Edge and Cloud Computing
Automation and control of greenfield water distribution system in the world’s largest new city presents challenges and opportunities: Designed-in advantages can be achieved in retrofit automation projects, too.
As interest and investment in both edge computing and 5G pick up pace, an assortment of applications stand to benefit from their convergence.
In a webcast on edge computing applications, the benefits of using an edge device to manage communication between ERP and SCADA systems was discussed.
Archived version of the webcast “Edge series: Edge computing architectures, advantages” is available for viewing online; a summary of information offered follows along with more answers to audience questions about industrial edge computing architectures.
There are several edge technology and digital transformation trends within the industrial sector that could impact manufacturing.
Control Engineering top 5 articles online about edge computing posted over the last year covered leveraging MQTT and edge devices, controllers and edge computers and 5G's role in edge computing.
Embedded systems are isolated and kept independent from one another, but the cloud can help bring these systems together to give manufacturers greater visability and operational capabilities.
The adoption of edge computing at all levels within a system architecture means that a diverse range of hardware and software solutions are required.
Programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and human-machine interfaces (HMIs) are used for real-time control, but now they can do much more to ease implementation of analytics and other needs with edge computing technologies.
The top 5 articles from the past week include cybersecurity news, autonomous mobile robots (AMRs), and edge computing.