Leveraging one of the most used data collection and analysis products in the industrial market, OSIsoft is stretching the reach of its PI System for Internet of Things applications through extension of its partner collaborations.
Emerson’s DeltaV Discovery brings automation to research laboratories, accelerating new product introductions for life science manufacturers.
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By delivering proven virtualization practices to industry through an on-premise cloud software platform, Wind River says it can deliver the kind of open control platform being demanded by companies like ExxonMobil and groups like the Open Process Automation Forum.
Artificial intelligence, connected devices and other technologies are advancing at unprecedented rates. Industry needs to take advantage of the opportunity, said ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer, but can’t leave the people behind.
Manipulate the ADC Series analog to digital converter with your mouse to see the finger-safe field wiring terminals, clearly marked for field installation wiring. The converters mount easily to a DIN rail and connect up to eight 4–20 mA analog sensors to produce a digital signal representing 0–100% of each sensor output.
OPEN-SCS is solving how to seamlessly exchange serialization data between packaging lines by leveraging existing plant floor standards. The group promises that their work will result in an open global specification accessible to large and small manufacturers.
There has been a lot of talk in industry about energy efficiency in manufacturing facilities, but the realities of high cost and limited returns have stymied action. Some best practices, though, could tip cost calculations in favor of moving forward.