Top 5 Control Engineering content: August 15-21, 2022

The most-viewed content from the past week covered 5G, Industry 4.0, programming, automation best practices and more.

By Morgan Green August 22, 2022
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Control Engineering‘s top 5 content over the past week covered 5G, Industry 4.0, programming, automation best practices and more. Links to each article below.

1. Plan for the future with 5G, mobile edge computing

With the help of 5G and mobile edge computing, business owners, manufacturing facility managers and control engineers are experiencing the benefits of transforming traditional, manual processes into automated, efficient technological solutions.

2. The driving force behind Industry 4.0 success

Smart sensors play a key role in helping manufacturers achieve Industry 4.0 goals.

3. 5G communications drive process industry digitalization

5G is emerging as an advanced wireless technology for industrial process requirements and can provide better on-site support in harsh conditions and better connect devices and machines.

4. How to create best practices for effective automation applications

System integrators who apply automation and controls know what to consider prior to implementation. Get advice below, from the webcast, archived for a year after Aug. 16, and from related articles.

5. Understanding the wiring and programming of a labeler application

Tutorial: Labeling machines are commonly used as part of the packaging process and must be precise. The setup process for wiring and programming can be complex; here’s how make it simpler.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on, August 15-21, 2022, for articles published within the last two months.

Morgan Green, associate editor, Control Engineering, CFE Media and Technology,

Author Bio: Morgan Green, associate editor, CFE Media and Technology.