Collecting and processing system data in powerful computers at the cutting edge of the shop floor is made simpler with advancements in integrated hardware and software from OnLogic and Ignition Edge.
September 20, 2022 by David Peterson
Robustel released its latest edge computing gateways designed to service the growing demands of IoT and IIoT. With different network protocol capabilities, The EG5100, EG5120, and LG5100 seek to serve high data transfer markets.
September 16, 2022 by Seth Price
Banner's new DXMR90-4K IO-Link Master is a self-contained programmable controller, compatible with industry IO-Link standard devices to collect factory data to send directly into the cloud for different operations.
September 08, 2022 by Damond Goodwin
Software distribution models have historically been on premises, however, as industry has become more digital, cloud-based solutions have become increasingly popular, including SaaS and its variants, IaaS and PaaS.
August 15, 2022 by Antonio Armenta
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August 09, 2022 by David Peterson
Over the last decade, cloud service providers have improved technology, particularly data security and integrity. These remain the top concern of many manufacturing businesses, but as improvements are rolled out, more and more companies are adopting cloud solutions.
August 08, 2022 by Antonio Armenta
Dragos announced the expansion of its global agreement with Emerson to provide enhanced industrial cybersecurity, helping industries in their digital transformation journeys towards Industry 4.0.
August 08, 2022 by Stephanie Leonida
PATLITE's newest network signal tower speaks. With a text-to-speech function, machine operators and industrial workers are not only alerted of potential dangers via light and sound, but also now with voice.
August 05, 2022 by Stephanie Leonida
Programmable Logic Control (PLC) systems are the core of most industrial control systems that drive modern manufacturing. In this Control Automation video, we discuss the important hardware elements that define a PLC, regardless of its size or purpose.
July 06, 2022 by David Peterson
One common challenge when working with legacy control systems is establishing communication with old devices that use old protocols like RS232 and RS485. Learn about the importance of converting from serial to Ethernet.
June 30, 2022 by Antonio Armenta
There are many distributed fieldbus capabilities for valve manifolds that can save on network overhead and wiring. In this article, we will look at PLC programming of fieldbus manifolds highlighting Festo's CPX layout.
June 29, 2022 by Shawn Dietrich
Communication protocols are a key component for an industry 4.0 compliant facility and are used to enable communication back and forth between cloud servers to transmit data or receive instructions.
June 25, 2022 by Anish Devasia