Industrial Automation is the modernized technology in the control systems such as robots or computers and information technologies for handling different processes and machinery in any industry to replace a human being. It is said to be the second step beyond mechanization in the scope of industrialization.
The sense and benefit of automation depends on the technical process (accessible/inaccessible) and the existing conditions (economically reasonable/ senseless). The automated degree of automation describes the extend of the processes included in the automation.
There is an urgent need to collect data for analysis from field devices and systems as competitive pressure grow. In order to look for increased productivity, operational excellence and regulatory compliance, optimal asset utilization to decrease downtime and safety-related incidents. Businesses get a competitive edge when analysis of data and insights from these fields get materialized.