Integrating Edge Computers with Legacy Systems
In this episode, we connect with Josh Eastburn and Benson Hougland of Opto 22 to learn more about connecting edge computing technology with legacy automation technologies in industrial environments.
Jan 17th, 2020
CPGs Need to Adapt to Meet Growing Food Demand
Jan 14th, 2020
Water / Wastewater
The Cost and Safety Benefits of Automated Water Management
Nov 1st, 2019
How Kellogg Manages Cybersecurity Risks in Manufacturing
Jan 9th, 2020
The End of the Road for Spreadsheets?
Jan 2nd, 2020
Digital Twin Double-Take
Most OEMs aren’t embracing the idea of creating a digital twin for the machine, but the benefits—including design flexibility, faster time-to-market, and virtual training—deserve a second look.
Dec 17th, 2019
3D Printing / Additive Manufacturing
Additive Manufacturing Comes to Oil and Gas
As industrial applications of additive manufacturing become more prevalent, the oil and gas industry looks to the technology to speed up prototyping and the manufacturing of spare parts.
Dec 24th, 2019
Top Articles of 2019: Wearable Technology
Coverage of Shell’s use of head-mounted displays to provide remote assistance to field workers is one of Automation World’s top 5 articles of the year.
Dec 23rd, 2019
Keeping Control Cabinets Cool
In this episode of the 'Automation World Gets Your Questions Answered' podcast, we connect with Steve Sullivan of Rittal to learn about the best methods for keeping control cabinets cool in high temperature environments.
Dec 16th, 2019
The Edge-to-Enterprise Strategy
As advances in automation technology make plant-floor-to-corporate-office connectivity a tangible reality, Aveva claims to be the first supplier to deliver a complete edge-to-enterprise system.
Dec 12th, 2019
GE Digital Releases Asset Model that Adds Context to Data
Proficy Historian 8.0 leverages web-based tools to broaden access to manufacturing information.
Dec 10th, 2019
Machines that sense the world around them
ADI gives cobots the ability to sense, adapt and interpret its surroundings. Our motion detection and machine learning expertise is transforming factory floors. From invention to breakthrough with ADI.
Nov 6th, 2019
Where Are They Now? An Open Process Automation Forum Update
As the group readies version 2.0 of its open process automation standard, there’s an overarching feeling of unity but an underlying concern about what this architecture really means for manufacturers and industrial control suppliers in the future.
Dec 6th, 2019
Digital Maturity: A United View
Automation World survey results highlight the importance of corporate and plant floor alignment for digital transformation initiatives.
Lauren Gibbons Paul
Dec 5th, 2019
How IO-Link Benefits OEMs and End Users
Already popular in Europe, the IO-Link industrial communication technology is reportedly growing by double digits in the U.S. Learn why this point-to-point data communication method is increasingly preferred across industry for delivering device data.
Dec 3rd, 2019
Rockwell Builds Digital Ecosystem for Customers With Accenture Partnership
Announced this week at Automation Fair, the partnership with Accenture’s Industry X.0 will focus on bringing expertise together to help industrial clients transform their connected operations.
Nov 20th, 2019
Software Helps Meat Processor Save $2 Million in Maintenance Costs
West Liberty Foods shifted maintenance and other operations from reactive to proactive with help from Leading2Lean’s CloudDispatch computerized maintenance management software.
Nov 16th, 2019
Manufacturing Digitalization That Works
Though digitalization is a process that is often seen as great, the benefits are not the same for everyone. Asking how digitalization is going to benefit your organization may be important to your digital future.
Timothy S. Matheny
Nov 11th, 2019
Are DataOps the Missing Link to Industry 4.0?
In digital industries where data is the lifeblood of decision-making, the ability to contextualize data for use by multiple systems is critical. That’s where DataOps software comes in.
Nov 7th, 2019
Schneider Electric Releases New Line of Intelligent Enclosures
To speed up project execution and decrease the costs that come with plant start-ups, Schneider Electric offers a new generation of intelligent enclosures for Triconex and Foxboro.
Nov 6th, 2019
Certification Emphasizes Cybersecurity of Schneider Electric’s Processes
TÜV Rheinland has certified the automation supplier’s Secure Development Lifecycle process to ISA/IEC 62443-4-1 cybersecurity standards. This was a highlight to this week’s Triconex and Foxboro user group meetings in Austin.
Oct 25th, 2019
The SaaS-ification of PTC
PTC’s pending acquisition of Onshape will add a cloud-based Software as a Service product development platform to the company’s CAD and PLM portfolio.
Oct 24th, 2019
Emerson Releases Asset Monitoring Edge Device
The new AMS Asset Monitor edge analytics device is designed to increase asset visibility and provide predictive analytics.
Oct 24th, 2019
The Machine Economy is Upon Us
The IOTA Foundation has been working on an IoT communication protocol that will enable machines to autonomously conduct transactions in a fee-free, secure, and trustworthy exchange.
Oct 18th, 2019
Bringing Industry 4.0 to the Australian Defense Force
This article lays out the four key benefits when adopting Industry 4.0 technologies in your organization.
Oct 7th, 2019
Production Cockpit Analytics Software
TrendMiner 2019.R3 introduces a “production cockpit” that provides the processing engineer multiple ways to visualize and track plant production.
Oct 3rd, 2019
Load Sensing by Light
SKF Fiber Optic Sensing uses optical fibers to measure forces in real time in difficult environments and without electronics.
The SKF Group
Oct 3rd, 2019