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March 26, 2015

Five companies nominated for Hermes Award

Nominees include ABB, ContiTech, Kraftwerke, SCHUNK and Wittenstein.

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Distributed Fiber Optic Sensing Technology in the Motor Racing Industry
March 26, 2015

Distributed Fiber Optic Sensing Technology in the Motor Racing Industry

Using sensors made from low-cost optical fiber, with almost no limit to the number of sensor designs available results in a cost-effective and versatile testing platform.

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Antaira announces LMX-0600 managed Ethernet switch
March 26, 2015

Antaira announces LMX-0600 managed Ethernet switch

LMX-0600 is a 6-port industrial managed Ethernet switch that supports a 12-48VDC power input.

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Ethernet Switches, Routers & Hubs
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Acopian Power Supplies Certified to UL Safety Standards
March 26, 2015

Acopian Power Supplies Certified to UL Safety Standards

Narrow Profile power supply series is now certified to UL Safety Standards UL 60950 and UL 508.

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Motor Drives save energy
March 26, 2015

Motor Drives save energy

The installed base of drives in 2014 saved the earth the equivalent of the energy consumed by 110 million households.

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Reliable Controls joins BACnet Interest Group Europe
March 26, 2015

Reliable Controls joins BACnet Interest Group Europe

The BIG-EU is the European trade association for the application of the global BACnet standard ISO 16484-5.

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IBASE introduces IB909 single board computer
March 26, 2015

IBASE introduces IB909 single board computer

With integrated Intel HD graphics, it is designed to deliver enhanced video and 3D graphics.

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Physik Instrumente publishes Beamline brochure
March 26, 2015

Physik Instrumente publishes Beamline brochure

Beamline is used in laboratory and industrial experiments, including nanotomography, laminography, and systems with nanoscopic spatial resolution.

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Aveva to supply virtualization software to platform in North Sea
March 25, 2015

Aveva to supply virtualization software to platform in North Sea

AVEVA Activity Visualisation Platform will be used to improve operational training on Total’s Martin Linge topside platform in the North Sea

5ME updates e$CORE software
March 25, 2015

5ME updates e$CORE software

Enhancements include a feature that monitors hourly, daily, weekly or monthly machine tool capability for maximized productivity and profitability.

March 25, 2015

Where are the opportunities for torque and linear motors? Go to China

China leads the global linear and torque motors market, due to continuing growth in the electronics, electronic assembly, semiconductor, machine tools and flat-panel display industries.

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Phoenix Contact introduces Variant 14 data connectors
March 25, 2015

Phoenix Contact introduces Variant 14 data connectors

Designed for data rates of up to 10 Gbps, the connectors have IP65/67 protection against dirt, dust, and humidity.

How to Select a Control Systems Integrator
March 25, 2015

How to Select a Control Systems Integrator

By Patrick Supanich, Contributor
As an end user, you must rely more and more on outside engineering services for your automation needs. Choosing a services partner can be a high-risk decision for your company and, frankly, your career. Not all CSIs are created equal. So how do you pick one?

Maxim releases MAXREFDES42# IO-Link Temperature Sensor
March 25, 2015

Maxim releases MAXREFDES42# IO-Link Temperature Sensor

The RTD sensor measures temperature, while detecting overvoltage, shorts, and open circuits.

Factory of the Future: From Vision to Reality
March 25, 2015

Factory of the Future: From Vision to Reality

By Andy Chang, NI
The Factory of the Future is a research and technology initiative aimed to push emerging technologies to improve the competitiveness of manufacturing processes by leveraging cyber-physical systems and big data analytics to enable a smarter, operator-centric production.

Festo Exhibits at Hannover Messe 2015
March 25, 2015

Festo Exhibits at Hannover Messe 2015

At the main stand in Hall 15, Stand D07, Festo will be showing its Multi-Carrier System, a freely configurable transportation system solution, and the OPAK research project, which is concerned with efficient engineering processes.

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March 25, 2015

Wibu-Systems demonstrates CodeMeter security

At this year’s Hannover Messe, in booth D05 in hall 8, Wibu-Systems will show how manufacturers can protect their embedded software from tampering.

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Gems Sensors Announces 3800/3820 Pressure Transmitters
March 25, 2015

Gems Sensors Announces 3800/3820 Pressure Transmitters

Model 3800 Series pressure transmitter is available in seven unique ranges from 0 to 10,000 PSI.

March 25, 2015

Barry-Wehmiller Expands in Texas

Three new offices opened in early 2015 in Ft. Worth, Houston, and San Antonio.

March 25, 2015

Okuma hosts pre-engineering students

Okuma hosted high school students from York, South Carolina on Friday, March 13 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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