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
To test how well the algorithm might work in a warehouse, the researchers had a robot (white arm) monitor participants performing activities in a warehouse-like setting. Within three seconds of the end of each activity, the robot showed a score on its display (right). Courtesy: Parsa et al./IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters/University of Washington
Mobility August 23, 2019

Machine learning used to determine warehouse ergonomics for worker safety

Researchers at the University of Washington used machine learning to develop a system that monitors factory and warehouse workers and tell them, in real time, how risky their behaviors are.

By Sarah McQuate
Apple CEO Tim Cook (left) and SAP CEO Bill McDermott discuss an expanded collaboration between the two companies around enterprise resource management. Image courtesy: SAP
Mobility May 7, 2019

Apple, SAP to expand enterprise partnership

CEOs Tim Cook, Bill McDermott discuss move to Mac functionality, data security.

By Bob Vavra
Mobility December 18, 2018

IIC, OpenFog groups to collaborate

Combined organization to focus on cloud computing and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) research.

By Bob Vavra
Honeywell research finds exposure through portable USB drives can cause serious disruption to process facilities through unsecure or malicious files. Courtesy: Honeywell
Mobility November 2, 2018

Study finds USB drives are a security threat to process control systems

Honeywell research finds exposure through portable USB drives can cause serious disruption to process facilities through unsecure or malicious files.

By Honeywell
Mobility April 17, 2018

Plant Engineering 2017 Product of the Year Winners

The 2017 award recipients represent the best in innovation

By Bob Vavra, Content Manager, Plant Engineering
Mobility January 8, 2018

‘Digital transformation’ is on ARC agenda

Orlando event Feb. 12-15 to focus on a more connected plant

By Bob Vavra, CFE Media
Sponsored White Paper Mobility November 20, 2017

Optimizing Effciencies In Oil, Gas And Petrochemical With Mobile Computing

This white paper goes through the ways mobile computing can help teams work more effectively in the oil, gas, and petrochemical industries.

By CFE Media
Mobility November 9, 2017

2017 Product of the Year Finalists: Vote now!

The official ballot is open for voting for Plant Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, for a limited time. Cast your vote using CFE Media's New Products for Engineers platform. (Voting closed Jan. 12, 2018.)

By Bob Vavra, Content Manager, and Amanda Pelliccione, Project Manager
Mobility October 23, 2017

Harness the power of IoT for condition-based and predictive maintenance

IoT is making predictive maintenance and condition-based monitoring easier than ever. Prashant Kumar from Motors@Work walks through how developments in IoT technology can help better your maintenance program.

By Prashant Kumar, Practice Manager, Motors@Work