Jump-Starting Full-Stack AI

Jump-Starting Full-Stack AI
by Bernard Murphy on 07-03-2019 at 5:00 am

In the semiconductor world when we hear “full-stack” we think of a chip, chipset or board with a bunch of software, which can be connected to sensors of various types on one end, trained networks in the middle and actuators on the other side. But of course that’s not really a full-stack. The real thing would be deployment of an entire… Read More


Siemens Leverages Mentor Embedded IoT Framework for Industry 4.0

Siemens Leverages Mentor Embedded IoT Framework for Industry 4.0
by Daniel Nenni on 03-21-2018 at 7:00 am

For those of you who wondered at the logic behind Siemens acquisition of Mentor Graphics last year, look no further than a recent announcement by Mentor, now a Siemens business, regarding the release of their new Mentor Embedded IoT Framework (MEIF). To help connect the dots, we need to back up a bit and review a few things about how… Read More


AI is the Catalyst of IoT!

AI is the Catalyst of IoT!
by Ahmed Banafa on 05-14-2017 at 7:00 am

Image RemovedBusinesses across the world are rapidly leveraging the Internet-of-Things (#IoT) to create new products and services that are opening up new business opportunities and creating new business models. The resulting transformation is ushering in a new era of how companies run their operations and engage with customers.Read More


Industrial IoT (IIoT) – Beyond Silicon Valley

Industrial IoT (IIoT) – Beyond Silicon Valley
by Brian Derrick on 01-10-2017 at 7:00 am

Industry 4.0, Smart Factory 1.0, and Internet of Manufacturing are industry initiatives aimed at accelerating the Industrial IoT. With current market forecast exceeding $40 billion and projected to approach $100 billion by 2020, IIoT has everyone’s attention. Well, almost everyone. Turning volumes of factory data into actionable… Read More


The Ramifications of Not Accepting Industry 4.0

The Ramifications of Not Accepting Industry 4.0
by Bill McCabe on 11-13-2016 at 7:00 am

Image RemovedIn the last couple of years, Industry 4.0 has significantly affected manufacturing on a global scale. With a heavy focus on the Internet of Things, the use of smart machines and other devices has become a critical part of Industry 4.0. With new networks of intelligence on the horizon, there is no doubt that Industry … Read More


Industry 4.0 and Manufacturing Processes

Industry 4.0 and Manufacturing Processes
by Bill McCabe on 11-09-2016 at 12:00 pm

Industry 4.0 or, as it is also known the fourth industrial revolution is the trend that is currently coming into play of automating the manufacturing processes and the use of IoT and other technologies to make industrial processes more readily accomplished. It is working hand in hand with things like the internet of things, cloud… Read More


Short History of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Short History of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
by Bill McCabe on 10-31-2016 at 12:00 pm

Image RemovedIn 2016, many companies are using Industry 4.0 as a buzzword. This doesn’t mean that the old industry has been revolutionized into a new version. On the contrary, this is an extension of what has currently existed, with the dawn of the modern variation arriving about 2010 in Germany.

While the first reference to Industry… Read More


Manufacturing Singularity is Comng!

Manufacturing Singularity is Comng!
by Daniel Nenni on 10-27-2016 at 12:00 pm

Image RemovedOne of the many benefits of blogging is that you get to meet some very interesting people. This time I had the pleasure of speaking with Michael Ford of Mentor Graphics about Industry 4.0 and smart factories. In fact, Mentor has an excellent series of white papers titled “Is This a Manufacturing Revolution?” from their… Read More