Edge computing brings data faster to users as well as provide new possibilities for analysis and enhancing the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
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Factory automation controllers: When specifying controllers for industrial automation applications, consider capabilities such as data handling, communications, and high-speed control.
Automation software and hardware advances reduce programming tasks and provide more built-in configurability, scalability, background communication among software components, simulation/digital twin capability, and usability.
Machine running speed nearly doubled with greater product control, quick ROI.
Pharmaceutical manufacturers need to enact cybersecurity measures for their programmable logic controller (PLCs) to prevent hackers from causing damage that could have major repercussions for the health of the company's customers.
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System integrators are there to solve automation problems by providing the time, talent, and technology required to turn a plan into a completed project
Emerson announced it has agreed to acquire Intelligent Platforms, a division of General Electric, to expand opportunities in machine control and discrete applications across process industries and target hybrid markets.