Mobility

Smart watch study expands by providing devices designed to detect COVID-19. Courtesy: Duke University
Mobility June 23, 2020

Smart watch study expands to identify COVID-19 symptoms

Researchers at Duke University are helping establish a more comprehensive method of early-symptom detection. Data collection, analysis, and alarms parallel industrial human-machine interface (HMI) mobile software applications.

By Duke University
Courtesy: Inductive Automation
Remote Monitoring June 8, 2020

Top 5 Control Engineering articles June 1-7, 2020

Articles about remote operations, SCADA platform tools, 3D printing, COVID-19 job market impacts. and more were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from June 1-7, 2020. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
Courtesy: Wood
Remote Monitoring May 28, 2020

Control your move to remote operations

Successful companies manage change in an open environment by understanding the structure of the operations team, the contributions of the staff and the systems required to support them across all modes of operation.

By Bridget Fitzpatrick
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: Mark T. Hoske, CFE Media and Technology
Remote Monitoring April 22, 2020

How to operate manufacturing remotely

Address five areas to improve remote operations, of growing importance to keep manufacturing sites running efficiently, reliably and safely from a distance, to address COVID-19 pandemic concerns and demographic workforce pressures. Secure software and devices can improve remote access, cybersecurity and digitization.

By Jason Urso
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: 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
Courtesy: Emerson
Remote Monitoring March 26, 2020

Take remote monitoring to the edge

Advanced edge controllers enable remote monitoring techniques to supplement standard industrial automation practices

By Kyle Hable