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Top 5 Control Engineering articles Sept. 7-13, 2020

Articles about preparing for Industry 5.0, wastewater treatment teams searching for COVID-19, EtherCAT, IIoT, and more were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from Sept. 7-13, 2020. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay September 14, 2020
Courtesy: Jeff Miller, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The top 5 most read articles online, from Sept. 6-13 for Control Engineering covered preparing for Industry 5.0, wastewater treatment teams searching for COVID-19, EtherCAT, IIoT, and more. Links to each article below.

1. Engineer’s perspective of the future of engineering applications

What’s next for industrialization as the industry begins to prepare for Industry 5.0.

2. Wastewater treatment teams searching for COVID-19

Researchers are sifting through raw sewage in wastewater treatment facilities for traces of COVID-19 to find out how it spreads.

3. Shuttle system gets smart to meet e-commerce demands

Control system case study: Using EtherCAT and PC control, Swisslog’s shuttle system delivers a data-driven distribution center solution that cuts hardware costs 25% in warehouses.

4. IIoT platform built on battery-free sensors

Everactive has developed an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform and industrial sensors that eliminate batteries altogether.

5. Edge I/O brings more connectivity to field devices and sensors

Latest remote I/O combines IIoT communication with even more processing power than traditional intelligent I/O.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, Sept. 7-13, for articles published within the last two months.

Keagan Gay, digital media & production coordinator, CFE Media, kgay@cfemedia.com.


Keagan Gay
Author Bio: Keagan Gay is a digital media & production coordinator for CFE Media.