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Containers for Industrial Automation and IIoT

It’s human nature to compartmentalize and organize our thoughts into subjects, topics, disciplines, etc. In the abstract we realize (hopefully) that the divisions among these are our own creation and can disappear — hence convergence. Much of ARC’s research and thinking lately has focused on 3 topics: the Industrial IoT, IT/OT Convergence, and Open Process […]

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ETCS (European Train Control Systems) Level 3: A new way forward?

ETCS (European Train Control System) Level 3 has experienced a significant growth in recent times. The fully integrated advanced level train control system does not use wayside signals, as all the information is transmitted using wireless communications. The Level 3 concept has a potential to make a significant impact on the train control systems. Although […]

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IoT in Oil and Gas Coming to Houston on September 13th and 14th, Part 2

This is a part 2 of a blog posted ten days in which we indicated that ARC will be attending the 3rd annual IoT in Oil and Gas event being held on September 13th and 14th in Houston. Not only will there likely be lots of great presentations imparting all kinds of interesting and useful […]

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Iot in Oil and Gas Coming to Houston on September 13th and 14th

For anyone following the industrial-iot.com website they will know that we have been beating a loud and somewhat consistent drum about the real business value that we believe IIoT-enabled solutions can provide companies operating in the oil & gas industry – upstream, midstream and downstream. We also make every effort to make operators and end […]

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Managing Industrial IoT Edge Devices

If you ask end users about factors that impede the Industrial IoT the #1 factor is usually cybersecurity and the second is manageability. Drill down on what they mean by “manageability” and this expands to “remote device management” or “remote system management”. And without saying so they also mean “management at scale”. This is not […]

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