By Bill Lydon, Editor, Automation.com Taking place from November 2-3 2017, the event put a spotlight on SAP‚Äôs IT/OT real-time transaction processing and integration of manufacturing controls and automation for their customers.
The CyberX platform is designed to deliver continuous ICS threat monitoring and asset discovery, ICS threat intelligence, and non-invasive risk and vulnerability assessments.
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Thanks to drive and control technology from AMK, the solutions of HERO GmbH in Sigmaringendorf, Germany, have done away with anything that is not actually needed to meet the precise product quality standards.
With XLReporter‚Äôs custom connectors to FactoryStudio and point-and-click configuration, Users create informative drill-down, summary, utilization and regulatory reports from real-time, historical and alarm data. Completed reports are distributed via web pages, networked printers, PDF files and email.
By Don Pham, IDEC The processing power, data storage and I/O handling capabilities of micro PLCs allow them to be used as the main automation driver for complex machines, processing lines, or even an entire plant or facility.
By connecting an eWON Cosy or Flexy router to a machine, it is possible to access and control the machine via the cloud service eWON Talk2. eWON users can then access Talk2M in a secure way from a computer using the eCatcher software. It is available for free for iOS and Android.
Inductive Automation looks forward to working more closely with IAG, which is becoming a more active member of the Ignition community.
By John Krajewski III, Schneider Electric Human Machine Interfaces started as point solutions, but are now progressing to company-wide Operations Management Interfaces to leverage Industrial IoT and Industry 4.0 strategies.
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The company was seeking a turnkey package consisting of two 1400-ton hydraulic presses and two automated stamping die handling systems to load and unload the presses more efficiently than the conventional forklift and manual labor-intensive system this customer was currently utilizing.
This arrangement brings together Mitsubishi Electric‚Äôs servo motors and control products with Bimba‚Äôs electric mechanical actuators.
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