IIoT, Industrie 4.0

IIoT, Industrie 4.0 November 20, 2019

Five factors to smart instrumentation in Industry 4.0

Learn how Industry 4.0 incorporates the data and analytics from smart instruments to add tremendous value to an organization.

By Cory Perelman
FacilityConneX simplifies and speeds up the manual data entry process, making it possible to add and integrate these data points via mobile devices. Courtesy: FacilityConneX
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 November 5, 2019

Intelligent alarms create actions from noise

Inside process: Alarm management software can decipher raw data, identify critical alarms, locate alarm sources, and provide role-based intelligence for faster resolution.

By Jennifer Grimley
Accessing the VFD’s HMI via a wireless or Bluetooth connection to adjust settings or collect diagnostic data can negate the need to suit up with personal protective equipment (PPE). This is because the operator can access the HMI without opening the enclosure containing the VFD. Courtesy: Yaskawa
Mobility October 9, 2019

Smartphones help with VFD configuration: Your questions answered

Additional answers provide more details about smartphone programming for variable frequency drives (VFDs).

By Michael Hall
Figure 2: Real-time dashboards provide the information required for each level of the plant’s organization. Courtesy: Yokogawa Electric Corp.
Asset Management November 4, 2019

Profit-driven operations require IT/OT integration

Maximizing process plant profits requires close integration across all levels of an organization.

By Yasunori Kobayashi
Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics November 18, 2019

Top 5 Control Engineering articles November 11-17

Articles about information and the cloud, control panel building tips, the Engineers' Choice finalists, control system migration, and the Motor Drives Study were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from November 11-17. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra