Today, at Höganäs North America, the high-performance Cisco network delivers the day-to-day voice and data communications needed for around-the-clock communications and network connectivity that are vital to Höganäs’ staff for not only daily operations but to ensure the safety of their 80 plant employees: activities such as enabling crane operators servicing furnaces to alert nearby teams to help ensure their safety for example.
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Tags: business benefits, Case Study, Cisco CleanAir technology, Cisco Unified Wireless Network, clean air, cleanair, Höganäs, Höganäs cisco, Höganäs networkinhg, LAN, Manufacturing, videolink, wcs, wireless, wireless network, wlan
Everyone knows that Cisco is a global company. But it is rare that we get to see so many of our international colleagues in one place at one time.
Automation Fair was such a place and time! Check out our counterparts from AMEA, Europe, and Latin America in this video shot live on the Automation Fair floor. Read More »
Tags: Cisco, Manufacturing, Rockwell Automation Fair
So here we are. Last week was Automation Fair. What did you learn?
Oh, you didn’t go? Well, that is your loss, truly. A free show in Chicago where you could have learned about all sorts of new products and insights from Rockwell Automation and their network of partners, of which Cisco is a proud Alliance Partner. And you would have gotten free breakfast and lunch too!
Ok, in multiple booths we showed how one machine can integrate into another, and form a production line. Funny how that happens. We at Cisco are a part of ODVA, a trade association of many partners that subscribe to open standard networks.
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Tags: Automation Fair, Cius, Ethernet/IP, machine builder, machine optimization, ODVA, remote access, Rockwell Automation, SPS Drives, Stratix 5700, video
In 2-3 sentences
The team is back in town and recovering after a tremendous showing in Chicago for Automation Fair. As a preview for the blogs to come in the next few weeks, I asked each team member to summarize the event in 2-3 sentences – about 15 seconds of reading time. Here’s what they said: Read More »
Tags: andrew lach, Chet Namboodri, Cisco, Kevin Davenport, Mark Wylie, Paul Didier, Peter Granger, Rockwell Automation Fair
One of the demonstrations we showed at Automation Fair this week was the Cisco Digital Media Suite for Manufacturing. Cisco Digital Media Suite extends digital media to new applications for real-time and on-demand communications with flexible digital media creation, management, and publishing of content in various formats to multiple devices.
Here’s a quick video showing an overview of this solution and its benefits for manufacturers:
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Tags: Cisco, Digital Media Suite, Manufacturing, Rockwell Automation Fair