Technology Steps Forward for Social Distancing
As more manufacturers are allowed to resume production amid the COVID-19 pandemic, keeping their workers distanced will be key to keeping them healthy. Here are some innovations to help achieve that.
May 28th, 2020
Fast-Track Fulfillment of a Frozen Food Favorite
May 27th, 2020
Technology Built for the Open Road Hits the Plant Floor
May 22nd, 2020
Cutting the Cost of Compliance with Connected Systems
May 21st, 2020
New Technologies Feed the Hunger for Information
May 19th, 2020
MadTree Brewing Gets a One-Stop Supervisory Management System
Though outdated, many organizations continue to use spreadsheets and whiteboards to keep track of and consolidate data. MadTree Brewing Company was among those companies until they implemented the Ignition platform from Inductive Automation.
May 15th, 2020
Cloud-Connected Radar Level Sensor
Endress+Hauser has released the Micropilot FWR30, its first cloud-connected radar level sensor which it claims is the world’s first 80 GHz wireless sensor.
May 11th, 2020
Technology Matters: Cybersecurity, Safety, IoT Sensors, Artificial Intelligence
A review of some of the more interesting topics we’ve recently covered to help you stay on top of what’s happening in the world of industrial automation.
May 7th, 2020
Anheuser-Busch InBev Installs Remote Guidance Platform
The global brewer will save cost-consuming trips and support sustainable service, while reducing time for equipment repairs and overall downtime.
May 3rd, 2020
Properly Using A Recipe Lifecycle Management System
Protecting the sanctity of a product is an important aspect of recipe lifecycle management, but the flexibility of your system may not be fully utilized. See how a system can easily be extended to new product without much change when properly installed.
Timothy S. Matheny
Apr 27th, 2020
Virtual Reality for Improved Workforce Safety and Training
With the release of Mimic Field 3D, an immersive virtual reality training experience, Emerson provides new ways for industrial organizations to upskill their workforce.
Apr 23rd, 2020
Optional Technology Turns Essential
Honeywell Process Solutions CTO sees remote access, simulation, and virtual reality influencing business continuity beyond the coronavirus crisis.
Apr 22nd, 2020
The Benefits of Virtual Troubleshooting
Use of remote access technologies for maintaining and troubleshooting equipment has been gaining in popularity over the past several years. Now, amid the COVID-19 crisis, remote access is getting a whole new appraisal of value.
Apr 16th, 2020
Syntegon Technology Services at the Virtual Show 2020
The company debuts new digital solutions for pharma and food, sustainability as a service focus for food manufacturers, and remote Service—from machine support to platforms for spare parts management and training.
Syntegon Packaging Technology
Apr 14th, 2020
Advice on IoT Sensor Selection
As one of the cornerstones of the Industrial Internet of Things, intelligent sensors are a critically important technology to understand—from their embedded intelligence capabilities and cost factors to their wired vs wireless and security considerations.
Apr 7th, 2020
Cybersecurity Lessons from Safety
Experts have long advocated for the alignment of cybersecurity and safety to ensure overlapping protections. A number of methods, from protection layering to analytical methods, provide guidance on how to achieve this.
James R. Koelsch
Apr 10th, 2020
Improving the Power Grid with Blockchain
OSIsoft and Artemis Energy Services combine technologies to create a distributed ledger technology for tracking, tracing, and trading energy while optimizing the electric grid.
Apr 9th, 2020
Bardstown Bourbon Upgrades HMI for Strategic Connectivity
Moving to a new HMI built from Inductive Automation’s software platform allows Bardstown Bourbon to automatically deliver work orders from its ERP system, implement a custom batch tracking system, and deliver data to mobile devices.
Mar 19th, 2020
An Appeal to Support Our Essential Services and Critical Infrastructure Workers
The COVID-19 pandemic is proving to be a tremendous global challenge that we must work together to defeat. Now, our essential and critical workers are being relied upon to provide the services we expect every day and we must do everything to support them.
Mar 27th, 2020
Modular Machine Maximizes Production With Linear Transport Technology
With modular machines making their way onto the factory floor, the Swiss machine builder and system integrator, Credimex, took advantage of linear transport technology to enhance production and create flexible and expandable processing stations.
Mar 21st, 2020
Where Ethernet (Still) Isn’t
Automation World’s latest poll revisits our 2016 survey on the state of industrial Ethernet adoption. The numbers seem to suggest nothing much has changed. But is that what’s really going on?
Lauren Gibbons Paul
Mar 20th, 2020
GE Digital Responds to COVID-19 Concerns
To help manufacturers work remotely and keep production going, the company is offering free remote monitoring licenses to iFix and Cimplicity customers.
Mar 19th, 2020
AI-Based Analytics for Oil and Gas
An agreement between Emerson and Quantum Reservoir Impact is designed to deliver an industry-specific offering for the global oil and gas industry to optimize analytics used for on-site decision-making.
Mar 19th, 2020
Wet Gas Flow Sensor
FCI's Gas Master Sensor for the ST80 Series flow meters delivers accurate, repeatable gas flow measurement in the presence of even more moisture and condensation droplets.
Fluid Components International
Mar 18th, 2020
Linear Position Sensors for Heavy Duty Applications
The LV-45 linear position sensors from Alliance Sensors Group are specifically designed for measuring applications requiring rugged devices.
Alliance Sensors Group
Mar 18th, 2020
Sustainability and the Economy
In the circular economy there is a growing need for durability in product packaging. Not only could a model of packaging reuse help the environment, but, when done right, it could also be financially effective for manufacturers.
Mar 13th, 2020
Artificial Intelligence Drives New Industrial Inspection Drones
Digital Aerolus has created autonomous industrial inspection drones using a combination of artificial intelligence and multi-dimensional mathematics, allowing them to operate without external sensors or navigational aids such as GPS.
Mar 10th, 2020