Going beyond traditional and PV-based control solutions
E-Control is a new way of approaching the automation of manufacturing and distribution systems. It combines communications, information and control technologies in scalable, integrated open architecture solutions for a wide range of applications. This new category of control and information system goes well beyond the scope of traditional controls as we know them today.
E-Control solutions are built on Microsoft Windows-powered devices and include native DNA for manufacturing-connectivity through OPC, COM/DCOM and/or XML. Control is an important component of e-control solutions, but equally important are the integrated connectivity and information components.
It is the integration of all three components that makes e-controls the foundation of e-manufacturing infrastructure for e-business strategies. It is also the integration of control with connectivity and information management that makes e-control so effective in achieving lean manufacturing systems.
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Will the IIoT kill scada, or lift it to new heights?
Technews Industry Guide: Industrial Internet of Things & Industry 4.0, Adroit Technologies
Dave Wibberley, managing director, Adroit Technologies, shares his views on where scada is headed in the era of the Industrial Internet of Things.
Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview, Cobots
Cobots is showcasing its range of collaborative robots. These robots make it simple and affordable for humans and machines to work together without a safety cage. Cobots can easily be implemented in small ...
Machines that manage real-time resources
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iBOS Industrial is changing the way we maintain and respond to machine level events with technology that effectively manages real-time resources (people) from the machine level.
Health and safety, ...
New benchmark scada software platform
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MAPS 4, the latest scada solution for control and visualisation from Adroit Technologies, extends connectivity options, adds user tools and increases the scope of its built-in functionality. The result ...
Inductive Automation’s Ignition technology offers potential to disrupt the market
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‘Ignition by Inductive Automation’ is an industrial software platform with a variety of modules that can be combined to create custom HMI, scada and MES solutions.
New platforms for HTML5 visualisation
Technews Industry Guide: Industrial Internet of Things & Industry 4.0, Phoenix Contact
Easy and flexible implementation of current and future demands.
Yokogawa’s open scada solution
June 2018, Yokogawa South Africa
Scada systems are typically used for supervisory monitoring and control of remote and geographically distributed assets through a more open platform for interfacing with several makes and types of equipment ...
Schneider gets smart with new HMI solution
June 2018, Schneider Electric South Africa
In a world where quick access to data has become the key to efficiency, Schneider Electric South Africa’s latest innovation in the Magelis range of HMI solutions, Magelis GTU, allows users to create the ...
Scada Review 2018
June 2018, Technews Publishing (SA Instrumentation & Control)
The subject projects of this year’s Scada Review are a worthy reflection of the effort put in by the respondent end-users, SIs and vendors. It is encouraging to see that even in these times of economic ...
Scada review 2018: Adroit Technologies
June 2018, Adroit Technologies
End-user details Name:
Raymond Bosch Designation:
Electrical foreman cold stores Company:
Two a Day Group Phone:
+27 (0)21 859 7666 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org SI details Name: