Archive for the ‘Wireless’ Category

Digital Transformation in 2018?

Posted in Event, Industrial IOT, Wireless on Monday, November 27th, 2017. 4 comments so far
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In a prior post, I mentioned that Emerson’s Jonas Berge is presenting at the Malaysian Tank & Terminal Tech Asia conference this week. It turns out that Jonas is a very busy person because he’ll also be presenting tomorrow at the ISA Malaysia Automation Conference and Exhibition (event hashtag: #ISAMalaysia). Jonas will present, Digital Transformation: […]

Bulk Liquids Terminal Digital Transformations

Posted in Process Optimization, Wireless on Tuesday, November 14th, 2017. No comments yet
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Bulk liquids terminal operators have largely relied on a mix of automated and manual operations to perform their role in the liquids movement supply chain. This mixed mode of operations means there are holes or delays in data to aid in decision making, which makes the terminal operate less efficient, reliable, and more prone to […]

Monitoring for Motor Reliability and Energy Efficiency with Wireless Power Meters

Posted in Energy, Wireless on Tuesday, November 7th, 2017. No comments yet
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Equipment monitoring plays a large role in a manufacturer’s reliability program. The health of this equipment can also affect energy consumption levels. For motor-driven pumps, fans, compressors, etc., monitoring the electrical energy usage provides an additional indication of equipment health beyond vibration, temperature and other traditional measurements. Emerson’s Matt Austin shared with me a new, […]

Industrial Internet of Things and Electric Utilities Fleet Management

Posted in Power, Wireless on Monday, November 6th, 2017. No comments yet
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Electric utilities must carefully manage their fleet of power generation facilities to improve energy efficiency, reduce emissions, meet regulatory requirements and operate safely. Enabling Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies provide an opportunity to more effectively manage these fleets than has been possible before. I just found out from Emerson’s Jonas Berge, that his Power […]

Simple Apps and Wireless Sensors for Effective Monitoring

Posted in Asset Optimization, Wireless on Wednesday, October 18th, 2017. One comment so far
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Effective monitoring requires good measurement, effective analytics to help understand the measurement, and clear guidance for action to resolve the issue. For manufacturing and production facilities already instrumented for process control, adding measurements can be difficult due to existing wiring infrastructure. In an Automation.com article, Apps Simplify Wireless Monitoring, Emerson’s Brian Joe describes how the […]