Articles & News on Industrial Computers

Mocana announces integration with Unified Automation’s High Performance OPC UA SDK

  • January 15, 2019
  • News

This integration enables industrial manufacturers and operators to replace OpenSSL, an open source crypto library, with Mocana’s cybersecurity software solution that is FIPS 140-2 validated and compliant with industrial cybersecurity standards.

Hannover Fairs USA names Ed Nichols as vice president of events

  • January 14, 2019
  • News

Nichols will manage the commercial vehicle show portfolio, which currently includes the North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show 2019). He also will develop new North American events in the fire and safety segment of the company’s portfolio of INTERSCHUTZ exhibitions & conferences.

ControlSoft announces acquisition of eSimulation and DxT3

  • January 10, 2019
  • News

Through this acquisition, eSimulation can offer a range of solutions to the midstream and upstream industries. For example, ControlSoft’s MANTRA advanced process control (APC) platform can help stabilize gas plants, condensate stabilizers, and fractionation facilities and enable operators to effectively hit optimization targets

Digitalization and the Food and Beverage Industry

  • January 10, 2019
  • Feature

By Robert Glass, ABB Digitalization encompasses a transformation in the way industrial environments work. For the food and beverage industry, this means companies can better comply with legislation through a transformation in areas including connectivity, smart sensors, traceability, cloud computing and monitoring.

CyberX announces patent for ICS Threat Monitoring Analytics

  • January 10, 2019
  • News

The patent covers analytics for detecting anomalous behavior in ICS networks incorporating specialized ICS protocols such as Modbus and DNP3, and specialized ICS devices such as Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs).

How to Prepare for a Cyber Attack at Every Stage

  • January 8, 2019
  • Feature

By Andrew Kling, Schneider Electric Hackers follow a process to launch an attack, and there’s a concurrent process for manufacturers to defend themselves from these attacks. By describing both of them, organizations can ensure they’ve addressed every element of their cyber risk strategy.

Inventory Management 4.0

  • January 4, 2019
  • Feature

By Jonathan Wilkins, EU Automation A shocking amount of capital is tied up in inventory. Along with accounts receivable and accounts payable, inventory represents $1.1 trillion in cash – equivalent to 7 per cent of the United States GDP. This article explains the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in accessing this cash.

TrendMiner announces analytics partnership with Borealis

  • January 3, 2019
  • News

TrendMiner was selected upon rigorous test case analysis. In a first stage TrendMiner’s smart self-service analytics solution will be rolled out to the engineers and production experts to support operations with a “big data” approach.

Addressing Challenges in Process Automation and IIoT

  • January 2, 2019
  • Feature

By John Fryer, Stratus Technologies Manufacturing professionals looking to implement IIoT and edge computing need to ask themselves the following questions to identify underlying challenges and figure out how to address them.

HARTING announces appointment of Uwe Graff to Board of New Technologies & Quality

  • January 2, 2019
  • News

Gräff assumed the position of Managing Director at HARTING Technology Group at the beginning of 2015, and was initially responsible for the Market and Development area at HARTING Electric and the Development division at HARTING Electronics.