5 energy monitoring systems you must know
5 energy monitoring systems you must know Hey, are you reducing the cost of energy at your plant and in your home? Let's have a talk about energy consumption and how you can save money in your plant. Maybe in the near future, I can bring you solutions for your home as well. We have plenty of ar ...
Safety – Tailings dam monitoring
Tailings dam Hi. Let's talk about an important topic in primary industries around the world. You've probably heard of tailings dams by now with the rash of failures they've had, like the 2015 Bento Rodrigues disaster in Brazil. Let's back up a bit, though. You may have heard of these things but ...
Heartbeat Technology – Verification or Monitoring?
What's the difference between both solutions? I know that I need to pay more to have the Heartbeat monitoring, but which type of information I will receive from the device? ...
Save money and time on pressure monitoring
Pressure monitoring Running around the plant… Most automated industries have a lot of pressure monitoring, where operators go out to check measurements, make notes, and inform their control rooms about process conditions. You know, those operators spend a lot of time doing all that. And why sh ...
Measuring wet conditions
I'm trying to measure the temperature in an area, where the Relative Humidity is about 70%, and the air is flowing carry a lot of water drops. Does anyone aware about a probe, specially designed for measuring the temperature in wet environment? ...
Android or iOS? How about both? Field device integration for the win (FDI FTW)!
Android or iOS? How about both? Field device integration for the win (FDI FTW)! Android here to stay or iOS all the way? Each operating system has its own quirks, and you choose your phone based on your needs, your habits, and your desires. Fair enough. But what do phones have to do with field devi ...
IIoT solution: Endress+Hauser, Pepperl+Fuchs, Samson, Hilscher, and SAP
IIoT - Industrial Internet of Things The hottest topics at automation events around the world are the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Industry 4.0 concepts. We've gotten fancy speeches and fantastic ideas, but in the world outside the PowerPoint, we have yet to see real solutions on the ma ...
Are we ready for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)?
Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) This is an really important question. Are we ready for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)? Maybe not, but for a more positive spin, we've begun building the path to it. As it stands In my career, I've visited many companies and segments, and sometimes I ...
Gotta catch ’em all – Pokemon GO and your instrumentation!
What's the connection? Every human on the planet has surely heard about the new game launched by Nintendo for Android and iOS. I'm upset because where I live, we can't download and play the game yet. (By the time you read this, I expect to be a Pokemon master!) You can become a Pokemon master, if y ...
#WishIknew – What is vibration analysis?
When you have a question about process automation that needs a short answer, let us know with #WishIknew and @Visaya! We’ll reply with a #WishIknew post. It’ll give a quick explanation, then some related articles, videos, or reviews if you want to know more. I wish I knew what vibration analysi ...