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HMI, OI September 22, 2017

Mobility a driver in digital transformation: study

IFS report finds devices deliver useful information to the field, even if a majority aren’t yet using it.

By Bob Vavra, content manager, CFE Media
Omron's Hannover Messe stand in Hall 9 has a ping-pong-playing robot that is designed not to beat the opposing player, but to keep the ball in play to help the other player learn and get better at his game. It has been one of the big draws at the show thu
HMI, OI April 26, 2017

RIP, HMI: Everything now is an interface

Digital devices, apps have freed the once-anchored device. In cloud platforms for IIoT and Industrie 4.0, applications from developers are designed to help, and a robot collaborates to improve human performance, at ping pong, all at Hannover Messe 2017.

By Bob Vavra, CFE Media
Jason Dea (left) is director of product marketing at Intelex Technologies, and Gary Edwards is a data science advisor to Intelex. Courtesy: Intelex
HMI, OI February 3, 2017

Mobile safety strategy: Six things to consider

Combine smart devices with flexible technology to provide real-time alerts.

By Jason Dea and Gary Edwards, Intelex Technologies
The Graphite platform has upgraded communication capabilities with the addition of DNP3 network support. Courtesy: Red Lion
HMI, OI February 1, 2017

Platform for process monitoring and control

The Graphite platform has upgraded communication capabilities with the addition of DNP3 network support.

By Red Lion
Organizations with no defined objectives for a CMMS implementation will never know if they’re successful. Courtesy: Smartware Group
HMI, OI January 19, 2017

Why CMMS implementations fail

Organizations that falter during their implementation project may end up falling short in their attempts to switch to effective strategies and spend the next few months scrambling to fix their mistakes.

By Smartware Group
Motor current analysis provides information on existing issues such as loose connections, burned windings, and grounded windings. Courtesy: CFE Media
HMI, OI January 13, 2017

How does motor current analysis help motors?

Motor current analysis provides information on existing issues such as loose connections, burned windings, and grounded windings.

By David Manney, L&S Electric
The ELM series EtherCAT measurement technology modules are designed to lower the use of raw materials and engery in machine and plants while forming the basis for advanced condition monitoring and predictive maintenance. Courtesy: Beckoff
HMI, OI January 9, 2017

Measurement technology modules

The ELM series is designed to lower the use of raw materials and energy in machine and plants while forming the basis for advanced condition monitoring and predictive maintenance.

By Beckoff
Here are the costs incurred within the project life cycle. Courtesy: Moxa
HMI, OI January 6, 2017

Six ways to lower IIoT network costs

One consequence of the IIoT trend is that purchasing devices for your network isn’t the end of your expenditure.

By Richard Wood, Moxa Inc.
Delivering IIoT: Pioneer Energy Mobile Alkane Gas Separators produce both methane and natural gas liquid streams at well sites. Courtesy: Seeq
HMI, OI January 5, 2017

IIoT arrives; It’s time to get started

Implementation is not only practical, but now is a competitive necessity.

By Michael Risse, Seeq Corporation
“Businesses will be able to better act on data, which will lead to better management of factory equipment and assets, improved manufacturing processes and more effective management of production resources.” Courtesy: IBM
HMI, OI December 22, 2016

IBM: Data management is driving the IIoT revolution

Better analysis and more collaboration needed to take full advantage of IIoT’s accelerated use.

By Jiani Zhang, IBM Watson Internet of Things