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BACnet Interest Group Europe releases updated BACnet Standard ASHRAE 135-2016
July 27, 2016

BACnet Interest Group Europe releases updated BACnet Standard ASHRAE 135-2016

Among the most important developments, included in 400 additional pages, are BACnet’s support for IPv6 networks and RESTful Web Services, a further step toward equipping the BACnet protocol for future developments in information technology.

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EU Automation releases guide to smart technology
July 27, 2016

EU Automation releases guide to smart technology

EU Automation's one page guide provides an insight into the smart technologies lighting the way to a more energy efficient future. The resource is designed for anyone with an active interest in the automation industry.

ISA publishes second edition Industrial Automation and Control System Security Principles
July 21, 2016

ISA publishes second edition Industrial Automation and Control System Security Principles

The title of the second edition—Industrial Automation and Control System Security Principles: Protecting the Critical Infrastructure—was expanded and updated to reflect the latest advances in industrial automation and control system (IACS) security.

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EXAIR releases Catalog 30 technical guide
July 20, 2016

EXAIR releases Catalog 30 technical guide

The full color technical guide offers solutions to common industrial conveying, cooling, cleaning, blowoff, drying, coating and static electricity problems.

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July 19, 2016

QY Research releases 2016 Market Research Report for Substation Automation

The Substation Automation market analysis is provided for the international market including development history, competitive landscape analysis, and major regions’ development status.

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EtherCAT Technology Group releases version 2.0 of Conformance Test Tool
July 14, 2016

EtherCAT Technology Group releases version 2.0 of Conformance Test Tool

The EtherCAT Conformance Test Tool, or CTT, is the official reference tool for specifying compliant implementation of EtherCAT technology into EtherCAT slaves. The CTT enables the hundreds of EtherCAT device manufacturers to ensure reliable interoperability in the field.

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NGRAIN announces open-source Viewer for Android
July 14, 2016

NGRAIN announces open-source Viewer for Android

NGRAIN Viewer for Android offers organizations working with heavy equipment, assemblies, and other industrial assets in the field, the opportunity to explore possible use cases for smart glasses and 3D content.

CSIA announces upgrades to Industrial Automation Exchange
July 11, 2016

CSIA announces upgrades to Industrial Automation Exchange

The CSIA Exchange now features its own blog, largely authored by its system integrator members and member partners. It has also incorporated a new library-resources section.

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Leading Industrial Automation Supplier Launches New Ecommerce Store
July 08, 2016

Leading Industrial Automation Supplier Launches New Ecommerce Store

Northern Industrial release their brand new e-commerce store, nicontrols.com, for 20 different worldwide countries. The site enables users of industrial automation equipment to purchase new parts, refurbished parts and check repair prices for over 200,000 automation parts online 24/7.

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ASTM announces relaunch of International Laboratory Directory
July 07, 2016

ASTM announces relaunch of International Laboratory Directory

Independent laboratories throughout the world rely on thousands of standards and test methods, including many developed by ASTM International. This directory is dedicated to helping manufacturers find the right labs to test their products.

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Measurlogic releases DTS Timing and Logging Quick Start Guide
July 06, 2016

Measurlogic releases DTS Timing and Logging Quick Start Guide

The purpose of the Quick Start Guide is to familiarize the user with the configuration and implementation of the DTS Logging System.

HARTING announces kickoff of MICA network
July 05, 2016

HARTING announces kickoff of MICA network

Numerous users, providers and developers met at the Robotation Academy in Hannover. The network aims to further develop and raise the profile of ‘Industry 4.0’ and IoT applications.

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Lenze introduces EASY Product Finder online search tool
July 01, 2016

Lenze introduces EASY Product Finder online search tool

The EASY Product Finder is designed for machine designers and engineers to explore and specify Lenze engineered power drive, automation and motion control solutions.

Webinar: Bridging IT and Operations to Build a Modern, Robust Industrial Network
July 01, 2016

Webinar: Bridging IT and Operations to Build a Modern, Robust Industrial Network

This on-demand webinar discusses best practices from Industrial IP Advantage – a coalition of Cisco, Panduit and Rockwell Automation – for how to get control engineers and IT professionals working together to deploy a more secure, holistic network architecture.

ISA and Beamex to co-host webinar on differential pressure flowmeter calibration
June 28, 2016

ISA and Beamex to co-host webinar on differential pressure flowmeter calibration

The webinar, which will be held from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time, will feature three automation experts: David Spitzer, PE, founder of Spitzer and Boyes; Ned Espy, Technical Director at Beamex; and Roy Tomalino, Professional Services Engineer at Beamex

Siemens announces launch of WinCC OA Mobile User Interface for iOS, Android
June 28, 2016

Siemens announces launch of WinCC OA Mobile User Interface for iOS, Android

The mobile user interface from Simatic WinCC Open Architecture is a native client for iOS and Android devices which offers the same possibilities and functionality as a standard client.

EXAIR's Efficiency Lab evaluates efficiency of blowoff products
June 22, 2016

EXAIR's Efficiency Lab evaluates efficiency of blowoff products

EXAIR’s Efficiency Lab has been designed to help companies evaluate the efficiency of their current blowoff products such as air nozzles, air knives and air guns. Companies can ship these items to EXAIR where a qualified engineer will perform the tests

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ASI releases 2016 PCB catalog
June 21, 2016

ASI releases 2016 PCB catalog

This catalog, from Automation Systems Interconnect provides an in-depth guide for ASI's collection of PCB connectors

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Allied Market Research releases 2015 Embedded Computing Market report
June 17, 2016

Allied Market Research releases 2015 Embedded Computing Market report

The report projects that the world embedded computing market is likely to generate revenue of $236.5 billion by 2022, with an estimated CAGR of 6.2% from 2016 to 2022.

Rockwell Automation addresses global skills shortage
June 17, 2016

Rockwell Automation addresses global skills shortage

Manufacturers around the world are contending with a growing skills shortage resulting from the influx of new technologies. To address these challenges, Rockwell Automation has outlined a five-step approach to help organizations better prepare their operations.