FEATURED ARTICLESin Industrial Computers
The Shrinking Footprint of Robot Safety
Robotics On Line
By Tanya M. Anandan
In conjunction with new safety standards and advanced safety peripheral devices, robots and humans are now...
PC-Based Control Goes Consumer
By Hank Hogan
The advent of industrial PCs with multicore processors allows control and other functions to be handled in one...
Assessing 8-bit MCU communication interfaces for the Internet of Things
By Tom David, Silicon Labs
An 8-bit engine offering M2M and HMI interfaces may not be the optimal solution for all embedded system...
Do you really need source code?
By Colin Walls, Mentor Embedded
This article investigates whether this is a sensible answer in all cases and looks at when and why...
NEWSin Industrial Computers
- 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?
- Congatec goes to Russia
- Adlink sponsors Cornell University Underwater Vehicle
- Manufacturing Technology Orders Rise in March
- End of XP Support to Affect Thousands of Industrial Systems
- NVIDIA to supply Tegra K1 embedded computers to GE
- ADLINK acquires PENTA
- Beckhoff Promotes Aurelio Banda to VP of Sales and Marketing
PRODUCT NEWSin Industrial Computers
Arestech introduces PPC-122 multi-touch Panel PC
The PPC-122 has an Intel Celeron Processor J1900 and a 12.1" multi-touch screen with projected capacitive touch technology.
AAEON adds cold weather technology to AQ7-IMX6 computer
The AQ7-IMX6 computer with WiTAS (Wide Temperature) technology can operate in extreme temperatures of -40°C to +85°C.
Wind River adds safety to VxWorks RTOS
Safety Profile for VxWorks allows different levels of safety criticality. It received pre-approval by TÜV SÜD for IEC 61508-3 SIL3 conformance.
MEDIAin Industrial Computers
RESOURCESin Industrial Computers
Crimson-enabled products allow companies to easily integrate almost any PLC, PC or SCADA system for data collection, monitoring and control.
13 example projects cover Express Logic products and include multifunction examples that illustrate how to use several products together.
The HIO Project was created to unlock the traditional restraints seen in the embedded hardware industry, and enable developers to participate in...
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
Wonderware software integrated all their existing disparate systems, achieved reliable and cost-efficient control, enabled safe operations and...
Matrix Packaging's Metis continuous-motion machine packages cheese, coffee, and other products. Automating the Metis is a Beckhoff PC-based...
South African Instrumentation and Control
At Constance Water Works located in Germany, outdated automation technology was replaced with Beckhoff...
EVENTSin Industrial Computers
SPS IPC Drives is Europe’s leading exhibition for electric automation. Meet suppliers of electric automation technology from around the world. Inform yourself about all products, trends and innovations within the industry. Trade fair and adjoining conference offer you the perfect platform to search the right solutions for your automation tasks.
SPS Automation India will be the Tradeshow where automation industry leaders present and explore technology application with users to publish latest technologies and market ready solutions. Display your products among sustainable automation solutions making operations cleaner, safer, secure and more energy efficient.
The exhibition area will cover more that 10000 square meters, attracted more than 30000 professional audience, 105 visiting group, and connect Tianjin with China, China with the world together in the field of industrial automation.
TRAININGin Industrial Computers
Dates TBD. This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).
With Microsoft’s recent end of support for Windows XP, running on an outdated SCADA system could be costing your company time and money. It could also compromise both the security and performance of your enterprise.