The Industrial Internet Consortium's (IIC’s) Industrial Internet Reference Architecture (IIRA) describes a reference architecture for an IIoT system derived from a layered databus architecture framework based on the ISO/IEC/IEEE 42010:2011 standard
Much has been written on the current imbalance between supply and demand for skilled and experienced industrial cybersecurity expertise . While many related reports often focus on general-purpose IT cybersecurity, the situation is even more acute for industrial cybersecurity.
The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering ISPE Boston Chapter held its annual product show at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts.
Like all major trade shows in 2020, the Smart Production Solutions ( SPS 2020 ) show, typically held annually in Germany at the end of November, went virtual this year as “SPS Connect.”
An increasing number of all types of traditionally fossil-fueled vehicles are making the transition to electrification, and ARC Advisory Group research indicates that the electrification of transportation will continue to accelerate well into this decade.
ARC Advisory Group’s recent India Forum in Bangalore included a number of interesting and insightful sessions about the latest trends in manufacturing across industries, including renewable energy
During the event, Trenitalia, Italy’s railway operator, communicated the company’s new IoT-enabled approach to dynamic maintenance management that will run on SAP software. At the time, Trenitalia anticipated that the approach would help it save more than €100 million annually in maintenance costs, and still does.
To reach the Paris Agreement goals, the world will need vast amounts of green hydrogen production and wind will provide a large portion of the power needed for it.
The fire at Grenfell Tower in London last summer resulted in scores of deaths and shocked us all. Media reports suggest that the Grenfell Tower did not have a functioning central fire alarm system.
Terry Unruh, Production & Maintenance Process Leader at Ascend Performance Materials explained the company’s operations prior to implementing its internal “Mobility” and “Visual Factory” projects. This uses Wonderware mobility and operational intelligence solutions from Schneider Electric.
The distributed control node (DCN) is the smallest, lowest level, and lowest cost component in the ExxonMobil Open Process Automation (OPA) vision.
Common metrics have helped Consortium participants better understand what is possible to achieve through the use of automation and other operational technology (OT) and the impact that various actions could have on their respective businesses.
As for any business, the owners of a wind turbine and other assets want to maximize revenue. This is accomplished by producing as much power as possible, without damaging the equipment.
Reliable equipment and control systems are necessary, but not sufficient. Organizations also need to address cyber resilience to limit the impact of unanticipated failures on key performance indicators for operations.
Many of the once seemingly futuristic and potentially disruptive concepts that we wrote about in the past are finally coming to fruition, as you will see in the Technology Trends for 2021
Maintaining a safe, regulatory-compliant, and profitable industrial process facility typically requires owner-operators to carefully scrutinize their investments in safety instrumented systems (SIS).
In the first session of this virtual event, Mr. Masaki Kogure, Country Manager of AVEVA K.K., gave a presentation that focused on how AVEVA’s Software Solutions Support digital transformation in industry.
Highly networked, “smart cities” can use a variety of smart metering approaches for their various utilities to improve efficiency and service levels, reduce costs, and enhance customer satisfaction.
The worldwide enterprise software market displayed growth in the second quarter as this market expanded on the back of relentless innovation and available capital.
Leak detection for oil & gas continue to evolve, with an increasing number of end user organizations now viewing leak detection systems (LDS) as a positive investment in safety.
Overall, revenue of automation suppliers ventured into positive territory during the second quarter, increasing by over 3 percent compared to the same quarter the previous year.
The India IT Sector continues its growth trajectory as most of the IT services companies covered in the report exhibited above-average growth. In this report, we analyze the revenues of India’s IT services sector for the first quarter
Faced by challenges today’s railway industry is well-positioned to exploit opportunities created by emerging train control systems, such as ETCS Level 3, but When Will We See ETCS Level 3 Train Control Systems
Delegates from companies operating in the petroleum and other process downstream industries met at ARC Advisory Group’s recent Fifteenth India Forum.
For supply chain practitioners, additive manufacturing offers large potential savings for printing spare parts on demand as needed, but where is Supply Chain Additive Manufacturing