System integrators have an opportunity to support their clients beyond “the project”—providing ongoing service and support for sustainable performance.
The Open Process Automation Forum is well underway defining the system requirements of the next-generation industrial control architecture, which will be based on Distributed Control Nodes.
The ransomware attack that swept the world last week left most manufacturers unscathed, but exposed the critical vulnerabilities that many have not even begun to address.
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At the Embedded World 2017 conference, it was clear that embedded systems are having a growing influence in industrial machines and devices.
Here are six capabilities that will help industrial equipment manufacturers succeed in the emerging market.
Guardian S, a snake-like robot from Sarcos, is integrated with Microsoft Azure cloud technologies to enable data to be sent for analytics while inspecting pipes, scaling boiler room walls and other difficult industrial spaces.
It’s not just the individual technologies, but how they interact together—and how behavior is tuned to them—that create the biggest impact.
Launched at Hannover Fair 2017, Eplan Cogineer automatically generates schematics and fluid power systems to save perhaps weeks on large or complex projects.
Understanding why assets that are easy to service and manage remotely should be a business priority as networks of connected automation systems expand outward.
No, not the latest thriller or scare tactics, but rather the data coming from sensors inside Rittal’s chillers and other cooling units. The manufacturer highlighted its latest IIoT capabilities at this year’s Hannover Fair in Germany.
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