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Mobility October 19, 2020

Connecting industrial applications to a private 5G network

Companies are working on developing a private 5G network to allow industrial applications, such as machines, controls and other equipment to be connected to a private network to better control behavior and usage.

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

Cybersecurity is the optimal route to smart manufacturing

Cybersecurity strategy in digital plants is critical for companies that want to achieve smart manufacturing.

By Emilie Lerche Fenger and Marco Zampolli
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 October 10, 2020

Industrial Internet of Things vocabulary terms updated

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) released updated definitions for terms such as the Internet of Things, cloud computing and more.

By Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC)
Courtesy: Siemens Industry
Wireless October 6, 2020

Four best practices for industrial wireless LANs

Deployments and optimal operation of industrial wireless local area networks (LANs) require attention to site survey, lifecycle management, cybersecurity and collaboration. Need to optimize existing industrial wireless networks?

By Richard Kluth
Ed Kuzemchak, CTO and director of IIoT and embedded systems engineering and Sam Fahnestock, engineering manager and lead security engineer, both at Software Design Solutions (SDS), an Applied Visions Co. Courtesy: Software Design Solutions (SDS)
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 October 4, 2020

What engineers must know about data science

Subject matter experts and enterprise analytics increasingly allied

By Ed Kuzemchak and Sam Fahnestock
Courtesy: PI North America
Automation September 25, 2020

Automated container terminal streamlines U.S. supply chain

The TraPac San Pedro Bay facility in Los Angeles is the first automated container terminal in North America, bringing more goods through the same footprint, with faster truck turn times and a 90% reduction in emissions

By Nelly Ayllon
Courtesy: MAVERICK Technologies
I/O Systems, I/O Modules September 23, 2020

How smart I/O enhances distributed control

Installing smart input/output (I/O) during an upgrade or migration can provide personnel with near-real-time data at their fingertips

By Matt Smith
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Cybersecurity September 19, 2020

Securing the IoT by design

There are several preventive measures that can be taken to secure industrial processes against cyber attacks.

By Joe Lomako
Keyi Sun, 34, Director of Industrial AI and Lighthouse Academy, Foxconn Industrial Internet, Milwaukee, Wis., PhD Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University
Events and Awards September 17, 2020

2020 Engineering Leader Under 40: Keyi Sun, 34

Director of Industrial AI and Lighthouse Academy, Foxconn Industrial Internet, Milwaukee, Wis., PhD Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University

By Amanda Pelliccione
Courtesy: Motion Industries
Robotics September 16, 2020

Do cobots replace people in manufacturing?

The debate has been long — and shall continue — whether automation replaces humans or increases productivity, quality and safety

By Joseph H. Schwartz