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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
Modular solutions can ensure ensure maximum flexibility and precision. Courtesy: Lenze
HMI, OI December 13, 2016

In the IIoT age, automation simplifies work

Intelligent and connected machines are more flexible and better equipped to manufacture customized products.

By Doug Burns, Lenze Americas
The wide range of skills and experiences gained from a multigenerational workforce can drive high productivity once reigned in. Courtesy: Smartware Group
HMI, OI December 9, 2016

Three tips to train a multigenerational workforce

Managing a generationally-diverse maintenance staff can be challenging at times, but the wide range of skills and experiences gained from a multigenerational workforce can drive high productivity once reigned in.

By Paul Lachance, president, Smartware Group
HMI, OI December 6, 2016

Scalable multi-core platform

The i.MX 6 COMBO Series is a scalable multi-core platform that is designed for applications which require high performance in low power or a thermally constrained environment.

By Portwell
The M4x.22xx series digitizers are designed for automated testing applications where wideband electronic signals need to be acquired and analyzed. Courtesy: Spectrum
HMI, OI December 5, 2016

Digitizers for wideband applications

The M4x.22xx series digitizers are designed for automated testing applications where wideband electronic signals need to be acquired and analyzed.

By Spectrum
HMI, OI December 5, 2016

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles: November 28-December 4: SCADA/HMI cybersecruity, 2016 Product of the Year finalists, diagnosing bearing failures, more

Articles about SCADA/HMI cybersecruity, 2016 Product of the Year finalists, diagnosing bearing failures, preventing a dust explosion, and connecting information, engineering, and operational technologies were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, November 28-December 4. Were you out? You can catch up here.

By Brana Webb
HMI, OI November 10, 2016

2016 Product of the Year Finalists

View the 114 Finalists across 15 categories; cast your vote for the 2016 Product of the Year

By Plant Engineering
A moment of pause for a selfie at IMTS during a week of 69,648 steps at North America’s largest industrial trade show. Send your IMTS selfies to bvavra@cfemedia.com. Courtesy: Bob Vavra, CFE Media
HMI, OI October 14, 2016

The human-human interface

While machines generated a great deal of attention at IMTS, the human element remains a key component of manufacturing.

By Bob Vavra