Purchasing Industrial Computing and Networking, August 2022: Control Engineering research says one-third of buyers would switch vendors; half would consider given good reason; just 15% were very satisfied. For responses to a write-in question, honesty was most important.
How can providers and users of industrial software advance software usefulness and ease of use, so software and its benefits can be more widely adopted? Control Engineering China provides some thoughts.
Information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) convergence is enabling a digital manufacturing transformation.
FieldComm Group announced the first FDI host system to earn the right to display the FDI registration logo in product marketing materials.
Edge computing is instrumental in the creation of frameworks that are capable of quickly and securely evaluating data and time-sensitive networking (TSN) can help.
Knowing how to support time-sensitive networking (TSN)-based industrial Ethernet protocols and how to leverage a corresponding development ecosystem is key to ensuring manufacturing success.
Time-sensitive network (TSN)-compatible automation components can create agile and future-proof manufacturing factories.
Profibus & Profinet International (PI) are added module type packages (MTPs) to their industrial networking portfolio.
PI has launched a Profinet community stack project to support the spread of time-sensitive networking (TSN).
Plug-and-play and non-proprietary open automation system designs have become the goal of users. Many interoperability efforts include the O-PAS standard for control system architecture, time-sensitive networking (TSN) for industrial Ethernet and IEC 61499 for programming.