Technology Matters: Open Source SCADA, HMI Upgrades, and Wearable Sensors

May 21, 2020
A review of automation technology developments we’ve recently covered to help you stay on top of what’s happening in the world of industrial automation.

In this Technology Matters episode, we delve into open source software in automation and its use in SCADA applications, in particular, with Opto 22; the benefits Bardstown Bourbon Co. gained from updating its HMI with Inductive Automation’s Ignition platform; and how wearable sensors—like Fuse from StrongArm Technologies—can be used to improve worker safety in industrial environments.

About the Author

David Greenfield, editor in chief | Editor in Chief

David Greenfield joined Automation World in June 2011. Bringing a wealth of industry knowledge and media experience to his position, David’s contributions can be found in AW’s print and online editions and custom projects. Earlier in his career, David was Editorial Director of Design News at UBM Electronics, and prior to joining UBM, he was Editorial Director of Control Engineering at Reed Business Information, where he also worked on Manufacturing Business Technology as Publisher.