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Improve Operations with Access to Plant-floor Data Using DTM Enhanced HART I/O Modules

Improve Operations with Access to Plant-floor Data Using DTM Enhanced HART I/O Modules


In today’s rapidly changing manufacturing environment, remote access to real-time data and plant performance metrics has never been more important, and it starts (all this information originates on the plant floor) in the field.  

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ISA Introduces Automation Project Management Specialist Certificate Program

ISA Introduces Automation Project Management Specialist Certificate Program


The International Society of Automation (ISA) announced the availability of new professional certificate program covering the unique challenges of project management in the automation industry.

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Evolution of AI in Logistics and Supply Chain Sector will Drive More Revenue to Companies

Evolution of AI in Logistics and Supply Chain Sector will Drive More Revenue to Companies


The Global Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Logistics and Supply Chain Market Ecosystem was valued at USD 1.7 bn in 2018 and is expected to reach USD 12 Bn in 2027, growing at a CAGR of 24%.

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ISA Introduces Automation Project Management Specialist Certificate Program

ISA Introduces Automation Project Management Specialist Certificate Program


The International Society of Automation (ISA) announced the availability of new professional certificate program covering the unique challenges of project management in the automation industry.

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How a Motion Control System Turned Edge Server

How a Motion Control System Turned Edge Server


Technology that makes it possible to operate multiple virtual machines on a single hardware platform without impacting the controllers’ real-time core is the basis for new edge server systems. This article was originally published in the Automation 2021: Control Systems Ebook.

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 Exploring the Most Used Low Code Modules for Edge Analytics

Exploring the Most Used Low Code Modules for Edge Analytics


A survey by Yokogawa found that more than half of decision makers from global process industries are increasing their investments in industrial autonomy. Here are some insights into the five most popular analytics modules used to create data flows in edge analytics software company Crosser's visual drag and drop Flow Studio.

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Trend Micro Portable Security™ 3 scans for malware in your ICS without installing any software, allowing you to implement endpoint cybersecurity in critical systems where software installation is not allowed.

Trend Micro Portable Security™ 3 scans for malware in your ICS without installing any software, allowing you to implement endpoint cybersecurity in critical systems where software installation is not allowed.

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Introducing the BMU and BLE2 Series: watertight, dust-resistant brushless DC motors that can be washed with water.

Introducing the BMU and BLE2 Series: watertight, dust-resistant brushless DC motors that can be washed with water.

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The ELX series EtherCAT® Terminals from Beckhoff, with intrinsically safe inputs/outputs, enable direct connection of field devices in hazardous areas classified Zones 0, 1 and 2.

The ELX series EtherCAT® Terminals from Beckhoff, with intrinsically safe inputs/outputs, enable direct connection of field devices in hazardous areas classified Zones 0, 1 and 2.

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Speed operator response and increase efficiency with a trial of GE Digital’s iFIX HMI/SCADA.

Speed operator response and increase efficiency with a trial of GE Digital’s iFIX HMI/SCADA.

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Data Modeling Guidebook: Learn best practices & how to leverage ISA-95

Data Modeling Guidebook: Learn best practices & how to leverage ISA-95

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For basic applications within industrial process plants, demands for simplicity in commissioning, operation and maintenance have increased. The new Proline 10 flowmeters deliver that simplicity without compromising functionality.

For basic applications within industrial process plants, demands for simplicity in commissioning, operation and maintenance have increased. The new Proline 10 flowmeters deliver that simplicity without compromising functionality.

  • Endress+Hauser, Inc.
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Automation & Control Trends Analysis 2021-2022. Download this special report on the top 12 trends that are manifesting the manufacturing digital revolution.

Automation & Control Trends Analysis 2021-2022. Download this special report on the top 12 trends that are manifesting the manufacturing digital revolution.

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Featured articles in this new IIoT ebook include: Bringing Your Factory to the Edge in 2021, Robotics Integrator Uses 3D Printing, How to Make a Battery Smaller and Less Expensive, and more.

Featured articles in this new IIoT ebook include: Bringing Your Factory to the Edge in 2021, Robotics Integrator Uses 3D Printing, How to Make a Battery Smaller and Less Expensive, and more.

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Download the latest edition of InTech. Top stories include: Controller Redundancy Under the Hood, OPC UA–From Automation Pyramid to Information Network, Technology–Driven, IIoT-Enabled Asset Integrity Management, and more!

Download the latest edition of InTech. Top stories include: Controller Redundancy Under the Hood, OPC UA–From Automation Pyramid to Information Network, Technology–Driven, IIoT-Enabled Asset Integrity Management, and more!

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This is a comprehensive coverage of wireless control for continuous and discrete applications in the process industry.

This is a comprehensive coverage of wireless control for continuous and discrete applications in the process industry.

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Learn what you need to know to make clear decisions on the timing and strategy for implementing wireless networks.

Learn what you need to know to make clear decisions on the timing and strategy for implementing wireless networks.

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The authors demystify the procedure of tuning control systems using basic principles and auto-tuning software.

The authors demystify the procedure of tuning control systems using basic principles and auto-tuning software.

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STMicroelectronics Launches Highly Integrated Intelligent High-Side Drivers for Automotive Applications

STMicroelectronics Launches Highly Integrated Intelligent High-Side Drivers for Automotive Applications

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ABB Expands SCARA Robot Range for Faster, High Precision Assembly

ABB Expands SCARA Robot Range for Faster, High Precision Assembly

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Bosch Rexroth Allows Users to Access Automation Solutions or Create Apps with ctrlX AUTOMATION

Bosch Rexroth Allows Users to Access Automation Solutions or Create Apps with ctrlX AUTOMATION

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: September 2021

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: September 2021


Help us caption September's Otto Mation cartoon! If we select your caption as the winner, we will send you your very own Otto Mation coffee mug as a prize. Use the form below to submit your funny and clever ideas!

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: August 2021

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: August 2021


"This new clean desk policy is very refreshing."

Congrats to Carlo Totte of the Netherlands for submitting this winning caption for our Otto Mation comic!

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: June 2021

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: June 2021


"It's finally happened: Robots arranging vacations for other robots!"

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DFI is a global leading provider of high-performance computing technology across multiple embedded industries. With its innovative design and premium quality management system, DFI’s industrial-grade solutions enable customers to optimize their equipment and ensure high reliability, long-term life cycle, and 24/7 durability in a breadth of markets.

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EPLAN Software & Services

EPLAN Software & Services


EPLAN offers software and services in fields of electrical, automation and mechatronic engineering. We develop leading software solutions- also known as CAE- for machine, plant and control cabinet engineering.

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GE Digital

GE Digital


Our years of hard won insights in power generation, utilities, oil and gas and manufacturing mean we are uniquely positioned to help our customers better operate, optimize and analyze their work to deliver greater results today and in the future.

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Moore Industries-International, Inc.

Moore Industries


Moore Industries-International, Inc. designs and manufactures signal interface instruments for industrial process control, system integration, and factory automation. The company's products are used in industries such as: chemical and specialty chemical; oil & gas extraction, refining and transport; and more.

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Wunderlich - Malec

Wunderlich - Malec


Wunderlich-Malec has successfully designed and implemented engineering solutions for commercial, industrial and government clients throughout North America and abroad since 1981.

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Interstates

Interstates


Interstates offers electrical construction, electrical engineering, and control systems services. For over sixty years, the company has tackled complex challenges and developed innovative solutions for industrial manufacturing and processing facilities around the world.

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SeQent

SeQent


SeQent is a leading industrial automation software provider and early pioneer in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) space with over two decades of experience and thousands of installations worldwide.

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