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Improving Worker Safety with Automatic Tank Gauging
February 17, 2017

Improving Worker Safety with Automatic Tank Gauging

By Christoffer Widahl, Emerson Automation Solutions
Manual tank gauging at oil and gas extraction sites is a dangerous and potentially fatal operation. The new API MPMS 18.2 standard, which allows automatic tank gauging to be used for custody transfer on production tanks, will help to prevent injuries.

CAMI Research releases CB52 interface board for CableEye testing system
February 17, 2017

CAMI Research releases CB52 interface board for CableEye testing system

The CB52 is intended for periodic calibration verification of the Kelvin 4-wire resistance measurement module

InfinityQS Report: Enterprise visibility is the first step to Industry 4.0
February 17, 2017

InfinityQS Report: Enterprise visibility is the first step to Industry 4.0

InfinityQS found in its recent survey of 260 manufacturers that 75% of respondents are still manually collecting data. 47% of those rely on pencil and paper.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence announces RS4 Scanner for ROMER Absolute Arms
February 17, 2017

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence announces RS4 Scanner for ROMER Absolute Arms

The ROMER Absolute Arm SI with the RS4 scanner is ideally suited for point-cloud inspection, product benchmarking, reverse engineering, rapid prototyping, virtual assembly and CNC milling.

Wibu-Systems' CodeMeter used by Fritz Stephan to secure medical devices
February 17, 2017

Wibu-Systems' CodeMeter used by Fritz Stephan to secure medical devices

CodeMeter protects the company’s intellectual property against counterfeiting and reverse engineering, safeguards its EVE devices from tampering, and enables a convenient, online licensing system for its customers.

Ubiqconn introduces uCOM-AL6C communications module
February 17, 2017

Ubiqconn introduces uCOM-AL6C communications module

uCOM-AL6C is designed to fit the demanding requirements in Embedded IoT, smart factory, smart edge gateway and other Industrial 4.0 related applications which design of power and space is critical.

Siemens announces launch of Lifelong Educational Advantage Program
February 17, 2017

Siemens announces launch of Lifelong Educational Advantage Program

The effort is designed to give high school and technical school graduates a basic-to-advanced machine tool knowledge that will benefit them in future careers as CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machinists.

Emerson introduces SDU AC series of 120VAC and 230 VAC UPS
February 16, 2017

Emerson introduces SDU AC series of 120VAC and 230 VAC UPS

Emerson is targeting the UPS at industries that rely heavily upon robotics, factory automation, PLCs, conveying equipment, CNC machinery, and throughout the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) environment.

HIMA announces framework agreement with Pepperl+Fuchs
February 16, 2017

HIMA announces framework agreement with Pepperl+Fuchs

The agreement comprises the jointly developed H-system termination boards and associated modules from Pepperl+Fuchs, which are connected through pre-assembled system cables to the connector boards of the HIMax family.

System Electronics introduces Multigecko Special automated packaging system
February 16, 2017

System Electronics introduces Multigecko Special automated packaging system

The System packaging process is a system designed also for those needing to pack special parts, and small to medium sized components, such as strips, hexagons, ribbed tiles and skirting panels.

VDMA Report: European machine vision industry sees record year in 2017
February 16, 2017

VDMA Report: European machine vision industry sees record year in 2017

According to the results of the VDMA incoming order and turnover statistics, the European machine vision industry grew by 10 percent in 2016 in comparison with the previous year.

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United Electric announces Vanguard WirelessHART gas detector
February 16, 2017

United Electric announces Vanguard WirelessHART gas detector

Vanguard field-interchangeable gas sensor modules detect and record hydrogen sulfide (H2S) or methane (CH4) gas in parts per million (PPM) or percent of lower explosive limits (LELs) respectively, along with network and battery status.

Aricent and Rohde & Schwarz partner to enhance cybersecurity on R&S PACE 2 DPI software library
February 16, 2017

Aricent and Rohde & Schwarz partner to enhance cybersecurity on R&S PACE 2 DPI software library

Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity network security technology will be made available as part of Aricent’s Evolved Packet Core (EPC) Software Framework and Aricent’s Intelligent Switching Solution.

CMR announces opening of Thailand automation engineering operation
February 16, 2017

CMR announces opening of Thailand automation engineering operation

The Bangkok-based operation will provide a range of engineering services, including switchboard supply and fabrication, to the country’s sugar mill, starch, automotive tyre, and food and beverage manufacturers, as well as utility suppliers.

The Death of Windows CE Gives Rise to IoT Real-Time
February 16, 2017

The Death of Windows CE Gives Rise to IoT Real-Time

Although there has been no direct comment regarding the future of Windows Compact (CE), it’s clear that CE is giving way to Windows 10 IoT Core. The interesting thing with CE is that it had two distinct use cases: products that had a real-time processing need and those that did not, or at least no need for tightly bounded determinism.

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Why You Need to Adopt PLC Software
February 15, 2017

Why You Need to Adopt PLC Software

Whether for industrial or business purposes, a system that integrates all systems and accessories is the best. But with many software versions available in the market today, choosing one that is appropriate becomes a hard task. PLC software is one of the best options. It comes equipped with features that enable easy integration and a working atmosphere that fits to all settings.

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Benefits of Using Motion Control Software
February 15, 2017

Benefits of Using Motion Control Software

Traditional motion control requires extensive hardware and software installations. This can be an expensive undertaking to acquire all the required appliances. Soft motion software provides a solution to this predicament. Designed to run on a PC, soft motion reduces the cost of running and controlling motion by 25–50%.

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Why Soft Motion Is the Best Motion Controller on the Market
February 15, 2017

Why Soft Motion Is the Best Motion Controller on the Market

Management and motion control is a task requiring specialized equipment and software. An undertaking that required massive investment has now been made easy through the introduction of a motion controller known as soft motion, or software-based motion control.

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Honeywell and Seeq announce collaboration on Honeywell Connected Plant initiative
February 15, 2017

Honeywell and Seeq announce collaboration on Honeywell Connected Plant initiative

This joint development agreement is intended to help customers minimize unplanned shutdowns, maximize output, minimize safety risk and optimize supply chain strategies.

IBASE introduces IB916 single board computer
February 15, 2017

IBASE introduces IB916 single board computer

The IB916 single board computer is designed for a broad range of applications requiring compute and graphics performance at lower power consumption, such as those found in factory automation, kiosk, communications, gaming and digital signage environments.

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