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ABB releases update for System 800xA Minerals Library
September 27, 2016

ABB releases update for System 800xA Minerals Library

The latest version expands plant operators’ ability to monitor and control safe production through direct object linking

NEMA releases revised version of NEMA MG 1 Motors and Generators guide
September 26, 2016

NEMA releases revised version of NEMA MG 1 Motors and Generators guide

NEMA MG 1 addresses new U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) regulations that require motor manufacturers to comply with efficiency targets. The new rule requires most induction motors from 1 to 500 hp to meet the premium efficiency levels appearing in NEMA MG 1.

Webinar: Implementing Industrial IoT (Internet of Things) Yields Big Results
September 23, 2016

Webinar: Implementing Industrial IoT (Internet of Things) Yields Big Results

This webinar on Sep 29, 2016 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT will show Dell has used a strong history in manufacturing and value in partnership to build their IoT solutions partner ecosystem. IBM joins the conversation to share real examples of successful projects and how they were deployed.

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Webinar: Increase Production and Optimize Manufacturing Processes Using Simulation
September 23, 2016

Webinar: Increase Production and Optimize Manufacturing Processes Using Simulation

The webinar will show how engineers, production managers, and decision makers can rapidly assess the options for adapting an existing line to make a new product, increase production, or optimize a process to reduce costs.

Webinar: Digitalizing Predictive Maintenance
September 23, 2016

Webinar: Digitalizing Predictive Maintenance

Learn how new technological advances are resolving not only these issues but also allowing for new value to be realized through the digitalization of predictive maintenance as a core part of a Digital Enterprise.

Bots will work alongside humans in the future
September 20, 2016

Bots will work alongside humans in the future

Machine learning and artificial intelligence have made the most seemingly impossible things possible in recent years. After the successful integration of IoT systems in various enterprises, the entire digital world is striving for adding bots to various industries to have a more-than-human experience.

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Siemens introduces Fleet Manager for Machine Tools app for MindSphere
September 13, 2016

Siemens introduces Fleet Manager for Machine Tools app for MindSphere

With this cloud-based application (MindApp), machine tools at small or large production sites can be monitored, and their availability and productivity enhanced.

H2W introduces Linear Motion Calculator Android app
September 13, 2016

H2W introduces Linear Motion Calculator Android app

The Android application is designed to solve linear motion calculations, with a range of velocity profiles. This helps the user understand which product might work best for their particular application.

Rockwell Automation outlines steps for achieving a connected mine
September 13, 2016

Rockwell Automation outlines steps for achieving a connected mine

Through the convergence of information technology and operations technology, mining operators have the ability to streamline data management, gather better insights and predict recoveries.

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Agricultural robotics and drones: a complex $10bn market by as early as 2022
August 31, 2016

Agricultural robotics and drones: a complex $10bn market by as early as 2022

This report analyses how robotic market and technology developments will change the business of agriculture, enabling ultra-precision farming and helping address the key global challenges.

Statseeker releases 'Maximizing Network Uptime' eBook
August 29, 2016

Statseeker releases 'Maximizing Network Uptime' eBook

The next few years will be highly challenging for network administration professionals. This eBook explores network challenges and methods to maximize network uptime.

FANUC America announces expansion of CNC training program
August 16, 2016

FANUC America announces expansion of CNC training program

FANUC currently offers a range of training courses covering CNC maintenance, operations and programming, servo and laser maintenance, Ladder/PMC editing, FANUC Picture Development, G-code programming, custom macro programming, conversational programming and more.

Opto 22 announces Node-RED nodes for industrial automation controllers
August 11, 2016

Opto 22 announces Node-RED nodes for industrial automation controllers

These Node-RED nodes for PACs make it easier to prototype and develop applications for connecting physical assets to cloud applications and are available for free download

Study suggests ROI analysis could jump start new technology investment
August 11, 2016

Study suggests ROI analysis could jump start new technology investment

The study suggests that, unlike with capital investments, the purchase and implementation of new technologies involves a larger and more complex set of decision factors beyond traditional return on investment (ROI) metrics.

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MicroPower Direct releases glossary of power conversion terms
August 10, 2016

MicroPower Direct releases glossary of power conversion terms

MicroPower Direct's free power conversion glossary contains 19 pages and 800 definitions of terms associated with a range of power technologies and produces.

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aeSolutions and ISA develop Cybersecurity Training and Certificate program
August 10, 2016

aeSolutions and ISA develop Cybersecurity Training and Certificate program

The program is designed to help professionals involved in industrial IT and industrial control systems improve their understanding of, and acquire a command of the principles covered in, the ISA/IEC 62443 series of standards.

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ABB releases Measurement & Analytics brochure
August 05, 2016

ABB releases Measurement & Analytics brochure

The 16-page brochure overviews the full range of the company's measurement and analytical products, services, and solutions for any industry, utility, and municipality.

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NEMA publishes NEMA ABP 1-2016 Selective Coordination of Low-Voltage Circuit Breakers
July 28, 2016

NEMA publishes NEMA ABP 1-2016 Selective Coordination of Low-Voltage Circuit Breakers

The purpose of this paper is to provide guidance to engineers regarding the National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements for selective coordination.

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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.