Multicore processors enable a server’s software stack to be replicated in an embedded system, bringing virtualization benefits to process automation.
Results from a survey of OEM executives highlights four critical trends that will impact an industry that is on the verge of becoming dominated by IoT.
As OEMs adopt leaner machine designs, there has been an obvious trend toward greater use of integrated HMI/controller units, often referred to as automation panels. However, some OEMs and users prefer to keep these technologies separate. Are there still good reasons for this preference?
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As industry begins to better understand the Internet of Things, there remains some confusion about the role of industry organizations supporting the concept and how they relate to each other.
A variety of ProComSol HART communication products were on display at Achema 2015, including a Bluetooth modem and a USB modem. In addition, the company has HART communicator software for the PC that is Windows-based which enables the user to see more data at once on a bigger screen.
This year at Achema 2015, Optima Pharma showcased an augmented reality visualization application simulating airflow inside of a machine to analyze conditions from any perspective.
As industry becomes ever more digitized and data-driven, automation technologies will change. This means the networks that connect them will have to change too.
While big trends drive dramatic technological changes, people are the key to channeling technology for maximum competitive advantage.
This week, Bedrock Automation announced the availability of its Universal Control System that uses advanced semiconductor technology to deliver a high-speed, scalable, and inherently secure system. This new design has the potential to disrupt the industrial controls market.
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