Edge Computing, Embedded Systems

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Embedded Systems, Edge Computing December 3, 2020

AMP upgrades to edge controllers

Largest U.S. rotary heat-treating facility modernizes controls and automation with tight database integration.

By Josh Eastburn
Stone Shi is executive editor-in-chief, Control Engineering China. Courtesy: Control Engineering China
Embedded Systems, Edge Computing October 4, 2020

Edge computing, artificial intelligence power automation innovation

Edge computing allows engineers to use lower costs to develop newer applications such as shop-floor data analysis and quality prediction. Artificial intelligence (AI) improves the efficiency and accuracy of plant operations.

By Stone Shi
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I/O Systems, I/O Modules September 7, 2020

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

By Josh Eastburn
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IIoT, Industrie 4.0 August 31, 2020

Automation at the Industrial IoT edge

Leverage edge technologies in good times and bad by using remote visualization, monitoring, access and management as well as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and analytical applications.

By Chantal Polsonetti
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Embedded Systems, Edge Computing August 25, 2020

Patching embedded systems aids cybersecurity efforts

Improving the process of patching code in vulnerable embedded systems is a major cybersecurity concern because much of the code currently running is vulnerable to hackers.

By Kelsey Schnieders Lefever
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HMI, OI August 5, 2020

Embedded HMIs excel in automation applications

Delivering the right human-machine interface (HMI) experience is critical whenever people need to interact with automation.

By Bill Dehner
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Embedded Systems, Edge Computing August 4, 2020

How edge computing will unleash the potential of IIoT

Combining the potential of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) devices with the processing power of edge computing, automation solutions and analytics is giving manufacturing production data more value. See five ways to make edge IIoT deployment more effective.

By Christian Johansson
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Embedded Systems, Edge Computing July 29, 2020

Is it time to look at edge computing?

With the rise of 5G in manufacturing, effective edge computing requires consideration of industrial PCs (IPCs) at the edge.

By Stephen Hayes
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PLCs, PACs June 30, 2020

Moving toward self-assembly machine automation systems

Evolving PLC and PAC platforms, networking, and programming methods are leading to self-assembled machine automation systems, reducing risk and user integration efforts.

By Keith McNab
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HMI, OI June 10, 2020

Create value from data: Using HMIs as intelligent edge devices

Human-machine interfaces (HMIs) are evolving beyond basic visualization devices to become edge-located, data handling, and analytical powerhouses. See 5 modern HMI attributes.

By Marcia Gadbois and Chuck Kelley