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Conveyco Technologies releases Warehouse Automation Guide
June 22, 2018

Conveyco Technologies releases Warehouse Automation Guide

The 12,000 word guide covers such topics as automation trends, KPI’s, robotics, labor availability, efficiency, AS/RS, G2P, poly-bags, safety, system maintenance, and more.

Integration Objects releases OPC UA Client Toolkit
June 22, 2018

Integration Objects releases OPC UA Client Toolkit

Integration Objects’ OPC UA .NET Client toolkit is a collection of libraries, classes and interfaces that allows programming of OPC UA Client applications using .NET framework

WERMA releases 'Signal Technology for Industry' guide
June 21, 2018

WERMA releases 'Signal Technology for Industry' guide

After a general introduction to the subject the reader is then given a detailed overview of the technicalities and functions of industrial signal devices. A detailed explanation of the different types of signals and their meaning together with the difference between the optical and audible signal devices is given.

Industrial Internet Consortium releases 8th edition of Journal of Innovation
June 21, 2018

Industrial Internet Consortium releases 8th edition of Journal of Innovation

The Journal of Innovation highlights the ideas, approaches, products and services emerging within the industrial internet such as IoT and digital transformation, AI, smart cities, the smart factory and edge computing

Hannover Fairs USA announces Solutions Theater for IIoT education
June 20, 2018

Hannover Fairs USA announces Solutions Theater for IIoT education

The education programs and demonstrations will take place from September 10-14 on the HANNOVER MESSE USA trade show floor co-located with IMTS 2018 at McCormick Place in Chicago on Level 2 of the Lakeside Building.

VDMA releases OPC UA companion specifications for robotics and machine vision
June 20, 2018

VDMA releases OPC UA companion specifications for robotics and machine vision

The OPC UA Vision companion specification is now available free of charge as VDMA Specification number 40100 (as release candidate version). The OPC
UA Robotics companion specification is now available free of charge as VDMA Specification number 40010 (as draft version).

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions releases 2018 Catalog and Design Guide
June 19, 2018

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions releases 2018 Catalog and Design Guide

The catalog and design guide illustrates a range of products engineered for use as building blocks in linear motion assemblies depending on the customers’ application needs.

Siemens and Bentley Systems announce the Process Industries Academy
June 12, 2018

Siemens and Bentley Systems announce the Process Industries Academy

The Academy’s aim is to share best practice for plant engineering and operations. Academies are situated in the strategic locations of Karlsruhe, Germany (Siemens Process Automation World), Houston, Texas/USA (Bentley’s Digital Advancement Academy) and Shanghai, China (Siemens Process Industry Centre for Excellence) to support the global process industry.

Aquicore introduces mobile app for IoT-Driven Smart Asset Management Platform
June 07, 2018

Aquicore introduces mobile app for IoT-Driven Smart Asset Management Platform

Free for Aquicore customers, the mobile app helps property and engineering teams to access up-to-the-minute asset intelligence. The mobile app also streamlines direct, day-to-day communication among asset managers, property managers and building engineers, enabling them to receive alerts, directly message their teams, contact customer support and receive updated building consumption reports.

Radiflow releases industrial cybersecurity app for the Palo Alto Application Framework
May 23, 2018

Radiflow releases industrial cybersecurity app for the Palo Alto Application Framework

Radiflow’s industrial cybersecurity app for the Palo Alto Networks Application Framework is based on the company’s iSID industrial Intrusion Detection System for ICS and SCADA networks. The iSID system performs ongoing mapping of the industrial assets and alerts on any anomalies in their behavior.

Microchip Technology announces 2D Touch Surface library
May 21, 2018

Microchip Technology announces 2D Touch Surface library

Designed for implementing small touch pads and screens, the 2D Touch Surface library runs on a device’s existing MCU. This removes the need for a dedicated touch controller, giving product designers the flexibility to add finger position tracking and gesture detection, such as swipes, pinch and zoom, to products.

SMB Bearings releases Bearings for Robotics whitepaper
May 21, 2018

SMB Bearings releases Bearings for Robotics whitepaper

Articulated robot arms require high levels of accuracy from their rotary joints to perform assembly processes correctly. Without the correct bearings, this precision cannot be maintained.

ISA announces ISASecure Overview and 2018 Update: Securing Control Systems to IEC 62443 webinar
May 17, 2018

ISA announces ISASecure Overview and 2018 Update: Securing Control Systems to IEC 62443 webinar

Participants in the May 24, 11AM EDT webinar will learn about the structure and content of the international IEC 62443 control systems cybersecurity standards and the related ISASecure conformity assessment program.

Fluke releases results of 2nd Calibration and Metrology Compensation Survey
May 17, 2018

Fluke releases results of 2nd Calibration and Metrology Compensation Survey

The survey included 17 questions about respondents’ geographic location; type of organization, industry, and lab; gender; job title; education and years of experience; salary; and workload.

Electromate announces Bishop-Wisecarver guide wheel technology
May 11, 2018

Electromate announces Bishop-Wisecarver guide wheel technology

Bishop-Wisecarver invented and patented DualVee Motion Technology more than 40 years ago to provide a solution for harsh environment applications.

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Advancing Automation: Cybersecurity, Volume IX
May 11, 2018

Advancing Automation: Cybersecurity, Volume IX

Automation.com has compiled a new edition of the Cybersecurity eBook to deliver the necessary information needed to ensure the strongest possible safeguards for any facility and facilitate future planning to keep one step ahead of the next cyberattack.

NEMA releases Cyber Hygiene Best Practices whitepaper
May 10, 2018

NEMA releases Cyber Hygiene Best Practices whitepaper

The whitepaper outlines industry best practices and guidelines for electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers to raise their level of cybersecurity sophistication in manufacturing facilities and engineering processes.

ISA publishes third edition of A Guide to the Automation Body of Knowledge
May 08, 2018

ISA publishes third edition of A Guide to the Automation Body of Knowledge

This release has been updated to reflect the continuing evolution of digital technologies and their impact on automation processes as well as automation standards in such areas as alarm management, HMI design and operational technology cybersecurity.

Renishaw announces launch of additive manufacturing guide
May 08, 2018

Renishaw announces launch of additive manufacturing guide

The company will use the information hub to educate and inform customers and the engineering community using videos, case studies, feature articles, industry news and opinion pieces.

CSIA announces Best Practices and Benchmarks Manual v 5.0
April 23, 2018

CSIA announces Best Practices and Benchmarks Manual v 5.0

With version 5.0, the CSIA Best Practices and Benchmarks Manual has been updated to reflect new material, including a new chapter on cyber security. The entire manual was reviewed for organization, clarity and compliance with a global relevance.