Yaskawa’s i3-Mechatronics concept is an example of a control architecture that uses data analysis to improve manufacturing production and quality. Courtesy: Yaskawa
AI and Machine Learning December 5, 2023

6 AI motion control applications to improve OEE

AI offers end-users the ability to analyze information collected from machines or manufacturing lines to optimize operational performance. Below, see six common motion control applications that can benefit from AI.

By Scott Carlberg
Courtesy: Vertech
DCS, SCADA, Controllers December 5, 2023

Improving efficiency through automation with SCADA

A steel pipe maker implemented supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), manufacturing execution (MES) and statistical process control (SPC) at their facility to improve operations.

By Thea Sanders
Courtesy: Hargrove Controls & Automation
Virtualization, Cloud Analytics December 1, 2023

Process clarity achieved using Industry 4.0 solutions

Virtualization efforts pave the way for predictive analytics

By Heath Stephens, PE
Courtesy: Velta Technology
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 December 4, 2023

The dark side of the IT/OT integration equation

Are operations cyber-vulnerable due to lack of resources, lack of understanding or both?

By Dino Busalachi
Ethernet November 17, 2023

Video: Time sensitive networking – A game changing industrial technology

By Control Engineering
Machine Safety December 4, 2023

Benefits of critical servo safety measures for industrial automation systems

By Control Engineering
Motors and Drives November 28, 2023

Decentralized inverter market expected to triple in growth over next decade

By Future Market Insights
Process Safety December 4, 2023

How to create comprehensive automation safety for process industries

By Sunil Doddi
System Integrators December 5, 2023

Innovative integration extended by main automation contractors

By Kevin Finnan

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