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Estone Technology introduces EMB-7610 Apollo Lake embedded board
December 12, 2018

Estone Technology introduces EMB-7610 Apollo Lake embedded board

The fanless design will operate in temperatures up to 140° F, up to 95% humidity. The board can be adapted to a variety of purposes with built in support for Windows 10, Windows 10 IoT, or Ubuntu Linux.

NewTek Sensor Solutions introduces hermetically-sealed, spring-loaded LVDTs
December 12, 2018

NewTek Sensor Solutions introduces hermetically-sealed, spring-loaded LVDTs

Designed with a stainless-steel probe assembly and ¾” diameter hermetically-sealed housing, these spring-loaded sensors operate in environments with dirt, water, vibration and temperature ranges of -65° to 220°F while providing position measurement with maximum linearity of +0.25% of full-scale output.

3S-Smart Software Solutions releases CODESYS v3.5 SP14
December 12, 2018

3S-Smart Software Solutions releases CODESYS v3.5 SP14

With the release of CODESYS V3.5 SP14 in December 2018, the functionality of CODESYS Control has been extended. The runtime system is now available in a 64-bit version for all ARM/Cortex-based platforms, optionally with multicore support for Raspberry Pi, and other platforms.

ABB releases IRB 910INV invert-mounted SCARA robot
December 12, 2018

ABB releases IRB 910INV invert-mounted SCARA robot

The IRB 910INV is designed for applications including picking and placing, assembly and testing, electronics small parts assembly tasks such as screw driving, inserting or mounting components, and automated inspections for quality control.

Claroty announces enhancements to Continuous Threat Detection platform
December 12, 2018

Claroty announces enhancements to Continuous Threat Detection platform

These enhancements to the Claroty Platform are intended to fill gaps in the industrial cybersecurity market, where industrial enterprises and critical infrastructure providers have been impacted by cyberattacks targeting OT networks and broad-based attacks which “spillover” from IT networks into the operational environment.

AutomationDirect introduces WEG CFW300 variable frequency drive
December 12, 2018

AutomationDirect introduces WEG CFW300 variable frequency drive

The CFW300 features a contactor-style electrical connections (top in / bottom out). The VFD's performance can be scaled to match the application by selecting WEG vector control (VVW) or scalar control (V/Hz).

EnOcean announces launch of Easyfit BLE lighting sensor
December 11, 2018

EnOcean announces launch of Easyfit BLE lighting sensor

The sensor, in a functional housing design, will add to EnOcean’s Easyfit portfolio of battery-free Bluetooth switches and support the company’s strategy to provide data for the digitalization of buildings using LED lighting systems as data backbone for intelligent control.

TrendMiner introduces TrendMiner 2018.R2 update
December 07, 2018

TrendMiner introduces TrendMiner 2018.R2 update

The release includes a set of capabilities, collectively called ContextHub. Other additions include: OSIsoft PI Event Frames integration, a related context item search for filtering of time-series data, and further extensions to the recommendation engine that helps operators and engineers to speed up root cause analysis of process anomalies.

Rockwell Automation announces expanded Allen-Bradley VersaView 5200 thin client portfolio
December 07, 2018

Rockwell Automation announces expanded Allen-Bradley VersaView 5200 thin client portfolio

The expanded VersaView 5200 portfolio includes five thin clients: single display, dual display, dual 4K display, multi 4K display and integrated display. The multi 4K is the first in the industry to offer seven displays and is exclusively supported by ThinManager software.

Lanner introduces LEC-3340 edge consolidation server (ECS)
December 07, 2018

Lanner introduces LEC-3340 edge consolidation server (ECS)

LEC-3340 is a 3U rackmount fanless industrial edge consolidation server powered by Intel Xeon E3-1505L V6, Core i3-7100E or i5-7442EQ (Codenamed KabyLake-H) CPU.

Beckhoff Automation announces CX7000 Embedded PC as  PC-Based Controller
December 06, 2018

Beckhoff Automation announces CX7000 Embedded PC as PC-Based Controller

Equipped with an ARM Cortex-M7 processor (32 bit, 400 MHz), the CX7000 Embedded PC, with dimensions of 49 x 100 x 72 mm, ensures scalability of PC-based control for small controller applications

ecom introduces Ex-Handy 10 Featurephone and the ATEX/IECEx Zone 1/21 industrial tablet
December 04, 2018

ecom introduces Ex-Handy 10 Featurephone and the ATEX/IECEx Zone 1/21 industrial tablet

The Tab-Ex 02 is a companion for various tasks, including inventory, material tracking, maintenance, supply chain and asset management up to a professional solution for lone worker protection. The latest member of the Ex-Handy family enables the use of push-to-talk (PTT) solutions over 4G as well as private LTE and Wi-Fi networks.

Antaira introduces ARS/X/Y-7234-AC series for wireless access applications
December 04, 2018

Antaira introduces ARS/X/Y-7234-AC series for wireless access applications

While both ARX-7234-AC-PD-T and ARY-7234-AC-PD are designed for outdoor wireless access applications and are IEEE 802.3af/at compliant. The difference between ARX and ARY is that one is made of IP67 rated metal housing and the other is made of IP67 rated plastic housing.

FieldComm Group announces  version 1.3.0 of FDI development tools with support for OPC UA server
November 29, 2018

FieldComm Group announces version 1.3.0 of FDI development tools with support for OPC UA server

By removing protocol dependencies, FDI enables sensor level data to be shared across the enterprise and enables big data analysis to provide deeper insights into user’s assets. The tools include; FDI Device Package Integrated Development Environment (IDE), and FDI Common Host Components (CHC).

Molex announces 3-in-1 (4G/Wi-Fi/GPS) external antennas
November 29, 2018

Molex announces 3-in-1 (4G/Wi-Fi/GPS) external antennas

The antennas are fully balanced, dipole and IP66-rated. The antennas have circular housings that have a 77mm diameter width and are 15mm tall.

ABB announces Asset Management Application
November 29, 2018

ABB announces Asset Management Application

The Asset Management Application is a digital solution that enables process industries to manage and protect their assets through predictive and preventative maintenance.

Beckhoff Automation announces EtherCAT G gigabit communication technology
November 29, 2018

Beckhoff Automation announces EtherCAT G gigabit communication technology

EtherCAT G has been developed specifically in anticipation of large-scale applications and greater use of data-intensive equipment, such as machine vision cameras, complex motion control systems and measurement equipment operating with high sampling rates.

Siemens introduces Simatic IPC127E industrial PC
November 29, 2018

Siemens introduces Simatic IPC127E industrial PC

Whether it is based on Windows or Linux, the Simatic IPC127E makes it possible to network existing systems with machinery of different manufacturers and different technological versions.

Siemens introduces Sipart PS100 valve positioner
November 26, 2018

Siemens introduces Sipart PS100 valve positioner

The Sipart PS100 is available in two enclosure variants: polycarbonate and aluminum. The Sipart PS100 uses contactless technology to detect the position of the valve. Equipped with a corrosion-resistant silencer, the Sipart PS100 is suited to applications in the chemical and power sectors.

Siemens introduces Simatic RF185C, RF186C and RF188C communication modules
November 20, 2018

Siemens introduces Simatic RF185C, RF186C and RF188C communication modules

The new devices support OPC UA as an IoT (Internet of Things) interface, and communicate via the OPC UA AutoID Companion Specification V1.0 data model.