IoT Design Weekly – 04.21.2017 – Industrial IoT  
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IoT Design Weekly – 04.21.2017 – Industrial IoT

Features

Virtualizing legacy control systems for an efficient, scalable, low-cost IIoT
Virtualizing legacy control systems for an efficient, scalable, low-cost IIoT

Advances in virtualization technology are emerging that provide a migration path from brownfield industrial control systems (ICSs) that rely largely on legacy ISA-95 or Purdue Enterprise Reference Architecture (PERA) models to intelligent IIoT system constructs.

Building Auto Products that Meet Functional Safety Requirements

Sponsored by: Jama Software and Sense Media
May 3, 2pm ET

Iot Panel Webcast - Biggest IoT Security Threats and How to Address Them

Sponsored by: Ayla Networks, Parasoft, RTI
May 16, 2pm ET

IIC Connectivity Framework defines IIoT network architecture for scalable interoperability
IIC Connectivity Framework defines IIoT network architecture for scalable interoperability

The new architecture creates what the IIC calls the “Connectivity Framework” layer north of the transport layer in traditional OSI/Internet models where domain-specific connectivity standards can continue to be leveraged to provision common data structures for the transfer of information between systems.

Blogs and Columns

Energy sector drives SCADA market
Energy sector drives SCADA market

The increasing deployment of SCADA systems in the electrical and oil and gas sectors to reduce loss and optimize production is also adding to the growth of this market.

Legacy network boot Preboot eXecution Environment
Legacy network boot Preboot eXecution Environment

UEFI boot is the successor to BIOS. UEFI uses the globally unique identifier (GUID) partition table (GPT) whereas BIOS uses the master boot record (MBR) partitioning scheme.

Industrial HMI and panel PC trends
Industrial HMI and panel PC trends

A critical component of modern control systems is the collection of data – if there is a network outage, PLC modules are unable to transmit vital operational data.

Executive Outlook

Listen to what your industrial systems are telling you

Wouldn’t it be great if you could determine the health of one of your industrial devices simply by listening to it? Or better yet, have some sort of device that listens for you, and tells you when a machine needs service before it actually stops running or malfunctions? Amnon Shenfeld, who is the Co-Founder and CEO of 3DSignals, and that’s the technology his company has developed.

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Marketplace

Industruino controllers launch fast 32-bit microprocessor option and GSM module
Industruino controllers launch fast 32-bit microprocessor option and GSM module

The new products launched in April 2017 are the D21G Topboard, the processing module of all Industruino controller models, and an external GSM/GPRS expansion module.

Secure industrial modbus communication protocol from Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity
Secure industrial modbus communication protocol from Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity

Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity announced the availability of its new modbus protocol detection and extraction capabilities provided by the deep packet inspection (DPI) engine, R&S PACE 2.

Sierra Monitor Corporation launches cloud-connected network discovery and management appliance for facility automation
Sierra Monitor Corporation launches cloud-connected network discovery and management appliance for facility automation

Sierra Monitor Corporation announced the availability of the BACnet Explorer NG, the industry’s first cloud-connected network discovery and management solution for BACnet networks.

 
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