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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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Why Did Schneider Electric Acquire nxtControl?

Last month industry giant Schneider Electric agreed to acquire the venture firm nxtControl. Based in Leobersdorf, Austria, nxtControl develops control software design/deployment products that use the IEC 61499 and IEC 61131 standards. nxtControl had just celebrated its 10th birthday as a company, being founded in 2007 by refugees from the acquisition of an earlier startup […]

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IIoT and Analytics Helping Independent E+P Firms to Optimize Oilfield Operations

ARC has been blogging for a few years now about how IIoT-enabled solutions can help owner-operators, independent E&P players and other oil & gas stakeholders can put them on the path towards digital transformation and operational excellence. Most of these opined blogs have focused on how rotating equipment such as pumps, compressors and turbines can […]

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