IIoT, Industrie 4.0
Companies with a cross-disciplined approach to design and production in controls and automation can qualify for the R&D tax credit, which brings in an estimated $10 billion annually for U.S. businesses, provided that the companies can take advantage of the break. Courtesy: Alliantgroup
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 March 18, 2019

Top 5 Control Engineering articles March 11-17

Articles about the R&D tax credit, easy automation, IIoT software in manufacturing, IEEE 1584-2018, and the Engineers' Choice Awards were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from March 11-17. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
HMS Industrial Networks has acquired WEBfactory GmbH, a provider of web-based software solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Courtesy: HMS Industrial Networks
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 March 15, 2019

Web-based software solutions company acquired

HMS Industrial Networks has acquired WEBfactory GmbH, a provider of web-based software solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

By HMS Industrial Networks
Mobility
Courtesy: Bob Vavra, CFE Media
Mobility March 20, 2019

Industrial mobile robot standards being developed

Industrial mobile robots (IMRs) have a lot of potential for manufacturers looking to enhance productivity, but standards are needed.

By Robotic Industries Association (RIA)
Asset Management
Figure 2. Providing subject-matter experts with visual representations of data allows them to interact directly to solve problems. Courtesy: Seeq
Asset Management January 29, 2019

Basic steps to take when applying analytics processing

Upstream oil & gas operations improved using data analytics.

By Michael Risse
Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics
Courtesy: CFE Media
Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics March 16, 2019

Machine vision users adopting cloud computing

Many companies are turning to cloud computing to handle the large data flows coming from their machine vision systems.

By AIA