Harry ForbesControlEmbedded Virtualization in Process Automation SystemsMulticore processors enable a server’s software stack to be replicated in an embedded system, bringing virtualization benefits to process automation.July 28, 2015HomeFDT Provides Factory Fieldbus FlexibilityFDT-enabled applications within the automation system can manage field devices regardless of the device’s manufacturer, and regardless of the fieldbus protocol employed.January 22, 2013DataWireless Sensing Benefits from New Technology and StandardsLooking at the changes in wireless sensor networking (WSN) during the past year, ARC is most impressed by the greater maturity of the industry along with significant new technical achievements. We believe that both will spur market growth because they enable a much larger set of customers to be well served.October 31, 2012ControlZigBee Moves From Monogamy To PolygamyIn its early days, ZigBee networking was the ZigBee Alliance’s core technology.October 2, 2009ControlEquipment Condition Monitoring Goes WirelessEquipment condition monitoring (ECM) for rotating equipment is a well-established field that is decades old.October 1, 2008ControlCoping with Higher-Priced EnergyNew and less-expensive technologies for electric-power measurement using wireless mesh networks should be on the market in the near future.March 12, 2008ControlLower-power BluetoothLow power consumption is a critical product differentiator for all types of battery-powered wireless devices.October 3, 2007ControlPerforming Without a NetThe largest single barrier to the wider deployment of wireless devices at the sensor level is that they have no standard network layer protocol. This is not just a typical emerging market issue that can be remedied by a few new standards.November 8, 2006HomeNuclear Batteries for Wireless SensorsElectric power supply is the single most difficult constraint for industrial wireless sensor design. Present-day commercial products rely on chemical batteries.March 1, 2006NetworksApplications Dictate Wireless Sensor SolutionsThe use of wireless sensors in wellhead monitoring of oil and gas fields is a key application that shows promise. The measurements involved are conventional process measurements of pressure, level and flow using a small number of wireless measurements on each well.December 1, 2004Page 1 of 2Next PageTop StoriesDesignVital Plastics Migrates ERP to Expand Production OperationsThrough greater use of EDI, master scheduling, data mining, and visualization capabilities provided by the DelmiaWorks ERP system, Vital Plastics doubled its plant capacity and increased revenues by 25%.WorkforceTraining with Workflow and Simulation SoftwareBusiness IntelligenceEmerson Begins Acquisition Talks with National InstrumentsPlant MaintenanceAmazon Enters the Predictive Maintenance SpaceSponsor ContentWhat will Industries of the Future empower you to create?