Mobility

Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Cybersecurity May 1, 2020

Tech giants unite in COVID-19 smartphone effort

Google and Apple unveiled a joint effort to enable the use of Bluetooth technology to help governments and health agencies reduce the spread of COVID-19 while protecting user privacy.

By Gregory Hale
Remote Monitoring April 30, 2020

A remote shift to business as usual

Businesses are looking to remote management strategies where they leverage smart technologies, mobile devices, remote access connectivity and communications tools.

By Ram Ramamoorthy
Courtesy: Prof. Brian Cunningham, University of Illinois
Mobility April 29, 2020

Portable detector developed to identify pathogens in minutes

University of Illinois researchers developed an inexpensive and rapid smartphone-based pathogen testing device designed to ease pressure on testing laboratories during pandemics such as COVID-19.

By Lois Yoksoulian
Courtesy: OTTO Robots/RIA
AI and Machine Learning April 20, 2020

Top 5 Control Engineering Articles April 13-19, 2020

Article about COVID-19 impacts, robotics and bluetooth smart phone signals helping fight the coronavirus pandemic and more were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from April 13-19, 2020. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
Remote Monitoring April 14, 2020

Remote monitoring and data visualization

Remote monitoring and data visualization are key to improving overall manufacturing efficiency.

By Jack Smith
Courtesy: Christine Daniloff, MIT
Mobility April 10, 2020

Bluetooth smartphone signals could automate COVID-19 contact tracing

MIT researchers have developed a system that enables smartphones to transmit “chirps” to nearby devices could notify people if they have been near an infected person.

By Kylie Foy
Courtesy: Endress+Hauser
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 April 2, 2020

Deploy IIoT sensors and networks in remote locations

IIoT adds value within a plant, but also is a natural fit for field data gathering

By Ryan Williams
Courtesy: MartinCSI
virtualization, Cloud, Analytics, Edge Computing April 2, 2020

Edge computing terms and skills

Six edge computing questions to ask about data collection, networking and control systems.

By Nate Kay, P.E.
Courtesy: Stratus
Remote Monitoring April 1, 2020

When remote monitoring and control becomes essential for manufacturing operations

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing companies to adjust their business practices and settle to a new normal. See four tips on how edge computing and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) can help companies adjust.

By Stephen Greene
On the right is a 3D image with auto-exposure control. A Purdue team has created technology to make 3D cameras easier to use. Courtesy: Purdue University
Sensors, Vision March 31, 2020

Technologies developed to make 3D cameras easier to use

A Purdue University professor who has developed new technologies aimed at making 3D cameras easier to use by compressing 3D camera files and automating focus and exposure settings.

By Chris Adam