Ethernet October 11, 2018

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By Amanda Pelliccione
Ethernet October 3, 2018

Complex upgrades demand advanced expertise

Partial upgrades to existing automation systems can be difficult, requiring close cooperation between the system integrator and plant personnel.

By Stephen Goldsworth, Raju Nair, and Jonathan Shores, Tesco Controls Inc.
Ethernet September 30, 2018

Ethernet moves closer to process controls

International: The latest developments to the Advanced Physical Layer (APL) project to enable Ethernet for process applications were reported at the 2018 ACHEMA exhibition by three standards-based organizations for process automation suppliers. The goal is a ruggedized, two-wire, loop-powered Ethernet physical layer.

By Suzanne Gill, Control Engineering Europe
Ethernet August 26, 2018

Wireless group expanding IoT network, improving power and energy costs

The Zigbee Alliance announced a certification program designed to create business opportunities for members and a mesh network designed to improve power generation.

By ZigBee Alliance
Ethernet August 21, 2018

TSN: Evolution, next steps for industrial systems

Technology Update: IEEE Time Sensitive Networking evolves standard Ethernet to enable deterministic networking that supports coexistence of critical and non-critical forms of traffic. Experts provide TSN updates and explanations.

By Control Engineering
Ethernet August 12, 2018

Focusing on controller choice, Lean

Many plant-specific factors affect controller criteria, but choices unique to controller type exist as well.

By Jack Smith, CFE Media
Ethernet August 10, 2018

Network interoperability, process digitalization

Think Again: Time sensitive networking helps advance communications in seven ways; digital transformation enables process industries in five ways.

By Mark T. Hoske, Control Engineering
Ethernet August 1, 2018

IIoT: Connecting industrial intelligence

Industrial internet can help operations and production be intelligent, high-efficiency, and flexible. Industrial network cybersecurity can help protect the industrial control system (ICS). Tools are available to enhance interoperability of real-time data transmission.

By Aileen Jin, Control Engineering China
Ethernet April 12, 2018

Industrial Ethernet market projected to show strong growth

The industrial Ethernet market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $20 billion to over $72 billion by 2024 according to a research report by Global Market Insights.

By Global Market Insights
Ethernet March 1, 2018

2018 ERP, IIoT and the Cloud Study

The IIoT for Engineers 2018 Enterprise Resources Planning, IIoT and the Cloud Study unveiled several key findings regarding usage of ERP, IIoT, and the Cloud. This includes connections to process control, HMIs, SCADA, data historians, alarm management, and data acquisition systems.

By CFE Media