In the ideal world of Industry 4.0, organizations will have better equipment with wireless connections and sensors linked to a system that can visualize and control the entire production line and make autonomous decisions. Industry 4.0, in other words, describes the ever-increasing trend towards automation and data exchange.
- Tom Rombouts
- I-care Group
Alan Ross, president of EPRA, presents a case study involving a dairy storage facility. When they installed a series of new freezers with energy-efficient motors and compressors, and they automated the system, individual freezers began shutting down randomly…
- Alan Ross
- Electric Power Reliability Alliance EPRA
In a few buildings in Manhattan I’ve boarded and have had elevator operators who ask for your floor and perform some manual operations. However, when you step into an average modern passenger elevator you push a button and off you go. In an effort to reduce waiting times and delays, there are systems where you declare your floor and are assigned an elevator.
- Howard Penrose
- MotorDoc LLC