FEATURED ARTICLESin Industrial Computers
Open Source and the Internet of Things: Roles, Reach and Rationale for Deploying OSS
By Bill Weinberg, Black Duck Software
Open source software will help drive the IoT build-out, but dominance in IoT technologies is...
Platforms for High-End Embedded Software Development
By John Carbone, Express Logic
Today’s complex and powerful processors and SoCs demand more than just an RTOS and some drivers to...
Defining ‘High Performance Embedded Computing’
By Colin Cureton and Mitch Furman, Advanced Micro Devices
How advancements in parallel processing, power scalability and open...
Megatrends Shaping PACs & PLCs
By Al Presher
Programmable machine control that started with simple ladder logic has extended its tentacles into all aspects of...
NEWSin Industrial Computers
- Sparton Acquires Stealth.com
- Energy Research Center Expands, Networks, Automates
- B&R to supply PCs to Datalogic
- Logic Supply computer certified for thin clients
- HCC Embedded opens office in Austin, Texas
- Express Logic ThreadX RTOS earns UL safety certification
- Cincoze opens office in South Burlington, VT
- ADLINK VPX3000 Validated for Elma High Speed Data Recording System
- Yokogawa buys Dell OEM PCs
- Comark Acquires Nematron
- DFI continues supports of XP-based Operating Systems
- Is Linux More Secure than Windows?
PRODUCT NEWSin Industrial Computers
IBASE introduces IB909 single board computer
With integrated Intel HD graphics, it is designed to deliver enhanced video and 3D graphics.
Axiomtek Introduces PICO840 single board computer
PICO840 is built to withstand extreme temperature, ranging from -40°C to +70°C (-40°F to +158°F).
Solid State Disks releases disk backup for old process equipment
The SCSI-Flash back-up and restore capability enables vital data back-ups of old process control systems to be made as a complete disk image at any...
MEDIAin Industrial Computers
RESOURCESin Industrial Computers
The On-Chip Software Development Kit ensures that developers can stably run both the pre-compiled SmartMesh IP networking stack and their...
The MPLAB Code Configurator enables firmware developers to quickly initialise the device and implement peripheral drivers for faster time to market
eXtremeDB In-Memory Database System (IMDS) is now compatible with AdaCore’s GNAT Pro Ada development environment.
WHITE PAPERSin Industrial Computers
By Cindy Hollenbeck, SoftPLC
SDI-12 stands for serial data interface at 1200 baud. It is a standard communications protocol to interface...
By Jason Horine, AutomationDirect
More components in microprocessors eliminates the need for additional external automation components, such as...
By Dan Fenton, Phoenix Contact
Provides an overview on the differences between “soft” control systems and “real-time” control systems,...
CASE STUDIESin Industrial Computers
PC-based control and EtherCAT Industrial Ethernet technology bring faster machine setup, a smaller controls cabinet, and other...
By Georgia Whalen, Patti Engineering
Patti used Phoenix Contact PCs to automate high speed inline checkweighers on a parcel sortation system for...
Vision Systems Design
Gefra developed a multi-camera inspection system to inspect automotive cup screws at rates as high as 500 parts per minute....
EVENTSin Industrial Computers
HANNOVER MESSE 2015 covers all the core themes of the industrial value-adding chain at a single location – from individual components to the complete smart factory.
Internet of Things North America is an innovative event covering advanced connectivity and cloud based monitoring/control of devices, facilities, automobiles and enterprise operations. After a successful 2014 event in Milwaukee, the 2015 will be held in Chicago on April 15-16.
The ISA Calgary 2015 Show is Canada's leading event for automation, instrumentation and control professionals. Gain access to technical and innovative solutions for the energy industry from instrumentation, systems and automation experts at the new ISA Calgary Show Conference. This dynamic conference puts the spotlight on case studies, technical papers and innovative solutions available in the...