IIoT, Industrie 4.0
OPC Foundation represented discussed the OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) technical roadmap on Sept. 13, part of the Hannover USA conference at IMTS 2018. Courtesy: Mark T. Hoske, Control Engineering, CFE Media
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 January 13, 2019

Software helps industrial network communications

Industrial network stacks and other industrial connectivity software work to enhance connectivity among devices and systems. OPC UA, MTConnect, EtherNet/IP, and CC-Link are among software that organizations provide. Middleware also provides connectivity between the plant floor and other systems.

By Mark T. Hoske
A conceptual toolbox provides methods and guidance for the selection of the appropriate network infrastructure in a technical document, the Industrial Internet Networking Framework (IINF), which is under development from the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC). Courtesy: IIC
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 January 11, 2019

The significance of industrial networking for the IIoT

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) focuses on the role of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) in industrial networking.

By Dr. Michael Hilgner
Mobility
Mobility December 18, 2018

IIC, OpenFog groups to collaborate

Combined organization to focus on cloud computing and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) research.

By Bob Vavra
Asset Management
Combine data science and computing power with sensor-captured data to derive better solutions for complex problems. Courtesy: L&T Technology Services
Asset Management January 8, 2019

The digital fuels the oil & gas industry toward profitable transformation

A panoply of solutions powered by artificial intelligence.

By Subrat Tripathy
Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics
Building a virtual network is much like building a hard-wired network: finding many wires all leading to the same system. Courtesy: Hargrove Controls + Automation
Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics December 31, 2018

Top 5 Control Engineering articles December 24-30

Articles about the 2019 System Integrator Giants, Engineers' Choice finalists, marshaling virtual resources, clean water benefits, and automating a manual valve were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from December 24-30, 2018. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra