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By: Webmaster | July 30, 2018

The road to industry 4.0

The existence of 4 industrial revolutions is widely accepted. Each of these revolutions is determined by inventions and novelties that after being introduced in the factories, they greatly improved the production efficiency.


The 4 industrial revolutions and the main changes in the industry:

  • 1st Industrial Revolution (1784) – Mechanization: steam machine, water power and mechanization.
  • 2nd Industrial Revolution (1870) – Electricity: mass production, assembly line and electricity.
  • 3rd Industrial Revolution (1969) – Computing: Automation, technologies of the information and communication (TIC)
  • 4th Industrial Revolution (today) – Digitalization: Internet of things, clouding, digital coordination, cyber physical systems and r...

Category: Industry40 

Tags: Monitoring 

By: Webmaster | April 21, 2018

Spanish industrial companies are clearly behind those of the rest of the world in terms of digitalization, as revealed by the report "Industry 4.0", prepared by the consultancy PwC from interviews with 2,000 managers of companies in the sector in 26 countries -45 of them Spanish ones-. If at a global level the companies of the industrial sector have gone from words to action, in our country we are still not in this scenario.

The report concludes that only 8% of Spanish industrial companies - auto, aerospace, electronics, chemicals, paper, metallurgical, construction and transport and logistics - are at an advanced level of digitization, 25 points below the global average, which stands at 33%.

Spanish industrial companies are behind...

Category: Industry40 

Tags: IoT, IIoT 

By: Webmaster | April 10, 2018

The new Zabbix version, which is expected to come out before the end of June, still in alpha state (do not use it in production!), apart from solving a lot of bugs and including some accesibility improvements it has some new interesting features. In this article we will point out some of them.

Force item check or the execution of a discovery rule


This feature seems to save us a lot of time preparing templates and testing new devices, as it enables the option to do not have to wait for the update interval of each item. BUT, be careful, since the configuration cache is still present, if we have changed anything in the item configuration, even if we press "Check now", configuration may not be update in the server until up to a minute h...

Category: Zabbix 

Tags: News, Zabbix 4 0 

By: Webmaster | March 20, 2018

Alberto Núñez Feijóo, President of the Xunta de Galicia, visited the twenty participating projects in this second edition of the Business Factory Auto initiative, accompanied by the Presidency of the BFA, formed by the Regional Minister of Economy, Employment and Industry, Francisco Conde; the President of CEAGA, Juan Antonio Lloves; the Director of Groupe PSA Vigo, Frédéric Puech; and the Delegate of the Consortium of the Free Trade Zone ofVigo, Teresa Pedrosa.

In this meeting, the delegation was able to see first-hand the innovations of the participating projects, as well as the degree of development of each of the new companies.

In his speech, the President of the Xunta highlighted "the innovative nature of the BFA initiative, which c...

Category: Events 

Tags: Automotive, News 

By: Webmaster | March 18, 2018

During the last week, many of the members of the Muutech team have been immersed in many activities to enhance and give visibility to our monitoring project.

The Industrial Automation Conferences (JAI) held at the Faculty of Industrial Engineers of the University of Vigo, is an event that every year brings together specialists and large companies in the industrial automation sector.

Thus, renowned companies such as Siemens, Rockwell, KUKA, Omron and many others expose their latest developments in automation and industrial robotics. A total of 700 professionals and 400 students met at the JAI 2018 at the School of Industrial Engineering. The event hosted 38 conferences and an exhibition of 35 stands with the latest developments in robotics.

Dig...

Category: Events 

Tags: Automotive, IIoT, Events 

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