FEATURED ARTICLESin Sensors & Industrial I/O
Low Power Conversion for Energy Harvesting
By Tony Armstrong, Linear Technology
Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) can be powered via energy harvesting. Here’s how to design a nanopower...
When Machine Mount Does — and Doesn't — Make Sense
By Hank Hogan
Machine mount — the placing of everything from I/O to PCs directly on factory floor equipment instead of in a...
Support-focused enterprise controls: Object detection
By Daniel B. Cardinal
The ability to sense objects and trigger an application is the most overlooked fundamental of control...
Thermal imaging and dimensional measurement of microelectronics
Control Engineering Europe
By Chris Jones, Micro-Epsilon UK
Manufacturers of electronic components and printed circuit boards (PCBs) are...
NEWSin Sensors & Industrial I/O
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PRODUCT NEWSin Sensors & Industrial I/O
AutomationDirect adds APS inductive proximity sensors
APS series inductive proximity sensors are IP67-rated rectangular compact DC sensors available in top or front sensing models with 2.5mm and 4mm...
Knick announces ProLine P 44000 temperature transmitter
P 44000 is a Pt100 transmitter for monitoring the winding temperature of electric motors, generators, transformers, etc.
Raytek releases Raynger 3i Plus Series Infrared Thermometer
IR thermometer works in hot environments of 400-3000°C (752-5432°F).
MEDIAin Sensors & Industrial I/O
RESOURCESin Sensors & Industrial I/O
Comprehensive catalog completely covers current measurement
Dataforth published two revised and updated MAQ20 Industrial Data Acquisition & Control documents: a 4-page brochure and the 32-page 2015 Product...
Tachometer catalog includes detailed specifications of all Servo-Tek high performance DC tachometers for precision speed control applications.
WHITE PAPERSin Sensors & Industrial I/O
By Teledyne Dalsa
Line scan technology is ideally suited to applications in which large, high-resolution, or high-speed image capture is needed,...
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...
CASE STUDIESin Sensors & Industrial I/O
German detergent manufacturer Henkel replaced its old data recorders with 10 Delphin measurement data acquisition systems.
OpTek Systems has installed non-contact confocal chromatic sensors from Micro-Epsilon on a number of its laser processing machines to measure the...
What’s New in Process Technology
A SCADA system and more than 800 sensors strategically positioned on the wind turbines at Australia’s newest...
EVENTSin Sensors & Industrial I/O
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.
TRAININGin Sensors & Industrial I/O
The course will cover fundamentals of temperature, pressure, flow, and level measurements; process control loops and tuning, with process control exercises. Programmable Logic Controls (PLC), Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Fieldbus Technology, and final control elements will be presented and discussed. Local subject matter experts will serve as the instructors.