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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  • HMS.HOW- Where we speak technically!

    by Deryck Beliveau | May 30, 2018
    HMS.how is designed to be your central channel in North and South America for receiving online technical support from HMS Support Engineers. See where the idea for the online forum came from and how it has become a place of evolving technical discussions.
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  • How To Achieve Safe Service Through Network Connectivity

    by Jason Block | May 09, 2018
    Whether local or remote, networked machinery makes it easier to service effectively and maintain worker safety. Learn about the two major sources of injury risks when working with industrial machinery and control systems, and how to protect your workers safety. Read the full article now!
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  • Cellular, Wi-Fi and Wired Connectivity Solutions for OSIsoft PI System

    by Thomas McKinney | May 04, 2018
    HMS Industrial Networks has introduced cellular, WiFi and wired connectivity solutions for OSIsoft PI System without the need for a PI interface or PI connector. The connectivity solution for the PI Historian leverages the Web API to push data directly to the PI System. Read the entire article now!
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  • Meet Darian Slywka, HMS Networks Channel Sales Manager

    by Julia Sheridan | Apr 17, 2018
    As the Channel Sales Manager for HMS Industrial Networks, Darian Slywka helps provide the resources to enable the channel sales team to be successful with their customers and partners. He supports the team with his energetic personality, background in technology, and excitement by the ever-changing landscape of industrial automation and connectivity. Learn more about Darian now...
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  • HMS Networks sponsors students in the SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge

    by Julia Sheridan | Apr 11, 2018
    HMS Industrial Networks proudly sponsored University of Idaho students in the Clean Snowmobile Challenge, a Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) collegiate design competition. Learn more about the event now!
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  • HMS Technical Services Customer Journey

    by Nick Rainsford and Julia Sheridan | Apr 04, 2018
    When you begin a project with HMS Networks Technical Services team, we provide a streamlined and organized approach to move your project forward. Read through our customer journey process in our latest infographic! 
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  • Fleet Management Integration Challenges

    by Nolan Hartwick | Mar 30, 2018
    Fleet Management has become more prevalent in the lift truck industry over the past few years. These solutions allow companies to capture desired data quicker and more efficiently, though there can be challenges to overcome. Read this article to discover the solutions to three major challenges of integrating a fleet management system.
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