With virtue signaling providing the catalyst to rethink the brand names of many controversial consumer products, The Automationer ventures into this dangerous territory to ask, should we stop using the term master/slave for Modbus RTU […]
Images of Automation – A local area Layer 2 access switch wonders about what is really happening up there in Layer 3. Photo by Thomas Jensen on Unsplash
After a catastrophic failure of the burner management system (BMS), 2020’s dumpster ignited into an out of control fire.
Images of Automation – Pictured is EDGEVAC I, the world’s first industrial Edge computer. EDGEVAC I was capable of reading industrial-rated punch cards directly from the factory floor, thus saving time from bringing the punch […]
With the world transformed by the COVID-19 pandemic, employees have had to find ways to work remotely, staying away from their offices and factory floors. The Automationer asks how have you worked remotely? “It’s important […]