AI and Machine Learning November 29, 2023

Bridging the Gap Series: The strengths and weaknesses of AI

AI is having a major impact on almost every vertical and every aspect of business, including industrial automation. But we need to walk before we can run. What are the strengths and weaknesses of AI, and where can it provide benefits over traditional industrial automation without AI?

By Gary Cohen
Automation November 30, 2023

Automation mergers, acquisitions, capital markets analysis: November 2023

The Bundy Group reported 18 automation transactions in the month of November. Analysis on the acquisitions and reports are highlighted below.

By Clint Bundy
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
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 December 1, 2023

Control Engineering hot topics, November 2023

Control Engineering’s most clicked articles in November 2023 included stories on Automation Fair 2023, Module Type Package (MTP) standards and episode two of the Bridging the Gap podcast series with Jeff Winter. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By David Miller
Ethernet November 17, 2023

Video: Time sensitive networking – A game changing industrial technology

By Control Engineering
Robotics December 2, 2023

Robot and robot controller safety best practices

By Stewart Robinson
Motors and Drives November 28, 2023

Decentralized inverter market expected to triple in growth over next decade

By Future Market Insights
Process Instrumentation and Sensors November 30, 2023

Digital instrumentation improves liquid analysis and process control

By Thomas Chirdo
System Integration November 14, 2023

MTP standard accelerates DCS and PLC integration

By Keith McNab

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