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10 steps to a smoother automation system upgrade
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When migrating or upgrading your automation system, don’t forget to examine this group of areas outside of the HMI, controllers, and I/O. These suggestions will help you identify and deal with lurking problems early in the process.Read More

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IT vs. OT: Bridging the divide
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Traditional IT is moving more onto the plant floor. OT will have to accept a greater level of integration. Is that a problem or an opportunity?Read More

Predictive diagnostic software now available on any Foundation Fieldbus control system
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Emerson's AMS Suite integrated with Softing’s Foundation fieldbus technology, which enables users to access online diagnostics and alerts regardless of host system vendor.Read More

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Automation system provided to intercontinental gas pipeline
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ABB has supplied an integrated multisystem automation solution for the new Medgaz gas pipeline that connects North Africa’s largest gas producer with the gas transmission networks of Europe. Read More

Process historian central archiving system
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The Simatic Process Historian central archiving system from Siemens Industry Sector delivers long-term archiving functionality for process and alarm data in real time from any number of lower-level... Read More

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Using programming standards to navigate your process
Using programming standards to navigate your process

A definite set of programming and HMI standards can alleviate the burden of navigating your... Read More

Factory acceptance testing with system simulators
Factory acceptance testing with system simulators

System simulators allow developers to test most of a new control system, but not the entire system.... Read More

Hazards encountered in industrial automation
Hazards encountered in industrial automation

Recognizing safety hazards is important in any work environment—in the office, commissioning on the... Read More

Separating good code from bad: The "paper-and-pencil" method
Separating good code from bad: The "paper-and-pencil" method

As the digital age continues to grow, the automation industry keeps up with upgrading or replacing... Read More

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