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How Does a Digital Twin Work in Practice?
Learn how digital twins can be used to represent pieces of equipment as well as entire plant floor operations, the specific value provided by a digital twin to improve production operations, and what industry segments are using this technology most.
March 15, 2022
Voice of the Customer Podcast: Edgewater Automation’s Dave Goodenough talks with host Brian Fisher about why teamwork is the spark for machine innovation
End-user and OEM automation engineers share their experiences, challenges and solutions in Automation World’s Voice of the Customer podcast series.
March 8, 2022
Using Remote I/O in the Main Control Enclosure
Learn the differences among remote I/O, distributed I/O, and local I/O; why using remote I/O in the main control enclosure makes sense, even though it may seem counterintuitive; and how wireless remote I/O can be beneficial depending on the application.
February 15, 2022
Is Internet of Things Control via SCADA Too Risky?
Ben Manlongat of system integrator Outbound Technologies explains the risks of remotely accessing SCADA data—even if it's "read only"—and how to secure this critical automation system component.
January 23, 2022
Voice of the Customer Podcast: Accudyne’s Stephan Zweidler on resources for overcoming component selection challenges
End-user and OEM automation engineers share their experiences with applications, challenges and solutions in Automation World’s Voice of the Customer podcast series.
January 20, 2022
How to Decide Whether to Use a PLC, a PAC or an Industrial PC
In this episode of the "Automation World Gets Your Questions Answered" podcast series, we learn about the key differences between programmable logic controllers, programmable automation controllers, and industrial PCs.
December 14, 2021
Voice of the Customer Podcast: Cohu’s Joel Peavy on motion control and industrial I/O
Automation World’s new Voice of the Customer podcast features end user automation engineers sharing their experiences with applications, challenges, and solutions.
November 29, 2021
How to Connect Legacy Equipment for Data Acquisition and Analysis
In this episode of the "Automation World Gets Your Questions Answered" podcast series, we connect with Luke Stephenson of Enterprise Automation to understand the best methods for connecting older devices and machines for data analysis.
October 19, 2021
How Can New Material Handling Technologies Support Adaptive Manufacturing Concepts?
In this episode, we connect with Jeff Johnson, U.S. mechatronics product manager at Beckhoff, to learn more about how Beckhoff's XPlanar material handling system uses levitation to move parts and products for assembly and/or packaging applications.
September 11, 2021
What is MTTR and MTBF?
In this episode, we explore Meantime to Repair (MTTR) and Meantime Before/Between Failure (MTBF) to better understand how these metrics are applied and calculated and how they can benefit manufacturers.
August 17, 2021
Can Operations Technology Be Secured and Managed With IT Tools?
Find out how operations technology devices can be discovered, secured, and managed with the same kinds of tools used by IT, with an eye toward downtime avoidance and change management for asset management and cybersecurity.
July 26, 2021
Is Fieldbus Technology Still Effective?
Learn about the combined use of fieldbus and Ethernet industrial networking technologies, even as Ethernet increasingly becomes the plant floor network of choice, in this discussion with Duane Grob of system integration company Avanceon.
June 15, 2021
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Integrate SCADA and Business Systems with Scripting Tools
How the scripting libraries in Inductive Automation’s Ignition software make it easier to test functions and audit code to ensure standards compliance and make it easier to review and reuse code.
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