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What is a PLC, for the layperson. When speaking with the layperson about PLCs, they may not understand what is a PLC. this video will help you explain in the most simplest of terms.
groov your A-B PLC Using an Allen-Bradley PLC system? See how easy it is to build a mobile interface for it with groov.
Advancing and Securing PACs in the Industrial Ethernet World In this webinar, Schneider Electric and Automation.com introduce the ePAC (Ethernet PAC) the next evolution of PACs.
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  • Opto 22 announces free Software Development Kit (SDK) for SNAP PAC Control Systems 
    Opto 22 announces free Software Development Kit (SDK) for SNAP PAC Control Systems

    .NET Controller SDK for SNAP PAC provides modern .NET interface for developing applications that control and communicate with Opto 22 SNAP PAC...

  • Wind River Introduces App Store for VxWorks RTOS

    The app store includes packages ranging from safety, security, and storage to connectivity, graphics, and development tools.

  • Rexroth publishes plastics automation brochure 
    Rexroth publishes plastics automation brochure

    Literature covers automation system options on injection molding, blow molding, and die casting machines.

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • Improving the Ins and Outs of the Digital Factory 
    Improving the Ins and Outs of the Digital Factory

    By Robert Gee, Maxim Integrated
    Designs of digital input and output modules for automated industrial controllers have, historically, been discrete...

  • SDI-12 Protocol Provides Benefits in Environmental Data Acquisition (EDA) 
    SDI-12 Protocol Provides Benefits in Environmental Data Acquisition (EDA)

    By Cindy Hollenbeck, SoftPLC
    SDI-12 stands for serial data interface at 1200 baud. It is a standard communications protocol to interface...

  • Processor Power and Energy Efficiency 
    Processor Power and Energy Efficiency

    By Jason Horine, AutomationDirect
    More components in microprocessors eliminates the need for additional external automation components, such as...

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • PLC runs gas pump tester 
    PLC runs gas pump tester

    Vapor Systems Technologies uses a Unitronics Vision350 PLC +HMI to test gas pump nozzles through 1,000,000 cycles.

  • Clever application story  
    Clever application story

    Process and Control Today
    In Altavilla Vicentina, Italy, a Clever Sleever Machine places and shrink-wraps bottles at a rate of 18,000 pieces per...

  • Modular design shrinks big machine problems 
    Modular design shrinks big machine problems

    Control Design
    By Hank Hogan
    Modular machines can save wiring and installation costs, as compared to a completely custom design. They also add...

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    EVENTS

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    August 3, 2015 - August 6, 2015
    Austin , TX, USA


    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.

    November 18, 2015 - November 19, 2015
    Chicago , IL, United States


    The annual event brings together Rockwell Automation and its comprehensive global network of partners in a single venue exclusive to manufacturers. Attendees from around the world have an opportunity to learn about smart, safe, sustainable solutions that can help manufacturers optimize their plants, improve performance of their machines, and produce products in a more sustainable manner.

    April 25, 2016 - April 29, 2016
    Hannover , Germany


    With the leading trade fairs taking place in parallel, HANNOVER MESSE covers a wider range of themes and exhibits than any other event – R&D, industrial automation and IT, industrial supply, production engineering and services, as well as energy and environmental technology. in 2016, the USA is making its debut as the Partner Country at the world’s largest industrial technology event.

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