Power Monitors Creates SCADA Solution for Small to Mid-Sized DERs

Power Monitors has created a solution for controlling small to mid-sized distributed energy resource (DER) implementations. “We were approached by engineers at several IOUs asking if we had a solution for controlling their customer’s small and mid-size PV and wind systems. The

Resolving the Challenges of IT-OT Convergence in SCADA Systems

In the past data networks and computers have run isolated and completely independent networks, all with different objectives and requirements. On the computer side it’s known as Information Technology (IT). The data network/industrial control system/process control side is Operations Technology (OT). Running

Advantech Launches WebAccess/SCADA 8.3

Advantech’s IIoT iAutomation Group has launched WebAccess/SCADA 8.3 with improved performance and user satisfaction with the introduction of the new WebAccess Dashboard 2.0, a new mobile app, and other added features including improved MQTT protocol and driver support. The WebAccess/Dashboard 2.0 allows

Contextual HMI is Replacing Stationary HMI

Ed Nugent, COO PcVue Inc. Stationary Human Machine Interface (HMI) displays are being replaced by contextual HMI.  Whether a single line display or a dedicated touchscreen, stationary HMI are failing to meet mobile operators’ expectations.  Today’s workers want information at their fingertips and

Technological Advancements to Help Global SCADA Market Pick Pace

A recent market research report by TMR Research presents a comprehensive account of the global market for supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems. The report, titled “SCADA Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth, and Forecast 2017–2025.” The study

Inductive Automation Creates Ignition Onboard Program

Inductive Automation has announced the creation of its Ignition Onboard program. The program involves device manufacturers embedding Ignition and Ignition Edge software in the devices they manufacture. The program includes Ignition Onboard and Ignition Edge Onboard. Ignition by Inductive Automation is an

Bedrock Releases SCADA Security Platform Specification for OPC UA

Bedrock Automation has published a concise, easy-to-deploy interface specification that enables users and application developers to take advantage of the security capabilities of OPC UA communications software. By following the simple procedures outlined in the Bedrock SCADA Security Platform Specification, developers can