Networking & Security - Wireless

Use of industrial microcontrollers: webcast questions answered

More answers are outlined below from the live audience Q&A in the June 8 webcast, “IIoT webcast... » more

Advice from integrators on HMIs, wireless, cloud use, thin clients

System Integrator of the Year roundtable: Tips follow on human-machine interface screen design,... » more

Industrial connectivity platform upgrade

Kepware's KEPServerEX version 6.2 industrial connectivity platform has made several upgrades...

More RFID is used in more applications

Inside Machines: Radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies are being applied in more... » more

The impacts of frequency and antenna selection for free-space radar transmitters

Accuracy of free-space radar transmitters depends on frequency, beam angle, antenna configuration,... » more

Networking used to improve superconducting magnet

The world's largest and most powerful particle smasher large hadron collider (LHC) at CERN has... » more

Top 5 Control Engineering articles May 29 to June 4: Future IIoT systems, Salary and Career Survey, IIoT's potential, more

Articles about the future of IIoT systems, the 2017 Salary and Career Survey, IIoT's potential for... » more

Series of radio heads for transceiver system

National Instruments' (NI) series of 28 GHz radio heads for the mmWave Transceiver System creates a... » more

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Industrial Networking: Introduction to Networking

Doug Bell introduces Chris Harris. Networks communicate in several ways including by wire, wireless, and fiber optics. Various standards such as RS-232, RS-422, RS-485 and Ethernet come with the particular device being...

Industrial Networking: Basics of RS-232

The RS-232 standard allows for communication between two devices in either a master-slave or master-master configuration. A master-master configuration does not require the cables to be changed however the hardware needs to...

Industrial Networking: RS-232 Media and Hardware

All types of connectors are found with RS-232 with no set standard, zip links are a solution especially in long distance (up to 50 feet) applications. DTE and DCE devices require different wiring configurations. The device...

Industrial Networking: Networking Protocol Basics

A compatible wiring scheme does not mean two devices can communication with each other, they need the same language. In a network, there must be a device that produces a signal for the network to work, cannot have two slave...

Industrial Networking: Basics of RS-422

The RS-422 standard allows use with up to 11 devices and 4000 feet of wire. The standard is commonly confused with RS-485 and can even work with RS-485 devices. RS-422 is not widely supported. Long-time automation trainer Doug...

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2017 HMI Software, Hardware Report: 5 high-level...

Respondents to the Control Engineering 2017 HMI Software and Hardware... » more

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Cyber Security: Technology Review

A very fast paced look at many types of hardware...

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