HMS Industrial IoT Blog

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Stay up to date with the latest technical developments and trends within industrial communication and IoT.

By Dr. Jens Jakobsen

5 Questions on 5G In The Factory

Dr. Jens Jakobsen, HMS Labs Development Manager at HMS, discusses the benefits of 5G in the factory and what it will mean for the future.
By Jason Block

Industrial Ethernet Rings Profinet MRP and MRPD

In the second part of our series we will discuss the technologies supported on PROFINet® for creating high availability machine networks.
By HMS Staff Writers

7 International trends in the Industrial Internet of Things in 2019

Our global staff has comprised a list of trends we predict will continue into 2019 in regards to the Industrial Internet of Things.
By Jason Block and Ian Tracy

EtherNet/IP™ using Device Level Ring

In the first part of our Industrial Ethernet Rings series, we will discuss the use of Device Level Ring in conjunction with EtherNet/IP™.

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  • IoT Inside Insurance

    by Rob Lodesky | Apr 17, 2017
    In this three part blog series, we will take a look at the cyber insurance industry, its evolution, obstacles to growth, and how HMS IoT edge gateways may help this industry provide critical solutions to their most pressing problems.
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  • HMS Named one of the Top 100 Industrial IoT Companies

    by HMS Staff Writer | Apr 13, 2017
    HMS Industrial Networks was named one of the top 100 Industrial IoT companies from IoT ONE’s quarterly assessment.
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  • Yes you do need authentication on your internal network

    by Rob Lodesky | Apr 13, 2017
    New ATM Hack reveals ATM manufacturer uses no authentication on internal network, causes dozens of ATM heists.
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  • Demystifying Blockchain

    by Rob Lodesky | Apr 12, 2017
    Have you heard of blockchain? The word has been popping up in various articles, videos and conferences, but what is blockchain and how is it relevant to Industrial IoT?
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  • Supporting Multiple IoT Platforms

    by Tom McKinney | Apr 04, 2017
    Vendors face challenges supporting multiple IoT platforms. How can you aggregate data from various IoT platforms and application systems to create valuable solutions for your customers.
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  • 2017 Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork™ Conference

    by Sarah Hardman | Mar 29, 2017
    Every year, HMS Industrial Networks attends Rockwell Automation's PartnerNetwork™ Conference. This year we gained some valuable insights on the Connected Enterprise, security and where industrial IoT is heading.
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  • IBM Connect Conference: Key Takeaways

    by Tom McKinney | Mar 28, 2017
    Last week, HMS Industrial Networks attended IBM Connect. At the conference the primary IoT solutions were Bluemix Cloud, Watson for IoT, Blockchain, and Maximo. Here’s a quick breakdown the four IoT solutions: Bluemix is IBM’s cloud platform. The Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) supports scalable processing and data. Watson for IoT is a translation and analytics engine for ingesting data including IIoT devices. Once the data is on the platform new applications can be created, or data is transformed for transfer to one of the IBM applications like Maximo.
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