Increasing manufacturing performance with the Internet of Things (IoT)

Posted on 10 Jan 2017 by The Manufacturer

Manufacturers have been collecting and storing data for years, but now big data technologies enable more constructive use of this information, such as to increase throughput, boost yields, improve efficiency, and reduce downtime.

Big data is characterised by huge data sets and varied data types (eg. images, text, and machine log files), which the production line is producing at a much faster rate than ever before. When this data is anlyzed using new tools available on the market, manufacturers can gain valuable insights derived from finding patters, extracting…

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