The idea of a smarter world where systems with sensors and local processing are connected to share information is taking hold in every industry. The evolution of predictive maintenance in the oil and gas industry highlights this trend.
With an increasing interest in cogeneration, or combined heat and power (CHP), for energy efficiency, an engineering firm develops a process to size and monitor CHP installations with ultrasonic flowmeters.
As cybersecurity continues to weigh on the shoulders of industrial organizations worldwide, the push to identify standards-based methods for protecting networked systems from cyber attacks is heating up. One of the latest initiatives to take on this issue aims to improve the security of networked technologies in the energy sector via commercially available technologies.
Access to drinking water has been one of the biggest successes of the UN's Millennium Development Goals, but for 748 million people around the world, just obtaining this essential service remains a challenge.