Automation & Control News & Articles

ODVA General Meeting Focuses on Industrial Digitalization

  • by Bill Lydon, Automation.com
  • Feature

By Bill Lydon
More than 120 industry professionals from more than 50 companies attended to focus on supporting industrial digitalization through the association’s device connectivity technologies, which include the Common Industrial Protocol (CIP) and the network adaptations of CIP: EtherNet/IP, DeviceNet, ControlNet and CompoNet.

12 supply companies unite to form Körber

  • News

Together as Körber, the companies are a global supply chain technology provider with a diverse range of capabilities spanning software, automation, voice, robotics and material handling equipment, including the system integration and consulting to tie it all together.

EPLAN announces strategic partnership with Revere Electric Supply

  • News

The EPLAN-Revere partnership is intended to bring together decades of acute business strategy, product development and technological advancement and deployment to support digital transformations.
 

Ergonomic SaaS Automation During COVID-19

  • by Sam Bradbury and Mark Heidebrecht
  • Opinion

By Sam Bradbury and Mark Heidebrecht
Until now it was nearly impossible to cost-effectively automate ergonomic functions. In-depth plant-site visits and evaluations were needed. That has all changed in this era of COVID-19.

e-Magic enables cloud-based energy metering

  • News

The University of Colorado (CU) will be using e-Magic TwinWorX software on Microsoft Azure IoT to implement a scalable cloud-based solution to manage real-time energy usage data.

Industrial Digital Transformation Made Easy with MQTT

  • by Arlen Nipper
  • Opinion

By Arlen Nipper
This article will look at the problems with proprietary manufacturing protocols and discuss how the open-standard MQTT can enable Digital Transformation.

Pleora Technologies announces technology partnership with Neurocle

  • News

The technology partnership will work to simplify the deployment of deep learning-based classification, segmentation, and object detection capabilities for visual inspection applications.

Beckhoff helps LSP Technologies increase flexibility in laser peening system

  • Case Study

To meet challenges, LSPT sought technologies that were reliable, accurate and fast. The system’s complex requirements made Beckhoff Automation a fit for LSPT.

What's Fueling Our Data? Improving energy efficiency in data centers

  • by Simone Bruckner
  • Opinion

By Simone Bruckner
With global data traffic more than doubling every four years, it’s no surprise that the environmental impact of data centres is coming under scrutiny. 

Bentley Institute announces Digital Infrastructure Student Idea Challenge 2020

  • News

To participate in the challenge, students must register before May 15th, 2020 and submit their projects by June 15th, 2020.