Driving the Digital Transformation with Augmented Reality

Credit to Author: Peter Herweck| Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:07:51 +0000

In recent months, augmented reality (AR) has gained much attention across both business and consumer marketplaces. Although AR technologies have been around for at least 15 years, mainstream adoption is… Read more »

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Top Technology Trends in Automation for 2018

Credit to Author: Guest Blogger| Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2018 19:27:25 +0000

Craig Resnick covers the PLC, PAC, HMI, OIT and Industrial PC markets as well as the Packaging, Plastics and Rubber Industries for ARC.  He is the primary analyst for many… Read more »

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The sky is the limit? When mainstream digital technology meets the mining industry

Credit to Author: Fabio Mielli| Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 13:00:43 +0000

As a technology enthusiast I love to try new things, whatever the latest new gadgets happens to be, and play around with them. And one of the amazing things about… Read more »

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How the IIoT is Delivering on the Promise of Asset Performance Management Part 1

Credit to Author: John Boville| Date: Fri, 03 Nov 2017 15:49:34 +0000

If you had researched the Industrial Internet of Things online in the mid-1990s, there might have been a handful of results. But if you searched on terms like asset performance… Read more »

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Make the most of energy in your HVAC/R systems

Credit to Author: Bob Gray| Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2017 11:42:56 +0000

Heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems represent 15% of all electrical power consumed worldwide, and 30% to 60% in any given facility. Providing the global market with innovative and… Read more »

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Reducing Vulnerability to Cyberattacks

Credit to Author: Daniel Desruisseaux| Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:00:14 +0000

The need for secure systems is a growing priority for Industry Control System (ICS) operators.  Recent high profile cyber-attacks against critical infrastructure, coupled with the growing list of published equipment vulnerabilities, and… Read more »

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Augmented Reality: how quickly can it transition from shiny new innovation to standard industry infrastructure?

Credit to Author: Greg Johnson| Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:36:39 +0000

Even though WiFi as an innovation in underground mining was first adopted way back in 2006 (see this article in MIT Technology Review), it still has not become completely ubiquitous… Read more »

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Loss of a Legend – And a Friend

Credit to Author: Peter Martin| Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:00:27 +0000

I am saddened to report that a true legend in the automation industry, Dick Morley passed away on October 17th in New Hampshire.  Dick is one person who truly deserved… Read more »

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New Generation of Sensors Enables IIoT Connection of Previously Unconnectable Assets

Credit to Author: Simon Chabriere| Date: Mon, 02 Oct 2017 13:58:57 +0000

For farmers, mining engineers, highway transportation management personnel, operators of underground metro railway systems, waste management firms and utility substation operators, the possibility now exists to reap the benefits of… Read more »

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Define a Profitable Reliability strategy through Automation

Credit to Author: Peter Martin| Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:45:01 +0000

Automation systems have primarily been focused on using real-time control to improve the efficiency of industrial operations. But as process and logic control technology and techniques continued to advance over… Read more »

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