Posts Tagged ‘distributed control system’

Increasing Project Efficiencies in Control System Modernizations

Posted in Modernization, Support Services on Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015. One comment so far
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As members of the “baby boom” generation retire and remove their deep experience from process manufacturers and producers, sometimes the remaining staff knows little of the inner workings of the control systems. Many of these distributed control systems and PLCs that have been in service for decades have become “black boxes” in which the current […]

Cyber-Security in Metals and Mining

Posted in Cyber-Security, Metals, Mining, Minerals on Monday, July 20th, 2015. No comments yet
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Author: Juan Carlos Bravo In the past, we discussed how the metals and mining industry was increasingly becoming a target for cyber-attacks. An Ernst and Young report, Business risks facing mining and metals 2015–2016 recently upgraded cybersecurity into its top 10 business risks—up two spots to number nine. In this report, a 2014 Global Information […]

Narrated Wireless and Event-Based Control Advancements Presentations

Posted in Wireless on Wednesday, June 24th, 2015. No comments yet
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Yesterday, we highlighted presentations on wireless and event-based control technology advancements by Emerson’s Terry Blevins, Willy Wojsznis and Mark Nixon. Terry and Willy presented these advancements at the First International Conference on Event-Based Control, Communication, and Signal Processing in Krakow, Poland. Here are narrated YouTube videos of the three presentation:

Event-Based Control in a Wireless World

Posted in Wireless on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015. No comments yet
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The First International Conference on Event-Based Control, Communication, and Signal Processing was held June 17-19, 2015 in Krakow, Poland and took place on the campus of AGH University of Science and Technology. Some of the world leaders in Event-Based Control attended and talked in the conference. From the US, Professor Cassandras, Boston University, Professor Tsividis, […]

Big Data at AIChE Spring Meeting

Posted in Data Management, Event, Technologies on Friday, April 17th, 2015. One comment so far
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Austin, Texas, already a hotbed for technology as recently recognized by Forbes magazine, will host a gathering of chemical engineering professionals later this month. The AIChE is hosting the 2015 Spring Meeting and 11th Global Congress on Process Safety here on April 26-30. If you’re planning to attend, make sure to catch some of the […]