> Zebra > 3 Ways Real-Time Tracking Powers Digital Factories

3 Ways Real-Time Tracking Powers Digital Factories

White Paper Published By: Zebra
Published:  Jul 10, 2014
Type:  White Paper
Length:  4 pages

Information surpassed materials as the catalyst for activity in manufacturing plants more than two decades  ago, but the digital factory—where organizations digitally plan and project the entire lifecycle of products and facilities—has only recently become a reality. The breakthroughs that make the digital factory possible are:

  • mass adoption of embedded sensors, which can pass information among machines, devices, products and software in real time; 
  • advances in wireless communication that move more data faster; and
  • cloud computing, which removes the need to be on-site to access process data.
Digital voices are everywhere in a digital factory. In this brief, we’ll elaborate on the technology tools digital factories use for three common functions: asset management, production planning and materials replenishment.

Tags : 
zebra, digital factories, asset management, production planning, material replenishment, embedded sensors, software, wireless, cloud, enterprise applications, data management, data center

We use technologies such as cookies to understand how you use our site and to provide a better user experience. This includes personalizing content, using analytics and improving site operations. We may share your information about your use of our site with third parties in accordance with our Privacy Policy. You can change your cookie settings as described here at any time, but parts of our site may not function correctly without them. By continuing to use our site, you agree that we can save cookies on your device, unless you have disabled cookies.
I Accept