SmartBox links individual machines the Industrial Internet of Things network for realtime communication of manufacturing data and analytics to improve shop productivity and responsiveness to customer and market changes

SmartBox links individual machines the Industrial Internet of Things network, for real-time communication of manufacturing data and analytics, to improve shop productivity and responsiveness to customer and market changes.

Mazak, Venture Partners Making IIoT Connection

Machine builder, MES developer, and networking expert collaborate for a “leap in digital integration across manufacturing” Functional extension of MTConnect Efficiency, productivity “never before realized” Free-flow data sharing, real-time analysis

Declaring it “an industry-shaping collaboration”, Mazak Corporation is linking with Cisco Systems and Memex Inc. to introduce a “launch platform” for manufacturers to operate on the Industrial Internet of Things. The IIoT is the virtual network created by sensors, connective devices, analytics programs, and process controls, and tying together machines worldwide to optimize manufacturing performance across operating systems.

Mazak, of course, is among the world’s top developer

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