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Other Networks April 2, 2019

Architecture proposal for integrating connectivity standards released

Real-Time Innovations (RTI) and Beeond Inc.'s architecture proposal is designed to integrate core connectivity standards – OPC UA, DDS and TSN – for industrial systems.

By Real-Time Innovations (RTI)
IO-Link provides connectivity at the device and sensor level and allows even the smallest field devices and smart sensors to communicate their diagnostic data for analysis to understand functional and system status. Courtesy: Emerson Automation Solutions
Other Networks April 2, 2019

IIoT-ready technologies improve machine controls

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies have the potential to improve user benefits through diagnostics, prognostics and predictive maintenance.

By Steven Fales
Edge computing simplifies an infrastructure by mapping once at the edge and delivering data in a more efficient way, with message queuing telemetry transport (MQTT). Courtesy: Inductive Automation
Other Networks April 1, 2019

Control Engineering hot topics, March 2019

Control Engineering's most clicked articles in March 2019 included stories about the Engineers' Choice Awards, edge computing advantages, manufacturing and process facility trends, Big Data analysis, and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) Division of Continuing Education is working to provide formal training and certification programs for blockchain and distributed ledger technology, which is growing rapidly in many industries including manufacturing. Courtesy: Mark T. Hoske, CFE Media
Other Networks March 27, 2019

Partnership formed to provide blockchain training

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) Division of Continuing Education announced a partnership with The Decentralized Education Nexus (The DEN) to provide training and certification programs for blockchain and distributed ledger technology. 

By University of California, Irvine
Figure 2: This AutomationDirect C-more human-machine interface (HMI) touch panel provides local data logging to an SD-card or a USB drive. Courtesy: AutomationDirect
Other Networks March 27, 2019

Working with the cloud

Using the cloud for data logging and remote access can improve operations, cut costs and simplify interactions.

By Jonathan Griffith
Lenze's Mechatronic Competence Campus (MCC) in Extertal, Germany, is a modern development and production facility for development, production, service and storage. Courtesy: Lenze
Other Networks March 26, 2019

Development site and logistics center being created in Germany

Lenze's Mechatronic Competence Campus (MCC) in Extertal, Germany, is a modern development and production facility for development, production, service and storage. 

By Lenze Americas
Sal Spada of ARC Advisory Group will be among the presenters at the Digital Transformation Executive Conference and the 2019 GAMS conference sponsored by CFE Media as part of the Digital Industry USA event in Louisville September 10-12. Courtesy: Katie Spain, CFE Media
Other Networks March 25, 2019

Hannover Fairs USA will launch Digital Industry conference in September

CFE Media to present GAMS event at event’s executive conference.

By Bob Vavra
Figure 1: The PlantFloor24 global operations center at Maverick Technologies uses best practices to work with manufacturers to remotely resolve issues and provide solutions to keep operations up and running 24/7/365. Courtesy: Maverick Technologies
Other Networks March 25, 2019

Managing remote monitoring

Remote management and monitoring applications help keep operations up and running. External remote management and monitoring teams provide specialized operational knowledge to help with automation and control system issues.

By Dawn Lewis and Evan Pederson
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Other Networks March 16, 2019

Machine vision users adopting cloud computing

Many companies are turning to cloud computing to handle the large data flows coming from their machine vision systems.

By AIA
HMS Industrial Networks has acquired WEBfactory GmbH, a provider of web-based software solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Courtesy: HMS Industrial Networks
Other Networks March 15, 2019

Web-based software solutions company acquired

HMS Industrial Networks has acquired WEBfactory GmbH, a provider of web-based software solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

By HMS Industrial Networks