Automation & Control News & Articles

Digi-Key Exclusively Stocks New XPLR-IoT-1 Kit from u-blox for Purchase Globally

  • August 19, 2022
  • News

Digi-Key Electronics has announced that the XPLR-IoT-1 explorer kit from u-blox, a global technology leader in positioning and wireless communication, is now available for purchase globally, exclusively from Digi-Key.

Best Practices for Automating Access Control in Manufacturing Plants

  • by Patrick Chown
  • August 19, 2022
  • Feature

Maintaining and managing a secure facility is important to safeguard manufacturing assets. Access control, which gives authorized personnel access to different resources in the plant and prevents unauthorized access, is one of the basic security measures you need to undertake.

Obsolescence Management for SMEs

  • by Claudia Jarrett
  • August 19, 2022
  • Feature

Seven steps for getting the most out of legacy equipment.

As Data Center Infrastructure Expands, Efficiency and Reliability Take Center Stage

  • by Johnny Fang
  • August 19, 2022
  • Feature

As the foundation of the digital economy, data center infrastructure (DCI) requires constant infrastructural expansions and upgrades to increase efficiency and reduce costs.

Addressing Industrial Cyber Risks with Automation

  • by Eduard Serkowitsch
  • August 19, 2022
  • Feature

Let’s take a deeper look to understand how automation can benefit manufacturers in today’s cyber threat environment.

Nordson Electronics Solutions Announces Distributor SmartTec Nordic A/S to Support ASYMTEK Products in Denmark and Norway

  • August 19, 2022
  • News

Conformal coating and fluid dispensing customers will benefit from SmartTec Nordic’s years of experience in the region’s electronics manufacturing industry.

Virtualization Technologies: Visualizing Data to Improve Operations

  • by Mario Gonsales Ishikawa & Dave Griffith
  • August 19, 2022
  • Feature

AR and VR use similar technology, but their industrial use cases are completely different. This feature originally appeared in InTech magazine's August issue, a special edition from ISA's Smart Manufacturing and IIoT Division.

Accelerating the Digital Transformation of the Machine Tool Industry with Siemens Xcelerator

  • August 19, 2022
  • News

Siemens Xcelerator includes selected portfolio of IoT-enabled hardware, software and digital offerings as well as a marketplace.

OT and IoT Cybersecurity: The Marriage of Digital Factories and Cybersecurity

  • by Jacob Chapman & Danielle Jablanski
  • August 18, 2022
  • Feature

The more important digital factories become, the more important OT and IoT cybersecurity becomes; the two are married. This feature originally appeared in InTech magazine's August issue, a special edition from ISA's Smart Manufacturing and IIoT Division.

Kollmorgen Forms Collaboration with Vanderlande

  • August 18, 2022
  • News

Vanderlande has selected Kollmorgen NDC Solutions as a technology and service partner for their automated guided vehicle (AGV) applications.

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