Info Management
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Info Management April 13, 2019

Three data types companies need to prioritize

Not all data is equal and some require greater attention and priority than others. Industrial companies managing networks need to focus on information-based, mission critical and real-time data.

By Jonathan Simpson
Through an iterative process of testing and verification supported by diagnostic tools and 3-D graphics, the model is refined continually as components are sized. Courtesy: B&R Automation
Info Management April 2, 2019

Plug and model simulation tools for automation software development suites

Simulation, modeling, and virtual commissioning are becoming easier to apply on different levels in automation. Interfaces to third-party simulation tools may be built into your software development suite already.

By John Kowal
HMI, OI
Two Technologies’ HMIQ is a hardware package with a user interface development platform that allows companies to utilize the Android operating system and reach Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) goals. Courtesy: Two Technologies
HMI, OI May 1, 2019

HMI hardware and software for IIoT applications

Two Technologies’ HMIQ is a hardware package with a user interface development platform that allows companies to utilize the Android operating system and reach Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) goals.

By Two Technologies
Mobility
Apple CEO Tim Cook (left) and SAP CEO Bill McDermott discuss an expanded collaboration between the two companies around enterprise resource management. Image courtesy: SAP
Mobility May 7, 2019

Apple, SAP to expand enterprise partnership

CEOs Tim Cook, Bill McDermott discuss move to Mac functionality, data security.

By Bob Vavra
PLM, Control Design
Figure 9: Second order control loop Bode analysis can help if the first order gain was insufficient. Courtesy: ControlSphere LLC
PLM, Control Design April 19, 2019

Using IEC 61131-3 programming languages for simulation

See five paybacks of simulation. Use IEC 61131-3 programming languages and modern programming tools to easily integrate simulation to development workflow.

By Gary L. Pratt, P.E.
Manufacturing IT, MES
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Manufacturing IT, MES May 23, 2019

Agreement signed to develop AI accelerator for prototyping and research

The MIT-Air Force AI Accelerator, will conduct fundamental research directed at rapid deployment of artificial intelligence (AI) innovations in operations, data management, cybersecurity, and vehicle safety.

By Rob Matheson
Industrial PCs
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Industrial PCs May 19, 2019

Framework improves continual learning for artificial intelligence

North Carolina State researchers have developed a framework for deep neural networks that allows artificial intelligence (AI) systems to become better at performing previous tasks by learning from its prior actions.

By Matt Shipman