How Festo Applies Artificial Intelligence for Predictive Applications
To showcase the use of AI in its automation technologies, Festo highlighted two use cases involving predictive maintenance and predictive energy.
Apr 20th, 2021
Live at the ELC: OEMs Can Monetize Predictive Maintenance
Predictive maintenance is an emerging technology for packaging and processing equipment that has the potential to disrupt the OEM business model.
Apr 19th, 2021
Defense Against the Dark (PID Tuning) Arts
Learn more about the intricacies of PID Tuning and the questions that can plague System Integrators even after tuning a loop.
Mar 22nd, 2021
Questions to Ask Yourself When Reviewing Engineering Documents
Superior Controls' senior project engineer guides you through an efficient and thorough engineering document review to use on your next technical project.
Mar 8th, 2021
Reinventing Remote Management
Adtance adds a new twist to remote service with Fieldstreaming, which can connect multiple cameras—from smartphones to drones—providing a live view of machines and the plant floor.
Mar 4th, 2021
How COVID-19 Pushed ExxonMobil’s Automation Technology Limits
From remote access and robotics to artificial intelligence-driven operator assistants, ExxonMobil is using industry’s operational realties during the pandemic to drive the development and expansion of open automation technologies.
Mar 4th, 2021
Automation Trends in Food Processing and Packaging: Remote Access
Remote access and augmented reality are two technologies that have seen increased usage in the food industry – particularly since the start of COVID-19.
Mar 2nd, 2021
IoT Service Platform Puts Eyes on Critical Assets
The launch of Flowserve’s RedRaven platform provides remote monitoring and optimization of flow-related equipment and devices, enabling predictive maintenance for a number of industries.
Feb 28th, 2021
Predictive Maintenance 101
What does it mean, and why is it important? Learn more from a new PMMI Business Intelligence report.
Feb 25th, 2021
The Journey of Reviving an Un-Commented Code
Discover the six steps you should take when you hit a major roadblock re-writing an old PLC.
Feb 15th, 2021
How Workshops Can Help You Plan Your Control System Upgrade
Find out why incorporating all stakeholders into conversations around control system upgrades can increase productivity and facilitate a smooth integration of your new systems.
Feb 8th, 2021
Solving Common Quality Management Challenges with Automated Workflows
Discover how automated workflows can address common industrial management issues such as documentation, traceability, and process adherence.
Jan 25th, 2021
Optimizing Asset Performance Through Procurement
Discover how procurement determines the management of risk and ultimate success of asset performance optimization and why finding the right outsourcing delivery model is so critical.
Jan 18th, 2021
Smart Glasses Ease Troubleshooting Communication
Beumer has added augmented reality to the tools available to its customers while servicing equipment, enabling faster, easier support. The OEM even used the smart glasses technology to commission and install new equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nov 13th, 2020
Asset Performance Management Developments for Oil & Gas
Siemens and Aveva announce strategic partnerships around advanced asset performance management capabilities for the oil and gas industries.
Oct 20th, 2020
Laying the Groundwork for a Self-Optimizing Plant
Aspen Technology embeds its Industrial-Strength AI, which includes domain expertise, into the product portfolio.
Oct 19th, 2020
Compressed Air Measurement Helps Reduce Energy Use
Installing Festo’s E2M energy efficiency modules helped medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers tackle their environmental footprint, not only saving money but using the data to provide predictive maintenance as well.
Aug 18th, 2020
Emerson Adds Augmented Reality for Asset Management
This summer’s update to Plantweb Optics will include augmented reality capabilities to help users locate troublesome assets and correct issues with the aid of experts via real-time collaboration.
Jun 23rd, 2020
Software as a Service Enters Engineering and Manufacturing Circles
PTC introduces Atlas, a SaaS-based product development platform, and teams up with Rockwell Automation and Microsoft to deliver Factory Insights as a Service.
Jun 11th, 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
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
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
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