Gary Cohen is senior editor and product manager at CFE Media and Technology.
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?
Like it or not, artificial intelligence is coming, and fast. According to new research from CFE Media, AI is already being used in a high percentage of industrial automation environments, and those that aren’t using it have plans to in the near future.
AI is affecting nearly every aspect of industrial automation, but that doesn’t mean companies are not experiencing challenges. While AI can have a huge impact on everything from digital transformation to industrial networking to cybersecurity, 57% of survey respondents have experienced at least some challenges with its implementation. See video.
Organizations must be constantly vigilant with not only their own cybersecurity practices, but also with those of their suppliers.
The high-tech sector tends to lag behind when it comes to gender parity and diversity. But diverse companies perform better and increase employee satisfaction, according to Dr. Lisa Graham, CEO of Seeq. See video.
The Fortinet OT Symposium, Energy Day, on Aug. 31, provided expert advice and best practices on how to secure the future of industrial controls in the energy sector.
Edge computing is a growing trend in manufacturing and business. So what exactly is edge computing, and what does it mean for information security?
Automated systems still struggle to replicate human efficiency in some visual inspection applications, but there are ways to get machine systems up to speed. Automated machine vision systems can improve over time; see three ways machine vision is catching up.