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  • Emerson releases RTU and HART configuration suite 
    Emerson releases RTU and HART configuration suite

    The software suite enables local and remote configuration and real-time HART device monitoring in remote oil and gas applications such as wellhead...

  • Sercos announces  IP core for Altera Cyclone V FPGAs and SoCs  
    Sercos announces IP core for Altera Cyclone V FPGAs and SoCs

    The IP core for Sercos III master and slave controllers (SERCON100M/S) includes all hardware functions, such as timing, synchronization and...

  • MTConnect Institute adds devices to MTConnect Standard

    Enhancements in MTConnect standard version 1.3.0 include inter-device connectivity to enable machine-to-machine communication, and additional data...

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  • Deploying 802.11 Wireless LAN Technology 
    Deploying 802.11 Wireless LAN Technology

    By Rockwell Automation and Cisco
    Design and implementation guide outlines the key requirements and design considerations to help successful...

  • Bluetooth and ZigBee: a new standards war brewing? 
    Bluetooth and ZigBee: a new standards war brewing?

    By Cees Links, GreenPeak Technologies
    The recent announcement of Bluetooth Mesh is yet another attempt of Bluetooth to get into the

  • The Internet of Secure Things 
    The Internet of Secure Things

    By Alan Grau, Icon Labs
    The Internet of Things has become a ubiquitous term to describe the tens of billions of devices that have sensing or...

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  • Ford switches from sensors to vision for body panel inspection

    Traditionally, body panels are inspected by using a robot to present the part to an array of proximity switches. Ford improved on this method by...

  • Vision System helps Exide read battery labels 
    Vision System helps Exide read battery labels

    Exide had difficulties in reading 2D data matrix codes burned into plastic with a laser burner. The problem was solved by switching to image-based...

  • Emerson Wireless Steam Trap Monitors Increase Efficiency at Coffee Plant in Mexico 
    Emerson Wireless Steam Trap Monitors Increase Efficiency at Coffee Plant in Mexico

    By David Gustafson, Emerson Process Management
    It took only two weeks to install the first system, and already it’s saved $100,000 in...

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    December 2, 2014 - December 4, 2014
    Johannesburg , South Africa

    Mine Site Automation & Communication Africa in Rosebank, Johannesburg on 2 – 4 December 2014 focuses on creating a reliable communication network, establishing an integrated architecture and using data to determine where improvements can be made improving productivity, efficiency and safety.

    February 5, 2015 - February 7, 2015
    Mumbai , India

    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.

    February 9, 2015 - February 12, 2015
    Orlando , FL, USA

    What strategies can industrial enterprises adopt to help position them to take advantage of the latest round of technology changes while prioritizing their investments wisely? Join us at the Nineteenth Annual ARC Industry Forum to learn from your peers how an information-driven strategy can better position you to succeed and determine how you can best approach critical technology decisions.

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    December 1, 2014
    San Jose , CA

    Dates TBD. This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).

    December 9, 2014

    When and why do I need a synchronization? Rigobert Kynast, Technical Leader Sercos III Communication at Bosch Rexroth AG, will answer this question during this webinar.

    May 5, 2015 - May 7, 2015
    Birmingham , AL, USA

    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.