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Precision Drive Systems announces new Predictive Spindle Maintenance Program
January 09, 2020

Precision Drive Systems announces new Predictive Spindle Maintenance Program

PDS also offers a quarterly service where PDS technicians visit the customer’s shop and attach portable wireless sensors to the machine for a quick glimpse at the spindle’s health.

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CIMdata releases eBook on CGTech's VERICUT manufacturing program verification solution suite
January 09, 2020

CIMdata releases eBook on CGTech's VERICUT manufacturing program verification solution suite

Since 1990, CIMdata has provided coverage of the CAM and Digital Manufacturing software market spaces. This is eBook on CGTech's manufacturing program verification and optimization solution suite

NK Technologies announces Motors and Pumps Tech Guide
January 07, 2020

NK Technologies announces Motors and Pumps Tech Guide

The handbook is resource for learning the basics about current sensing theory, current transducers and switches, and choosing a solution for an application.

Interact Analysis Report: Industrial robot market slows in 2019
December 13, 2019

Interact Analysis Report: Industrial robot market slows in 2019

Compared to 2017, where revenues associated with industrial robots increased by 20%, forecasted declines of 4.3 per cent in 2019 have caused some concern.

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Industrial Internet Consortium and oneM2M release whitepaper on Advancing the Industrial Internet of Things
December 12, 2019

Industrial Internet Consortium and oneM2M release whitepaper on Advancing the Industrial Internet of Things

The joint whitepaper, “Advancing the Industrial Internet of Things,” written by the IIC and oneM2M, demonstrates how these two IoT organizations are working together to advance the IIoT and digital transformation, through the creation of an interoperable, flexible and efficient IIoT ecosystem.

Association for Advancing Automation Report: North American machine vision market down in 2019
December 11, 2019

Association for Advancing Automation Report: North American machine vision market down in 2019

Machine vision systems saw a decrease of 2% year over year, at $599.9 million. This category includes smart cameras and application specific machine vision (ASMV) systems. The machine vision components market (cameras, lighting, optics, imaging boards, and software) dipped 4% to $92.1 million in the same time. Total machine vision financial transactions fell 2% to $694.1 million.

Advancing Automation: Sensors & Instruments, Volume XXI
December 09, 2019

Advancing Automation: Sensors & Instruments, Volume XXI

With so many new tools and capabilities, it can be hard to keep up with innovations. That’s why Automation.com remains committed to being the top resource for all things automation. Learn the latest about Sensors & Instruments from industry leaders including how smart transmitters enable smart sensors, powering wireless instruments and sensors, and how sensors and systems enable the computer-controlled production of automobiles in this edition of Advancing Automation.

ODVA announces enhancements to EtherNet/IP Specification
December 02, 2019

ODVA announces enhancements to EtherNet/IP Specification

The published enhancements to The EtherNet/IP Specification outline integration of NAMUR NE 107 diagnostics for process automation into CIP architectures. The addition of this capability provides industry standard diagnostic information for process users while leveraging the benefits of industrial Ethernet.

IDTechEx Report: Autonomous cars could accout for 4 trillion miles of road travel by 2040
November 26, 2019

IDTechEx Report: Autonomous cars could accout for 4 trillion miles of road travel by 2040

IDTechEx has recently seen competitors joining hands and forming some unlikely-sounding alliances to reduce the cost of autonomous driving development, as well as to share resources and capabilities. In July 2019, BMW Group signed a long-term strategic cooperation with rival company Daimler AG that begins with bringing Level 4 capability to market in the mid-2020s.

Phoenix Contact releases firmware 2.05.1 for TC Router product range
November 26, 2019

Phoenix Contact releases firmware 2.05.1 for TC Router product range

The TC Router permits remote access to SCADA networks and control systems over the cellular network. Since these networks typically involve critical infrastructure, the TC Router VPN and firewall have been updated to increase network resiliency and protect against cyberattacks.

VDMA OPC Machine Vision Initiative and OPC UA Foundation announce OPC UA demonstrator
November 15, 2019

VDMA OPC Machine Vision Initiative and OPC UA Foundation announce OPC UA demonstrator

As part of a joint project, members of the VDMA OPC Machine Vision Initiative together with the OPC UA Foundation, have developed a hardware demonstrator that includes the practical implementation of the "OPC UA for Machine Vision (OPC MV) Part 1 Companion Specification".

Interact Analysis releases The Low Voltage AC Motor Drives Market – 2019 report
November 11, 2019

Interact Analysis releases The Low Voltage AC Motor Drives Market – 2019 report

The research shows that growth in the intralogistics and materials handling sector has led to increased demand for decentralised and motor mounted drives, leading them to show the strongest growth over the five-year forecast period out of all seven product types covered.

NK Technologies releases Ground Fault Considerations Tech Guide
November 08, 2019

NK Technologies releases Ground Fault Considerations Tech Guide

The Ground Fault Considerations Tech Guide covers a wide range of topics and includes a selection guide, as well as a variety of case studies and application examples.

Advancing Automation: Control Systems, Volume XX
November 04, 2019

Advancing Automation: Control Systems, Volume XX

Learn the latest from industry leaders on everything from open automation systems for packaging machines to specifying process control systems using IEC 62603 in this Control Systems edition of Advancing Automation from Automation.com.

Ocean Data Systems announces release of Dream Report 5 R19.3
November 01, 2019

Ocean Data Systems announces release of Dream Report 5 R19.3

Major features focus on enhancing connectivity to two vendors, Rockwell Automation and Siemens. In the previous release, Dream Report delivered FactoryTalk Historian Data connectivity.

ABB releases virtual 'Smart City' online desktop tool
October 31, 2019

ABB releases virtual 'Smart City' online desktop tool

The interactive landscape is intended to show some of the safe, smart and sustainable solutions that can contribute to the design of a comprehensive ‘smart city’.

Chubb announces enhancements to Chubb Cyber Index
October 24, 2019

Chubb announces enhancements to Chubb Cyber Index

The tool also offers cost analysis, insights on cyber insurance limits and deductibles, and an estimated incident costs calculator that helps organizations better understand how to protect themselves against current and emerging cyber threats.

CyberX releases 2020 Global IoT/ICS Risk Report
October 22, 2019

CyberX releases 2020 Global IoT/ICS Risk Report

The data illustrates that IoT/ICS networks and unmanaged devices are soft targets for adversaries. Some of the top findings noted that these networks have outdated operating systems (71 percent of sites), use unencrypted passwords (64 percent) and lack automatic antivirus updates (66 percent).

Sectigo releases series of educational resources on quantum computing
October 02, 2019

Sectigo releases series of educational resources on quantum computing

To help enterprises prepare for the implications of quantum computing, Sectigo, a commercial Certificate Authority (CA) and a provider of purpose-built and automated PKI management solutions, has created a broad set of 15 educational resources for security industry professionals in the form of a whitepaper, podcast episodes and transcriptions, and articles.

HMS Networks announces '5G: Is the Industry ready?' whitepaper
October 02, 2019

HMS Networks announces '5G: Is the Industry ready?' whitepaper

The whitepaper from HMS Networks provides an overview of the industry’s opinions towards 5G technology as an emerging trend and future standard in the manufacturing and industrial automation industry.