Tag: Digitisation

Can I monitor the condition of energy chains on the computer?

igu-blog-adm | 9. July 2019

All igus energy chain sensors (push/pull monitoring, abrasion, motion, wear measurement, break detection) can be connected to an icom or icom. plus module. The module can transmit the measurement data to an equipment monitor or a computer, where they are displayed individually or in a dashboard. The advantage of the display and use on the […]

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What is Artificial Intelligence (AI)?

igu-blog-adm | 8. July 2019

When computers and machines learn from collected data and derive an action from it, one speaks of Artificial Intelligence (AI). The term machine learning is also used in the machine sector. In private life, one example is that of users of music streaming services. Here an algorithm constantly learns from the behaviour of the user: […]

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What does “smart” actually mean?

igu-blog-adm | 8. July 2019

There are two common meanings for the term “smart”. One means a person who dresses conspicuously fashionable and elegant and perhaps also shows a pleasant behaviour. Associated with technology, the second meaning is probably more important: clever, shrewd. Popular is the “smart home”, where for example the technologies are networked in a household via the […]

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What is Industry 4.0?

igu-blog-adm | 7. July 2019

Industry 4.0 is a project of the Federal Government for the digitisation of industrial production. In this idea, production processes do not run side by side as individual processes, but are digitally networked with modern communication technology. All components such as machines, products, logistics and, of course, people communicate with each other here. The goal […]

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What is “Internet of Things/IoT”?

igu-blog-adm | 7. July 2019

Networked machines that communicate independently with each other without the influence of humans are described by the term “Internet of Things”. An illustrative example: The refrigerator, which, via sensors, detects that there is no milk left or a predetermined minimum quantity has been reached, and orders a replenishment at the connected supermarket using a network. […]

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