Data Acquisition

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Data Acquisition August 24, 2022

Data as the basis for industrial digitalization

Data and networking between machines will lead to new business models and services and industrial owner/operators of all sizes can participate.

By Jan Kiehne
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Data Acquisition August 9, 2022

IIoT solutions for freedom, flexibility and fast access to data

Data is king in today’s digital world, and businesses are turning to Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions to keep up with the demand for data. Three examples are highlighted.

By Jennifer Faylor
Courtesy: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Data Acquisition June 5, 2022

Advanced sensor networks could help farmers micromanage their fields

In the future, farmers will be able to look at a tablet and see the nutrient, CO2 and moisture levels of every individual acre in their fields in real time.

By Jason Daley
Courtesy: HighByte
Data Acquisition February 12, 2022

Product advice: 4 reasons to consider a multi-hub architecture

Consider these best practices for an industrial data operations (DataOps) deployment, according to a company with a Control Engineering Engineers’ Choice Award product.

By John Harrington
Data Acquisition December 15, 2021

Launching rockets securely by converging IT, OT and high-speed DAQ

Converging information technology (IT), operational technology (OT) and high-speed data acquisition (DAQ) helps make an aerospace solid booster test bench safe from cyberattack.

By Grant M. Smith
Courtesy: Dewesoft, New Products for Engineers Database
Data Acquisition July 20, 2021

Real-time control and data acquisition system

IOLITEd DAQ devices use RJ45 connectors which allows easy connection of modules with standard low-cost Ethernet/EtherCAT cables.

By Dewesoft
Courtesy: ADISRA
Data Acquisition April 1, 2021

How to accelerate data visualization

As the volume of industrial data grows exponentially, human-machine interfaces (HMIs) are providing improved data visualization and storytelling tools to support intelligent automation and strategic decision making

By Leandro Coeli
Solving a problem requires users to determine the problem, gather the data and find the solution to create a roadmap. Courtesy: MartinCSI
Data Acquisition March 18, 2021

Operational technology: Data acquisition, data architectures, data analytics

Using Big Data for operational technology (OT) automation and control applications is increasingly important and can be a bewildering journey if the right questions aren’t asked. See four elements of data analytics system architecture.

By Nate Kay, P.E.
Trihedral VTScada software is said to make complex infrastructure easy to configure and allows systems to easily scale from two to more than 2 million I/O. VTScada helps to eliminate downtime by supporting redundant servers with automatic failover. A native enterprise historian supports bi-directional synchronization across all servers to keep data safe. Advanced version control is part of every application. It received 2021 Engineers’ Choice recognition in the Software – HMI Software category. Courtesy: Trihedral
Data Acquisition February 9, 2021

Mission-critical should be the mission

For many applications, the cost of failure is too high not to have mission-critical capabilities in supervisory control and data acquisition systems. See three reasons control systems fail and five ways to build resiliency.

By Chris Little
Courtesy: EU Automation
Data Acquisition November 30, 2020

How to use the true value of data

Manufacturers could save $100 billion through data sharing

By Claudia Jarrett