The role of smart automation devices in IIoT

For years, device makers have improved the performance of their factory automation product to differentiate them from competitors. A modern AC VSD is still a motor speed controller, but with added functionality and intelligence, they have become smart automation devices in the world of IIoT. The speed of industrial business is increasing all the time. […]

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Developing VSD functionality for IIoT

VSD functionality for IIoT   The Internet of things is about connecting everyday equipment through the Internet. It allows people and devices to send and receive information (data) directly and to process instructions. It has many implications for producers, consumers alike. Manufacturing and commerce have similar requirements, although there are other factors to address. More […]

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What should energy saving mean?

The second phase of the UK Government’s ESOS Energy Saving compliance programme is due in 2019. ESOS requires large companies to measure their total energy consumption and audit cost-effective energy saving opportunities. Schneider Electric is already prompting organisations to start thinking about their audits. But, it reminded me of an energy saving blog from their […]

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