve as well. With new technologies such as Big Data analytics and the Cloud offering limitless opportunities, manufacturers are looking to cash in. However, it is not easy to achieve and requires seamless integration at multiple touch points. In this scenario, it is possible to clearly see that SEA is among the major regions that help end users maintain and improve their share in the region. Manufacturers have started to understand the need for improved productivity and the savings new technologies can bring to them. With most governments supporting FDI, many companies have begun to invest in technology, but there needs to be a meticulous approach to executing projects, which is possible to achieve only through innovative practices. The advantages of new technologies in the manufacturing landscape are numerous, and these benefits are already being seen in North America and Europe. With most multinationals having global presence, automation services will soon become a key source of revenue for most manufacturing companies. There have been several developments in the automation industry, and many are expected to have a direct impact on the industry in future. Key opportunities lie in training of employees and focus on investment in new technologies. Research Scope: Value chain for automation services across SEA and ANZ Revenue forecast by country, end users and trends within each Best practices by leading suppliers Market development strategies Key Questions this Study will Answer: What is the current scenario in the automation services market and what potential does the market hold for the coming years? What type of automation services is witnessing demand and what factors are impacting the demand for such services? Who are the major end users that drive the automation services market and what are the revenues at the country level? How will new technologies such as IIoT and cloud services impact the landscape? What factors do end users look at while approaching an automation vendor for retrofits and other services? This study provides information on various types of automation services offered by industrial automation and process control systems suppliers. It considers the developments in the manufacturing space and new technologies that will require support from automation vendors. It discusses the latest approach in executing large-scale automation projects and the drivers and restraints that will impact the industry. Market share, trends that affect the industry, and data for key end users are provided. Attributes that end uses look for when considering automation solutions is discussed in a separate section. Another section is devoted to the distribution structure and the key resellers across SEA and ANZ. Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advancements in Material Forming Technology, 3D and 4D Printing Techniques, and Welding Robots http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D718-00-57-00-00 This issue of Advanced Manufacturing TOE highlights advancements in personal, home robots for enhanced human-robot interaction, robots for minimal access surgery, bridge inspection robots, robots for autonomous food delivery. Self-healing robots made of soft, flexible elastomeric polymers are also profiled. 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: Material forming, magnesium, microstructures, collaborative robots, welding robots, 4D printing, 3D printing, digital light processing, fused deposition modeling, stereolithography Fri, 8 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Intelligence at the Edge An Outlook on Edge Computing http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=K198-01-00-00-00 Manufacturing, across the globe, is at the brink of a revolution. Advances in technologies are not only making manufacturing effective, but are enabling work to be smarter . The focus of this research on edge analytics is to analyse the industrial manufacturing market from a technology standpoint. The report could be extremely helpful to the current set of market participants, which are looking at understanding what revenue opportunities can be obtained from the market and how to position themselves as thought leaders in this space. This report will also serve as a major point of reference for all other market participants that are unaware of the immense benefits of edge analytics or are on the verge of making a move towards adopting the technology. What drives the need for edge computing and analytics? Performance Requirements: Industrial IoT solutions often require rapid data insights. The transmission of large volumes of raw data increases latency; this is sometimes not even feasible due to poor or underpowered network connections. There are some cases where low latency is a requirement. Opportunities for Data Pre-processing: Many a time, all the data generated by the solution is transmitted to the cloud for processing. Instead of sending raw data, transmission of processed data from the edge to the centre makes more sense. Distributed Applications: As applications such as smart grids and pipeline monitoring could have high levels of distribution, edge analytics may be more suitable in this space. This research aims to identify the various drivers and restraints impacting data analytics in the industrial manufacturing market globally. It sheds light on some of the key initiatives by competitors such as ThingWorx, IBM, and Honeywell. Key questions the study will answer: What is the significance of edge computing in manufacturing and why? What are the drivers, restraints, and challenges that the industrial manufacturing market is currently facing in terms of IIOT adoption? What is the competitive landscape for edge analytics? What are the innovative solutions offered in the market? Are there any successful use cases of edge computing in the market? What are the growth opportunities for industrial edge analytics? Wed, 6 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Innovations in Smart Sensors