IIoT, Industrie 4.0 September 19, 2019

Smart Factory Web Testbed: From concept to reality

The Smart Factory Web Testbed aims to set up a marketplace for industrial production that comprises a web-based platform to allow factories to offer production capabilities and share resources to improve order fulfillment in a more flexible way than is currently possible with available technology.

By Kym Watson
HMI, OI September 20, 2019

Selecting HMI remote access options

Two leading methods exist for establishing mobile human-machine interface (HMI) connectivity; one providing more cybersecurity. See table comparison of remote access HMI connections.

By Jonathan Griffith
Robotics September 13, 2019

Keep workers safe, costs low

Why Ameren Missouri is leveraging the power of robotics.

By Kristi Martindale
Virtualization, Cloud Analytics September 11, 2019

Use Cloud to transform inspection processes

Manage increasing data volumes that follow from connected inspection, in-service monitoring.

By Calvin Jory
Robotics September 20, 2019

Optical lace developed to heighten robots’ sensors

Cornell University researchers are using optical lace to create a linked sensory network similar to a biological nervous system for robots to improve their actions.

By David Nutt
Recent Content
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Other Networks September 20, 2019

Addressing digital migration challenges

As industry starts to engage in digital transformation programs, engineers tasked with managing this change are running into several challenges.

By Suzanne Gill
The Hot Stove panel at the 2019 CSIA Executive Conference included (left to right) Mark Voigtmann, partner, Faegre Baker Daniels; Nigel James, president, Burrow Global Services; Adrian Fahey, CEO, Sage Automation; and Ray Bachelor, chair, Bachelor Controls. Those involved share experiences no one should repeat, like sitting on a hot stove. Courtesy: Control System Integrators Association
System Integrators September 17, 2019

Improvement by association: engineers collaborate on best practices

At the core of Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) are people willing to share experiences and best practices to help each other succeed with business skills and technologies for control system integration.

By Lisa Richter
Webcast

Develop an industrial robotic specification by using this checklist

October 29, 2019
11AM PT | 1PM CT | 2PM ET

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Robotics September 16, 2019

Research looking to give robots a second impression

Cornell University researchers, along with MIT, are studying how humans form and update impressions of robots with the goal of creating a computational model allowing robots to adjust their nonverbal behavior accordingly.

By Melanie Lefkowitz
Lean Maintenance September 16, 2019

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles September 9-15

Articles about Engineering Leaders Under 40, applying Lean to daily management, improving your skilled workforce, maintaining equipment, and keeping workers safe were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from September 9-15. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Maintenance September 15, 2019

A copious mandate is plant engineering

How is plant engineering changing and how does that influence the editorial direction of Plant Engineering magazine?

By Kevin Parker
Leonard (Len) W. Moore, P.E., founder and owner of Moore Industries-International Inc., an industrial and automation control company, passed at the age of 85. Courtesy: Moore Industries
Process Manufacturing September 13, 2019

Leonard W. Moore, founder of Moore Industries-International passes away at 85

Leonard (Len) W. Moore, P.E., founder and owner of Moore Industries-International Inc., an industrial and automation control company, passed at the age of 85.

By Mark T. Hoske