Edge Computing, Embedded Systems

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IIoT, Industrie 4.0 April 7, 2020

An overview of industrial IoT, from edge to cloud

Next generation distributed I/O brings users one step closer to seamless connectivity

By Josh Eastburn
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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.

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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
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Other Networks October 3, 2019

Survey respondents show edge computing optimism

End users are optimistic about edge computing’s ability to transform industrial automation processes, according to research by Stratus Technologies and CFE Media.

By CFE Media
Helping with hybrid operational technology implementations, Stratus’ ztC Edge is a zero-touch, fully virtualized and self-protecting computing platform, specifically designed for industrial edge environments. Courtesy: Stratus Technologies
Industrial PCs March 8, 2019

10 best practices for edge computing

When choosing, installing, and using an edge computing device for a manufacturing or process facility application, these 10 best practices can help.

By Mark T. Hoske
Figure 1: Ultra-compact Industrial PCs (IPCs) can serve simply as add-on gateway devices or also perform machine control in addition to edge computing requirements. Courtesy: Beckhoff Automation
Industrial PCs March 6, 2019

Hardware capabilities impact edge computing success

Industrial PCs offer a range of processing capabilities, form factors, and certifications that engineers must consider when implementing edge computing strategies in new applications or legacy systems.

By Eric Reiner
Edge computing simplifies an infrastructure by mapping once at the edge and delivering data in a more efficient way, with message queuing telemetry transport (MQTT). Courtesy: Inductive Automation
Other Networks February 28, 2019

New edge computing opportunities available for manufacturers

Edge computing brings data faster to users as well as provide new possibilities for analysis and enhancing the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

By Travis Cox
An airport is similar to how edge devices and the cloud interact. An airline hub at a central airport connects to other locations. Think of the cloud as the hubs and the edge devices as the smaller local airports. Courtesy: Lindsey Kielmeyer, MartinCSI
Industrial PCs February 26, 2019

Edge computing for efficiency, quality

Edge devices streamline operations and offer many benefits including enhanced efficiencies and quality of service for industrial manufacturers.

By Nate Kay, P.E.