Category: IoT

IoT Series: Wired Industrial Monitoring Systems

Plexus Controls is pleased to offer low cost wired industrial monitoring solutions to customers that have a high concentration of data points to collect in the same location and typically have power available.. The systems provide companies the opportunity to collect multiple data inputs, and provides data logging with date & time stamping. In addition, the system offers a full graphical interface as well as local and remote alarm notifications … Read more

An Explanation Of The Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming a popular topic of conversation in the workplace as it has the potential to impact how we work. But many people don’t know what the Internet of Things encompasses and what it means. What is The Internet of Things? The Internet of Things is a concept of connecting any device with information to the internet and to each other. This can include everything … Read more

Wireless Communications for Monitoring and Control IoT Markets

With the growing markets and hype around the Internet of Things (IoT) a number of companies have brought out wireless modular products to meet the demand for telemetry networks. With no clear standards or leaders, these companies have tried to design the winning technology and most universal platform that system companies will adopt and use to build their next generation IoT wireless monitoring systems. Some designs started from scratch (eg … Read more

Cloud databases for big data and processing power

The rise of cloud databases for big data is continually growing in the technology industry. Cloud computing and databases are becoming increasingly popular for companies in order to process big data and provide processing power needed for data analysis. A cloud database is a database services that usually is built and delivered on a cloud (remote, network accessed) computing platform. These types of systems allow users to organize, manage and … Read more

Install friendly, a must in today’s monitoring and control deployments

IoT product installation can really set back a company’s interest to monitor processes. Not just the time and costs associated with the installation work, but the potential interruption to the process itself. Monitoring and control systems can provide insight to companies with the functionality and operation of their large facilities, like factories and power plants. These monitoring and control systems can basically automate activities that go on in these facilities, … Read more

IoT Brief – Electric Motor & Machine Monitoring

The recent growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) devices has introduced itself to the electric motor industry. There are a variety of problems in the motor industry, including building a more efficient motor. IoT devices and platforms can monitor the performance of these electrical motors to help companies understand the relationship between the motor and the machines performance. IoT devices and platforms are embedded with software and network connectivity … Read more

IoT proliferation needs low cost to succeed

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a network of devices with embedded electronics, software and network connectivity that enables these devices to collect and in many cases exchange important data. These devices and their network components are smart and used in myriad of markets from manufacturing, vehicles, machines, and many others. Their function is  to collect real time data and provide meaningful data for process improvement, regulatory compliance and operational … Read more

Industrial IoT – Smart Lighting Controls and Energy and Operations Monitoring Combined

The Internet of Things (IoT) has introduced a new generation of connected devices that use real-time data and let consumers make smarter decisions, which can save them money. These system devices are a network of interrelated computing and mechanical devices embedded with electronics, software, sensors and network connectivity that have the ability to collect and transfer data without any human interaction. Smart lighting controls and energy and operations monitoring require … Read more