Industrial cybersecurity trends are changing due to the COVID-19 pandemic and companies need to catch up. Courtesy: Kaspersky/ISSSource
Cybersecurity October 19, 2020

Bureaucracy is an obstacle for cybersecurity projects

The inability to stop production and a bureaucratic approval process are the main barriers that inhibit industrial cybersecurity projects according to a report by Kaspersky.

By Gregory Hale
Fabrication process, structures, and output signals of a fabric-based wearable energy harvester. Courtesy: KAIST/ISSSource
Energy Efficiency October 15, 2020

Energy harvester improves wearable electronics potential

An energy harvester has been developed that could make manufacturing embedded wearable electronics a viable reality.

By Gregory Hale
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Mobility October 19, 2020

Connecting industrial applications to a private 5G network

Companies are working on developing a private 5G network to allow industrial applications, such as machines, controls and other equipment to be connected to a private network to better control behavior and usage.

By Control Engineering Europe
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 October 18, 2020

Cybersecurity is the optimal route to smart manufacturing

Emilie Lerche Fenger and Marco Zampolli explain the importance of a cybersecurity strategy in digital plants.

By Emilie Lerche Fenger and Marco Zampolli
Courtesy: Keagan Gay, CFE Media and Technology
Safety October 17, 2020

How to quantify, compute system failure profiles

By Gregory Hale
The NTU robotic system is capable of processing information efficiently with minimal wiring and circuits. Courtesy: NTU Singapore
Robotics October 15, 2020

Mini-brains developed to help robots recognize pain and to self-repair

By Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Courtesy: Trendminer
Analytics October 19, 2020

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles October 12-18, 2020

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Universal Robots/RIA
Robotics October 6, 2020

Reducing COVID-19 worker risks with robots

By Tanya M. Anandan
Courtesy: Keagan Gay, CFE Media and Technology
Business of Engineering July 9, 2020

Virtual meetings are the rule rather than the exception

By Annette Manz