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February 10, 2016

Why Modbus still matters book

Modbus book explains why this 40-year-old technology still matters.

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EtherNet/IP leads Industrial network market shares
February 10, 2016

EtherNet/IP leads Industrial network market shares

HMS says Industrial Ethernet is growing faster than before and now accounts for 38% of the market. EtherNet/IP is in first place within industrial Ethernet globally.

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February 10, 2016

North American Robotics market sets record in 2015

31,464 robots valued at $1.8 billion were ordered from North American companies during 2015, an increase of 14% in units and 11% in dollars over 2014.

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Thomson introduces Electrak HD linear actuators
February 10, 2016

Thomson introduces Electrak HD linear actuators

HD electric linear actuator has a built-in modular control system.

IDS adds CMOS sensors to its cameras
February 10, 2016

IDS adds CMOS sensors to its cameras

IDS is using Python CMOS sensors in its USB 3 uEye CP cameras.

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Vision Sensors, Cameras & Systems
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Precision Products shotguns its scrapped parts problem
February 10, 2016

Precision Products shotguns its scrapped parts problem

Precision Products, a manufacturer of shotgun parts, wrote an Okuma machine tool app that streamlines its cutting operations, while reducing operator error and scrapped parts.

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February 09, 2016

Mentor Graphics secures Embedded Linux platform

Mentor Embedded Linux (MEL) platform has been updated to Yocto 2.0 and expanded to include new security enhancements and additional industrial protocols.

February 09, 2016

Industry 4.0 Forum at Hannover Fair

The discussion at this year’s forum will focus, among much else, on standards for communication in the Industrial Internet of Things.

Dataforth publishes MAQ20 brochure
February 09, 2016

Dataforth publishes MAQ20 brochure

The 4-page document provides an overview of the MAQ20 ndustrial data acquisition and control system and all current MAQ20 modules.

February 09, 2016

Moxa and SUBNET announce formal partnership

Companies form technology alliance to help shape the future of substation automation.

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February 09, 2016

Indegy introduces industrial cyber security platform

The Indegy platform eliminates operational blind spots by detecting changes to controllers regardless of whether they are performed over the network, locally on the device, by malware, or a human being.

February 09, 2016

Icon Labs releases Floodgate Modbus protocol filter

The Floodgate Modbus protocol filter provides the missing layer of security for Modbus/TCP devices.

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Security
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Red Lion releases E3 I/O Platform
February 09, 2016

Red Lion releases E3 I/O Platform

E3 I/O platform is a set of 17 high-density I/O modules with hardened metal enclosures and communication options.

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I/O Cards and Modules for PLCs and PACs
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Red Lion Controls
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Novotechnik introduces tough P2500-M angle sensor
February 09, 2016

Novotechnik introduces tough P2500-M angle sensor

P2500-M features anodized aluminum housing with a stainless steel shaft for enhanced corrosion protection with salt and spray resistance.

Siemens adds processing to Ruggedcom RX1400 router
February 09, 2016

Siemens adds processing to Ruggedcom RX1400 router

Ruggedcom VPE1400 (Virtual Processing Engine) software enables customers to run their own Linux operating system and applications on the RX1400.

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Ethernet Switches, Routers & Hubs
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Siemens Industry
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Tesla releasesTeslaSCADA2 software
February 09, 2016

Tesla releasesTeslaSCADA2 software

SCADA solution works with Mac OS, Windows, Linux and Android operating systems.

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Software - HMI & SCADA
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CBS ArcSafe Introduces RSS-3 AMH remote racking system
February 09, 2016

CBS ArcSafe Introduces RSS-3 AMH remote racking system

System allows technicians to remotely install and remove a circuit breaker from a safe distance of up to 300 feet.

Schaeffler updates RUE-E Monorail guidance systems
February 09, 2016

Schaeffler updates RUE-E Monorail guidance systems

Enhancements in RUE-E 4.0 include sensor units that provide both automatic relubrication and bearing condition monitoring.

Balluff introduces network I/O Weldblocks
February 09, 2016

Balluff introduces network I/O Weldblocks

Weldblock network I/O blocks are optimized for extremely noisy electrical environments, such as welding.

Bedrock Automation releases Li-Ion UPS.500
February 09, 2016

Bedrock Automation releases Li-Ion UPS.500

UPS.500 provides 24 V DC 12Ah of power for any DCS, PLC, PAC or SCADA RTU application.

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