Info Management

Courtesy: Control Engineering China
Info Management January 8, 2022

Embrace SaaS, reap benefits, says industrial software giant PTC

Software as a service (SaaS) brings faster-than-local software performance without installation or versioning hassles, for CAD, PLM, IIoT and augmented reality development, according to PTC at the LiveWorx 2021 conference.

By Stone Shi
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media and Technology
Info Management July 28, 2021

Data integrity with electronic batch records

Electronic batch records (EBRs) can improve record-keeping by making it more automated and removing the human element from the equation.

By Bryon Hayes
Courtesy: Applied Control Engineering
HMI, OI March 1, 2022

Five improvements made by incorporating situational awareness in an HMI

With the ISA-101 standard aimed at addressing operator effectiveness, there has been an added focus on bringing practical HMI design concepts to plants. Five improvements are highlighted.

By Mike Lennon
Operators always need a clear view of what’s happening. Courtesy: Mark T. Hoske, Control Engineering
PLM, Control Design November 18, 2020

Best practices matter when designing control systems

When lives depend on control system design (and even when they don’t), best practices matter. Here’s what I’d like control system designers to know.

By Mark T. Hoske
Courtesy: GE Digital, New Products for Engineers Database
Manufacturing IT, MES April 16, 2022

Integrate new technologies, MES software

Integrating Industry 4.0 and manufacturing execution system (MES) software can increase revenues, create faster turnarounds, improve quality for manufacturers.

By Sacheen Patil
Courtesy: Christine Daniloff, MIT
Industrial PCs March 26, 2022

Quantum circuits developed for noise resiliency

Researchers are working on developing a technique that makes the quantum circuit itself resilient to noise to improve quantum computing's performance.

By Adam Zewe