Industrial IoT (IIoT) PLUGFEST 2018
Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) PLUGFEST 2018 was a three-day event which was held from the 27th till 29th November 2018, at Penang Skills Development Centre (PSDC), Bayan Lepas, Penang. This event was organized by EEPN’s Key Strategy #3 sub-team, which is to accelerate the adoption of Industry 4.0.
The workshops aimed to educate and empower the talent within the E&E Industry by bringing industry players, ecosystems providers and key government agencies together to coach, prepare and enable participants to carry out Proof of Concept (POC) projects each at their company using IIoT technology with the goal to improve productivity.
The event was split into 2 phases, which was conducted over 3 days, namely; 1.5 days workshop on introduction to I4.0, IIoT, project consideration and productivity methodologies. 1.5 days hands-on session on IoT devices setting up, configuring dashboard and system integration using various protocols.
The event was complemented by supporting technical partners who acted as coaching resources. A total of 32 engineers (plus 6 lectures) attended from 17 companies (SME & MNCs), together, they managed to generate 17 IIoT Proof Of Concept (POCs).