Get the latest updates on the Coronavirus impact on engineers.Click Here

Other Networks

The original MESA-11 MES Functional Model is probably the most recognizable, according to MESA International executive director, Brandy Richardson. The organization is collaborating with an array of experts to create a smart manufacturing model. Will you be one of them? Contact MESA International for more information. Courtesy: MESA International
Manufacturing IT, MES April 28, 2020

MESA smart manufacturing model to detail 8 areas

The MESA International “Model for Smart Manufacturing” intends to cover business intelligence, product lifecycle management (PLM), value chain management, manufacturing operations, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), asset management, workforce and cybersecurity. MESA told Control Engineering how it will help.

By Brandy Richardson
Courtesy: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
AI and Machine Learning April 24, 2020

Reducing AI’s carbon footprint

MIT researchers have developed an automated AI system for training and running certain neural networks that also cuts down the pounds of carbon emissions involved.

By Rob Matheson
Courtesy: Mark T. Hoske, CFE Media and Technology
Automation April 18, 2020

Big Data analytics moves right to the edge

The implications of the introduction of the IEEE 802.3cg standard for industrial automation and what it might mean for 4-20mA or HART systems.

By Brendan O’Dowd
Courtesy: PTC
I/O Systems, I/O Modules April 8, 2020

Controls engineers, mission-critical for digital transformation, are in short supply

Smarter workers: Developing a standardized operational technology (OT) architecture to support the new digital environment is challenging, especially with many devices with diverse protocols. Those with expertise in controls, automation, and instrumentation can help with digital transformation.

By Sean Callahan
Courtesy: Opto 22
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 April 7, 2020

An overview of industrial IoT, from edge to cloud

Next generation distributed I/O brings users one step closer to seamless connectivity

By Josh Eastburn
Courtesy: Georgia Institute of Technology
Safety April 1, 2020

Control Engineering hot topics, March 2020

Control Engineering's most clicked articles in March 2020 included stories about COVID-19's effects on manufacturers, preparation, safety, and wellness; the Engineers' Choice winners and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: L&T Technology Services
System Integration March 30, 2020

Edge computing offers 4-step pathway to digital transformation

Special Report: Living on the edge: Putting computing power close to the process reduces control system latency, creates a distributed architecture, and can integrate machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities for faster, more flexible optimization and expand and improve use of cloud services. See four steps toward edge computing.

By Dr. Keshab Panda
Courtesy of: ICONICS
Data Acquisition, DAQ March 27, 2020

Data visualization applications and trends

There are as many ways organizations can create, store, move and retrieve data as there are ways to see, perceive and interpret it

By Melissa Topp
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Safety March 23, 2020

Top 5 Control Engineering articles March 16-22, 2020

Articles about coronavirus effects on manufacturers and engineers, internet exchange world record and partial-stroke testing were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from March 16-22, 2020. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Cybersecurity March 18, 2020

Good cybersecurity hygiene needed by businesses

Good cybersecurity hygiene is needed as more employees move toward working out of their homes in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

By Chris Vavra