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An In-depth Look into the Next Generation of SCADA Technology

May 19, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Thirty years ago industry pundits were predicting the death of SCADA as a technology, saying it would have no place in the plants and factories of the future. But contrary to this the technology has ...

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SCADA Helps Successful Thermodynamic Solar Power Trial

Apr 05, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Thermodynamic solar power is being considered for multiple sites around the world following a successful trial of the technology outside Seville in Spain. The plant reliably produces 400MWh of clean ...

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New SCADA Platform Offers Verifiable Energy Savings

Mar 27, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

The demand for businesses to adopt an energy policy that increases efficiency has grown exponentially over the last few decades. New legislation, rising fuel prices and changing industry standards ...

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WebAccess 8.2 Enables Effortless On-site Device Integration

Jan 18, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Advantech, a global Intelligent System leader, will launch WebAccess 8.2 in November to round out the IoT applications from the end to the cloud. Based on the previous powerful features, the latest ...

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Premier Platform Integrates SMART Buildings and Distributed Energy Resources

Jan 12, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Consolidation of Building Automation, Energy Management and Industrial Equipment with Enhanced Cybersecurity FeaturesPcVue 11.2 has been released, a premier platform for Supervisory Control and Data ...

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Key Trends In SCADA Screen Design

Dec 19, 2016 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Attractive pre-set graphics that are easy to drag and drop during the design process, and which are easy to link to standard inputs, all help to make great looking SCADA screens. But they also need ...

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SCADA Systems Now Support Smartphone Technology Enabling Critical Plant Control & Monitoring

Dec 09, 2016 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Being able to control and monitor critical plant from a smartphone or tablet computer is proving to highly beneficial to plant production, management and maintenance personnel alike. SCADA systems ...

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The Future of SCADA for Automation Software Developers

Dec 01, 2016 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Paul Hurst, MD independent UK SCADA and HMI vendor Products4Automation (P4A). Industrial SCADA is undergoing a step change right now, with the move from proprietary code to next generation ...

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Revolutionary New SCADA Platform Accommodates Industry 4.0 Trends & Requirements

Nov 19, 2016 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Industry 4.0 is a concept that has shaped automation dramatically since its conception at the 2011 Hannover Fair. Attaining a ‘smart factory’ requires total interoperability and the utmost ...

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SCADA Solution Helps Creamery Generate Power From Cheese Waste

Oct 27, 2016 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

A new anaerobic digestion plant built by Lake District Biogas at First Milk’s Aspatria creamery site in Cumbria has been installed to generate bio-methane. It is producing over £3m per year in ...

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