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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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  • 3 Communications Takeaways from DistribuTech 2018

    by Tom McKinney | Jan 30, 2018
    This year's DistribuTech was the largest to date, filled with exhibitors and attendees talking about the latest topics in regard to communications. Read through some of the best case studies that were presented this year on remote management.
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  • Meet Josh Pearl, HMS Networks Solution Manager

    by Julia Sheridan | Jan 29, 2018
    As eWON Solution Manager for HMS Networks, Josh Pearl bridges the gap between the local sales & marketing and the global product team. He helps enable the teams to achieve success with eWON solutions, and carry market feedback to the eWON product team.
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  • Meet Jason Block, HMS Networks Solution Manager

    by Julia Sheridan | Jan 29, 2018
    As Solution Manager for HMS Networks, Jason Block helps HMS customers and distributors enable IIoT by solving challenging applications for network interconnectivity and remote management using our Anybus, IXXAT, and eWON product lines. With over 20 years of experience, he brings value to customers as an analytical, consultative sales professional.
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