IT in Manufacturing
Modular rackmount computer with smart OS recovery
October 2014, RJ Connect
Moxa has announced the release of the DA-682A rackmount computer featuring its latest software advance, Smart Recovery, an OS recovery utility with powerful automation features. Built around the latest
Belden’s industrial firewalls gain flexibility and security
October 2014, Profitek
Belden has updated its Hirschmann multi-port firewalls – the EAGLE20-0400 and EAGLE30-0402 – to offer additional flexibility of deployment, as well as state-of-the-art security functionality. With new
Treating security like safety
October 2014, Honeywell ACS South Africa
What are the necessary steps to make security an equal player to safety in manufacturing automation?
The promise of cognitive computing
Manufacturers and other industrial organisations have long been challenged with applying expertise consistently throughout the organisation. Demographic trends and new technological advances promise to
September 2014, Technews Publishing
Much has been written and spoken about Industrie 4.0 in the past year or so. It’s now time for early adopters to lay the foundations so that they can reap the benefits of this initiative.
Koeberg’s plant status system
September 2014, Wonderware Southern Africa
Wonderware’s remote monitoring solution at Africa’s only nuclear power station assists Eskom engineers.
Belden’s next generation industrial security solutions
September 2014, Profitek
Belden has released the next generation of its Tofino Security solutions for industrial control systems. The new Tofino Xenon and Tofino Configurator (TC 2.0) offer a level of flexibility and customisation
Belden introduces modular industrial Ethernet switches
September 2014, Profitek
Belden has announced the release of its new Rail Switch Power Expandable (RSPE) family of managed industrial Ethernet switches. Building on the Rail Switch Power (RSP) family from Hirschmann, these modular
Experion PKS Virtualization minimises hardware costs
September 2014, Honeywell ACS South Africa
North Carolina based Progress Energy is a subsidiary of Duke Energy and until its 2012 merger was a Fortune 500 energy company with more than 21 000 MW of generation capacity and $9 billion in annual
Wonderware Winter Breakfast report back
August 2014, Wonderware Southern Africa
As predicted, the world is changing at an accelerating rate and technology users have to adapt their game to their advantage.
Industrie 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things
We saw large, elaborate production mock-ups illustrating the way products and production robots would someday collaborate to accomplish the required production steps. In some cases, existing solutions
The biggest big data
July 2014, National Instruments
Three-tier Big Analogue Data solution solves problems in applications such as scientific research, product test and asset monitoring.
Cyber security for water treatment plants
Protection and safety are primary objectives of any water treatment facility as compromises to critical water treatment plant infrastructure assets from cyber attacks can have a significant detrimental
Yokogawa releases Plant Resource Manager R3.12
July 2014, Yokogawa SA
Yokogawa Electric Corporation has announced the release of Plant Resource Manager (PRM) R3.12. PRM is a software package that is capable of managing large amounts of data from plant monitoring and control
ACP’s ThinManager Relevance
Technews Industry Guide - Wireless 2014, Industrial Wireless
More than mobile access – the ability to deliver the right applications to the right person at the right time.
Kepware technology optimises energy efficiency
Technews Industry Guide - Wireless 2014, eTX Data Services, Industrial Wireless
Wireless gas flow measurement, Web Services and Kepware OPC combine in a plant-wide energy monitoring solution for the aluminium industry.
Schneider Electric launches Integrated Planning and Optimization Solution
July 2014, Schneider Electric South Africa
Innovative technology helps mining companies gain a comprehensive view of production environments.
Honeywell’s future of plant control
July 2014, Honeywell ACS South Africa
Ergonomic design and new generation human interface helps operators improve plant performance and safety.
Instrumentation for Generation Y
June 2014, National Instruments
Generation Y’s obsession with technology will drive the next generation of benchtop instrumentation.
Building the industrial Internet of Things
May 2014, RJ Connect
The immediate future of M2M technology.
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