Automation & Control News & Articles
The Jubail-Riyadh water transmission system, owned by the state-run Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC), will transport water from desalination plants near Jubail on the Persian Gulf coast to Riyadh, the growing capital city of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
- by Lee Lane, FDT
By Lee Lane, FDT Chairman of the Board of Directors
Created on the long legacy of the rock solid FDT standard, we now release the features and capabilities that are needed for IIoT, remote monitoring, mobility, and IT/OT integration.
- by Fabrício Andrade, Endress+Hauser
Device libraries have been a common problem for many field communicators, and the complicated update procedure has been a nightmare for many users. Vendors sometimes struggle to understand what really happens in the field, and the chat groups on WhatsApp prove that the challenges still exist out there.
PRM centralizes management of large volumes of data from instrumentation and equipment.and fully supports communication standards such as HART, FOUNDATION fieldbus™ (FF-H1), PROFIBUS, PROFINET, ISA100 and FDT/DTM (Field Device Tool/Device Type Manager4) interface standards
- by Manfred Brill, FDT
The FDT ecosystem is evolving to incorporate modern web-based and mobile applications in the process, hybrid and discrete manufacturing markets.
The in-person Collaborative Robots, Advanced Vision & AI Conference is postponed until the Fall of 2021. However, A3’s Robotic Grinding and Finishing Conference, slated for December 2-3 in St. Paul, Minnesota, will be held in-person if possible, and online if not.
In accordance with the terms of the merger agreement, Yageo has acquired all of the outstanding shares of KEMET’s common stock for US $27.20 per share in an all-cash transaction with an equity value of approximately US $1.6 billion.
- by Courtney Schneider
The IIoT connects edge devices in OT networks directly to the Internet to enhance operational efficiencies. What confuses security designs for IIoT deployments is differing kinds of risk.
- by Claudia Jarrett
This article discusses how automating cell and gene therapies will bring the treatment to the masses.
The report, How COVID-19 is Changing Research Culture, analyzes publication trends, regional focal points of research, collaboration patterns, and top institutional producers of research in COVID-19.