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  • Online Resources for Asset Management

    Users Are Implementing New Preventive Maintenance, Condition-Based and Optimization Tools in More Settings. Here Are Additional Asset Management Online Resources

    09/16/2008
  • Process Plant 2025

    One-Person-and-a-Dog Operations? Wearable HMIs? At-Home Control Rooms? Or More of the Same Ol’, Same Ol’? Here’s What May Be on the Horizon

    06/11/2008
  • The skinny on PC-based control systems

    In this column, Senior Tech Editor Dan Hebert, PE, takes a look at why a process skid manufacturer thinks PC-based control makes sense for its—and other—process applications.

    Dan Hebert
    05/07/2007
  • Ruggedized keyboard is rated NEMA 4X

    CONTROL gives you a whole department full of tasty new products and services. This month, we introduce a new and eminently useful ruggedized keyboard from iKey suitable for washdown environments.

    04/09/2007
  • Alarm management improves plant operations

    Alarm management is a hot topic, perhaps because incorrect presentation of alarms often confuses operators. This article shows how better alarm management empowers operators to improve plant performance.

    01/05/2007
  • Industrial PCs take on new functions

    A roundup of products new to the market shows the advanced computing functions and diversification of industrial PCs is allowing new forms and new functions for process control applications.

    11/10/2006
  • The ABCs of XML, Part 2

    This article provides more of what you need to know to survive in the world of connected data by introducing XML’s fundamental concepts to those who have managed to avoid this important technology.

    08/10/2006
  • Stop wasting money on backup power

    The most prudent and cost-effective strategy for dealing with power-quality events is to protect against relatively frequent, short-term voltage sags as opposed to much rarer power outages.

    08/10/2006
  • HMIs evolve in process control

    New HMI technology is putting a whole new (inter)face on how operators view control systems information, while at the same time driving human error out of systems and improving safe work practices.

    08/07/2006
  • Industrial PCs take new forms for new jobs

    As the boundaries defining traditional industrial PCs used in manufacturing disappear, they’re morphing into new, fanless, diskless forms, and taking on tasks once reserved for PLCs and other plant-floor devices.

    07/14/2006
  • Is there a Tricorder in your near future?

    Handheld technology is growing by leaps and bounds as control engineers and operators learn they can use the wireless devices. Problem is, few vendors have taken handhelds beyond simple applications.

    06/07/2006
  • Interview with Transpara Inc.'s Michael Saucier

    In this week's featured Podcast for the Process Automation Radio Network, CONTROL Editor in Chief, Walt Boyes, interviews founder and CEO of Transpara Inc., Michael Saucier, on the company’s first new product: a Visual KPI software application that delivers rich scorecard data and trends to mobile devices.

    06/06/2006
  • Which PLC/HMI platform should I choose?

    Read what The Experts had to say to a reader's question regarding which PLC and HMI platform to choose for their particular process plant automation and controls applications.

    05/10/2006
  • The right tool for the job

    The next horizon for portable HMI applications may be the cell phone, which is cheap, ubiquitous, and produced in larger annual quantities than any consumer electronics device in history.

    03/20/2006
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