Control Systems
Clearly defining what colors indicate in your control system is an important—and occasionally overlooked—parameter in system design. Courtesy: CFE Media file image
Control Systems February 7, 2019

Does your control system have style?

Defining system language, look as important as operating parameters.

By Jason Tippett
A commercial plane traveling at Mach 6— six times the speed of sound — would get commuters from Washington, D.C., to Denver in 15 minutes. At Mach 9, it can reach Los Angeles in the same amount of time. Courtesy: University of Notre Dame
Control Systems December 6, 2018

Quiet hypersonic test facility capable of Mach 6 speeds launched

The University of Notre Dame has completed development of the country’s largest quiet Mach 6 hypersonic wind tunnel, which is funded with support from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), which is the first step in a partnership between Notre Dame and Purdue University to develop multiple hypersonic tunnels.

By University of Notre Dame
Control Engineering 2019 Engineers' Choice Awards
PLCs, PACs February 4, 2019

2019 Engineers’ Choice Awards

Spotlight on innovation: Best automation, control, and instrumentation products in 26 categories.

By Amanda Pelliccione
Embedded Systems, Edge Computing
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Embedded Systems, Edge Computing December 1, 2018

Embedded vision is changing how people, machines interact

Embedded vision immerses the user in a more natural way by allowing the products to better augment our existing capabilities.

Dedicated Controls
Dedicated Controls October 11, 2018

Vote now for 2019 Engineers’ Choice Finalists

The official ballot is open for voting for Control Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, for a limited time. Review finalists and vote by using CFE Media's New Products for Engineers platform. (Voting closed Jan. 4, 2019.)

By Amanda Pelliccione
Robots powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning are being employed to carry out mundane, repetitive tasks and more complex functions such as improving quality, throughput, enhancing employee safety, reducing waste and increasing customer satisfaction. Courtesy: L&T Technology Services
PID, APC February 12, 2019

Robotics and AI improve factories of the future

Cover Story: Robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) will improve product and service quality, create greater throughput, enhance employee safety, reduce variability, cut waste, and, most increase customer satisfaction.

By Dr. Keshab Panda
DCS, SCADA, Controllers
Emerson Automation DeltaV V14 Cybersecurity-certified Control System won a 2019 Engineers’ Choice Award in the Process Control System category. Courtesy: Emerson Automation
DCS, SCADA, Controllers February 14, 2019

Distributed control system design attributes that help implementation and use

Process control systems: A distributed control system (DCS) should help users innovate with greater automation system usability and functionality.

By Bob Halgren