http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D7D7-01-00-00-00 A smart sensor comprises a sensing element, an analog to digital converter (ADC), analog interface circuit and bus interface in a single housing. The smart sensors are built with one or numerous smart functionalities such as self-identification, self-testing, self-validation, and self-adaptation. Smart sensors are applicable for sensing temperature, pressure, humidity, image signals, vibration, and other key parameters depending on the nature of application. Smart sensors are attractive due to their ability to provide real-time measurements of complex phenomena and they make decisions on their own leading to diagnosis and corrective measures. Smart sensors have a very wide range of applications in sectors such as consumer electronics, automotive, aerospace and defence, industrial, healthcare, structural health monitoring and home and building automation. Key industries impacted: Building Automation: Lighting and access control, monitoring HVAC systems, tracking machine health status, climate control systems, power monitoring, data centre monitoring, and fire safety Industrial Control: Asset management, process control and monitoring, environmental care, energy management, and equipment health monitoring/condition-based monitoring Military and Defence: Border protection, perimeter protection, battlefield information and real-time situational awareness Consumer Electronics: Smart television, smartphones, tablets, laptops, personal computers and peripherals Healthcare: Managing patients chronic conditions, smart medical device automation, and early prediction of health problems Structural Health Monitoring: Aerospace structures, composites, geo-technique, mining/oil/gas exploration and production, civil engineering structures, and monuments of cultural heritage Automotive: Parking/reverse assist, night vision, lane departure warning, intelligent adaptive cruise control, and driver fatigue monitoring Key questions answered in the technology and innovation report. 1. What is the technology and market dynamics of smart sensors? 2. What are the key enabling technologies? 3. What are the factors that influence development and adoption? 4. Who are the key innovators driving developments? 5. What are the opportunities based on patent and funding trends? 6. What is the smart sensor adoption by region (North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific)? 7. What are the applications enabled by smart sensors? 8. What is the impact of applications enabled by smart sensors? 9. What are some of the key interesting developments? 10. Where do we see growth opportunities in smart sensor technology? 11. What is the nature of competition? 12. What is the impact of megatrends? 13. What sort of strategies companies need to embrace to remain competitive? 14. What are key questions for strategy planning? Tue, 5 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advancements in Personal, Surgical, Inspection, Delivery, and Self-healing Robots http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D718-00-56-00-00 This issue of Advanced Manufacturing TOE highlights advancements in personal, home robots for enhanced human-robot interaction, robots for minimal access surgery, bridge inspection robots, robots for autonomous food delivery. Self-healing robots made of soft, flexible elastomeric polymers are also profiled. 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: Robots, personal robots, laparoscopic surgery, bridge inspection robots, delivery robots, self-healing robots, soft robots Fri, 1 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 IIoT Start-Up Watch- Start-ups transforming the Industrial Landscape http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297825203 The Industrial IoT market (IIoT) research by Frost & Sullivan analyses the attractiveness, business benefits, and various technical as well as economic mega trends that are shifting the view of manufacturing industry toward adopting IIoT for their operations. Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Life in the Factories after WannaCry and Petya http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297822950 In a time when data are the new oil, massive attacks that compromise the security of this valuable resource are matters of serious concern. An increasing number of manufacturers are understanding the humongous repercussions a data security breach could result in; yet there has been no clear decision about how and where to get started. Mon, 28 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0100 The Era of Inclusive Robotic Culture in Factories http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297823149 Percolation of robotics into early mechanized industrial world has been slow, controlled and heavily monitored, largely owing to the fear of human labors being replaced by robots Mon, 28 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advancements in Joining, 3D Printing Techniques, and Industrial Wearables http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D718-00-55-00-00 This issue of Advanced Manufacturing TOE pinpoints advancements in vibration welding, metal joining without heat at room temperature, large-scale 3D printing, improvements over conventional fused filament fabrication 3D printing, and industrial wearables that can reduce fatigue of workers. 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: Joining, welding, 3D printing, fused filament fabrication, insoles, industrial wearables, nanorods Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0100 The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) - Decoded http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297815759 The concept of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has become a buzzword among participants of the industrial ecosystem including engineers, researchers, IT and OT companies and investors. Wed, 23 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0100