FEATURED ARTICLESin Industrial Computers
Megatrends Shaping PACs & PLCs
By Al Presher
Programmable machine control that started with simple ladder logic has extended its tentacles into all aspects of...
The Tools of Control Evolve
By Jeanne Schweder
Programmable automation controllers represent an evolutionary step between PLCs and industrial PCs. Do all...
Selecting an operating system for an embedded application
By Colin Walls
On desktop computers, the selection of an operating system (OS) is largely a matter of taste - Windows vs Apple vs Linux....
The basics of USB device development using the Android framework
By Rajaram Regupathy
This article explores the USB section of the Android CDD in the Android USB framework. It will also introduce you...
NEWSin Industrial Computers
- 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?
- Congatec goes to Russia
- Adlink sponsors Cornell University Underwater Vehicle
PRODUCT NEWSin Industrial Computers
Express Logic Extends X-Ware Platform Support
The RTOS is now available for Atmel, Renesas, ST, and TI development systems. Price: $12,500.
AIS introduces Standard Series Touch Panel PCs
The Standard HMI system includes a fully modular Box PC, touchscreen and power supply.
Axiomtek Introduces CAPA881 Embedded single board computer
CAPA881 has 4th generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3 processors (codename: Haswell) with Intel HM86 or Intel QM87 chipset.
MEDIAin Industrial Computers
RESOURCESin Industrial Computers
eXtremeDB In-Memory Database System (IMDS) is now compatible with AdaCore’s GNAT Pro Ada development environment.
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...
Crimson-enabled products allow companies to easily integrate almost any PLC, PC or SCADA system for data collection, monitoring and control.
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
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....
Wonderware software integrated all their existing disparate systems, achieved reliable and cost-efficient control, enabled safe operations and...
EVENTSin Industrial Computers
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.
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.