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Remote Monitoring May 28, 2020

Control your move to remote operations

Successful companies manage change in an open environment by understanding the structure of the operations team, the contributions of the staff and the systems required to support them across all modes of operation.

By Bridget Fitzpatrick
Courtesy: MG Strategy Plus
Discrete Manufacturing May 26, 2020

Top 5 Control Engineering articles May 18-24, 2020

Articles about COVID-19 effects on engineering jobs and job market, the 2020 career and salary survey, data flow, and more were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from May 18-24, 2020. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Ethernet May 26, 2020

Single-pair Ethernet technology benefits for IIoT

Single-pair Ethernet (SPE) enables a simultaneous power supply of terminal devices via power over data line (PODL) over a single pair of copper wires, opening up new possibilities and fields of application for industrial Ethernet and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

By Control Engineering Europe
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 May 18, 2020

How we live now

How profound an impact will the coronavirus crisis have on the technology infrastructure? It's already happening with one-third of workers logging in from home.

By Kevin Parker
Courtesy: Purdue University
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 May 14, 2020

System designed to improve database performance for health care, IoT

Purdue University scientists developed a system called SOPHIA designed to help users reconfigure databases for diverse applications ranging from metagenomics to high-performance computing (HPC) to IoT.

By Chris Adam
Courtesy of: MIT
Industrial PCs May 13, 2020

Graphene twists could help engineer quantum computing devices

Results from MIT research could help designers engineer high-temperature superconductors and quantum computing devices.

By Jennifer Chu
Courtesy: Beckhoff Automation
Ethernet May 8, 2020

Combine Ethernet, fieldbus advantages, avoid limits

EtherCAT provides reliable, deterministic communication through industrial-hardened hardware and unique functional principles. How does EtherCAT work?

By Sree Swarna Gutta
Courtesy: Litmus
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 May 7, 2020

Data flow is no longer hierarchical

Can industrial edge computing fit into the Purdue model?

By Vatsal Shah
ExxonMobil, at ARC Forum 2020, discussed its open process control pilot program, using technologies from many vendors. Courtesy: Mark T. Hoske, Control Engineering, CFE Media and Technology 
Automation May 4, 2020

Creating a safe path to digital with open standards

To keep pace with the digital age, the critical infrastructure and automation industries are looking beyond today’s control systems for new, common technologies to help balance requirements for uptime with digital technologies. Open standards can help.

By Ed Harrington
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Cybersecurity April 30, 2020

IT-OT collaboration needs context and increased visibility

Information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) are continuing the process of working together, but non-manufacturing types need more understanding and context of what is happening on the plant floor for this merger to work.

By Gregory Hale