Tag: IoT

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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Do I need Internet for monitoring my equipment?

igu-blog-adm | 8. July 2019

No, you do not need that. In monitoring their own production, every entrepreneur can decide for himself how much he wants to digitise and utilise the opportunities offered by the Internet of Things. Not everyone is already connected and not everyone wants to network. Many are concerned about transferring their sensitive company data to external […]

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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 “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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What is predictive maintenance?

igu-blog-adm | 7. July 2019

Predictive maintenance means not too early, not too late, ideally planned and accompanied by the sensible use of human resource. Prescribed maintenance intervals may be too late due to more intensive use of a machine and the equipment might already be on the verge of failure. Too early maintenance, on the one hand, may send […]

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