FEATURED ARTICLESin Industrial Computers
Legacy software blues
By Tim Gentry, Maverick
Is the legacy software platform holding the project back? Virtualization can offer a safe and...
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...
NEWSin Industrial Computers
- NEXCOM's C1D2 Certified Panel PC Ensures Safe Operation for Hazardous Environments
- Congatec names Jason Carlson as CEO
- 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
PRODUCT NEWSin Industrial Computers
Congatec releases conga-TCA4 COM Express compact module
TCA4 is based on new Intel Pentium and Celeron processors (codenamed Braswell).
MSI announces MS-9A75 fanless computer
MS-9A75 is based on the 5th Gen Intel Broadwell ULT Core i5 Mini-ITX board.
Logic Supply introduces TM100 thin client computer
TM100 is completely fanless and ventless, protecting the hardware from damage due to dust and other airborne debris.
MEDIAin Industrial Computers
RESOURCESin Industrial Computers
The forum lets customers share experiences on AAEON products.
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...
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
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