FEATURED ARTICLESin Industrial Networks
Factory of the Future: From Vision to Reality
By Andy Chang, NI
The Factory of the Future is a research and technology initiative aimed to push emerging technologies to improve the...
Reinventing manufacturing with the latest technologies
By Bill Lydon, Editor
There is a great opportunity to leverage the latest technologies and compete in the global manufacturing landscape. The...
Remote Diagnostics: Plan to Stay Remote
By James R. Koelsch
With mobile technologies established, technicians no longer have to travel to far-flung locations to chase...
TCP/IP communications over wireless vs. wired links
South African Instrument & Control
Using wireless in the correct places can save huge amounts of capital and time, however using it...
NEWSin Industrial Networks
- Reliable Controls joins BACnet Interest Group Europe
- Deutschmann promotes Dominik Litzinger to Head of Software Development
- Profinet claims 10 million devices installed
- Moxa obtains UL certification for EDS-P510A-8PoE PoE+ Ethernet switch
- A stepped approach to securing automation systems
- Sercos reports worldwide growth in membership
- Moore Industries Joins PACTware Consortium
- HMS Anybus CompactCom certified for PROFINET 2.31
- Siemens to build open cloud platform for industrial customers
- Deutschmann UNIGATE gateways certified for Profinet
- Microchip Licenses EtherCAT Technology
- ISA-95 standard to reduce time to integrate business and operational systems
PRODUCT NEWSin Industrial Networks
Antaira announces LMX-0600 managed Ethernet switch
LMX-0600 is a 6-port industrial managed Ethernet switch that supports a 12-48VDC power input.
Phoenix Contact introduces Variant 14 data connectors
Designed for data rates of up to 10 Gbps, the connectors have IP65/67 protection against dirt, dust, and humidity.
Antaira announces two Unmanaged PoE+ Switches
LNP-0702C-SFP and LNP--0702C-SFP-24 are 7-port industrial PoE+ gigabit unmanaged Ethernet switches.
MEDIAin Industrial Networks
RESOURCESin Industrial Networks
The On-Chip Software Development Kit ensures that developers can stably run both the pre-compiled SmartMesh IP networking stack and their...
FDI specification, developer tools and common host components are now available for automation suppliers to develop products and host systems...
Network monitoring feature monitors availability of integrated IP devices, web servers, and VPN tunnels.
WHITE PAPERSin Industrial Networks
By Moore Industries
Details how the use of a HART interface module can serve as a simple and cost-effective method for gathering HART information...
By Rockwell Automation and Cisco
Design and implementation guide outlines the key requirements and design considerations to help successful...
By Cees Links, GreenPeak Technologies
The recent announcement of Bluetooth Mesh is yet another attempt of Bluetooth to get into the
CASE STUDIESin Industrial Networks
Mitsubishi’s chemical plant in Kashima, Japan, leverages real-time data via Field Device Tool (FDT) technology to transition...
By David Greenfield
Hyundai’s Mobis Alabama plant, went live with a JMA Wireless single operator, multi-band wireless system....
The new press at North American Tillage was automated with a GuardLogix PAC, PowerFlex VFD, and EtherNet/IP network to fit into their automated...
EVENTSin Industrial Networks
How to efficiently plan and manage cost-effective, high performance future-proof networks in the middle east market.
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.
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 Industrial Networks
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.