Creating a collaboration platform for better plant operations

Posted By Partha SrinivasanProduct Manager, Windows Embedded Server and SQL products I’ve written before about how server appliances that are used in the industrial automation and manufacturing industries can improve productivity. Today, I have a real-life illustration of just how powerfully effective these systems can be. Let me explain this with a real-time scenario based…

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Could the Internet of Things help trigger a new period of economic growth?

Posted By Kevin DallasGeneral Manager When it comes to the kind of landmark, disruptive technologies that have changed the face of economies and nations, there is a very short, debatable list: monumental developments such as electricity, flight, automobiles, the telephone, the PC. Today there may or may not be that Edison or Tesla working on…

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Manufacturing at a Crossroads: Windows Embedded at SPS IPC Drives 2012

Posted By Barb EdsonGeneral Manager, Marketing and Business Development My colleague Werner Reuss recently got to showcase some game-changing new embedded solutions for the manufacturing industry at the annual SPS IPC Drives technology event in Nuremberg, Germany. Werner is the Windows Embedded business lead for Germany and Eastern Europe; here, he shares his impressions of…

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Discovering Intelligent Systems at work in Manufacturing

Posted By Jeff WettlauferTechnical Program Manager Hey everyone, recently our Windows Embedded team was on a customer site visit in Europe, and we came across a fantastic example of Intelligent Systems in action. While we were touring an automobile manufacturing plant, we observed the line using electric screwdrivers like the one pictured below. They had…

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