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Wireless July 9, 2020

What is radio frequency identification? What can RFID products do?

RFID wireless communication technologies enable many applications across industries include identification and access; people, asset and product tracking; safety and machine tools, among others.

By Mark T. Hoske
Courtesy: Ben Cyr and Dr. Sara Rampazzi, University of Michigan
Sensors, Vision July 7, 2020

Wireless sensors for N95 masks could enable more accurate decontamination

University of Michigan researchers are developing tiny wireless sensors for recycled N95 masks could verify, in real time, whether the respirators are being exposed to proper decontamination conditions

By Zach Champion
Courtesy: Siemens Digital Industries Software, New Products for Engineers Database
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 June 6, 2020

Seven ways automation design software helps IIoT

Electrical and automation design software can help with Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) automation implementations in seven ways. See product examples.

By Mark T. Hoske
Courtesy of: MultiTech Systems
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 May 13, 2020

Rugged smart wireless devices improve plant efficiency, smart cities

Get smarter: Industrial plants, smart cities leverage newest protocols, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) wireless gateways and sensors to increase safety and improve efficiency, communications.

By Neil Carey
Courtesy: OTTO Robots/RIA
AI and Machine Learning April 20, 2020

Top 5 Control Engineering Articles April 13-19, 2020

Article about COVID-19 impacts, robotics and bluetooth smart phone signals helping fight the coronavirus pandemic and more were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from April 13-19, 2020. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
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: DE-CIX
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 March 17, 2020

Internet exchange world record achieved at Frankfurt

The Deutsche commercial internet exchange (DE-CIX) set a world record with more than 9 terabits per second data throughput at Frankfurt internet exchange.

By DE-CIX
Courtesy: Inductive Automation
Data Acquisition, DAQ March 10, 2020

Software readiness for data analytics and Big Data

Expand industrial data access and get more out of it with tools such as message queuing telemetry transport (MQTT), which can help manufacturers realize Industry 4.0’s benefits.

By Travis Cox
Courtesy: FieldComm Group
System Integration March 9, 2020

Standards capture stranded data, help with device design, data integration

Standards update: Integrated systems and standards help support advanced information technology (IT) and operations technology (OT) collaboration and optimization in three key ways. Also see four advantages of future process automation facilities.

By Ted Masters
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 March 5, 2020

Organization announces metro testbed for urban rail sector

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) announced the Long Term Evolution (LTE) for Metro Testbed, which shows the feasibility of adapting LTE for Metro technologies for the urban rail sector.

By Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC)