Virtualization

Virtualization August 15, 2022

Plan for the future with 5G, mobile edge computing

With the help of 5G and mobile edge computing, business owners, manufacturing facility managers and control engineers are experiencing the benefits of transforming traditional, manual processes into automated, efficient technological solutions.

By Nick DelRegno
Virtualization July 21, 2022

A look at digital transformation using the cloud

Cloud architecture, when examined in its entirety, can be very complex. Focusing on its interface with operations technology makes matters clearer and more manageable.

By Satish Balasubramanian
Virtualization June 23, 2022

Five tips to avert the leading causes of failure in industrial edge computing

With adoption of industrial edge computing, there are several ways to support information technology/operational technology (IT/OT) convergence.

By Madhu Gaganam
What is “Just enough industrial data analysis?” Laurie Cavanaugh, director of business development, E Tech Group, and Matt Ruth, president, Avanceon, share some advice here and more in an April 21 webcast, archived for a year afterward. Courtesy: Control Engineering, CFE Media and Technology
Virtualization April 18, 2022

What is just enough industrial data analysis?

Supply chain constrictions, pandemic and labor shortages have raised the need for more effective industrial data analytics. Get guidance from case studies and audience benchmarking in an April 21 webcast, archived for a year.

By Laurie Cavanaugh and Matt Ruth
Courtesy: GE Digital
Virtualization April 8, 2022

More answers on how to improve OEE, quality with advanced analytics

An analytics webcast March 29 explains how today’s Smart Factory leverages out-of-the-box and cloud-based overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) capabilities to accelerate improvement programs. Audience questions from the webcast are answered below.

By Cobus van Heerden and Gregory Dunn
Courtesy: Brett Sayles
Virtualization March 18, 2022

Immersive mixed reality will power the Metaverse

The Metaverse will be able to help optimize production planning, accelerate designing, improve overall production efficiency and increase accuracy

By Dijam Panigrahi
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Virtualization March 10, 2022

Virtually designing out problems with 3D simulation software

3D simulation software is moving from being a nice-to-have to a necessity for manufacturers thanks to technology advances.

By Mikko Urho
Courtesy: Inductive Automation
Virtualization March 8, 2022

Edge technologies enable Industry 4.0

Organizations using Industry 4.0 with edge technologies gain benefits such as lower costs, faster speeds, easier troubleshooting and others.

By Jim Meyers
Figure 1: End users should understand certain hardware, virtualization, and software implementation details to guarantee that an edge controller will provide the required robust and secure performance.
Virtualization February 15, 2022

Will the real edge controller please stand up?

Understand and evaluate industrial edge controllers’ makeup to meet rugged, deterministic control demands

By Vibhoosh Gupta
Figure 1: Augmented reality (AR) technology can bring in remote specialists from around the world to address facility concerns.
Virtualization February 11, 2022

Semi-virtual site visits deliver enhanced customer value

Reduced inspection costs and broader engineering support mean more efficient problem solving

By Stacey Phillips