Concepts for tomorrow's production
At Automatica, FANUC and 20 partners showed how "Automated Intelligence" is changing industrial production. The FASTSUITE newsroom team had the opportunity to talk to Jürgen Barth, Key Account Manager at FANUC Germany.
Mr. Barth, the FANUC partner booth at Automatica illustrates the strength of networks that manufacturing companies need for a sustainable industry 4.0 strategy. What is FANUC's approach to data networking? What is your Industrial-Internet-of Things (IIot) approach?
We have launched the FIELD system – FIELD stands for FANUC Intelligent Edge Link & Drive System. It is an open platform that supports simultaneous use of different IIoT applications within a production facility.
With the FIELD system, machines, robots, CNC controls and sensors can be connected via the software. The more components you include, the more powerful is the data volume that you can use, for instance, for evaluations. The software is available both on-premise and cloud-based.
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