Industrial PCs

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Data Acquisition, DAQ December 15, 2021

Launching rockets securely by converging IT, OT and high-speed DAQ

Converging information technology (IT), operational technology (OT) and high-speed data acquisition (DAQ) helps make an aerospace solid booster test bench safe from cyberattack.

By Grant M. Smith
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Industrial PCs October 25, 2021

Quantum computing, AI prompts a smarter power grid

Cornell University researchers are using quantum computing and artificial intelligence (AI) to make a smarter power grid to reduce blackouts and other issues.

By Blaine Friedlander
Courtesy: Beckhoff Automation
Industrial PCs August 30, 2021

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles Aug 23-29, 2021

Articles about productivity increasing with cloud-connected IPC, PLCs improving predictive maintenance, jumpstarting a successful IIoT program, and more were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from Aug 23-29, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
Courtesy: Beckhoff Automation
Industrial PCs August 16, 2021

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles Aug 9-15, 2021

Articles about PLCs improve predictive maintenance, productivity increasing with cloud connected IPC, the role o system integrator in the digital transformation, and more were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from Aug 9-15, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
Figure 6: AX5000 servo drives and AM8000 servo motors from Beckhoff power the pick-and-place robots that feed new cases to the milling towers. Courtesy: Beckhoff Automation
Industrial PCs August 11, 2021

Productivity increases with cloud-connected IPC

Glidewell Dental used flexible, scalable automation, EtherCAT, and IIoT solutions to modernize prosthetic tooth factory

By James Figy
Courtesy: ADISRA
Data Acquisition, DAQ April 1, 2021

How to accelerate data visualization

As the volume of industrial data grows exponentially, human-machine interfaces (HMIs) are providing improved data visualization and storytelling tools to support intelligent automation and strategic decision making

By Leandro Coeli
Solving a problem requires users to determine the problem, gather the data and find the solution to create a roadmap. Courtesy: MartinCSI
Data Acquisition, DAQ March 18, 2021

Operational technology: Data acquisition, data architectures, data analytics

Using Big Data for operational technology (OT) automation and control applications is increasingly important and can be a bewildering journey if the right questions aren’t asked. See four elements of data analytics system architecture.

By Nate Kay, P.E.
Courtesy: EU Automation
Data Acquisition, DAQ November 30, 2020

How to use the true value of data

Manufacturers could save $100 billion through data sharing

By Claudia Jarrett
Courtesy: DMC
Data Acquisition, DAQ November 28, 2020

How a system integrator developed a data acquisition application

System integrator DMC developed a custom LabVIEW data acquisition application to leverage SystemLink as a central database for storing and serving up data for data analysis and visualization

By Ryan Yu
Courtesy: SDI Systems, Inc.
Industrial PCs September 14, 2020

PC control redefines intralogistics distribution center efficiency

How to move 67,000 garment shuttles, boost efficiency and communicate through EtherCAT

By James Figy