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What is Smart Manufacturing? The Principles of the New Industry 4.0

Smart manufacturing marks the beginning of a new industrial era. Synonymous with Industry 4.0, smart factory transforms the production process, making it more automated, integrated and optimized.

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EWDU etherCAT Single Axis Servo Drive: Main Features

EtherCAT connectivity, compact size and easy configuration. ESA EWDU single-axis servo drive IP20 decentralized is a complete and efficient solution for brushless and direct current servomotors control.

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Augmented Reality and Data Management: Industry 4.0 Applications

Augmented reality (AR) is one of the latest technologies used in manufacturing for data management. Successfully used in multiple sectors, including healthcare and entertainment, in recent years AR has been progressively integrated with other Industry 4.0 enabling technologies, such as Big Data Analytics and IoT.

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Industry and AI: Artificial Intelligence Trends of 2020

A new chapter of industrial AI has begun. Industry experts already anticipate some of the main artificial intelligence trends in 2020.

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From the Field to the Cloud: the Industry 4.0 Era

The transition from the field to the Cloud in industry has transformed the way we collect, process and share data within the production system. Principles such as connectivity and IIoT, in fact, have been the foundation for Industry 4.0. In order to obtain concrete benefits, we need smart solutions designed to exploit the potential of the Cloud. Solutions like ESA’s.

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Industry 4.0 and New Italian Tax Incentives in 2020

New Industry 4.0 tax incentives in 2020. Starting from January 1st, in Italy the new tax credit for investments in capital goods will replace the previous super-amortization and hyper-amortization. The new amendment proposed by the Ministry of Economic Development introduces many innovations to support companies in their technological and digital transformation process.

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Enermanagement 2019: Efficient Energy Management

The focus is on energy management at the twelfth edition of Enermanagement, the conference organized by FIRE, the Italian Federation for the Rational use of Energy. The event is scheduled in Milan, Wednesday 11 December 2019 at the Palazzo delle Stelline Congress Center, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

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Advantages of SoftPLC vs Traditional PLC

Let’s face it: softPLC devices are easier to work with than traditional PLCs. The advantages of a softPLC are increasingly clear, especially in the era of Industry 4.0, where principles such as flexibility, efficiency and cost-effectiveness are essential.

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New 10.1” ESA Web Panel

ESA’s industrial web panel family welcomes the new 10.1” version. A new option that adds even more versatility and adaptability to any work environment. Discover all its features in this article.

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Edge Computing and the New Smart Industry

A new trend promises to revolutionize the industry as we know it: edge computing. We had so gotten used to talking about Cloud computing that it’s difficult to imagine effective alternative solutions. However, to meet the new needs of manufacturing we must think differently.

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