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Measurement in the smart factory: Improving productivity, efficiency, and safety

Digitalization of instrument data enables a symphony of smarter asset management.

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In this article: Digging deeper with digitalization Look to the cloud Digitalization is what you make it In the same way that the human brain relies on sensory inputs to make sense of the world, today’s increasingly digitalized industrial systems are demanding accurate, reliable, and timely data to help inform decision-making. The upshot is that digitalization is helping to unlock the potential of instrument data to improve productivity, efficiency, and safety.The quest to get more intelligence out of measuring instruments is not new. The introduction of the HART (Highway Addressable Remote Transducer) protocol in the mid-1980s set the foundation for overlaying a…

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