Category Archives: Industrial Process Control

Enhancing Oil,Gas and Power Operations – SCADA via Satellite

Oil and gas operations are located in unforgiving environments, from the blistering cold of the arctic to the scorching heat of the deserts and the storming conditions out on the open sea. To sustain secure operating conditions in these remote … Continue reading

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Increase Guard Effectiveness with Breakthrough Real-Time Event Detection in Sheet Plants

Sheet plants are sensitive areas that need to be strictly protected. As potential¬†targets for thieves or vandals as well as being extremely dangerous environments, even seemingly benign behavior can have seriously consequences. However, the cost of employing human guards, especially … Continue reading

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What is video management software?

Video management software running on a Windows or Unix/Linux server, supplies the basis for video monitoring, analysis, and recording. A wide range of software is available, based on the users’ requirements. A standard Web browser provides adequate viewing for many … Continue reading

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What is a video encoder?

A video encoder, or video server, makes it possible to move toward a network video system without having to discard existing analog equipment. It is ideal for integration with existing analog CCTV (closed circuit television) system. A video encoder brings … Continue reading

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What is a network camera?

A network camera, often also called an IP camera, can be described as a camera and computer combined in one unit. The main components of a network camera include a lens, an image sensor, one or several processors, and memory. … Continue reading

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SCADA Security Heats Up

The use of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) devices is growing. That growth is expected to continue to soar. SCADA revenues will grow from ¬£3.2 billion last year to nearly ¬£5 billion in 2016. Question is: What about security? … Continue reading

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Real-time Video Adds Fourth Dimension to HMI Software

It is important for the process and discrete manufacturing industries and automation suppliers alike to focus on tools that improve the interaction between systems and operators. Maximizing operator effectiveness is essential to minimize the risks of accidents, eliminate unscheduled downtime … Continue reading

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