Edge Computing, Embedded Systems

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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
Embedded Systems, Edge Computing May 28, 2020

Executive Brand Video Series—Learn How Thought Leaders at Stratus are Responding to COVID-19

Jason Andersen, vice president strategy and product management at Stratus Technologies, discusses how they are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Jason Andersen
WinCC Unified programming platform can run on different devices, from small to large. Courtesy: Siemens Industry Inc.
Discrete Manufacturing May 6, 2020

Automation controllers, edge computing

Which devices to use? A multi-tasking controller combines functions of a PC-based software controller with visualization, PC applications, and input/output connections. Combining a scalable human-machine interface (HMI) system, supervisory control and data acquisition, and other functions can add edge functionality.

By Jim Wilmot, Bernd Raithel, Siemens Industry Inc.
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PLCs, PACs May 5, 2020

Should I use an edge controller, PLC, or PAC?

Industrial automation end users are finding edge control technologies excel at familiar programmable logic controller (PLC) and programmable automation controller (PAC) applications while delivering future-proof computing and communication options.

By Darrell Halterman
Siemens Industrial Edge devices and systems result in faster innovation, reduced time to market, and higher security compared to traditional devices and systems. Courtesy: Siemens Industry Inc.
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 May 3, 2020

Automation meets edge computing

Combining a scalable human-machine interface (HMI) system and supervisory control and data acquisition with additional edge functionality gives machine and plant designs a high degree of flexibility and adaptability to quickly react to changing market environments and maintain fast innovations cycles.

By Bernd Raithel
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Automation April 18, 2020

Big Data analytics moves right to the edge

The implications of the introduction of the IEEE 802.3cg standard for industrial automation and what it might mean for 4-20mA or HART systems.

By Brendan O’Dowd
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virtualization, Cloud, Analytics, Edge Computing April 2, 2020

Edge computing terms and skills

Six edge computing questions to ask about data collection, networking and control systems.

By Nate Kay, P.E.
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System Integration March 30, 2020

Edge computing offers 4-step pathway to digital transformation

Special Report: Living on the edge: Putting computing power close to the process reduces control system latency, creates a distributed architecture, and can integrate machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities for faster, more flexible optimization and expand and improve use of cloud services. See four steps toward edge computing.

By Dr. Keshab Panda
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Sensors, Vision March 23, 2020

Convolutional neural networks help embedded vision applications

Convolutional neural networks (CNNs) have the ability to replicate the human thought process and use embedded vision to automate those processes.

By AIA
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virtualization, Cloud, Analytics, Edge Computing March 6, 2020

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.

By Josh Eastburn