Mobility
Mobility February 1, 2018

Control Engineering hot topics, January 2018

Control Engineering's most clicked articles in January 2018 included stories about PID controllers, modular control systems, control and instrumentation results, 2018 technology trends, and VFD management. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Sponsored White Paper Mobility January 9, 2018

Advantages of a Mobile App Based HART Communicator

This white paper talks about the features users should look for in a mobile app based HART Communicator.

By CFE Media
Mobility November 12, 2017

What’s needed for wireless control?

Think Again: Wireless control in six easy steps: Technologies can enable wireless control and mobility applications. What are you waiting for?

By Mark T. Hoske, Control Engineering
Mobility November 9, 2017

Wireless control and mobility in automation

Advances in wireless control and mobility allow human-machine interface (HMI) systems allow devices to load and display relevant data that is based on a user’s location and proximity to networked equipment through multiple interfaces and screens.

By Melissa Topp, Iconics
Mobility October 30, 2017

Software for detecting diagnostic information on car developed

MIT researchers have developed machine learning software designed to take diagnostic information on any car through a smartphone by analyzing the car's sounds and vibrations, which are measured by the phone's accelerometers and microphone.

By David L. Chandler, MIT News Office
Mobility October 17, 2017

Architecting an interconnected enterprise

Automation, the conventional pinnacle of productivity, increasingly requires multi-platform connectivity to stakeholders across the enterprise to realize the advantages of smart manufacturing in the Industrie 4.0 era. How? Look at platforms, people, processes, and products.

By Amit Chadha
Mobility August 21, 2017

2017 IIoT for Engineers report: 8 key findings

Respondents to the 2017 IIoT for Engineers study identified eight key findings regarding familiarity and implementation of the Industrial Internet of Things; access full report

By CFE Media
Siemens' Sinamics V20 Smart access is a web server module that mounts directly onto the V20 drive and transforms a mobile device or laptop into a virtual operator panel. Courtesy: Siemens
Mobility May 30, 2017

Web access module for mobile devices, laptops

Siemens' Sinamics V20 Smart access is a web server module that mounts directly onto the V20 drive and transforms a mobile device or laptop into a virtual operator panel.

By Siemens
PTC's ThingWorx role-based manufacturing apps are designed to unify data from enterprise business systems and the sensored physical world, and are designed to deliver user information and real-time insight in context for individual roles. Courtesy: PTC
Mobility May 24, 2017

Role-based manufacturing apps for real-time operations

PTC's ThingWorx role-based manufacturing apps are designed to unify data from enterprise business systems and the sensored physical world, and are designed to deliver user information and real-time insight in context for individual roles.

By PTC
Mobility April 11, 2017

System integration of mobile controls and monitoring: Questions and answers

Cover Story: Reliable wireless capabilities are facilitating mobile monitoring and control. Experts explain why and how mobility helps automation and control applications.

By Mark T. Hoske