Tag Archives: IoT

Snake Oil Salesmen from the 1800s are Back and Now They’re Selling IoT Systems to Manufacturers

I am a pretty calm guy. Sometimes too calm. I remember one time when I [...]

The Control Engineer’s Guide to Amazon AWS – Part 1

It’s not news that Amazon AWS is a growing presence on factory floors across the [...]

Even More On Normalization of PLC Data Tags

I’ve written a number of articles in the past on normalizing PLC data especially Allen-Bradley [...]

Single Pair Ethernet is Driving IP to the Edge

There is a long running show on the History Channel called Mysteries at the Museum. [...]

Understanding Network Address Translation (NAT)

At one point in my life, I hated databases. I don’t know why but databases [...]

The Enormous Mess that is Manufacturing Security

Nation-states probing our manufacturing systems, multiple standards from an assortment of standards bodies, numerous and [...]

The Manufacturing Data Prison

I don’t know how you personally spend your days, but If you spent them traveling [...]

How IoT Companies Fail Their Customers

The world has changed a lot in the last 12 years. When the iPhone was [...]

Modbus to the Rescue!

I get really irritated with many of these IoT companies. I mean, kick the garbage [...]

OPC UA as the Architecture for IT/OT Convergence

The challenge today is to how to best migrate the tightly-coupled factory floor architectures with [...]