DCS, SCADA, Controllers

Courtesy: Lavoro Technologies
Remote Monitoring August 4, 2020

Cloud solutions enable remote work productivity, without replacing SCADA

Use SCADA to best advantage, and the way it’s meant to be used

By Eric Fidler
Figure 3: An example of a template used for facility generators. Courtesy: MAVERICK Technologies
Data Acquisition, DAQ July 28, 2020

How to enhance data acquisition best practices

As technology evolves and becomes more sophisticated, data acquisition models need to change, as well.

By Brian E. Bolton
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HMI, OI July 1, 2020

Control Engineering hot topics, June 2020

Control Engineering's most clicked articles in June 2020 included stories about workplace distancing, COVID-19 impacts, cybersecurity risk, HMI/SCADA software, and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
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HMI, OI June 22, 2020

Top 5 Control Engineering articles June 15-21, 2020

Articles about manufacturing the COVID-19 pandemic, cybersecurity, HMI/SCADA software, digital transformation, and more were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from June 15-21, 2020. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
Courtesy: Inductive Automation
Remote Monitoring June 8, 2020

Top 5 Control Engineering articles June 1-7, 2020

Articles about remote operations, SCADA platform tools, 3D printing, COVID-19 job market impacts. and more were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from June 1-7, 2020. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
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Power Quality June 3, 2020

COVID-19 emergency support for safety circuits, VFDs, vision, PLC power quality, SCADA

System integrators can provide emergency support for automation troubleshooting to shorten or prevent downtime, improve quality and save money as manufacturing restarts or continues during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Matt Ruth
Courtesy: Inductive Automation
HMI, OI June 3, 2020

Doing more with HMI/SCADA software

Modern technology and creative thinking are enabling many impressive projects using human-machine interface software and supervisory control and data acquisition software. HMI and SCADA software help with OT and IT convergence. See six SCADA software advantages, applications.

By Travis Cox
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Automation June 1, 2020

SCADA platform tools save time and money

Installing a supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system improved efficiency for a Wisconsin-based automotive supplier. Results included greater visibility, faster problem solving, lower costs and more throughput.

By Jim Meyers
Courtesy: Honeywell Process Solutions
DCS, SCADA, Controllers April 3, 2020

Know when to migrate a process control system

There’s a big difference between a phased process control system migration and just putting delaying the problem of control system obsolescence. Those who don’t plan for distributed control system (DCS) obsolescence will see options narrow.

By Satnam Bhogal
Maverick Technologies provides more advice about distributed control system migration at www.mavtechglobal.com/solutions/dcsnext. Courtesy: Maverick Technologies
DCS, SCADA, Controllers February 2, 2020

Process control migration woes?

Migrating controls: Plan ahead with any process control system migration to stay on track. Use front-end loading on the project, and ask these 10 questions about migrating from a legacy distributed control system (DCS) or other controls to upgraded options.

By Lynn Njaa