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Microchip Technology announces RN4870 and RN4871 Bluetooth devices
June 24, 2016

Microchip Technology announces RN4870 and RN4871 Bluetooth devices

The RN4870 and RN4871 support the latest Bluetooth 4.2 specification and have a Bluetooth stack on board with a scripting engine to enable standalone operation and eliminate microcontroller (MCU) use for simple applications.

Tripwire announces Configuration Compliance Manager for industrial cybersecurity
June 24, 2016

Tripwire announces Configuration Compliance Manager for industrial cybersecurity

Tripwire CCM is designed to reduce cyber security risks from external attacks, malicious insiders and human error while protecting critical infrastructure reliability, uptime and safety of industrial automation and manufacturing environments.

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Software - Security
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Cyber Security
Mobile Demand announces xTablet T8650 industrial tablet
June 24, 2016

Mobile Demand announces xTablet T8650 industrial tablet

The xTablet T8650 is designed to help businesses create photorealistic 3D models of their subject as well as near field automatic measurements.

Microscan announced addition of machine vision tools to MicroHAWK platform
June 24, 2016

Microscan announced addition of machine vision tools to MicroHAWK platform

Paired with Microscan’s browser-based WebLink UI, AutoVISION Machine Vision Software, MicroHAWK Smart Cameras (MV-20, MV-30, and MV-40) expand the concept of industrial imaging from barcode imaging alone to the universal imaging of any code, text, or part feature

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Tolamatic releases MXB family of belt-drive actuators
June 24, 2016

Tolamatic releases MXB family of belt-drive actuators

With loads up to 520 lbs. (235 kg), speeds up to 100 in/sec (2.54 m/sec) and strokes up to 230 in (5.8 m), the MXB-S belt-drive actuator’s a solution for light- to moderate-loading applications requiring high duty cycle and high speeds over long strokes.

Hexapod & Drone: Industrial & research applications for motion simulation
June 24, 2016

Hexapod & Drone: Industrial & research applications for motion simulation

Available in a variety of sizes with bases ranging from 100mm to 1m, different stiffness configurations, and supportive of loads from 2 kg to 1,000+ kg, PI hexapods have successfully tested a drone-mounted camera on PI’s H-840 hexapod

FCI announces launch of revamped website
June 24, 2016

FCI announces launch of revamped website

Designed with an intuitive user interface, the FCI website supports the instrumentation needs of busy professional engineers and plant technicians with articles and case studies to address problems and solutions in air/gas measurement.

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Industry
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Oil & Gas, Test, Measurement & LIMS Portal
AbraxSys Announced Today the Release of New 24” and 17” Extra-Harsh-Duty LCD Series
June 24, 2016

AbraxSys Announced Today the Release of New 24” and 17” Extra-Harsh-Duty LCD Series

AbraxSys new line of 17" and 24" rugged industrial and sunlight readable LCDs are designed meet the specialized demands needed to provide display brilliance in the harsh conditions of vehicles or outdoor applications.

Turkish chemical engineering students win 2016 Honeywell UniSim Design Challenge
June 23, 2016

Turkish chemical engineering students win 2016 Honeywell UniSim Design Challenge

The UniSim Design Challenge allows engineering students to propose solutions to real-world problems facing process manufacturers with Honeywell’s UniSim Design Suitesoftware, which is used to design and model processes in production facilities around the world.

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Industry
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Design & Simulation Software
MicroPower Direct releases MPM-05MM series of AC/DC power supplies
June 23, 2016

MicroPower Direct releases MPM-05MM series of AC/DC power supplies

These power supplies are designed to provide the performance, safety approvals and small size required by a wide range of space critical, board level applications.

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igus' motion plastics car wraps up 20000-mile tour across North America
June 23, 2016

igus' motion plastics car wraps up 20000-mile tour across North America

Thousands of visitors stopped to see the car and chat with igus team members about their applications, and how plastic technology and components can increase the service life and reduce the cost of applications ranging from automotive design to medical components.

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Program announced for Wind Energy Conference in Alberta, Canada
June 23, 2016

Program announced for Wind Energy Conference in Alberta, Canada

Hosted by the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and Hannover Fairs (Canada), the conference will highlight wind energy commitments, opportunities and innovations across all regions of Canada.

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Heliatek integrates Heliafilm technology in Kandil Steel's new facility
June 23, 2016

Heliatek integrates Heliafilm technology in Kandil Steel's new facility

The project was funded and managed by Kandil Steel, a leading steel provider in Egypt. The company is working on new solutions for distributed energy generation because of rising energy prices and declining government subsidies

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June 23, 2016

MEMSIC announces 624x family of acceleration sensors

These sensors provide tip-over and acceleration sensing in a wide range of Automotive, Industrial and Consumer applications, such as motorcycle and off-road vehicle tip-over detection, vehicle navigation and Digital SLR camera horizontal position detection.

Fluke Connect Assets and the Fluke TiX560 Infrared Camera are honored in 2016 EC&M Awards
June 23, 2016

Fluke Connect Assets and the Fluke TiX560 Infrared Camera are honored in 2016 EC&M Awards

Fluke Connect Assets is a cloud-based wireless system of software and test tools that gives maintenance managers a comprehensive view of all critical equipment. The TiX560 Infrared Camera, which is part of the Fluke Connect system, features a rotating 240-degree lens and a 5.7 inch touchscreen.

Fluidwell announces N413 batch controller
June 23, 2016

Fluidwell announces N413 batch controller

he N413 is designed for situations where you need a locally printed ticket as evidence of the delivered quantity like tank and truck (un)loading applications.

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Controllers - Batch
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DCS & Batch Controllers, Process Automation
Axiomtek releases MANO500 mini-ITX motherboard
June 23, 2016

Axiomtek releases MANO500 mini-ITX motherboard

The embedded motherboard supports up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM, and offers three SATA connections.

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Computers - Single Board
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Industrial Computers, Factory Automation
FIVES introduces Landis Twin Turret grinding machine
June 23, 2016

FIVES introduces Landis Twin Turret grinding machine

The newly configured design provides a common platform for multiple machine configurations and processes. It features thermal stability, and offers a compact machine footprint.

ADLINK releases MXE-110i, MXE-202i, MXE-5400i IoT gateway models
June 23, 2016

ADLINK releases MXE-110i, MXE-202i, MXE-5400i IoT gateway models

The MXE-110i, MXE-202i, and MXE-5400i, based on the Intel Quark, Intel Atom, and Intel Core processors, respectively, further expand the scope of ADLINK’s IoT gateway-based scalable computing platforms.

2015 MCAA report shows process automation bookings down 4.4%
June 23, 2016

2015 MCAA report shows process automation bookings down 4.4%

Bookings in 2015 took their first downturn after having trended upwards for several years after the “Great Recession” of 2009. In the six years since, bookings are up a total of 46.4%.