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Automotive company using the IoT to improve warehouse productivity

Automotive company BMW is using Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to increase warehouse... » more

Germany exceeds U.S. in IoT investment

A recent survey suggests that Germany is investing more in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)... » more

Modbus TCP to RTU gateway for Ethernet networks

ICP DAS USA's tGW-735i Modbus TCP to RTU gateway that is designed to allow a Modbus TCP host to... » more

Condition monitoring system for voltage, current, temperature

Intermittent-error problem solving on machines, in plants, and facilities is expected to get easier... » more

Monitoring system designed for checking voltage, current, temperature conditions

Fluke’s 3500 FC Series Condition Monitoring System for remote or local sensing, data logging, and... » more

IIoT hinges on effective security

Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) president Vimal Kapur talked about the Industrial Internet of... » more

Carrier cards for upgrading COTS systems and FMCs

VadaTech's PCI516, PCI592 and PCI595 are designed to bring commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) PCIe... » more

Developing efficient networks through ant colony behavior analysis

Researchers at MIT have analyzed ant colony behavior to develop better algorithms for industrial... » more

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Industrial Networking: Introduction to Networking

Doug Bell introduces Chris Harris. Networks communicate in several ways including by wire, wireless, and fiber optics. Various standards such as RS-232, RS-422, RS-485 and Ethernet come with the particular device being...

Industrial Networking: Basics of RS-232

The RS-232 standard allows for communication between two devices in either a master-slave or master-master configuration. A master-master configuration does not require the cables to be changed however the hardware needs to...

Industrial Networking: RS-232 Media and Hardware

All types of connectors are found with RS-232 with no set standard, zip links are a solution especially in long distance (up to 50 feet) applications. DTE and DCE devices require different wiring configurations. The device...

Industrial Networking: Networking Protocol Basics

A compatible wiring scheme does not mean two devices can communication with each other, they need the same language. In a network, there must be a device that produces a signal for the network to work, cannot have two slave...

Industrial Networking: Basics of RS-422

The RS-422 standard allows use with up to 11 devices and 4000 feet of wire. The standard is commonly confused with RS-485 and can even work with RS-485 devices. RS-422 is not widely supported. Long-time automation trainer Doug...

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2016 Cybersecurity Study: Six key findings

Respondents to the Control Engineering 2016 Cybersecurity Study... » more

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Cyber Security: Technology Review

A very fast paced look at many types of hardware...

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Which industrial Ethernet protocol is most used in your facility, machines, or installations? (A June CE article looks at networks.)
EtherCAT
EtherNet/IP
Modbus TCP
Powerlink
Profinet
SERCOS
IEC 61850


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Avoid the worst control system ever

Automation System Integration Blog: Nobody wants to get a screaming... » more

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