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Other Networks December 18, 2018

ICS/IIoT taxonomy needed for cybersecurity

There is many opinions and beliefs on what an industrial control system (ICS) is and what the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) comprises, which makes a common understanding crucial.

Figure 1. The network architecture supports groups of field instruments and actuators using mesh communication to support reliable data transfer. Each device acts as a data originator and potential relay point. Courtesy: Emerson Automation Solutions
Other Networks December 17, 2018

Top 5 Control Engineering articles December 10-16

Articles about the 2019 System Integrator Giants, the System Integrator winners, AR and VR, and bringing IIoT to process plants were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from December 10-16, 2018. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
According to the Advantech presentation “Next Era of Globalization – Globalization 3.0,” the future of manufacturing will move closer to the intended market to create a balance of activity and job opportunities. Courtesy: Advantech
Other Networks December 12, 2018

The next era of global manufacturing

Manufacturers are changing the way they do business as globalization is changing the nature of business. Technology and information are working hand-in-hand to make these changes possible.

By Chris Vavra
Hannover Fairs USA will launch Digital Industry USA (DIG/IN USA) on Sept. 10-12, 2019 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville to demonstrate the technology needed to develop a fully-connected enterprise. Courtesy: Hannover Fairs USA
Other Networks December 11, 2018

Hannover Fairs USA launches new trade event

Digital Industry USA (DIG/IN USA) will highlight digital manufacturing Sept. 10-12 in Louisville.

By Bob Vavra
Other Networks December 8, 2018

Digital transformation needs a solid cybersecurity plan

Companies looking to perform digital transformation need to tackle cybersecurity and they need everyone–not just IT–to take responsibility to make it work.

By Gregory Hale
Figure 1. The network architecture supports groups of field instruments and actuators using mesh communication to support reliable data transfer. Each device acts as a data originator and potential relay point. Courtesy: Emerson Automation Solutions
Other Networks December 1, 2018

Control Engineering hot topics, November 2018

Control Engineering's most clicked articles in November 2018 included stories about the Engineers' Choice Finalists, matching motors and drives, designing a wireless IIoT gateway, complex upgrades, and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) researchers, led by Panos Markpoulos, are taking on Big Data to reduce the negative impact of faulty measurements in data collected from complex sensing systems. Courtesy: Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Other Networks November 30, 2018

Researchers receive grant to improve Big Data analysis

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) researchers have received a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation’s Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure to research signal processing solutions, which could impact how Big Data is better managed.

By Michelle Cometa
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Other Networks November 26, 2018

Solution developed to connect sensors to existing infrastructure

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) announced that group members developed to connect sensors to an IT system using existing infrastructure without affecting real-time operations for brownfield facilities.

By Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC)
FieldComm Group's product registry provides a single unified interface for users to find EDDs and FDI Device Packages while the repository provides host systems instant worldwide access to these files. Courtesy: FieldComm Group
Other Networks November 23, 2018

Product registry and repository launched for device packages, EDDs

FieldComm Group's product registry provides a unified interface for users to find HART and FOUNDATION Fieldbus electronic device descriptions (EDDs) and FDI Device Packages while the repository provides host systems instant worldwide access to these latest files.

By FieldComm Group
The new connection will enable high-speed sharing of massive amounts of data created by modern digital instruments like gene sequencers, powerful microscopes, and the Large Hadron Collider. Courtesy: Eric Rudd, Indiana University
Other Networks November 22, 2018

University, industry leaders collaborate to power network for research and education

Indiana University network engineers are collaborating with Ciena, Internet2, and ESnet to power the Monon400 network and will stretch from Chicago to Dallas.

By Ceci Jones