Instrumentation and control

City functions can be made "smart" through technologies we call Enablers. As a Technology Enabler, Instrumentation and Control is one of the digital underpinnings of a smart city as you'll read in this section.

Smart Cities: Strategic Focus on Real-time Infrastructure Control Systems


Complex legacy city infrastructures present an obstacle for cities struggling to provide better service to their citizens. And often governments focus on IT while operational technology is overlooked. This Schneider Electric white paper examines the importance of a strategic approach to real-time platforms and flexible operational teams.

Architecting an Industrial Sensor Data Platform for Big Data Analytics: Continued

One of the greatest challenges faced with Big Data analytics of sensor data is acquiring the sensor data in a scalable, reliable and consistent manner. This white paper from Gartner and OSIsoft discusses a strategic approach for sensor data archival and utilization in Big Data analytics.

JuiceBox Charging Solution Leverages Data from Connected EV Network for Smart Charging and Grid Optimization


How can a residential electric vehicle charger improve grid reliability, reduce emissions and support clean energy? In this paper, Dr. Valery Miftakhov explains how eMotorWerks uses the OSIsoft PI System to enable "true vehicle-to-grid integration" through their JuiceBox Smart[Grid] Charging System.