The evolution and proliferation of Ethernet has smoothed the path to integrating the automation space, enabling open protocols such as OPC to function optimally. This is part of a Control Engineering December cover story.
Open connectivity through open standards began as a way for suppliers to achieve interoperability from factory floor devices to first-tier visualization applications. This is part of a Control Engineering December cover story.
National Instruments extends PXI software-defined instrumentation with four new NI FlexRIO FPGA Adapter Modules Engineers Can Design User-Configurable FPGA-Based I/O With New PXI Modules and NI LabVIEW FPGA Software
On December 7th, U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu will participate in the New Millenium Nuclear Summit along with White House Advisor Carol Browner, Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Chairman Greg Jaczko.
Most visited articles at www.controleng.com during November 2010 included new motor technology, the Engineers’ Choice Award nomination and voting page, patent help, acquisition news, and Leaders Under 40, among others.
Embedding enhanced communications software capability into its machinery helped a precision press manufacturer improve its product and its sales, giving its servo systems the ability to connect with customers’ components...
Working with Goodtech Solutions, an AspenTech system integration partner, Statoil launched an integrated operations initiative that included implementing an AspenTech manufacturing execution system (MES) across 18 sites and...