Top 5 Control Engineering articles November 26 to December 2
The top 5 most read articles online, from Nov. 26 to Dec. 2 for Control Engineering covered the Engineers’ Choice finalists, IoT implementation challenges and solutions, analyzing data quality, IIoT capabilities for process plants, and AR and VR. Links to each article below.
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The Internet of Things (IoT) is gaining acceptance, but some companies remain hesitant to implement it. Six common concerns are highlighted, along with ways teams can address any concerns from management.
Data obtained from process analyzers need to be trusted and verified to help the user make an informed decision. Considerations include communications reliability, analyzer status, and logic platform.
The first step to bringing fieldbus networking and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) into process manufacturing plants and refineries may be changing device-level networking practices.
Augmented reality (VR) and virtual reality (VR) technologies are improving training programs in plant facilities and bridging the skills gap with more efficient training for the incoming workforce – training new workers at 30 to 40% more efficiently and reducing assembly time.
The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, Nov. 26 to Dec. 2, for articles published within the last two months.
Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, email@example.com.