Virtualization

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Virtualization, Cloud Analytics March 10, 2021

Cloud manufacturing software improves communication, productivity

Cloud manufacturing software can help streamline disparate systems and help improve communication and productivity for manufacturers.

By Cara Winther
Courtesy: Emerson
Embedded Systems, Edge Computing February 18, 2021

Evolving control systems are key to improved performance

Flexible computing, contextual data and modular architectures will change the face of control systems and improve overall plant performance, helping to lower risk from retirements.

By Sean Sims
Courtesy: Siemens
Simulators, Optimizers December 16, 2020

How modern simulation software addresses intralogistics challenges

Cover Story: Advanced simulation software provides optimization insight, enabling distribution and fulfillment centers to address issues and optimize efficiency. See video.

By Colm Gavin
Virtualization, Cloud Analytics November 22, 2020

The virtues of the virtual event

Virtual events are becoming the new norm, but getting in front of customers and clients is still important

By Kevin Parker
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Analytics November 21, 2020

Technology accelerates journey to self-optimizing plant

Hybrid models and embedded AI can change how process industries achieve goals

By Aspen Technology
Cornell researchers in the Organic Robotics Lab designed a 3D-printed glove lined with stretchable fiber-optic sensors that use light to detect a range of deformations in real time. Courtesy: Cornell University
Sensors, Vision November 18, 2020

Stretchable sensor gives robots and VR a human touch

A fiber-optic sensor that combines low-cost LEDs and dyes has been created by Cornell researchers, which results in a stretchable “skin” that detects deformations such as pressure, bending and strain.

By David Nutt
Courtesy: Keagan Gay, CFE Media and Technology
Safety October 17, 2020

How to quantify, compute system failure profiles

Developing computational frameworks to improve network resilience is a must for companies looking to weather a cyber attack or a natural disaster like a major storm.

By Gregory Hale
Asset Management September 11, 2020

Top 10 considerations for virtual QMS audit success

Manufacturing can’t wait; consider these 10 recommendations for a successful virtual quality management system audit

By Alisa Coffey and Rich Mintz
Courtesy: Siemens Digital Industries Software
Commissioning September 3, 2020

How to validate machines with virtual commissioning

Virtual commissioning begins with a vision of the desired machine behavior and sequence of operation

By Bill Davis
Courtesy: Southland Industries
Business of Engineering May 19, 2020

Utilizing VDI and cloud technology for pandemic preparedness

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing many employees to work from home, which can be an issue for companies that require high-end graphic design.

By Israel Sumano