Industrial Automation

A Primer on Industrial IoT Automation

In today’s IoT era, enterprises across industries are facing the need to build industrial systems that are high-quality, high-reliability, safer and cost-efficient. For achieving this, gathering the data and communicating the same to other devices/servers and taking appropriate action becomes necessary. This is achieved through sensor integration, communication protocols implementation…

Predictive Maintenance – 100 % Resource Utilization and 0% Downtime

Industrial Automation is concerned with improving safety and productivity of workers enabling them to participate more effectively in supervisory roles. With technology advancing by leaps and bounds, there has been a major thrust on implementing a method of proactive maintenance based on perceived future needs, not a specific time period…

Solving the Challenges in Smart Energy Meter Deployment

As the world moves towards a connected future, smart energy management and consumption is becoming a top priority for energy providers and consumers respectively. With IoT and ideas like smart factory playing a major role in business operations, utility companies are planning to roll out millions of smart meters to…

Implementing OPC | The Interoperability Protocol for Embedded Automation, Industry...

OPC is a software interface interoperability standard that allows secure and reliable exchange of data between Windows programs and industrial hardware devices. It is platform-independent and ensures the continuous flow of information across multiple vendor devices. eInfochips has successfully customized an OPC classic server for one of our clients in…

Catching up with Latest Trends in Industrial Automation – Machine...

Machine Vision systems are finding increased traction in various fields, especially in the realm of industrial automation. They use image capture and processing technologies for visual inspection and monitoring and involve a number of engineering disciplines including optics, computer science, industrial automation and mechanical engineering. The following is a block…

Thin ATMs: The Next Big Thing?

It is time for technology to go "thin!" I mean, literally… Thin ATMs that run on "thin-client" technology, typically comprise of an Android tablet and applications residing in the cloud. This architecture enables remote upgrades/ installation of services without the need for physical ATMs. Conversely, traditional Windows based-thick clients perform…