Mobility

The market for predictive maintenance includes smart sensors, gateways, software and other devices. Courtesy: Interact Analysis
Maintenance August 18, 2020

SaaS will revolutionize predictive maintenance in motor driven systems

Report highlights relationships between component manufacturers, OEM machine builders and end users

By Kevin Parker
Maintenance August 15, 2020

Rugged, real time and remote

Streaming content on phones and other devices also has changed our expectations and the technology must be able to withstand tough conditions.

By Kevin Parker
Smart watch study expands by providing devices designed to detect COVID-19. Courtesy: Duke University
Mobility June 23, 2020

Smart watch study expands to identify COVID-19 symptoms

Researchers at Duke University are helping establish a more comprehensive method of early-symptom detection. Data collection, analysis, and alarms parallel industrial human-machine interface (HMI) mobile software applications.

By Duke University
Courtesy: Phoenix Automation
Automation June 15, 2020

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles June 8-14, 2020

Articles about plant upgrades, robotic compliance, Product of the Year, automation design software and remote operations were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from June 8-14, 2020. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Safety May 11, 2020

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles May 4-10, 2020

Articles about Product of the Year winners, manufacturing post COVID-19 and remote business operations were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from May 4-10, 2020. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Cybersecurity May 1, 2020

Tech giants unite in COVID-19 smartphone effort

Google and Apple unveiled a joint effort to enable the use of Bluetooth technology to help governments and health agencies reduce the spread of COVID-19 while protecting user privacy.

By Gregory Hale
Remote Monitoring April 30, 2020

A remote shift to business as usual

Businesses are looking to remote management strategies where they leverage smart technologies, mobile devices, remote access connectivity and communications tools.

By Ram Ramamoorthy
Remote Monitoring April 14, 2020

Remote monitoring and data visualization

Remote monitoring and data visualization are key to improving overall manufacturing efficiency.

By Jack Smith
Courtesy: Endress+Hauser
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 April 2, 2020

Deploy IIoT sensors and networks in remote locations

IIoT adds value within a plant, but also is a natural fit for field data gathering

By Ryan Williams
Courtesy: Stratus
Remote Monitoring April 1, 2020

When remote monitoring and control becomes essential for manufacturing operations

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing companies to adjust their business practices and settle to a new normal. See four tips on how edge computing and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) can help companies adjust.

By Stephen Greene