Get your machines fit for the smart factory. How? – At the 2017 Hannover Messe, B&R was presenting its new Industrial IoT solution Orange Box. The Orange Box enables machine operators to collect and analyze data from previously isolated machines and lines. Click here to find out how this exactly works.
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Managing Director Hans Wimmer paints the acquisition of B&R by ABB as a unique opportunity for the company's employees and customers as well as its headquarters in Eggelsberg. At the Hannover Messe trade fair, Wimmer and General Manager Peter Gucher announced B&R's plans to up production capacity. The company will also be expanding its R&D offices in Salzburg.
B&R is expanding its industrial PC portfolio with a new series. The Automation PC 3100 and Panel PC 3100 combine the advantages of a compact system with the performance of the latest Core i-series processors. They are available as either a compact box PC or as a panel.
The gathering winds of connectivity and digitization are making big waves in industrial manufacturing. Numerous associations and organizations are working to navigate these changes and harness their transformative potential. Dr. Richard Soley, executive director of the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), and Sebastian Sachse, open automation technology manager at B&R, discuss the role of development testbeds.