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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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  • Industry of Things World USA Event Summary

    by Tom McKinney | Mar 12, 2020
    The Industry of Things World San Diego event is a leading independent IoT conference entering it’s 5th year. This year’s key notes included presentations from National Oilwell Varco, Brose Group and Boeing. HMS Networks exhibited at the event this week with our Solution Partner Altizon to showcase our latest IoT collaboration. Check out our full summary of the event to see what other industry leaders are working on.
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  • Strategies for Developing Granular Cost Analysis

    by Tom McKinney | Mar 04, 2020
    Documenting the true cost of production for any product is a key step in understanding profitability, but in facilities producing a high mix of product can be hard to associate costs with a specific production run. As a result, averaging is commonly used to associate electrical costs, machine costs and labor with a specific product. Moving from averaging to a more accurate cost analysis gives product management better insight into costs which allows for better pricing models and long term a better understanding of the business.
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  • Is 5G the Future for Autonomous Vehicle Communications

    by Jason Block | Oct 14, 2019
    Wireless technologies are gaining acceptance in manufacturing as the need to increase capacity within a limited physical footprint drives the need for mobile robotic systems that can be flexibly deployed. Read this article to learn how 5G communications addresses many of the key challenges with this technology.
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  • Takeaways from The Ignition Community Conference

    by Chip Main | Sep 20, 2019
    The Ignition Community Conference (ICC) by Inductive Automation is a 3 day get together that was hosted in Folsom California this year. Read through some of our takeaways and presentation topic...
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  • Is the industry ready for 5G?

    by Andrea Jacobsen | Sep 09, 2019
    In this article, Marcela Alzin from HMS Networks describes the results of her study of 50 international manufacturing professionals in spring 2019 about the positioning of wireless communication in their companies and to see how they are getting ready for the launch of 5G.
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  • The True Value of Remote Monitoring Your Generator

    by Chip Main | Aug 30, 2019
    In this article HMS' power generator expert will review 3 different uses of generator power that many businesses rely on and how remotely monitoring their power generators can save valuable time, costs, assets and possibly even lives
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  • Five Best Practices Every Warehouse Manager Should Follow and How to Improve Them

    by Julia Sheridan | Aug 01, 2019
    It is vital that a Warehouse Manager follows these five best practices to ensure that the quality and efficiency of the warehouse remains high. Read through these best practices and learn some of the ways that the latest advancements in technology are improving a manager’s ability to act them out.
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