Plant Automation - Wireless Systems
Robots are a valuable commodity on the plant floor and won't be going away, but for some tasks they aren't as useful as human workers because they lack the ability to adapt and adjust to changing situations.
In operational technology (OT) cyber security situations, the purpose is to protect the process and keep it running in high-value applications such as factories, pipelines and jets rather than protecting data.
Application examples: Machine data integration saves time and increases throughput, according to Mazak; technologies being demonstrated in the plant may be offered on future machines for better asset utilization, among other...
Rittal Automation Systems was formed by integrating Kiesling Maschinentechnik into the organization. Kiesling Maschinentechnik is a producer of machining centers for enclosure assembly, cutting centers, and enclosure test units.
Acromag's XVME-6700 is a 6U VME single board computer utilizes the Intel 8-Series QM87 QM87 PCH chipset for extensive input/output (I/O) support and has extended temperature models for harsh conditions.
The Dell IoT Solutions Partner Program has been launched for the advancement of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and solutions. The program will combine a global, multi-tiered network of experienced independent software...
A request for a joint and collaborative process was a consistent theme in the comments from NIST’s December 2015 Request for Information on the Cybersecurity Framework, which was created to improve cyber security risk management.
Top 5 Control Engineering articles, April 11-17: PLC scanning, automation upgrades, data acquisition and analysis, more
Articles about PLC scanning, managing automation upgrades, data acquisition and analysis, ensuring cyber security protection were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from April 11-17. Miss something? You can catch up...