Building secure wastewater management in the cloud
System integrator Perceptive Controls helps control, manage wastewater with a MQTT Sparkplug-based SCADA infrastructure for 19 production wells, 3 storage tanks, 11 treatment plants, and 63 sewer lift stations.
Product advice: Building IIoT with edge I/O systems
Secure, granular data processing, connectivity, and communication in the field create a foundation for large-scale IIoT according to a company with a Control Engineering Engineers’ Choice Award product.
OEM delivers automated pressure testing with edge computing
An oil and gas original equipment manufacturer (OEM) uses edge computing for integrated data and control to maintain the safety and integrity of drilling facilities.
Four tips for designing scalable IIoT networks
Don’t get distracted by the promises of the latest so-called solutions for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Focus on these essential design principles while building a data network. Intelligent input/output modules and other tools can add flexibility.
AMP upgrades to edge controllers
Largest U.S. rotary heat-treating facility modernizes controls and automation with tight database integration.
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
Industrial controllers: past, present, future
Increasing technology integration, cross-pollination and connectivity have shaped the development of programmable logic controllers (PLCs), programmable automation controllers (PACs) and today’s edge controllers, indicating how to invest for the future.
An overview of industrial IoT, from edge to cloud
Next generation distributed I/O brings users one step closer to seamless connectivity
Skills for the edge computing revolution
Edge computing is becoming more prevalent, and it’s imperative for engineers to get in on the action. Learn four skills engineers can develop to be better prepared.
Five automation design tips for the future
Automation design and system integration: When designing automation for the future, consider open source, capital costs, evolution, multi-vendor capability and cybersecurity.
Smart factory controllers bring security and connectivity
Powerful edge controllers are replacing PCs on the factory floor and going where PCs can’t, providing a variety of “apps” for every task.
Connect I/O systems with the IIoT
Traditional wired input/output (I/O) connections are crucial for most automation systems. The latest generation of I/O systems bridges the gap to bring these connections into the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).