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Avoiding Cyber Security Disasters
January 26, 2015

Avoiding Cyber Security Disasters

By Bill Lydon, Editor
Cyber-attacks are on the rise. Do manufacturing companies need to experience major disasters before they take cyber security seriously? We have talked and written much about cyber security, but little action has been taken. The good news is there is an ever expanding range of cyber security protection solutions for those motivated to protect themselves.

AS/RS Safety & Service: Keeping Your System Up and Running for Long-term Benefits
January 26, 2015

AS/RS Safety & Service: Keeping Your System Up and Running for Long-term Benefits

By Bob Douglas, Westfalia Technologies
Although an AS/RS can generate ROI in about five years, proper service and maintenance further maximize this investment and can lead to a system lifespan of 25+ years, thus lowering the total cost of ownership and providing long-term operational efficiencies.

Mitsubishi releases F800 Variable Frequency Drive
January 26, 2015

Mitsubishi releases F800 Variable Frequency Drive

F800 Series is designed to efficiently move air in HVAC applications, including air handlers, cooling towers, and pumps.

B&R to supply PCs to Datalogic
January 26, 2015

B&R to supply PCs to Datalogic

Datalogic Automation will use B&R Automation PC 910 systems in its UX series of vision processors.

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Express Logic Extends X-Ware Platform Support
January 26, 2015

Express Logic Extends X-Ware Platform Support

The RTOS is now available for Atmel, Renesas, ST, and TI development systems. Price: $12,500.

January 26, 2015

ISA and Beamex host web seminar on how to calibrate pressure instruments

The free web seminar, the second in a two-part series on pressure measurement calibration, will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m.

FANUC introduces FASBacCNC CNC Backup
January 26, 2015

FANUC introduces FASBacCNC CNC Backup

FASBacCNC automatically backs up the CNC files that have been created and customized by the machine tool builder or end user to a remote network server’

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AIS introduces Standard Series Touch Panel PCs
January 26, 2015

AIS introduces Standard Series Touch Panel PCs

The Standard HMI system includes a fully modular Box PC, touchscreen and power supply.

January 26, 2015

Rock-Tenn and MWV to merge

The two packaging companies will form an unnamed company that will have combined net sales of $15.7 billion.

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Siemens releases Ruggedcom RX1400 cellular router
January 26, 2015

Siemens releases Ruggedcom RX1400 cellular router

RX1400 is a multiprotocol intelligent node which combines Ethernet switching, routing and firewall functionality with various WAN connectivity options.

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Wireless - Communications & Radio Modems
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Siemens Industry
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Industrial Networks, Wireless Networks
January 26, 2015

Axiomtek Introduces CAPA881 Embedded single board computer

CAPA881 has 4th generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3 processors (codename: Haswell) with Intel HM86 or Intel QM87 chipset.

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Computers - Embedded
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Embedded Automation, Industrial Computers
Maxon introduces Right Angle Spiroid  Gear
January 24, 2015

Maxon introduces Right Angle Spiroid Gear

The 22mm and 32mm right angle gearheads are available in either a 4:1 or 31:1 ratio, which may be mounted directly onto many of maxon’s brushed/brushless motors.

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January 24, 2015

Gilman Precision publishes Spindle Catalog

The products included are eight different series of belt-driven spindles, Mech-Tronix integrally motorized spindles, and standard spindle accessories.

January 23, 2015

Service Center maintains material handling equipment

Center checks, maintains and rebuilds metal detection, material handling and magnetic equipment.

CAS data acquisition system cleans up detergent  tests
January 23, 2015

CAS data acquisition system cleans up detergent tests

German detergent manufacturer Henkel replaced its old data recorders with 10 Delphin measurement data acquisition systems.

ISA announces Rick Roop as 2015 President
January 23, 2015

ISA announces Rick Roop as 2015 President

Roop is a financial management executive, an instrument and electrical engineer, and a power plant manager.

NK Technologies publishes product catalog
January 23, 2015

NK Technologies publishes product catalog

Comprehensive catalog completely covers current measurement

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FCI releases SFP+ SR Transceiver
January 23, 2015

FCI releases SFP+ SR Transceiver

SFP+ SR is a low power pluggable optical transceiver fully compatible with the SFF-8431 industry standard, 10Gb Ethernet and Fibre Channel signal transmission protocols.

Four Pillars for Choosing New SCADA Software
January 22, 2015

Four Pillars for Choosing New SCADA Software

By Christopher Little, Trihedral
Replacing an existing system can present opportunities that are unavailable when building a SCADA system from scratch. This article outlines four concepts, or pillars, to support your search for new SCADA software that will help you build on the value of your existing system and grow with your changing needs well into the future.

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 Haswell 4th Generation Fanless Embedded System
January 22, 2015

Haswell 4th Generation Fanless Embedded System

Based on 4th generation Haswell processor and Q87 chipset, FES8670 includes HDMI, DisplayPort and VGA out video interfaces, 6 Com ports, Quad LAN and 6 USB 3.0 ports for administration and software input, and two DDR3 memory maximum up to 16 GB, SATA and CFast for storage.

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Computers - Embedded