Instrumentation is compiled as telemetry data and sent by radio or cell RTUs to the SCADA operator terminal, where it’s used for alarm monitoring and control system adjustments.

SCADA Basics: What are SCADA and Telemetry?

How do you manage a network of remote substations without letting the cost sink you? This was the question that faced power and natural gas companies in the early 1900s. The eventual solution to this problem created the foundation for automation as we know it: SCADA. SCADA stands for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition. At…

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