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
- 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
Acromag announces XMC-7K XMC Modules
XMC-7K XMC mezzanine modules use the Xilinx Kintex-7 FPGA for low-power consumption. Prices start at $4,400.
DFI announces KS310-IMX6 Fanless Touch Panel PC
The fanless panel PC uses a 10.1” (1280x800) industrial grade LCD panel with projected capacitive touch solution.
GE introduces mCOM10K1 Type 10 Mini COM Express Module
mCOM10K1 delivers 326 GFLOPS of performance, yet consumes 10 watts or less
MEDIAin Industrial Computers
RESOURCESin Industrial Computers
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.
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...
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
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.
Automate is the largest solutions-based showcase of automation technologies in North America. Formerly the International Robots, Vision & Motion Control Show which dates back to 1977, Automate now demonstrates the full spectrum of automation technologies and solutions for a broad array of industries.
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.