Fiber optics is a promising technology for the future of industrial automation. In this article, learn the history, fundamentals, and application of fiber optics.
About 2 days ago by Antonio Armenta
An overview of the requirements, standards, applications, and main differences between Profibus and Profinet.
September 08, 2021 by Antonio Armenta
IoT infrastructure consists of many factory parts, one being cloud computing. Rather than ask how they’re different, let’s look into how they work together to form industry 4.0.
August 31, 2021 by Anish Devasia
In programming languages, loops control processes and instrumentation. Learn how to set up while loops, for loops, and other types of loops in LabVIEW.
August 30, 2021 by Seth Price
Fluid flow and control are often used in the wastewater, food and beverage, and chemical industries. Which types of machine learning (ML) algorithms are best suited for fluid dynamics?
August 11, 2021 by Muhammad Asim Niazi
Learn the steps of Huffman coding, a simple and effective lossless data compression algorithm.
August 10, 2021 by Greg Schmidt
How can engineers analyze human- and machine-readable data in several industrial applications, such as thermal management and HVAC systems?
August 09, 2021 by Muhammad Asim Niazi
Each industrial revolution has had an impact on factories. Are we going through a fourth revolution?
August 05, 2021 by Antonio Armenta
Algorithms can involve complicated programming. However, they didn’t start out that way. This article dives into basic algorithms like sorting and image generation.
August 04, 2021 by Greg Schmidt
What makes a factory network? There are three levels: device, control, and enterprise. What does each level consist of, and how is it used in a factory network?
August 03, 2021 by Antonio Armenta
Are wired networks really more secure than wireless? Let’s dive into some differences between these two industrial network types.
July 29, 2021 by Antonio Armenta
Learn about the evolution of industrial-level communications networking, and current and future protocols.
July 27, 2021 by Antonio Armenta
IIoT infrastructure is more susceptible to cyber-attacks than legacy infrastructure due to its cloud-based nature; this article covers attack vectors and best mitigating practices.
July 23, 2021 by Anish Devasia
In this article, we cover some of the most common HMI failures and troubleshooting methods.
July 22, 2021 by Antonio Armenta
Industrial manufacturers use two main data types—machine-readable and human-readable—to analyze for maintenance, monitoring, or other applications.
July 21, 2021 by Muhammad Asim Niazi
When programming large virtual instruments (VIs) in LabVIEW, it may be useful to create and call a sub-VI to enhance readability and delegation.
July 13, 2021 by Seth Price
Learn the differences and similarities between human-machine interface (HMI) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) and how they work together.
July 06, 2021 by Antonio Armenta
Learn about the difference between IoT and IIoT and how to integrate them into a specific system based on the needs of your application and facility.
July 05, 2021 by Anish Devasia
What are some considerations and challenges when integrating an HMI into an existing control system? Let’s dive into the benefits and challenges.
July 04, 2021 by Antonio Armenta
Although there are many similarities, there are also vast differences between office networks and industrial networks. Find out what those differences are in this article.
July 01, 2021 by Rob Hulsebos
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