System Integration

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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
Opto 22’s groov EPIC is built on open technologies like Linux and MQTT to support a future that can share more and do more. The groov EPIC controller won a 2020 Engineers’ Choice Award in the Industrial Internet of Things Connectivity – Edge Controller category. Courtesy: Opto 22
System Integration February 12, 2020

Five automation design tips for the future

Automation design and system integration: When designing automation for the future, consider open source, capital costs, evolution, multi-vendor capability and cybersecurity.

By Josh Eastburn
Courtesy: University of Houston
Energy, Power July 17, 2021

Organic-based, solid-state lithium EV battery developed with altered microstructure

University of Houston and Rice University researchers have discovered that thanol solvent boosts battery energy density, which could improve electric vehicles (EVs) and other battery-dependent machines.

By Nicole Johnson
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Workforce Development August 29, 2021

Investing in automation: Strategies manufacturing companies need to know

Manufacturers investing in automation efficiencies with robotics, industrial internet, digitalization and artificial intelligence and other technologies also need to develop the current and future workforce to realize its potential.

By John Felix
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System Integrators September 8, 2021

Unlocking smart manufacturing ROI

A system integrator explains six industrial data requirements for factories of the future using an apple-pie baking example.

By Prabhakar Shetty
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Project Management March 1, 2020

Six steps toward eliminating obsolete controls equipment

Replacing obsolete controls equipment is inconvenient, but it is a necessary process and can be made easier with an internal audit that shows what needs to be done.

By Robert Herman
Courtesy: EU Automation
Energy Efficiency July 25, 2021

Going green with obsolete equipment for manufacturers

Each manufactured product has some impact on the environment and produces carbon emissions. Manufacturers are using obsolete equipment can reduce that impact.

By Claudia Jarrett