Results from distributed power control include integrating power users with power suppliers with Smart Grid technologies and storing energy for peak load shifting, and evening the load from renewable (non-baseload) power sources.
The Chinese market for industrial Ethernet and fieldbus technologies grew by 18 million nodes in 2012. More than 3 million nodes used Ethernet and the remainder used fieldbus technology, according to IHS.
New managed cyber security service offering launched for protecting industrial control system environments
Siemens introduces a comprehensive security service, aiming at control system asset owners in process and discrete industries. Video: Galina Antova and Roger Hill explain threat developments driving the launch.
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Honeywell's Assurance 360 is designed to offer flexible programming to assure continued performance of Honeywell control systems through remote monitoring, chance management and risk mitigation among other services.