Archive for the ‘Wireless’ Category

IIoT Cybersecurity Frameworks and Standards

Posted in Cyber-Security, Wireless on Monday, February 12th, 2018. No comments yet
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At the 2018 ARC Industry Forum, cybersecurity was the focus of the Monday sessions. In a session, IIoT Cybersecurity Frameworks & Standards, Emerson’s Eric Braun joined a panel with other industry participants. Here was the session description: The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) spans a wide range of products used to control and monitor industrial […]

Increasing Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Efficiency and Reliability

Posted in Industrial IOT, Power, Wireless on Friday, February 9th, 2018. One comment so far
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The electrical power generation mix continues to shift to increasing natural gas usage due to growing supplies from shale gas production. In a Power article, How to Increase Power Plant Asset Reliability Using Modern Digital Technology, Emerson’s Juan Panama describes how combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) plants are using digital technologies to increase levels of […]

Wireless Multi-Rate Model Predictive Control

Posted in Industrial IOT, Wireless on Monday, January 22nd, 2018. No comments yet
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Communications networks have become pervasive at many levels in control system architectures. As wireless networks and the Industrial Internet of Things become more common, the complexity and security requirements for these networks grows. Emerson’s Felipe Fakir shared a new book on these communication networks with me. He co-authored one of the chapter. The book, Networked […]

Installing a WirelessHART Device Remote Antenna

Posted in Wireless on Friday, January 19th, 2018. No comments yet
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Let’s end the week with another great “how to” style video, How to Install a WirelessHART Remote Antenna. Remote antennas can be used with wireless devices and gateways to get out of the way of obstructions which may block the wireless signal from forming a mesh network with other devices in the area. Ideally, these […]

IIoT in Steps for Monitoring Valve Health

Posted in Controllers & Positioners, Industrial IOT, Wireless on Tuesday, January 16th, 2018. No comments yet
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Manufacturers and producers can improve safety, reliability and efficiency by applying additional sensors, analytics and experts. Difficulties in installation have held back these improvements, but the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies have significantly reduced these barriers. One example of IIoT in action is featured in a Valve magazine article, Monitoring Valve Health via the […]