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CIMdata announces PLM leadership e-learning course
May 05, 2016

CIMdata announces PLM leadership e-learning course

Thee "PLM Basics" e-learning course, has been created to provide a way for the broader PLM community to experience CIMdata's PLM education opportunities.

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AVENTICS releases Machine Safety for Pneumatics manual
May 04, 2016

AVENTICS releases Machine Safety for Pneumatics manual

The forty-eight page guide covers topics such as: international directives and standards, hazards vs. risks, risk assessment, estimating performance level, implementing safety functions, diagnostic coverage & common causes of failure (CCF)

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BIG-EU releases BACnet Reference Catalog 2016
May 02, 2016

BIG-EU releases BACnet Reference Catalog 2016

In the catalog, the BIG-EU presents 199 projects whose building automation solutions have been realized on the basis of the open BACnet standard.

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Fiber Optic Center releases industry glossary
May 02, 2016

Fiber Optic Center releases industry glossary

The FOC Glossary includes Acronyms and Military Specifications for Connectors in addition to the General Terms and Definition section. The goal is to make it easier to both reference and understand common industry terms and definitions.

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Sercos International releases version of Sercos Monitor as free download
April 29, 2016

Sercos International releases version of Sercos Monitor as free download

The version supports the new features of Sercos version 1.3.1, as well as the recording and analysis of CIP Safety frames, the S/IP protocol and hot-plug procedures in a Sercos III network. Special highlights are the oscilloscope function and a graphical visualization of the Sercos timing.

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BIM Hub and CADENAS release joint mobile app for construction engineers
April 22, 2016

BIM Hub and CADENAS release joint mobile app for construction engineers

The BIMcatalogs.net add-on delivers access to intelligent 3D BIM CAD component data to engineers, designer and constructors worldwide from any computer or mobile device which can then be imported into their respective CAD systems.

April 21, 2016

PLCopen releases Coding Guidelines for industrial control programming

These rules are very useful to train users and can be a good basis for universities to help them teach IEC 61131-3 programming more efficiently, as well as to define company-internal guidelines.

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Factory Automation, Programmable Controllers
ISA publishes third edition of Automation Network Selection: A Reference Manual
April 20, 2016

ISA publishes third edition of Automation Network Selection: A Reference Manual

The new edition is intended to help bring clarity to a marketplace marked by a rapidly increasing number of automation networks.

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April 19, 2016

R Stahl releases free ISbus DIAG app

App turns Android Smartphones into mobile diagnostic devices for the physical layer parameters of a Foundation Fieldbus H1 network.

Honeywell announces Total Care Field Services
April 19, 2016

Honeywell announces Total Care Field Services

Total Care Services offers an enhanced preventive maintenance approach for all equipment.

April 18, 2016

ASD opens Australian instrument service center

The center is located in the Copacabana, Australia, office of Portable Analytical Solutions, ASD’s Australian partner.

Micro-Epsilon releases 2016 Measurement Product Guide
April 18, 2016

Micro-Epsilon releases 2016 Measurement Product Guide

The catalog provides a summary of Micro-Epsilon’s range of products, from sensors for displacement, distance, position and length measurement and more, for specific OEM applications, and full turnkey measurement and inspection systems.

Express Logic publishes 3rd edition of Real-Time Embedded Multithreading
April 13, 2016

Express Logic publishes 3rd edition of Real-Time Embedded Multithreading

The latest release of Real-Time Embedded Multithreading contains the fundamentals of developing real-time operating systems and multithreading with all the functionality of ThreadX Version 5.

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OPC Foundation Announces Support of Publish / Subscribe for OPC UA
April 06, 2016

OPC Foundation Announces Support of Publish / Subscribe for OPC UA

The OPC Foundation addition of publish/subscribe communication functionality to OPC UA provides the necessary infrastructure to achieve seamless interoperability for IIoT, IoT, and industry4.0 applications and devices.

POSITAL introduces mobile-friendly Online Product Finder
April 06, 2016

POSITAL introduces mobile-friendly Online Product Finder

The online Product Finder tool supports easy-to-navigate access by smart phones and other mobile devices.

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Factory Automation, Sensors & Industrial I/O
Festo Announces Ordering App
April 06, 2016

Festo Announces Ordering App

Festo Mobile App delivers quick and easy access to the Festo FAST Catalog of industrial automation components.

April 06, 2016

Endress+Hauser Announces Spring 2016 Training Courses

Classes typically are a combination of classroom and hands-on training on either the Endress+Hauser PTU (Process Training Unit), a full-scale, working process skid with on-line instrumentation and controls, or live instruments in training stands, both designed to simulate operating conditions.

April 05, 2016

MatrikonOPC announces OPC Training Schedule

Courses include OPC Workshops for OPC Classic and Cyber Security for OPC.

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Fluid Metering Produces Pump Catalog
April 01, 2016

Fluid Metering Produces Pump Catalog

The catalog details standard products, operating principles, pump capacities, drive characteristics, materials of construction, typical applications and ordering information.

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Valves & Pumps, Process Automation
March 31, 2016

ISA expands industrial cybersecurity certificate program

ISA now offers four different cybersecurity certificate program levels.