Making the Factory of the Future a Reality with FANUC
FANUC announced a collaborative effort with Cisco, Rockwell Automation, and Preferred Networks (PFN) to jointly develop the FANUC Intelligent Edge Link and Drive (FIELD) system.
See Industries 4.0 Digital Manufacturing in Berlin
This week at Cisco Live Berlin we are excited to share three new digital manufacturing demonstrations: • Cisco’s Connected Machine Solution powered by Mazak’s
The Internet of Things: Hype or Reality?
Having spent several days last week at the Internet of Things World Forum in Dubai, I am more convinced than ever that the Internet of Things (IoT) is not some hyped-up futuristic vision of what could be, but a present-day reality that is transforming businesses and industries here and now. In this blog series over […]
#AutoFair15 Day 1 with @CiscoMFG
Well, back on the road again, it has been a straight 3 weeks of travel. From Kentucky to Shanghai then to Auckland and Sydney to Phoenix where I blogged about Cisco’s partnership with Caterpillar, now I’m back in my hometown of Chicago for Automation Fair # AutoFair15. Cisco once again has a significant presence at […]
Connected Machines: Reducing Unplanned Downtime and Improving Service
Many manufacturers operate at high volumes, and unplanned production downtime is costly. One leading auto manufacturer estimates unplanned downtime in a factory can cost them as much as $20,000 per minute. Often these line down situations are the result of production machine failures that could be avoided if data from the machine was available to […]