Articles & News on Embedded Control

austriamicrosystems supplies RFID IC for Thinkify's TR-200

  • April 6, 2011
  • Case Study

The AS3992 UHF Gen 2 Reader chip is an integrated analog front end and provides protocol handling for ISO18000-6b/c 900MHz RFID reader systems.

Texas Instruments to embed EtherCAT in its ARM processors

  • April 5, 2011
  • News

This Ethernet technology will be featured in TI’s upcoming Sitara ARM microprocessors (MPUs) planned for the beginning of the fourth quarter of 2011.

Skid Integration Problems Solved by PLCopen Standards

  • March 29, 2011
  • Feature, March 2011
By PLCopen North America
The use of skid mounted equipment has become popular for a number of reasons but they pose some unique automation and control challenges that can be solved by using IEC 61131-3 and PLCopen standards.

Jody Markopoulos named President & CEO of GE Intelligent Platforms

  • March 15, 2011
  • News

Markopoulos, who will report to GE Home & Business Solutions President and CEO Charlene Begley, succeeds Maryrose Sylvester who was recently named as president and CEO of GE Lighting.

Fox-IT partners with MatrikonOPC for secure OPC connectivity

  • March 15, 2011
  • News

Fox-IT will integrate MatrikonOPC’s full range of OPC Servers into its Fox DataDiode - a solution used to securely transmit data between networks that have different levels of security.

CoActive Technologies Acquires Comax Industrial

  • March 1, 2011
  • News

Headquartered in Hong Kong with its primary engineering and manufacturing facility located in Huizhou, China, Comax manufactures more than 250 million switches and parts annually.

National Instruments to sell GE Reflective Memory Module

  • February 24, 2011
  • News

GE signed an agreement that lets National Instruments distribute the GE cPCI-5565PIO Reflective Memory PMC and PMC Carrier Card for 3U CompactPCI systems.

OPC UA is Frictionless Bridge to New Automation Architecture

  • February 21, 2011
  • Feature, February 2011
OPC UA elevates automation systems to the level of current computing technology by leveraging web services and Internet Protocol (IP), enabling automation systems to deliver increased value.

IPSO Alliance adds five members

  • February 8, 2011
  • News

IPSO Alliance added BII Group, AvaLAN Wireless Systems, Tritech, Synapse Wireless and Ubilogix, bringing its total membership to 57 companies.

ITT Expands Dynamic 3D Modeling Website

  • January 31, 2011
  • News

Online resource enables design engineers to search for ITT's industrial and high-reliability interconnects; select various output model formats; and directly request the generation of a 3D model.