Posts Tagged ‘industrial internet of things’

Edge and Cloud Computing Podcast

Posted in Industrial IOT on Friday, February 15th, 2019. No comments yet
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Control and Control Design magazine have a podcast series, Control Amplified, featuring thought leaders in the world of process control and automation. In their most recent podcast, Computing at the Edge, Executive Editor Jim Montague interview’s Emerson Chief Technology Officer, Peter Zornio, about the edge of process automation and control systems and how it’s changed […]

Continuously Improving Energy Efficiency and Loss Control

Posted in Industrial IOT, Wireless on Monday, February 4th, 2019. No comments yet
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Manufacturers and producers can take steps in their digital transformation journeys to improve energy efficiency and reduce unaccounted for losses. In a comment to an earlier post, Jonas Berge highlighted 7 ways: Steam trap failure detection Relief valve seat passing detection Relief valve release detection Heat Exchanger fouling detection Cooling Tower fan speed optimization Air-Cooled […]

Augmented Reality-Based Remote Valve Assistance

Posted in Final Control Element, Industrial IOT on Tuesday, January 29th, 2019. No comments yet
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The phrase digital transformation can conjure up an image of massive changes over a short timeframe. But the reality is that we’ve been undergoing a digital transformation in our personal lives for decades. Things like remote control devices, wireless communications, access to information, etc. have all grown in scope and ease of access. Little changes […]

IIoT and Device-Level Network Design

Posted in Industrial IOT on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019. No comments yet
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Wireless instrumentation has been available for manufacturers for more than a decade. Sensors have expanded beyond traditional measurements such as pressure, temperature, level and flow to measurements such as acoustic, vibration, conductivity and more. These easily installed Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)-based field devices make more than monitoring and control possible—they make real-time personnel safety, […]

How Digital Transformation Initiatives Affect Existing Facilities

Posted in Industrial IOT, Support Services on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019. No comments yet
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This past fall, the AIChE organization for chemical engineering professionals held an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Applications and Industry 4.0 Forum as part of their 2018 Annual Meeting. Emerson’s Tim Olsen (center) moderated a video recorded session with Dow’s Leo Chiang (right) and MIT’s Richard Braatz (left). This 5:10 session, Predictions for “Industry 4.0”, […]