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APRIL FEATURED PRODUCTS

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RESOURCES

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Industrial IP Advantage online community formed

Cisco, Panduit, Rockwell Automation and ODVA are sponsoring a new online community that extends the Industrial IP Advantage website.

sercos releases tube racer app

The game is available in the iTunes Store and shows in a playful manner how the common network infrastructure for sercos III and EtherNet/IP works.

Dataforth publishes Corporate Capabilities Brochure

The 16-page document covers 1200+ data acquisition and control, signal conditioning, and data communication products.

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WHITE PAPERS

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EtherNet/IP: fieldbus and more

By Michael Robinson, Endress+Hauser
More Ethernet nodes will be connected this or any other month than will have been connected in the entire history of fieldbus. This economy of scale and the tremendous technological advancements that go along with it is what makes EtherNet/IP more capable than a fieldbus network, now and especially in the future.

Single Wire Coexistence of sercos and EtherNet/IP

By Ludwig Leurs, Bosch Rexroth
Paper discusses how to connect sercos to Ethernet/IP, allowing EtherNet/IP and sercos devices to be operated over a single Ethernet cable.

EtherNet/IP over IPv6

By Dayin XU, Rockwell Automation, et al
Because EtherNet/IP has been built in strict accordance with the ISO/OSI 7 layer model, it is largely abstracted from IP which lives at layer 3. Incorporation of IPv6 into the EtherNet/IP specification will enable smooth migration paths for both device vendors and end users.

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CASE STUDIES

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Process Automation Keeps the Lights On

Process and Control Today
Hawaii Electric Light Company installed a Rockwell Automation PlantPAx process automation system with RSLogix 5000 software, ControlNet, and an EtherNet/IP network to replace an obsolete turbine control system

Nagel Precision connects honing machines to networks

Nagel Precision in the U.S. uses EtherNet/IP and Anybus X-gateways to connect their honing machines to any industrial network.

Ethernet: You Don't Have to See Stars

Industrial Networking
American Axle & Manufacturing switched from Interbus to EtherNet/IP without missing a beat.

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EVENTS

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April 23, 2014 - April 26, 2014
San Diego , CA, USA


This year’s CSIA conference provides systems integrator members with educational and networking opportunities to help your company put on an Inspiring Performance for your customers.

June 15, 2014 - June 20, 2014
Orlando , FL, United States of America


RSTechED is a training event for end-users, systems integrators, partners and OEMs. With the latest Rockwell Automation products and technology solutions on display, participants will gain an in-depth understanding of how the Integrated Architecture is information-enabling global companies.

September 8, 2014 - September 13, 2014
Chicago , IL, USA


From robotics and automation services, to micro sensors and nanotechnology, Industrial Automation North America showcases the most important products in the industry and is the North American hub for innovation and networking in industrial automation.

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TRAINING

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