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Roxtec seals cables on motor controllers
November 26, 2014

Roxtec seals cables on motor controllers

Roeslein & Associates in St. Louis uses Roxtec cable sealing systems in ArmorStart distributed motor controllers to help meet the need for more cables to bring in 3-phase and control voltage for new installations.

HMS introduces IXXAT Econ 100 embedded PC
November 26, 2014

HMS introduces IXXAT Econ 100 embedded PC

Econ 100 combines the machine control expertise from IXXAT with the fieldbus and industrial Ethernet capabilities including CANopen, EtherCAT, Powerlink, PROFINET and EtherNet/IP.

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Festo announces DDLI Pneumatic Actuator for Servo Positioning
November 26, 2014

Festo announces DDLI Pneumatic Actuator for Servo Positioning

DDLI servo-pneumatic actuator delivers precise dynamic movement of large loads, up to 180kg horizontally and 60 kg vertically.

Festo releases SDAT-MHS Position Transmitter for Linear Actuators
November 26, 2014

Festo releases SDAT-MHS Position Transmitter for Linear Actuators

SDAT-MHS programmable position transmitter accommodates small to large actuators and uses I/O-Link, switching, and analog current outputs.

Axiomtek Introduces  IPC934-230-FL Embedded System
November 26, 2014

Axiomtek Introduces IPC934-230-FL Embedded System

IPC934-230-FL is equipped with the 4th generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3 or Celeron processor in 22nm process and Intel Q87 Express chipset.

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Computers - Embedded
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Embedded Automation, Industrial Computers
Highly Secure: Network and Access Real-Time Plant Data
November 26, 2014

Highly Secure: Network and Access Real-Time Plant Data

Secure real-time networking and access of your plant data. No open firewall ports, no programming required. Full bidirectional communications and control

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Moore Industries STA SIL 3 Capable Safety Trip Alarm
November 26, 2014

Moore Industries STA SIL 3 Capable Safety Trip Alarm

The STA Safety Trip Alarm is a SIL 3 capable safety logic solver designed and built to IEC 61508 standards and approved by exida.

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B&R Automation integrates Studio 4 with Team Foundation Server
November 25, 2014

B&R Automation integrates Studio 4 with Team Foundation Server

The TFS adapter for Automation Studio provides software developers a way of leaving tedious version management tasks up to the system.

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Yokogawa Releases Wireless Adaptor for Wired Field Instruments
November 25, 2014

Yokogawa Releases Wireless Adaptor for Wired Field Instruments

The unnamed adaptor enables wired devices that transmit/receive digital ON/OFF signals or receive 4–20 mA analog signals to function as ISA100 Wireless field wireless devices.

OMEGA Introduces OSXL-EX Infrared Cameras
November 25, 2014

OMEGA Introduces OSXL-EX Infrared Cameras

OSXL-EX series compact infrared cameras have 3 views: thermal, visible and MSX imaging. Price Starts at $995.

HMI simplifies FDA and USDA compliance reporting
November 25, 2014

HMI simplifies FDA and USDA compliance reporting

By: Julio Delgado, Stock America
HMI software from InduSoft provides eSignatures, database connectivity and other features vital to proper process validation and compliance with food and pharmaceutical regulations.

JAI adds CoaXPress interface to Spark SP-5000 camera
November 25, 2014

JAI adds CoaXPress interface to Spark SP-5000 camera

SP-5000M-CXP2 (monochrome) and SP-5000C-CXP2 (color) with CoaXPress interface operate at a maximum full frame rate of 211 fps, delivering more than a billion pixels per second.

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Vision Sensors, Cameras & Systems
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Factory Automation, Vision
November 25, 2014

ODVA Forms Special Interest Group for EtherNet/IP

The SIG will proliferate adoption of EtherNet/IP in the process industries, and integrate field devices with industrial control systems and related diagnostic services.

November 25, 2014

ODVA releases updated EtherNet/IP spec for Power Management

The latest EtherNet/IP Specification provides the framework for users to design energy-conserving functionality into their products for when equipment is in production mode.

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Resources
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EtherNet/IP, Industrial Networks
November 25, 2014

ODVA Expands Conformance Testing for EtherNet/IP and Sercos in Germany

ODVA certified The Institute of Ergonomics, Manufacturing Systems and Automation (IAF) at the Otto-von-Guericke-University of Magdeburg and FISW Steuerungstechnik.

Siemens updates Simit Virtual Controller simulation for virtual commissioning
November 25, 2014

Siemens updates Simit Virtual Controller simulation for virtual commissioning

Simit Virtual Controller V3.0 makes it possible to emulate Simatic S7-300, S7-400 and S7-410 controllers.

Siemens releases  Simotics DP Steel Plant Motors
November 25, 2014

Siemens releases Simotics DP Steel Plant Motors

Motors are for applications in the steel industry where they meet the high demands in terms of vibrations and shocks according to Class 3M4.

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Siemens enhances TeleControl Server Basic software for cellphones
November 25, 2014

Siemens enhances TeleControl Server Basic software for cellphones

Version 3 makes it possible to monitor and control remote stations around the world not only using a cell phone, but also via Ethernet/Internet.

Siemens updates Comos software for mobile data management
November 25, 2014

Siemens updates Comos software for mobile data management

Enhancements in Version 1.1 allow all those involved in a project to access relevant information at all times via mobile data terminal equipment, such as tablets or a web browser.

Nanotec releases sensorless control for stepper motors
November 25, 2014

Nanotec releases sensorless control for stepper motors

The unnamed sensorless control for stepper motors determines the speed of the rotor by means of a “virtual encoder” within the controller.