Articles & News on Industrial Computers

The Next Generation of HMI and SCADA

  • September 19, 2018
  • Feature

By Benson Hougland, Opto 22 The next generation of HMI and SCADA technologies is now poised to deliver the rich interfaces users expect, with even easier connectivity to the thriving variety of Internet of Things devices.

HARTING and itelligence AG announce technology partnership

  • September 13, 2018
  • News

Both companies are to develop an integrated RFID tracking and weighing solution for monitoring containers in Production on the basis of the HARTING MICA (Modular Industry Computing Architecture) Edge Computer.

Optomec helps University Nebraska-Lincoln to print magnesium medical components

  • September 11, 2018
  • Case Study

This work is intended to enable 3D printed, patient-specific implants with controlled time to dissolve eliminating the need for second surgeries and thus also reducing risks, costs and suffering for patients.

Working Together in Industry 4.0: How Industry 4.0 is increasing industry collaboration

  • September 6, 2018
  • Feature

By Jonathan Wilkins, EU Automation Industry 4.0 has increased economic and supply chain globalisation, which has in turn created new possibilities for professional collaboration, allowing us to work with others in industry across the globe.

Time Sensitive Networking (TSN) Vision: Unifying Business & Industrial Automation

  • September 5, 2018
  • Feature

By Bill Lydon, Editor, Automation.com Time Sensitive Networking (TSN) was envisioned to create single network to meet all requirements including audio, vision, and data with guaranteed speed and determinism for all applications.

Applying Apps in Industrial Automation

  • August 31, 2018
  • Feature

By Don Pham, IDEC Smartphone and tablet users prefer apps to browser-based access for everyday tasks, and this preference is spreading to industrial automation.

Being Versatile with IoT

  • August 24, 2018
  • Feature

By Jonathan Wilkins, EU Automation IHS Markit predicts that there will be around 75.4 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices in the world by 2025. This article explains how the IoT is impacting consumer-facing businesses and what manufacturers can learn from that.

Rockwell Automation helps Mosaic Company enhance DCS, visibility

  • August 24, 2018
  • Case Study

To meet growing demands for increased crop yields, Mosaic needed to add a premium fertilizer product line to its New Wales, Florida, facility. In order to accommodate the new process, the company needed to drastically expand the existing distributed control system (DCS).

Silicon Designs announces MEMS Variable Capacitive Accelerometer Samples via Amazon

  • August 24, 2018
  • News

This Amazon offering will allow Silicon Designs to distribute MEMS VC accelerometer samples to its customers, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week

HANNOVER MESSE USA 2018 announces Dell and Microsoft to join SAP at Digital Factory exhibition

  • August 21, 2018
  • News

Digital Factory exhibitors will showcase breakthrough products and solutions focused on integrated processes and IT solutions for plant operations