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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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  • Why Automation Gateways Matter

    by Jason Block | Jan 17, 2018
    Industrial IoT (IIoT)…Industry 4.0…Cloud Computing… Big Data…OEE…These are the hot-button subjects occupying decision makers to find how information can help them make better internal business decisions and better service their customers.  With the introduction of automation gateways users can collect machine and process data, perform analytics and filtering, then provide connectivity and transportation of data into information-based applications. Read why this access to information is changing Industrial Automation and is so important.
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  • 3 Industrial Internet of Things Macro Trends of 2018

    by Tom McKinney | Jan 09, 2018
    At HMS Industrial Networks we see 3 Macro Trends continuing in 2018 in regard to the Industrial Internet of Things. These macro trends will continue to expand the reach of automation by connecting more systems to the internet.
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  • 3 Ways to Cut Operating Expenses for Power Generators

    by Julia Sheridan | Jan 02, 2018
    There are many things that can be done to improve the operation of existing gensets, but the key factor to successfully be able to reduce operational costs is information. By understanding when, how and if equipment is operating, we are able to make better decisions regarding site maintenance and take actions when necessary. 
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  • HMS and JMP partner at Rockwell Automation Fair to display Robotic Demo

    by Julia Sheridan | Oct 31, 2017
    HMS Industrial Networks, a Rockwell Encompass Partner and leading independent supplier of industrial communication and IoT products, has partnered with JMP Engineering to develop a robotic demo for the 2017 Rockwell Automation Fair.
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  • Top 10 Take-aways from MWC for IoT Systems

    by HMS Staff Writer | Sep 19, 2017
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  • Ensuring Security in a Fast-Evolving Technology World Means Constant Work and Improvement

    by HMS Staff Writer | Aug 30, 2017
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  • The AI and Autonomous vehicle disruption

    by | Jun 20, 2017
    The internet today has ballooned into an always connected personal and professional lifestyle, with information available at your fingertips. Self driving cars, while they have not created a profound impact on our lives yet, are setting the stage for another monumental disruption.
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