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Getting the Most Out of Digital Transformation

Getting the Most Out of Digital Transformation


The right software and training empower employees to connect, grow, and pivot as necessary to improve personal and organizational productivity.

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Automatic Configuration of a Safety Instrumented System

Automatic Configuration of a Safety Instrumented System


The DeltaV SIS Configurator tool can provide a consistent approach with fewer errors and less rework. This article comes from the May 2021 issue of Intech Focus: Process Control and Safety.

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Cloudreach Recognized as Intel 2021 U.S. Partner of the Year in Emerging Technology Category

Cloudreach Recognized as Intel 2021 U.S. Partner of the Year in Emerging Technology Category


Cloudreach, the leading multi-cloud services company, has been named as an Intel US Partner of the Year at the Intel Partner Connect 2021 virtual conference. Cloudreach’s approach to cloud services earned the company an accolade in the "Emerging Technology Partners" category.

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Total Solution for Real-time Remote Monitoring Enables Equipment Suppliers to Reduce Management Costs

Total Solution for Real-time Remote Monitoring Enables Equipment Suppliers to Reduce Management Costs


With the IoT, AI and big data analytics implementations in place, equipment suppliers are now able to provide value-added services in addition to simply selling products to expand into a service-oriented business model. Equipment suppliers need to have a plan and commit R&D resources before they are clear about customers' intentions.

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Closed-loop AI Enables Autonomous Process Manufacturing

Closed-loop AI Enables Autonomous Process Manufacturing


Are we there yet? The move from automated to autonomous process manufacturing is right around the corner. This article comes from the May 2021 issue of Intech Focus: Process Control and Safety.

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Why Hackers Attack ICS Products and How to Stop Them

Why Hackers Attack ICS Products and How to Stop Them


The global instability and increase in remote work caused by the pandemic have played a role in raising the salience of ICS cybersecurity issues. In particular, phishing attacks and spam campaigns are becoming more common. Here's how to stop them.

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Keller's Econoline is a cost-effective multipurpose pressure transmitter for efficient process controls.

Keller's Econoline is a cost-effective multipurpose pressure transmitter for efficient process controls.

  • Keller America Inc
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Take control of data generated from your processes using intelligent networking and sensor solutions from SICK. The Telematic Data Collector (TDC) allows you to connect sensors, machines, systems, and vehicles using IIoT platforms.

Take control of data generated from your processes using intelligent networking and sensor solutions from SICK. The Telematic Data Collector (TDC) allows you to connect sensors, machines, systems, and vehicles using IIoT platforms.

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Discover the revolutionary possibilities of XPlanar®, the planar motor system from Beckhoff. Learn how your machinery can be transformed with levitating movers, flying product movement, 6 degrees of freedom and a nearly limitless array of tile paths.

Discover the revolutionary possibilities of XPlanar®, the planar motor system from Beckhoff. Learn how your machinery can be transformed with levitating movers, flying product movement, 6 degrees of freedom and a nearly limitless array of tile paths.

  • Beckhoff Automation
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The safety requirements of sensors in hazardous areas have increased significantly. The "human-machine" interface must not be neglected in this case. That’s why Endress+Hauser developed a new generation of pressure transmitters.

The safety requirements of sensors in hazardous areas have increased significantly. The "human-machine" interface must not be neglected in this case. That’s why Endress+Hauser developed a new generation of pressure transmitters.

  • Endress+Hauser, Inc.
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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.

  • GE Digital
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Download the latest edition of InTech to read more about motion control programming, petrochemical asset management, smart sensors for gas detection, cloud computing for analytics, flowmeter calibration, and more.

Download the latest edition of InTech to read more about motion control programming, petrochemical asset management, smart sensors for gas detection, cloud computing for analytics, flowmeter calibration, and more.

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How to avoid design mistakes and improve performance when implementing automation for the bio-pharmaceutical industry.

How to avoid design mistakes and improve performance when implementing automation for the bio-pharmaceutical industry.

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Dick Caro will help you understand the options and select the "right" network for a given application.

Dick Caro will help you understand the options and select the "right" network for a given application.

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This is an essential tool for achieving the cost and production benefits of implementing ISA-88 batch control standards.

This is an essential tool for achieving the cost and production benefits of implementing ISA-88 batch control standards.

  • ISA
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Microchip Simplifies Deployment of Wi-Fi 6 Access Points and  Small Cell Nodes with First Multiport, Multigigabit PoE Injector

Microchip Simplifies Deployment of Wi-Fi 6 Access Points and Small Cell Nodes with First Multiport, Multigigabit PoE Injector

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Cisco Unveils New 5G Industrial Router Portfolio for the IoT Edge

Cisco Unveils New 5G Industrial Router Portfolio for the IoT Edge

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Somfy Systems Unveils PoE Touch Panel Room Controller to Improve User Experience

Somfy Systems Unveils PoE Touch Panel Room Controller to Improve User Experience

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: May 2021

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: May 2021


"So this is my new dentist?!" 

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: April 2021

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: April 2021


"Even when automated, tax time is still taxing."

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - March 2021

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - March 2021


"I can't wait to see what's coming down the line for June. June 4th is National Donut Day, you know." Congrats to Bob W. of North Carolina for submitting this winning caption!

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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.

GE Digital
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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.

Moore Industries-International, Inc.
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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.

Wunderlich - Malec
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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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