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Gems Introduces sensor catalog  App
December 16, 2014

Gems Introduces sensor catalog App

The mobile application features the same look, feel and navigation as the standard catalog of of liquid level, flow and pressure sensors, indicators, transmitters, receivers, etc.

December 15, 2014

Eplan expands support

With fee-based High Value Support, Eplan offers full support worldwide.

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Updated Sercos Product Guide available
December 15, 2014

Updated Sercos Product Guide available

The guide lists 130 providers of nearly 300 Sercos-enabled products and serves as a guide for all mechanical engineers, systems integrators and control unit manufacturers who use the high-performance Sercos automation bus.

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December 11, 2014

ABB updates remote diagnostic services for GMDs

Enhancements include GMDbeat for online troubleshooting and GMDfit, which provides online condition monitoring, predictive analytics and periodic health checks on gearless mill drives.

Festo announces Design Tool 3D for pneumatic systems
December 09, 2014

Festo announces Design Tool 3D for pneumatic systems

The configuration software reduces the risk of errors when designing and ordering system modules.

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December 08, 2014

McObject adds Ada programming to eXtremeDB Embedded Database

eXtremeDB In-Memory Database System (IMDS) is now compatible with AdaCore’s GNAT Pro Ada development environment.

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Westermo updates WeConfig for monitoring
December 04, 2014

Westermo updates WeConfig for monitoring

Version 1.1 of the Network Configuration Management software can now be used as a simple monitoring and diagnostics tool for industrial routers, switches and Ethernet line extenders..

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December 04, 2014

PMMI publishes guidelines for Mechatronics Apprenticeships

Created by PMMI, the Industrial Maintenance Training Center of North America and the Employment and Training Administration of the DOL, the guidelines will be listed under the occupation of “mechatronics technician.”

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HMS development centers offer customized solutions
December 03, 2014

HMS development centers offer customized solutions

Local development centers will help customers get customized solutions for industrial network connectivity, machine communication, wireless solutions, integrated safety and remote management.

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December 03, 2014

Galil announces EPICS Baseline Driver software for motion control experiments

EPICS (Experimental Physics and Industrial Control System) is a set of open-source, distributed software tools used for scientific instruments, such as particle accelerators, telescopes and other large-scale experimental installations.

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Two wire 4-20mA loop powered RTD temperature signal transmitter
December 02, 2014

Two wire 4-20mA loop powered RTD temperature signal transmitter

WAYJUN two wires 4-20mA temperature transmitters are widely used in Pt100/PT1000/PT10/Cu50/Cu100 temperature sensor isolated and transmit

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PipelineFX adds Autodesk VRED batch render support to Qube!
December 01, 2014

PipelineFX adds Autodesk VRED batch render support to Qube!

VRED provides the ability to leverage real-time clusters for animation rendering.

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Rockwell Automation announces motion analyzer web tool
December 01, 2014

Rockwell Automation announces motion analyzer web tool

The tool helps engineers more easily specify, design and validate complete motion control systems.

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Sercos IPS Conformizer available as free testing tool
December 01, 2014

Sercos IPS Conformizer available as free testing tool

Testing tool verifies the correct implementation of the Sercos Internet Protocol Services (S-IPS).

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Sercos publishes OPC UA Companion Specification
December 01, 2014

Sercos publishes OPC UA Companion Specification

This specification describes the mapping of the Sercos information model to OPC UA so that functions and data of Sercos devices are made available and accessible via OPC UA.

December 01, 2014

Real Games announces FACTORY I/O game

FACTORY I/O is a real time automation sandbox where users can build and simulate industrial systems and use them with the most common automation technologies.

November 25, 2014

ODVA releases updated EtherNet/IP spec for Power Management

The latest EtherNet/IP Specification provides the framework for users to design energy-conserving functionality into their products for when equipment is in production mode.

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November 24, 2014

Rockwell Automation creates Machinery Safety System Integrator program

Program helps manufacturers identify safety system integrators with current safety standards expertise, a proven track record in building safety systems, and knowledge of productivity-enhancing safety technologies.

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Emerson releases RTU and HART configuration suite
November 19, 2014

Emerson releases RTU and HART configuration suite

The software suite enables local and remote configuration and real-time HART device monitoring in remote oil and gas applications such as wellhead automation, flow measurement, and tank overflow protection.

Dwyer publishes 2015 instrumentation and controls CD
November 19, 2014

Dwyer publishes 2015 instrumentation and controls CD

CD contains product pricing, applications, dimensions, specifications and tutorial videos.