Mobility

Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media and Technology
Mobility July 15, 2021

Technique to manufacture flexible electronics developed

Researchers at Stanford University have invented a manufacturing technique that yields flexible, atomically thin transistors less than 100 nm in length, making flexible electronics (flextronics) closer to a reality.

By Andrew Myers
Courtesy: FDT Group
Mobility May 6, 2021

Mobile access to production data through customized applications

Customized applications can help industrial organizations manage field devices and reduce overall operating and maintenance costs.

By Dr. Vivek Hajarnavis
Courtesy: Grantek Systems Integration Ltd.
Remote Monitoring December 11, 2020

Implementing secure remote access and MES

Maintaining business continuity during COVID-19 is vital for manufacturers; secure remote access can provide a safe platform to keep operations running

By Sam Russem and Jacob Chapman
Courtesy: Yokogawa
Mobility November 30, 2020

Top 5 Control Engineering Articles Nov. 23-29, 2020

Articles about how integrators can help IIoT applications, VFD parameter changes, mobile technology, and more were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from Nov. 23-29, 2020. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
Courtesy: Yokogawa
Mobility November 17, 2020

Mobile technology with augmented reality bridges social distancing

Training methods address loss of human resources and personal contact during pandemic, improve operations

By Dr. Kazuya Suzuki
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Mobility October 19, 2020

Connecting industrial applications to a private 5G network

Companies are working on developing a private 5G network to allow industrial applications, such as machines, controls and other equipment to be connected to a private network to better control behavior and usage.

By Control Engineering Europe
Purdue University researchers are helping to develop physIQ software that could indicate that a person should get tested for COVID-19 by detecting specific changes in heart and breathing rates while the person wears a smartwatch. Courtesy: John Underwood, Purdue University
Mobility October 6, 2020

Algorithms developed to detect COVID-19 from smartwatch data

Purdue University researchers have begun a study that would help determine if biometric smartwatch data could be used to detect signs of COVID-19 early early in asymptomatic users.

By Kayla Wiles
Courtesy: ICONICS and RealWear Inc.
Mobility September 24, 2020

Advances in mobile devices

In automation, many software and hardware technologies have been developed that allow companies the means to remotely monitor and control business processes from anywhere, via any device, at any time

By Melissa Topp
Courtesy: Keagan Gay, CFE Media and Technology
Mobility September 6, 2020

Is 5G ready for deployment in the real world?

Installing 5G networks is being built around the needs of machines and systems rather than handset users.

By Brendan O’Dowd
Courtesy: Lavoro Technologies
Remote Monitoring August 4, 2020

Cloud solutions enable remote work productivity, without replacing SCADA

Use SCADA to best advantage, and the way it’s meant to be used

By Eric Fidler