October 2014 Issue
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CONTROL is the only magazine exclusively dedicated to the global process automation market with a readership of 65,000 plus engineering, operations and management professionals. The publication reports on developing trends, illustrates successful applications, and updates the basic skills and knowledge base that provide the profession's foundation.
Visitors to This Week's Yokogawa's 2014 User Group Experience One Vision of Tomorrow's Operator Console
FieldComm Group Will Be Led by a Board of Directors Composed of Representatives of the Collective Companies from the Current Boards of Each Foundation
With the Latest Software Upgrades, Handing Big Data Is Better and Easier, but Are Automation Companies Ready to Handle the Data Influx?
John Rezabek Wonders If the Future Automation Plant Will Be Completely Wireless or If the Copper Wires and Cables Will Be Necessary
There's Now a Standard Way to Classify Device Health to the Control System and Incorporate It into the Basic Regulatory Control Loops
If We Trust the Machine, Are We Not Trusting Another Human to Correctly Program the Machine to Always Take Corrective Action?
If You Are Interested in NERC CIP Standards, You May Want to Start by Reading the Proposed Standards
The Case for Using Natural Language
These Devices Monitor Everything From Liquid Dairy Products to Combustion in Boilers
Here, There Be Dragons. It's a Scary New World in Process Control, but You Can Defend Your Plant Against Cyber Attack
Fewer Rivalries and Better Collaboration Are Allowing Distributed Processes to Apply More IT-Based Expertise, Software and Networking to Streamline Operations—and May Even Enable More BYOD, If Security Can Be Maintained
We Review 25 Years of Uneven Progress From White Coats Toward Steel-Toed Boots
Current Industrial Instrumentation Measures More Parameters, More Accurately
Two of Our Readers Ask Our Experts to Clarify Their Views on Controllers and Positioner Rules
Ultra Electronics' EOTec 2000 Multi-Node MX Multiplexer Provides an Economical Alternative to PLCs
What's Going on With Loop Performance?
Learn of 10 Major Technical Areas in Which Presently Available Technology and Tools Can Enable Future Ingenuity and Innovations
WirelessHART and Now HART-IP Deliver HART Data at the Speed of Ethernet
Bigger user-group meeting focuses on the future with an emphasis on collaboration, integration and the needs of customers in the world of integrated automation.
Why would a longtime cable supplier support Ethernet, which uses fewer wires, and wireless that appears to use none?
"Wireless Systems for Industrial Automation: Process Control and Related Applications," has been unanimously approved
"We want to be close to our customers providing the best possible support," says Matthias Altendorf, CEO of the Endress+Hauser Group.