IIoT, Industrie 4.0

IIoT, Industrie 4.0 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
Control system trends drive the future of automation by easier integration, connectivity, and advanced intelligences. Courtesy: L&T Technology Services
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 September 13, 2019

Future of industrial automation: discern the possibilities, potential

Industrial automation is on the threshold of a new revolution, moving through rapid technology changes, adoption of new systems and networking architectures and looking toward interoperability of devices and systems.

By Dr. Keshab Panda

Cybersecurity

Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Cybersecurity September 10, 2019

How to manage IoT cybersecurity

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published a report to help organizations better understand and manage the cybersecurity and privacy risks associated with IoT devices throughout the devices’ lifecycles.

By Gregory Hale

Mobility

While traditional maintenance teams completed manual routes, organizations that capitalize on modern technologies can stream asset data to the cloud. By eliminating manual measurements, personnel can attend to needed repairs and the ever-expanding backlog of work orders. Courtesy: Fluke Corp.
Mobility September 4, 2019

Evolution of modern manufacturing: more data

Automation future: The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Industry 4.0 are widely known concepts, have not been widely adopted. On the way, physical device data connectivity can increase information flow to add efficiency, eliminate errors and increase uptime

By John Bernet

Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics, Edge Computing

Smart inspection equipment enables easy transfer of information to analysts or management. The inclusion of sophisticated reporting tools reduces the chance of human errors. Courtesy: Olympus
Virtualization, Cloud, Analytics, Edge Computing September 11, 2019

Use Cloud to transform inspection processes

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

By Calvin Jory