Technology

IEC 61499: standard for portability and Industry 4.0

December 4, 2020

IEC 61499 defines a high-level system design language for distributed information and control. It allows encapsulation of functionality, graphical component-based design, event-driven execution and distribution of automation applications for execution across automation and control, as well as edge computing devices.

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No edge computing without an appropriate network

December 4, 2020

With the continuing emergence of the Industrial Edge, the industrial network will play an even more central and vital role, particularly in highly connected manufacturing operations. But also the advantages of end-to-end Ethernet networking can only be fully utilized, if the network is equipped with necessary resources.

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Data integration for the Industrial Internet of Things

December 4, 2020

IT architectures need to play a vital role in IIoT system architectures, with gateways evolving to provide more flexible, innovative and efficient software solutions. A key question is how network solutions can be deployed to exploit software, IT and innovative algorithms and make production more efficient.

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Industrial Control Systems: CIP Security and IEC 62443-4-2

December 4, 2020

CIP Security meets a significant number of IEC 62443-4-2 requirements and implements robust and ubiquitous security technologies to achieve protection of the control system device. These technologies can be part of an IEC 62443-4-2 security certification, and apply to the system level through IEC 62443-3-3.

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Distributed I/O and control builds IIoT from edge to cloud

December 4, 2020

Next generation digital I/O and more distributed global architectures are enabling connectivity to the cloud for sensors and actuators, and for the I/O systems and controllers linked to them. These edge-to-cloud architectures depend on options at the edge for acquiring, securing, storing and processing field data.

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10BASE-T1L extends Big Data analytics to edge of networks

December 4, 2020

The rapid development of 10BASE-T1L components is enabling industrial equipment manufacturers to start developing new Industrial Ethernet-enabled products. The technology looks set to supplant the 4 mA to 20 mA and HART interfaces, and accelerate the adoption of Industry 4.0.

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Edge computing and AI create Industrial AIoT applications

December 4, 2020

Enabling AI capabilities at the edge can improve operational efficiency and reduce risks and costs for industrial applications. Choose the right computing platform for your industrial AIoT application by addressing specific processing requirements during implementation.

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SPE in industrial applications

November 30, 2020

Single Pair Ethernet work continues with the aim of toughening up this evolutionary new technology for as many application scenarios as possible. But reduced cable weight, miniaturization and simplification of the connection technology will only come into play with achieving continuity with the overall infrastructure.

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Optimizing infrastructure performance

November 30, 2020

Industrial network infrastructure is a valuable business asset. Investments in legacy networks require a clear migration path to optimize return on assets while not missing out on performance enhancements. A robust, well-executed physical layer is foundational to assuring this asset continues to deliver value.

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PROFINET Over Industrial WLAN

November 30, 2020

Two key challenges need to be addressed when building a stable PROFINET application over a WLAN infrastructure. The selected WLAN solution must support L2 forwarding in different configurations, and wireless latency and jitter need to be minimized to meet the requirements of the PROFINET application.

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