Mobility

Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Remote Monitoring October 9, 2021

Social distancing and real-time locating systems

Example of how a real-time locating system (RTLS) enabled a facility to stay safe with social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Kinexon
Courtesy: HAWK Measurement 
Remote Monitoring September 29, 2021

Radar level transmitter for remote monitoring

Transmitter uses Power over Ethernet (PoE) to provide secure in-plant and remote monitoring.

By HAWK Measurement 
Courtesy: FDT Group
Mobility September 23, 2021

IIoT platform helps in automation use cases

FDT Group's updated FDT 3.0 standard is designed to meet demands for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications in the process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturing sectors.

By Dr. Vivek Hajarnavis
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