Tag "Automation"

Ecosystems – new business models: important for disruption strategies

Industry 4.0 describes a fundamental innovation and transformation process of industrial value creation. The leitmotifs of this change are new forms of management and work in global, digital ecosystems. Industry 4.0 is currently the number one topic of discussion in business and the media. But it is not only the digital revolution in the industrial sector that continues to progress. All other sectors, such as healthcare, are also continuing to develop consistently and drastically. Consequently, the term “Healthcare 4.0” is currently being used by many. We see in the media the emergence of some innovative trends that benefit the healthcare sector and, of course, us as users.

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DTSX1 – Fire detection for multi-storey warehouse

Conventionally, the only way to detect fires and control temperatures in large multi-story warehouses was to install larger quantities of temperature sensors at multiple locations. That’s different now. Why? Because of the DTSX1 from Yokogawa! The fiberglass-based linear heat detector is specifically designed for fire protection and fire detection in large installations and infrastructures such as conveyor belts, cable ducts, buildings and tunnels.

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Converging and Securing OT-IT – Enabling Industrial Network Security Solutions for Use With Key Technologies 3 / 3

Our new three-part blog article deals with the topic “Converging and Securing OT-IT – Enabling Industrial Network Security Solutions for Use With Key Technologies”. Read the third and last part here about Customer Satisfaction and an interview with Hideyuki Nakaya of the Facilities Department’s Electricity Section, who led the project, and Satoshi Ikawa of the General Affairs Section., among other things.

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Converging and Securing OT-IT – Enabling Industrial Network Security Solutions for Use With Key Technologies 2 / 3

Our new three-part blog article deals with the topic “Converging and Securing OT-IT – Enabling Industrial Network Security Solutions for Use With Key Technologies”. Read the second part here about Simple visualization of existing plant network architecture, Virtual Network and Plant Network Security Monitoring Service before part three deals with the Customer Satisfaction and an interview with Hideyuki Nakaya of the Facilities Department’s Electricity Section, who led the project, and Satoshi Ikawa of the General Affairs Section., among other things.

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Converging and Securing OT-IT – Enabling Industrial Network Security Solutions for Use With Key Technologies 1 / 3

Our new three-part blog article deals with the topic “Converging and Securing OT-IT – Enabling Industrial Network Security Solutions for Use With Key Technologies”. Read the first part here before part two and three deal with the Simple visualization of existing plant network architecture, Customer Satisfaction and an interview with Hideyuki Nakaya of the Facilities Department’s Electricity Section, who led the project, and Satoshi Ikawa of the General Affairs Section., among other things.

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Predictive maintenance – between hype and reality

Predictive Maintenance is one of the most frequently mentioned topics of digitization in the industrial environment. On the one hand, it is felt to be one of the saviours that brings enormous cost savings, on the other hand, the industry 4.0 index shows that predictive maintenance falls far short of expectations. Here, promises and reality seem to diverge widely. What is the reason for this?

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Sushi Sensors: The smart health gadgets for the process industry

Smart health is a topic that is becoming increasingly important in the course of digital transformation. A very lively and promising market has developed around digital health offers, but also in the field of medical and medical technology research and development. Experts from politics, medicine and business assume that Smart Health, Big Data and artificial intelligence will optimize medical care and at the same time contribute to massive savings in health care. Take this example and transfer it from health to industry: preventive maintenance reduces costs – and much more.

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Flexible into the future

Rarely has the need for individuality and flexibility been as great as it is today. A circumstance that makes the markets even more dynamic. Consequently, companies in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries are striving to make production as flexible as possible – in every respect. Of course, the whole thing should also be economical. But is that even possible?

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Second column of Dr. Andreas Helget

In his second column Yokogawa – Managing Director Dr.-Ing. Andreas Helget comments on exciting topics like CircularEconomy or PrecisionFarming on the occasion of the last World Fatigue Day on our blog.

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Algae: A jack-of-all-trades with enormous potential and a bad reputation 2/2

No, they don’t exactly have a good reputation. No wonder. For in some places on our planet they develop into a real plague through their sometimes massive appearance. They damage the immediate environment, are even dangerous and have far-reaching consequences such as oxygen depletion for other organisms in water bodies (“dead zones”) or a decline in tourism. For science, on the other hand, they are an extremely exciting field of research. And from an entrepreneurial point of view, they are even regarded as the raw material of the future. Exactly, they are algae, which at first glance combine these partly contrary potentials. The second and last part of the two-part blog article deals with the possible uses of algae in science and industry.

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