Feeding the Asset Management Beast
Will the Work Underway at IEC on the Digital Factory and Similar Initiatives Help Integrate All the Disparate Standards Into a Unified Whole?
Can Operators Hear the Fieldbus Music?
Operators May Not Care Much About How Our "Machines" Deliver Information, What They Care About Is the Devices Work Properly and Deliver the Right Information
Missing Links: The Current Status of Manufacturing Technology
The Missing Technologies Are Smarter I/O, Virtualization for Hardware and Testing, the DICED Capabilities, a Third-Party Interface Solution Using Ethernet, Standardized HMI, the IEC 61850 Standard for Communications in Substations, and a Suitable Wireless System
Fieldbus Protocols Support All Processes
Flock of Fieldbuses - The Remaining Fieldbus Protocols May Not Be Getting Glamorous, Hollywood-Style Buzz Anymore, but They're Still Going Strong