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Opto 22 announces groov EPIC Learning Center
March 20, 2019

Opto 22 announces groov EPIC Learning Center

The Learning Center is a companion for Opto 22’s free online self-guided groov EPIC learning modules, and it includes two seats for premium on-site training at company headquarters in Temecula, California.

Control Station announced Spring 2019 release of its PlantESP Loop Performance Monitoring solution
March 19, 2019

Control Station announced Spring 2019 release of its PlantESP Loop Performance Monitoring solution

The Spring 2019 release is designed to simplify deployment at sites equipped with the data historian while providing features sought by all single-site, multi-site, and enterprise licensees.

PAS Global announced the release of PAS Cyber Integrity 6.3
March 18, 2019

PAS Global announced the release of PAS Cyber Integrity 6.3

The release includes risk analytics which provides an approach to continuously measure and identify cybersecurity risks to multi-vendor OT (Operational Technology) endpoints, as well as forensic analysis capabilities that provide deep insight into the impact and propagation of a cyber attack.

Maplesoft announces release of Maple 2019
March 15, 2019

Maplesoft announces release of Maple 2019

Maple 2019 includes improvements to its mathematical engine, for both core routines and specialized tools. The release also provides advances to the Maple programming language, more education tools, new visualizations, and other improvements

congatec introduces SMARC 2.0 Quick Starter Kit for NXP i.MX 8 QuadMax processor family
March 14, 2019

congatec introduces SMARC 2.0 Quick Starter Kit for NXP i.MX 8 QuadMax processor family

The congatec SMARC 2.0 Quick Starter Kit integrates conga-SMX8 computer modules with either the low-power NXP i.MX 8X or the high-end NXP i.MX 8 (QuadMax) series, as well as a conga-SEVAL evaluation carrier board, which offers access to all interfaces and functions for SMARC 2.0 based NXP i.MX 8 designs.

Hitachi Solutions America releases IoT Service Hub 2.1
March 13, 2019

Hitachi Solutions America releases IoT Service Hub 2.1

Built on the Microsoft Azure cloud and other Microsoft technologies, the Hitachi Solutions IoT Service Hub is a t platform that leverages predictive analytics, AI, and machine learning to automatically pinpoint anomalies and potential failures before they occur.

Dematic introduces Dematic iQ Virtual emulation and simulation platform
March 13, 2019

Dematic introduces Dematic iQ Virtual emulation and simulation platform

The virtual emulation model uses graphic-rendering technology to portray labor productivity, inventory flow and the efficiency of material handling automation.

HARTING announces secondary Ethernet interface for MICA Edge Computer
March 08, 2019

HARTING announces secondary Ethernet interface for MICA Edge Computer

The secondary Ethernet interface is provided via the functional circuit board and expands the modular system of the MICA platform.

Crate.io introduces Crate IoT Data Platform for Discrete Manufacturing
March 06, 2019

Crate.io introduces Crate IoT Data Platform for Discrete Manufacturing

The Crate IoT Data Platform for Discrete Manufacturing enables the collection, analysis, storage, and provisioning of data for integrated manufacturing control within smart factories – both locally and in the cloud.

Swift Sensors announces predictive maintenance tools for Manufacturing Analytics Dashboard
March 05, 2019

Swift Sensors announces predictive maintenance tools for Manufacturing Analytics Dashboard

The tools add trend analytics to manufacturing metrics of compliance, utilization, maximum, minimum and average measured values monitored by the wireless sensor system

ABB releases ABB Ability Distributed Control System (DCS) 800xA 6.1
March 05, 2019

ABB releases ABB Ability Distributed Control System (DCS) 800xA 6.1

ABB Ability System 800xA 6.1 introduces Ethernet I/O solutions, additional High Integrity controllers and a series of engineering tools such as a Ethernet I/O Field Kit, an Ethernet I/O Wizard for field commissioning and the possibility to engineer with signals in the Control Builder.

ABB announces ABB Ability Wellhead Manager
March 04, 2019

ABB announces ABB Ability Wellhead Manager

ABB Ability Wellhead Manager is cloud-based, so operators can gain insights about their production assets anywhere in the world. Remote workers can connect in real-time.

ABB to introduce digital application to monitor well-being of control room operators
March 01, 2019

ABB to introduce digital application to monitor well-being of control room operators

The result is a microenvironment that adapts to each individual’s needs and is achieved through the measurement and grading of factors such as air quality, temperature, lighting environment and humidity.

Hänel Storage Systems announces hands-free Hänel Lean-Lift Vertical Lift Module (VLM)
February 28, 2019

Hänel Storage Systems announces hands-free Hänel Lean-Lift Vertical Lift Module (VLM)

Through the use of wireless “data eyeglasses” and Pick-by-Voice, a Hänel Lean-Lift Vertical Lift Module (VLM) can be operated hands-free, without the use of a system controller or keyboard.

IBM announces Maximo Asset Performance Management (APM) solutions
February 28, 2019

IBM announces Maximo Asset Performance Management (APM) solutions

IBM Maximo Asset Performance Management (APM) solutions collect data from physical assets in near real-time and provide insights on current operating conditions, predict potential issues, identify problems and offer repair recommendations.

Fujitsu Components America releases FWM7BLZ20B series of Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy wireless modules
February 28, 2019

Fujitsu Components America releases FWM7BLZ20B series of Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy wireless modules

The FWM7BLZ20B series is powered by Nordic Semiconductor's nRF52832 SoC. The symbol rate and data rate accommodates both 1Mbps and improved 2Mbps to facilitate communication speed with other Bluetooth devices.

Microchip Technology introduces USB7002 SmartHub IC with interfaces for USB Type-C connectors
February 27, 2019

Microchip Technology introduces USB7002 SmartHub IC with interfaces for USB Type-C connectors

The USB7002 combines USB 3.1 technology with the USB Type-C. The USB7002 enables direct USB Type-C connections through native Configuration Channel (CC) pin interfaces and integrated 2:1 multiplexers that support the reversible connection feature of the USB Type-C connector.

AIStorm introduces semi-custom IoT Vision / IoT Waveform and ADAS Solutions
February 27, 2019

AIStorm introduces semi-custom IoT Vision / IoT Waveform and ADAS Solutions

AIStorm processes sensor data directly in its native analog form—in real time—by using charge-domain processing instead of GPU/digital processing.

PEAK-System to introduce PCAN-MicroMod FD at embedded world 2019
February 26, 2019

PEAK-System to introduce PCAN-MicroMod FD at embedded world 2019

The plug-in module PCAN-MicroMod FD, the development board PCAN-MicroMod FD Evaluation Board, and the PCAN-MicroMod FD motherboards Analog 1, Digital 1, and Digital 2 will be available

Bentley Systems introduces SYNCHRO XR  4D digital twins construction application for Microsoft HoloLens 2
February 25, 2019

Bentley Systems introduces SYNCHRO XR 4D digital twins construction application for Microsoft HoloLens 2

Selected as a Microsoft mixed reality partner representing the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry, Bentley demonstrated how with SYNCHRO XR for HoloLens 2, users can interact collaboratively with digital construction models using gestures to plan, visualize, and experience construction sequencing.