Data Acquisition

Bringing the edge and cloud together

Data is at the heart of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Smart Manufacturing. By setting up suitable platforms to collect and analyse data, it is possible to gain in-depth, unique insights into manufacturing processes that can lead to their optimisation. The most effective setup combines edge and cloud-based …

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Curtiss-Wright selected by KAI to provide complete data acquisition system solution for fighter aircraft

Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division, a trusted leading supplier of flight test instrumentation (FTI) system solutions, today announced that it was awarded a contract by Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) to provide a complete data acquisition system (DAS) for use in flight-test campaigns for the new 5th generation Korean Fighter eXperimental (KF-X) multirole fighter aircraft. Under …

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Large wind-power plant with Yokogawa control system comes online in Japan

Yokogawa Solution Service Corporation has installed a Yokogawa control system for one of Japan’s largest wind-power plants, Wind Farm Tsugaru, which has now come online. This plant was built by Green Power Tsugaru GK, a limited liability company that belongs to Green Power Investment Corporation. Wind Farm Tsugaru is located …

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Five (human) predictions for the future of manufacturing in 2020

In this opinion piece, Dr Simon Kampa, founder and CEO of industrial software company Senseye, shares his predictions about what he expects will happen to the manufacturing sector in 2020. “I must start with the caveat that the challenge of accurately predicting the future of the manufacturing sector is significantly …

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Predictive data set to increase business profitability by over 20 per cent

More than one in five managers in the manufacturing sector believe that predictive data would increase the overall profitability of the business during 2020, according to a recent survey by Anvizent, a data management software solutions provider. Surveying over 100 senior managers in mid-sized manufacturing firms, Anvizent also found that …

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Analog Devices showcases the future of data acquisition at Embedded World 2020

Visitors to the Analog Devices (ADI) stand (Hall 4A, Booth #240) at embedded world 2020 Nuremberg, Germany, 25 – 27 February, will be shown a wide range of demonstrations showcasing the company’s embedded-technology offerings. Highlights of the 2020 presentations will include technology that highly integrates complete signal chains into a …

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Seeq expands Series B funding with $24m to fuel advanced analytics growth strategy

Seeq Corporation has secured a $24 million expansion of its Series B funding. This expansion round is led by Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (SAEV), the corporate venture subsidiary of the world’s leading integrated energy and chemicals company, Saudi Aramco. It includes renewed participation by Altira Group, Chevron Technology Ventures, Second …

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RS supports future skills with Data Academy initiative

RS Components (RS) has demonstrated an investment in the future skills and capabilities of its employees with the launch of a Data Academy, which allows participants to learn vital data visualisation skills, arming them with valuable knowledge for the current and future state of this rapidly evolving industry. After inviting employees to …

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Yokogawa releases Exaquantum R3.20 plant information management system

Yokogawa has announced the release of Exaquantum R3.20, an enhanced version of its plant information management system (PIMS) software package in the OpreX Asset Operations and Optimisation family. Exaquantum supports the digital transformation initiatives of customers in the process industries by gathering large volumes of plant data and transforming it …

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Measuring rainfall events for a waste water specialist

To ensure sewer systems are operating effectively, and to reduce the risks of blockages, water companies often carry out flow surveys within their networks. A flow survey will indicate how the sewer is performing day-to- day, as well as how it copes with the added water from rainfall events. During …

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