Data Acquisition

Data Acquisition March 7, 2019

Six ways data acquisition strategies can support advanced analytics

Some applications require data acquisition strategies without cloud connectivity, but they can still benefit from advanced analytics technology.

By Daymon Thompson
Data Acquisition March 6, 2019

AI isn’t all magic

Software uses real-time data to draw real-world conclusions.

By Kevin McClusky
Data Acquisition February 5, 2019

‘Data is the currency of the future’

Embrace digital manufacturing and use data to provide customer value.

By Bob Vavra
Data Acquisition November 2, 2018

Ci Technologies launches three software tools

Ci Technologies (Charlotte, N.C.) announced three new software tools in its Plant2Business suite at NMW on Mar. 5. Plant2Net allows users to view plant information over the intranet/Internet with a browser such as Internet Explorer. Plant2Pocket delivers real-time, plant-floor information to mobile phones and personal data assistants.

By Staff
Data Acquisition October 5, 2018

Five data acquisition strategies for success

Did you just see something extraordinary in the recorded data or was it a data anomaly in measurement, communications, or data aggregation? Data collection should help us learn, not confuse. Heed these five strategies for better industrial data.

By Allen Tubbs and Benjamin Menz, Bosch Rexroth Corp.
Data Acquisition October 2, 2017

Distributed controls, smart IO

With processing power increasing, controllers tucked in input/output (I/O) communication blocks make distributed controls easier than ever. With the increased controller capabilities, higher speed/more open communication protocols and more powerful, lower cost microprocessors, more distributed and autonomous systems seems likely.

By Frank Lamb, Automation Consulting LLC
Data Acquisition November 21, 2016

Data logger with field removable IO modules

Watlow's D4T with Intuition is a data logger that features field removable input/output (I/O) modules for design flexibility.

By Watlow
Data Acquisition November 4, 2016

Discrete and analog IO modules

AutomationDirect’s Productivity2000 programmable controller line includes discrete and analog input and output modules.

By AutomationDirect
Data Acquisition October 13, 2016

EC: UC-8112-ME-T-LX Programmable 4G LTE Modbus Data Logger

Hardware — Data acquisition: The UC-8112-ME-T-LX is rugged, programmable 4G LTE Modbus data logger that maximizes flexibility and ease of deployment for Industrial IoT applications. This is a Control Engineering 2017 Engineers’ Choice Awards Winner.

Data Acquisition October 13, 2016

EC: AMS Trex Device Communicator

Hardware — Handheld test, measurement, calibration: The AMS Trex Device Communicator is a safety-rated, ruggedized handheld communicator that enables users to work more efficiently in the field without the need for specialized tools. This is a Control Engineering 2017 Engineers’ Choice Awards Finalist.