Networking and Security

Networking and Security October 9, 2012

Integrated HMI and PLC reduces development time

Product Exclusive: Wago Perspecto CP TV merges an HMI and a PLC into one package, combining hardware and software for logic and visualization, thereby reducing overall costs and development time, the company said.

Networking and Security January 1, 2004

Web-enabled paperless recorder has dial-up access

InformIT SM3000 Multipoint Videographic Recorder features up to 36 recording channels and IP66/NEMA 4X environmental protection. Suitable for a wide range of process applications, including food preparation, beverage, chemicals, water and wastewater, facilities and more, SM3000 can be mounted in harsh environments and hose down areas.

By Staff
Courtesy: MG Strategy+, Control Engineering
Cybersecurity January 18, 2022

Six critical components of integrated cybersecurity for industrial control systems (ICS)

Examining industrial control system cybersecurity requires looking at audits, access controls, threat detection, risk mitigation, process sensor security and authentication and vendor collaboration.

By Anil Gosine
Courtesy: EtherCAT Technology Group
Ethernet January 13, 2022

What is EtherCAT?

Learn more about the unique functional principle of EtherCAT and how it simplifies implementation for end users while expanding the number of available devices.

By Robert Trask, PE
While 5G may require some realignment in thinking, with some preparation it can be effectively integrated into industrial communications applications, explained Devin Partida is a technology and manufacturing writer. Courtesy: Control Engineering
Wireless December 16, 2021

Aligning manufacturing with 5G capabilities: What to know

5G can help manufacturers realize a smarter factory with some adjustments and patience to realize its full potential. See three ways 5G can help manufacturing.

By Devin Partida
Courtesy: Brett Sayles
Other Networks January 7, 2022

TSN’s future role in industrial automation

Time-sensitive network (TSN)-compatible automation components can create agile and future-proof manufacturing factories.

By Jeremy Shinton
Courtesy: Festo Corporation 
I/O Systems, I/O Modules September 30, 2021

Decentralized I/O system for valve terminals

Decentralized input/output (I/O) system improves the performance of mixed valve terminals and I/O systems.

By Festo Corporation