Friday, October 25, 2013
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True cost of systems integration: Consider lifecycle costs, benefits
True cost of systems integration: Consider lifecycle costs, benefits

Systems integration may be considered as one of the last items in the project, treated as a commodity, like some equipment. True cost of systems integration can be more complicated. Understand and measure these costs to keep the budget balanced over time. See supporting Control Engineering system integration research.Read More

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Planning I&E activities for control system migration projects
Planning I&E activities for control system migration projects

While some of these elements may seem relatively minor, dealing with them early in the planning process keeps them from becoming major problems.Read More

Rapid Ethernet migration
Rapid Ethernet migration

Technology Update: Putting Ethernet over RS-485 resolves product obsolescence issues and rapidly migrates fieldbus infrastructure to Ethernet, extending usefulness of a variety of end-of-life... Read More

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Industrial Internet helps make use of saved data
Industrial Internet helps make use of saved data

Control Engineering International: Control Engineering China interviewed Bernie Anger, general manager, Control and Communication Systems, GE Intelligent Platforms, about benefits of industry... Read More

Control system integrators buoyed by growth in manufacturing
Control system integrators buoyed by growth in manufacturing

Many of the 11 of 18 manufacturing industries showing favorable business conditions in a recent ISM report are thanks to integrator members of the CSIA, the organization says.Read More

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Human Factors and their Impact on Plant Safety
This Control Engineering Webcast will discuss some of the capabilities available in a modern automation system and how to apply technology to support decision making and help humans handle the abnormal situations in a safe and effective manner.

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Electrical testers for safer troubleshooting
Electrical testers for safer troubleshooting

The Fluke T6 electrical testers are designed to make troubleshooting safer and more efficient by... Read More

Graphic HMI terminals for smaller applications
Graphic HMI terminals for smaller applications

Rockwell Automation's Allen-Bradley PanelView 5310 family of graphic human-machine interface (HMI)... Read More

Self-service industrial analytics software
Self-service industrial analytics software

TrendMiner's 2017 R2 self-service industrial analytics software is designed to leverage global... Read More

Cloud historian for process applications
Cloud historian for process applications

Honeywell Process Solutions’ Uniformance Cloud Historian system is a software-as-a-service (SaaS)... Read More

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