Control Engineering hot topics, December 2019
Hot topics in Control Engineering, for December 2019, included the System Integrator Giants, SIY winners, Engineers’ Choice finalists, automation infrastructure, and more. These are based on the top 10 most read articles online in Control Engineering December. Links to each article below.
The overall gross revenue for the top 100 system integrators and their parent companies topped $26.4 billion as most businesses saw growth.
Integrator companies Matrix Technologies, Malisko Engineering, and AutomationNTH are recognized for their outstanding achievements. See video of a roundtable discussion with the winners.
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System integrator assembled a diverse collection of technologies to meet an aggressive schedule.
To discover which real-time data adds value to improve operational efficiencies and increase competitive edge in the marketplace, first understand data acquisition systems and consider the eight essential best practices for data acquisition success.
Robotics special report: The six most common collaborative robot applications are pick and place, machine tending, packaging and palletizing, process tasks, finishing tasks, and quality.
International: Move from vision to reality: It’s time to embrace digital twins for manufacturing. Benefits include more efficient digital transformations and more effective asset monitoring and performance.
End users are comfortable with virtualization in their information technology (IT) server rooms and desktops, and many similar benefits now can be realized with industrial programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and programmable automation controllers (PACs).
The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) released its Industrial Internet Vocabulary Technical Report V2.2. See 10 terms IIC thinks you should know and see a link for more definitions.
Think Again: If you’re stalled with Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) implementations or haven’t begun, consider these eight expert tips.
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