Mature engineering information management can save millions in operational costs.
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A Purdue team has entered a cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation (NSF) to create an augmented and virtual reality experience prototype called Skill-XR to reduce manufacturing's skills gap.
Product lifecycle management software (PLM) and service lifecycle management software enabled by integration with cloud services and applications, helps a variety of industries with digital twins, digitalization, automation design and plant design. See five attributes of a digital twin.
Leveraging operational data already in control systems can drive distribution center (DC) performance and maintenance improvements.
Use SCADA to best advantage, and the way it’s meant to be used
Industrial robotic software, industrial networks and cloud-based technologies are helping to improve industrial robotic health, improve robotic uptime and better manage robotic assets.
MQTT is a publish/subscribe, extremely simple and lightweight messaging protocol
As technology evolves and becomes more sophisticated, data acquisition models need to change, as well.
Siemens Large Drive Applications delivered a drive train, which includes artificial intelligence and machine learning to Deer Park Refinery located in Houston, Tex., one of the nation's largest refineries.