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

LiveData Utilities Introduces RTI Connect for InfluxDB

LiveData Utilities, a leader in smart grid integration technology, today introduced RTI Connect for InfluxDB, a time-series database for Operational Technology (OT). RTI Connect enables utilities to fulfill their customers’ demands for cost effective, high-performance time series data collection, analysis, publishing, logging

Five Benefits of Wireless vs. Wired Remote Monitoring Systems

By Scott Keller, President – SignalFire Telemetry, Inc. When first introduced to the industry, remote instrumentation was based on wired systems.  Today, wireless remote monitoring and control systems can simulate the architecture of wired systems using links to transmit data.  Offering substantial