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Ultrasonic Technology Helps City of Charlotte Pursue Increased Energy from Renewable Biogas
September 16, 2014

Ultrasonic Technology Helps City of Charlotte Pursue Increased Energy from Renewable Biogas

By Steve Milford, Endress+Hauser
The City of Charlotte, NC, uses Endress+Hauser ultrasonic flowmeters to measure the flow and methane content of biogas from anaerobic digesters that treat sludge in the wastewater treatment facility. The biogas is used to generate electricity.

Danfoss to acquire Vacon
September 16, 2014

Danfoss to acquire Vacon

Danfoss A/S will acquire Finland’s Facon Oyj, which would result in the union of two of the ten largest variable frequency drive suppliers globally.

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Micro-Epsilon measures wheel spining at 1,100mph
September 16, 2014

Micro-Epsilon measures wheel spining at 1,100mph

Micro-Epsilon supplied sensors for a high speed (up to 10,500rpm) wheel spin test, part of the BLOODHOUND SSC Project – the 1,000 mph land speed record attempt that is scheduled to take place in 2016.

Avalue announces three Haswell–Refresh computers
September 16, 2014

Avalue announces three Haswell–Refresh computers

3.5” board ECM-QM87R, EPIC board EPI-QM87R and System-on-module ESM-QM87R are based on the 4th generation Intel Core Haswell–Refresh i5/i3 Processors and the mobile Intel QM87 Express chipset.

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Computers - Single Board
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Industrial Computers, Embedded Automation
Aucotec enhances Engineering Base P&ID software for piping
September 16, 2014

Aucotec enhances Engineering Base P&ID software for piping

Version EB 6.5.0 shows information on the flow direction, media, temperatures and pressures in the P&ID.

September 16, 2014

Patti Engineering supports Real Ale Brewing upgrade

Patti Engineering is supplying engineering support for the installation of a new Krones bottling line that involves integration of vision, VFDs, I/O and controls.

September 16, 2014

Emerson to control 1,075-MW Power Station in Poland

Emerson will install an Ovation control and safety system at a 1,075-MW, ultra-supercritical, coal-fired power generating unit under construction at the Kozienice Power Station in Poland.

Saelig releases Packet-Master USB-PDA Power Delivery Analyzer
September 16, 2014

Saelig releases Packet-Master USB-PDA Power Delivery Analyzer

Packet-Master USB-PDA connects between two USB PD devices, captures all PD activity, and displays all the important timings, together with VBUS voltage and current measurements.

September 16, 2014

PMMI Purchases Summit Media Group

PMMI now owns Packaging World, Automation World, Healthcare Packaging and Contract Packaging magazines.

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Factory Automation, Packaging
ADLINK Introduces PCIe-PXIe-8638 Remote Controller
September 16, 2014

ADLINK Introduces PCIe-PXIe-8638 Remote Controller

PCIe-PXIe-8638 PXI Express remote controller enables remote control of any PXI Express system directly via PC.

September 16, 2014

ISA100 Wireless Standard Gains IEC Approval

ANSI/ISA-100.11a-2011, "Wireless Systems for Industrial Automation: Process Control and Related Applications," has been unanimously approved by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).

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Picture Perfect Reception with IP Wireless
September 15, 2014

Picture Perfect Reception with IP Wireless

By Elsa Madrigal and Dan McGrath, Panduit
Multiple-in-Multiple-Out (MIMO) is a new technology adopted by new IEEE 802.11Wi-Fi standards. Under 802.11n and 802.11ac, the antennas in the access points receive various reflected signals and, using digital signal processing, stitch them together into a unified, clear signal.

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Networks & Fieldbuses, Wireless Networks
Software Defined Networks
September 15, 2014

Software Defined Networks

By Dave Cronberger, Cisco
Software defined networks (SDNs) are a hot topic at the enterprise-level. The reasons vary – but they’re piling up. The most promising – and potentially profitable – benefit of an SDN is its potential in making the network directly programmable.

ControlByWeb announces X-600 Web-Enabled I/O
September 15, 2014

ControlByWeb announces X-600 Web-Enabled I/O

Expansion modules include relays, digital inputs, analog inputs, thermocouples and more.

HARTING releases RFID-equipped Han HPR connectors
September 15, 2014

HARTING releases RFID-equipped Han HPR connectors

Han HPR heavy duty power connectors with passive UHF RFID-equipped housings let users track data they define about the unit.

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Pepperl+Fuchs introduces F190 UHF Read/Write Head
September 15, 2014

Pepperl+Fuchs introduces F190 UHF Read/Write Head

The F190 has a sealed metal housing and a compact footprint for reliable operation in adverse environmental conditions and simple installation even in tight spaces.

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Product Category: 
Automatic Identification - RFID Systems
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Pepperl+Fuchs
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Automatic Identification, Factory Automation
NK Technologies updates ATH Current Transducer for 120Vac
September 15, 2014

NK Technologies updates ATH Current Transducer for 120Vac

ATH current transducers are suitable for monitoring burst fired time proportional control of heating systems.

AAEON releases FSB-H81H Single Board Computer
September 15, 2014

AAEON releases FSB-H81H Single Board Computer

FSB-H81H has the Intel H81 chipset which Integrates HD Graphics and supports VGA or DVI output.

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Computers - Single Board
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Industrial Computers, Embedded Automation
September 15, 2014

Fluke invites student entries in Fluke Connect Contest

Wireless applications and business cases are due by October 10th. The school’s department will win $1,000 worth of Fluke tools, and the Fluke Connect tools used in the contest submission, worth approximately $2,500.

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MTE Introduces dV Sentry power Filter
September 15, 2014

MTE Introduces dV Sentry power Filter

dV Sentry dV/dt filter helps protect AC motors from the destructive effects of long lead voltages that can damage variable frequency drives (VFDs), cables, and motors.