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The Rise of the Smart Factory: How IoT is Reshaping Manufacturing

August 02, 2020 The Channel Company Season 1 Episode 6
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The Rise of the Smart Factory: How IoT is Reshaping Manufacturing
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The IoT Integrator Wire
The Rise of the Smart Factory: How IoT is Reshaping Manufacturing
Aug 02, 2020 Season 1 Episode 6
The Channel Company

From artificial intelligence to predictive maintenance to collaborative robotics, or co-bots, IoT solutions are having an enormous impact in manufacturing. In this episode, IoT Integrator Wire editors talk with Eric Thompson, senior consultant in the IoT specialized solution practice at Tech Data Corporation. Eric shares insights on what constitutes a smart factory, looking at automation and intelligence ranging from temperature sensors on machinery to M2M protocols to digital twin technology. He describes how smart factories are tapping into automation, learning how to merge the data silos of OT and IT, and re-imagining workforce safety and operations in a world changed by this pandemic.  



Show Notes

From artificial intelligence to predictive maintenance to collaborative robotics, or co-bots, IoT solutions are having an enormous impact in manufacturing. In this episode, IoT Integrator Wire editors talk with Eric Thompson, senior consultant in the IoT specialized solution practice at Tech Data Corporation. Eric shares insights on what constitutes a smart factory, looking at automation and intelligence ranging from temperature sensors on machinery to M2M protocols to digital twin technology. He describes how smart factories are tapping into automation, learning how to merge the data silos of OT and IT, and re-imagining workforce safety and operations in a world changed by this pandemic.