Industrial PCs

Courtesy: Beckhoff Automation, New Products for Engineers Database
Industrial PCs August 19, 2021

The IPC requirements of complex control

As automation technologies and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) become more commonplace in modern manufacturing, the requirements of control hardware have increased.

By Stephen Hayes
Figure 6: AX5000 servo drives and AM8000 servo motors from Beckhoff power the pick-and-place robots that feed new cases to the milling towers. Courtesy: Beckhoff Automation
Industrial PCs August 11, 2021

Productivity increases with cloud-connected IPC

Glidewell Dental used flexible, scalable automation, EtherCAT, and IIoT solutions to modernize prosthetic tooth factory

By James Figy
Courtesy: Maverick Technologies
Industrial PCs July 31, 2021

Six steps to improve computer hardening

Computer hardening is about making systems resistant to cybersecurity attacks, which is something engineers are becoming more aware of. Six tips are highlighted.

By Robert Henderson
Courtesy: Siemens, New Products for Engineers Database
Industrial PCs July 26, 2021

Redundant and fail-safe controller CPU

The SIMATIC S7-1500 controller family is extended by a redundant controller which also allows to implement fail-safe applications.

By Siemens Industry, Inc.
Courtesy: RPI
Industrial PCs July 17, 2021

New combination of materials provides progress toward quantum computing

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute researchers have demonstrated how the future of quantum computing may depend on the further development and understanding of semiconductor materials known as transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDCs).

By Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Industrial PCs July 4, 2021

Perovskite superfluoresces could benefit quantum computing

A commonly-studied perovskite can superfluoresce at temperatures practical to achieve and at timescales long enough to make it potentially useful in quantum computing applications.

By Tracey Peake
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Industrial PCs June 23, 2021

Reducing quantum computing errors

MIT researchers demonstrate a way to sharply reduce errors in two-qubit gates, a significant advance toward fully realizing quantum computation.

By Michaela Jarvis
Courtesy: Motoaki Bamba, Kyoto University
Industrial PCs June 5, 2021

Odd angles make for strong spin-spin coupling for quantum technology

Rice University researchers have found an orthoferrite material showing uniquely tunable interactions that could have a major impact on quantum technology and sensing.

By Mike Williams
Purdue University researchers are building a probabilistic computer that could bridge the gap between classical and quantum computing to more efficiently solve problems in areas such as drug research, encryption and cybersecurity, financial services, data analysis and supply chain logistics. Courtesy: Gwen Keraval, Purdue University
Industrial PCs March 15, 2021

Computer developed to act more in tune with nature

Purdue University engineers are building a probabilistic computer designed to act more like quantum computers rather than traditional computers.

By Kayla Wiles
Courtesy: Keagan Gay, CFE Media and Technology
Industrial PCs February 25, 2021

Global silicon revenues rise in 2020

In spite of disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the semiconductor history had a strong finish to 2020, almost reaching the sales high achieved in 2018.