FEATURED ARTICLESin Industrial Computers
Distributing compute closer to the decision point
By Andy Banathy, Panduit
Internal and external factors – namely plant optimization and regulation compliance – are driving plants to bring...
Rugged, Factory-friendly Panel PCs Clear a Path for Industry 4.0
By Walter Steinbeisser, Adlink Technology
Intuitive interfaces advance data capture and access from field to factory floor in often...
Introduction to Safety Critical System Design
By Wayne Mcgee and Bill Ripley, Creative Electronic Systems
Well beyond reliable, safety-critical systems must do no harm—to...
Keeping computing systems in food plants clean
What’s New in Process Technology
By Glenn Johnson
The deployment of computer equipment in washdown environments presents a particular set of...
NEWSin Industrial Computers
- APLEX Technology Announces EtherCAT-Compatible Industrial PC Solutions
- ADLINK signs LCR Embedded Systems as Value-added Reseller
- Moxa UC-8100 Certified for Verizon Wireless Networks
- March Manufacturing Technology Orders Up From February
- ADLINK Technology signs Connect Tech as distributor
- Mentor Graphics RTOS meets safety standards
- 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
PRODUCT NEWSin Industrial Computers
NEXCOM Adds Portfolios with Industrial Touch Monitors Featuring Widescreen and Multi-touch
NEXCOM's widescreen IPPD series provides informative and clearer HD content, making data feeds easier to read and understand.
Wind River updates Simics simulation software
Enhancements include increased simulation performance and expanded capabilities for access, collaboration, automation, and ease of use.
Noax introduces NSetup software
NSetup lets administrators configure numerous parameters of their noax industrial PCs to meet the needs of their company.
MEDIAin Industrial Computers
RESOURCESin Industrial Computers
The app store includes packages ranging from safety, security, and storage to connectivity, graphics, and development tools.
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
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
KVAL used Beckhoff PC-based control, servo drives with one cable, and EtherCAT industrial Ethernet for communications to...
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...
EVENTSin Industrial Computers
NIWeek delivers technical networking and instruction with interactive sessions by NI R&D engineers and guest lecturers; targeted industry summits; hands-on workshops; exhibitions on the latest advancements in design, research, and test; and keynote presentations from leading technology thought leaders.