How IIoT and edge computing can drive greener supply chains

As businesses reevaluate their supply chains in the wake of the pandemic, green initiatives must factor in once again. The pandemic...

Understanding IIoT Batteries and Power Protection at the Edge

Extending control to the edge has great potential for reducing operational costs and improving efficiency, but it brings a host of new...

The Missing ‘Industry 4.0/Digitalization’ Link – Open Programming Standard Conformance & Certification

Schneider Electric recently asked me to contribute to an electric blog titled, "Is IEC 61499 the missing link for Industry 4.0?" The...

HOW FIELD TABLETS ARE CHANGING THE GAME IN INSTRUMENTATION

There are thousands of WhatsApp groups for process improvement, field instruments, and more topics than you can imagine, and I'm just talking...

10 Things You Need to Know About Digital Transformation

The Digital Transformation (aka Industry 4.0) is exactly what the name applies. It's about creating a digital representation of our analog world....

Why Industrial Automation Security Should Be a Renewed Focus

Industrial automation security is vital as manufacturers and critical infrastructure organizations weigh a technological reboot. Written by Brian Buntz As industrial organizations grapple...

Rethinking Smart Manufacturing for the New Normal

Smart manufacturing has surged in relevance. But making the concept a reality requires cultural consensus. Written by Brian Buntz Key Takeaways...

Industrial Digital Transformation Made Easy with MQTT

Untitled Document The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has been growing steadily in recent years, with IDC predicting worldwide spending on IoT will...

B&K 2245 – From Drawing Board to Release

From the release of the world's first transistorized and hand-held sound level meter, through the early digital and modular software-driven sound level...

Industrial IoT Security: Challenges and Solutions

With 2020 firmly underway, the exponential growth of Industrial IoT is on track with recent predictions. And as we head toward...