Articles & News on Asset Management

Inside the Integration at Milwaukee's New Fiserv Forum Sports & Entertainment Complex

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By Bill Lydon, Automation.com Since it’s opening in August of 2018, Fiserv Forum has quickly become home to many passionate Milwaukee Bucks basketball fans. Yet, aside from the on-court product, the new entertainment and sports center in downtown Milwaukee is an integrated facility, working to enhance fan experience, comfort and safety.

Can Augmented Reality Improve Manufacturing?

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Virtual reality is an established technology which has been deployed in various industries including gaming, marketing and manufacturing. But, what about augmented reality?

Kontrol Energy announces partnership with RF Controls to deploy smart asset management solutions

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Under the strategic partnership, Kontrol and RF Controls will jointly undertake efforts to promote and deploy the CS Smart Antenna Real-Time Location System (RTLS) integrated into Kontrol's energy and asset performance tracking software.

Customization vs. Configuration: Which Approach Is Best?

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By Scott Reedy, Arena Solutions With today’s plethora of cloud solutions and mobile apps, most of us want the ability to configure quickly and easily without having to know how to code. When evaluating new solutions, it’s important to ask software vendors to demonstrate how to configure the application so you can determine the level of effort and technical expertise required to do so.

ScaleMatrix announces launch of DDC to provide control cabinet solutions

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The DDC cabinet technology is a closed loop liquid-air hybrid cooling system which works to provide environmental conditions and energy efficiency, along with biometric security and rapid-deployment capabilities, for the computing hardware needed to support computing workloads.

Ocean Data Systems announces release of Dream Report 5 R19.3

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Major features focus on enhancing connectivity to two vendors, Rockwell Automation and Siemens. In the previous release, Dream Report delivered FactoryTalk Historian Data connectivity.

Rockwell Automation helps Ithaca Beer enhance brewery automation process

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Working with OBG, Ithaca Beer Co. upgraded to a semi-automated brewing process based on the FactoryTalk Craft Brew solution from Rockwell Automation. The pre-configured solution offers control to customize and automate a craft brewhouse. And it is pre-engineered, -programmed, -tested and -validated, significantly reducing commissioning and startup time.

The More Cybersecurity Changes, the More It Stays the Same

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By Neill Sciarrone, Trinity Cyber, Inc. Despite major advancements in technology, the global approach to cybersecurity has remained the same for decades: respond and recover. To slow the frequency of dangerous and costly cyberattacks, companies should be shifting their efforts towards focusing on adversary disruption.

A Realist’s Prediction for the Future Factory

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By Mark Howard, EU Automation This article looks to establish a realistic ten-year prediction for the future of manufacturing digitalization in the United States.

Madison College students win Industrial Robotics Competition at Wisconsin Manufacturing and Technolo

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The contest tested robotic programming knowledge by challenging students to complete a set of tasks on a FANUC education robot in three hours. The objective included program planning, end of arm tool selection, robot programming and teamwork. A panel of experts judged the 23 teams on their ability to complete the assignment, efficiency, teamwork and robotics knowledge.