Expanded OPC UA over TSN Standards Open the Door to New Levels of Industrial Productivity

Credit to Author: Fabrice Jadot| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:37:40 +0000

One of the most important benefits of digitization is the ability to capture and analyze data and to derive business value and profitability from that data. However, until recently, only… Read more »

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Proper Balancing of Edge and Cloud Applications for Increasing Productivity

Credit to Author: Fabrice Jadot| Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 20:35:47 +0000

According to a recent ARC survey, 93% of industrial stakeholders agree that both edge and cloud processing will form the basis of their industrial automation infrastructure. Market observers and analyst… Read more »

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Blockchain is offering some exciting possibilities to enhance traceability for Food and Beverage Industry

Credit to Author: Fabrice Jadot| Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 18:17:14 +0000

Among the dizzying array of new technologies that are reshaping business today, blockchain is among the most intriguing.  The theory behind blockchain is quite compelling. Networks of computers use consensus… Read more »

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IIoT Living on the Edge in Industrial Environments

Credit to Author: Guest Blogger| Date: Mon, 14 May 2018 19:34:45 +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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Maintenance is not Enough!

Credit to Author: Peter Martin| Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:26:12 +0000

Thankfully, the days of break-fix reactive maintenance are behind us. Over the last 15 years, state-of-the-art industrial maintenance strategies  have evolved from being only reactive to preventive to predictive to… Read more »

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How Oil and Gas Executives Can Balance Digitization Investments with Cybersecurity Risk Mitigation

Credit to Author: Gary Freburger| Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2018 13:00:53 +0000

According to a recent PwC information security survey, the number of cyber incidents has increased at a compound annual rate of 66% since 2009. As the frequency has risen, so… Read more »

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The Need to Shift Control for Profitable Efficiency

Credit to Author: Peter Martin| Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2018 20:16:10 +0000

For the better part of a century, engineers applied real-time control to improve the efficiency of industrial operations. As industrial equipment and processes became more and more complex, controlling efficiency… Read more »

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HMI- Situational Awareness Graphics- what’s it all about? part 2

Credit to Author: Stephen Apple| Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 22:05:08 +0000

Engineers are excellent at designing control systems, and facilitating user access to those systems. Here’s an old example of our early efforts to help operators control the process. Yep- submarine…. Read more »

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