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Max Jarmatz, director of Nord Drive Systems, on the latest developments with the Open IIoT group.
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APPEX Files 2024: Conversations from the show floor

During the four-day APPEX 2024 trade show, PKN Packaging News called on exhibitors and visitors to drop by our stand for our livestream podcast, the APPEX Files, to share the latest news and innovations, along with their views on the success of the industry’s biggest trade show.

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Unlocking Industrial Sensor Potential in the IIoT Era

In the dynamic landscape of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), one cannot ignore the pivotal role of industrial sensors in revolutionising manufacturing processes. As we navigate this era of unprecedented connectivity and data-driven decision-making, the true potential of industrial sensors becomes increasingly evident, offering a myriad of benefits to industries worldwide.

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Using MQTT Protocol for Smarter Automation

One way to collect IoT data with an edge gateway is by using the existing Ethernet infrastructure. With most devices already communicating on an industrial Ethernet protocol, an edge gateway can gather the data on the same physical Ethernet port, but at a separate software-defined number associated to a network protocol communication.

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