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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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  • Enable IIoT Readiness in Your Machine

    by Josh Pearl and Julia Sheridan | Mar 07, 2018
    As more and more machine builders implement remote access solutions, it becomes clear that the next step in functionality is to implement remote data services. See our latest infographic on how the eWON Flexy allows machine builders to equip their system with remote access capabilities and make the system IIoT ready!
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  • Open Telematics Solution Demonstration

    by Tom McKinney and Ian Tracy | Mar 06, 2018
    HMS Industrial Networks in conjunction with Dell, demonstrated an open telematics platform at the Truckload Carriers Association this year. Read more about the demonstration and contact us to schedule a demo.
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  • Leveraging the Ewon Flexy in IIoT Applications

    by HMS Staff Writer | Mar 02, 2018
    There are extensive options for how the Ewon Flexy can be utilized to extract and manipulate process data both locally and in the cloud. On hms.how you can find dozens of examples of advanced usage scenarios to help launch your next IIoT Flexy application. To demonstrate some of these features, read this article from HMS technical services to review the most common and powerful tools...
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  • Industrial Ethernet Rings: EtherNet/IP™ using Device Level Ring (DLR)

    by Jason Block and Ian Tracy | Feb 23, 2018
    With the increased use of Industrial Ethernet, one of the questions that need to be discussed is how to best address network topology. In the first part of our Industrial Ethernet Rings series, we will discuss the use of Device Level Ring in conjunction with EtherNet/IP™. Read the full article.
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  • Using Historical Data to Perform Root Cause Failure Analysis

    by Tom McKinney | Feb 19, 2018
    Failure Analysis is the process of collecting and analyzing data to determine the cause of a failure. It can be difficult to determine the root cause of many machine malfunctions as well as detrimental to the manufacture customer relationship. Read how you can accelerate your Failure Analysis process and improve your overall products...
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  • A Brief History of the Controller Area Network (CAN)

    by Jason Block and Rob Lodesky | Feb 09, 2018
    After the introduction of electronic control units (ECUs) in automobiles, it quickly became apparent that there was a need for a synchronization of all processes through a controlled data exchange between the devices. Through this need, the Controller Area Network was born, read through the full history now.
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  • Leveraging Ongoing Reliability Testing to verify ALT or HALT

    by Tom McKinney | Feb 05, 2018
    Accelerated Life Testing is used to screen for early defects or model long-term failures. Some systems are too complex to rely solely on ALT, resulting in ALT being performed in conjuncture with Ongoing Reliability Testing. Read how this combined testing is so critical and how to enable them in the field.
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