Databases

GE and Infor release new and upgraded cloud-based applications for the manufacturing and processing industries.
National Instruments leverages its long-standing renown in data acquisition, measurement and analysis to showcase its integral role in industry-wide Internet of Things research and applications.
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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During a presentation at the 2015 Siemens Automation Summit, Tim Morrison of Dow Corning explained in detail how the company connected multiple control systems from different vendors to the corporate SAP system for bi-directional communication.
A look at how automating the collection and analysis of data provides greater process control and reduces downtime, maintenance costs, and the negative impacts of staff turnover.
RtDuet Cloud enables Small to Medium Manufacturers to Calculate Production and Maintenance KPIs and Improve OEE.
New platforms for moving data from shop-floor devices to enterprise systems gives manufacturers better control of all operations.
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) provides systems, services, and products for the protection, monitoring, control, automation, security, communications, and metering of electric power systems worldwide. Our solutions are used by utilities and mission-critical industrial applications that require reliable operation in harsh environments, such as electrical substations, commercial sites, and generating, manufacturing, and processing plants.
Time and effort spent archiving data is a small investment with a big payoff for mission-critical results.
Inductive Automation produces HMI, SCADA, and MES software that reduces frustration and increases efficiency in the industrial automation market. Their software facilitates the instant accessibility of meaningful information throughout the enterprise. The company’s core mission is to inject innovation and unprecedented value into the industry. Ignition by Inductive Automation® is a software platform with a modular architecture. Modules can easily be added to expand the system.
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