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Distributed & Supervisory Control Systems / DCS & SCADA

November 28, 2018

ABB announces release of Freelance 2019 distributed control system (DCS) solution

The Freelance suite of solutions comprises Freelance Operations for use at operator level, a scalable process level option, and Freelance Engineering which is used to configure and commission the system including the operator interface.

Phoenix Contact introduces PTFIX potential distribution blocks
November 16, 2018

Phoenix Contact introduces PTFIX potential distribution blocks

PTFIX distribution blocks offer a range of mounting configurations, including both horizontal and transverse positioning on standard 35-mm DIN rail and “mini” 15-mm DIN rail. PTFIX is also available in other mounting configurations, such as direct mounting with flanges and tool-free adhesive mounting.

Schneider Electric releases EcoStruxure Foxboro DCS Control Software 7.1
August 07, 2018

Schneider Electric releases EcoStruxure Foxboro DCS Control Software 7.1

The EcoStruxure Foxboro DCS is an open, interoperable and future-proof process automation system that is designed to provide control over a manufacturing plant’s operational profitability.

NovaTech releases D/3 Version 16 distributed control system software
July 09, 2018

NovaTech releases D/3 Version 16 distributed control system software

At the core of v16 is the PCM5 controller. It has a touchscreen interface for troubleshooting, fanless cooling, and embedded cyber security that is auto-configured and enabled by default.

Rockwell Automation announces new version of PlantPAx distributed control system
June 12, 2018

Rockwell Automation announces new version of PlantPAx distributed control system

This system release leverages enabling technologies to eliminate a complexity barrier for small to mid-sized operations seeking to implement a DCS. By consolidating servers into a single machine, applications can implement the full functionality of a modern DCS.

ABB announces new connectivity functions for ABB Ability Electrical Distribution Control System
May 31, 2018

ABB announces new connectivity functions for ABB Ability Electrical Distribution Control System

Users can allocate energy consumption and costs to specific assets and the ABB Ability Electrical Distribution Control System helps them optimize power use by receiving data-driven insights and alerts via smartphone, tablet or PC.

Rockwell Automation announces IntelliCENTER Integration Unit
May 22, 2018

Rockwell Automation announces IntelliCENTER Integration Unit

The IntelliCENTER Integration Unit integrates the intelligent electrical devices from an electrical distribution system into the process-automation control and software environment. Integrating both systems into a single control and software platform avoids the need for a separate eSCADA and gives process and electrical operators a single, unified view of their data.

ABB announces Electrical Distribution Control System
May 10, 2018

ABB announces Electrical Distribution Control System

With sensing, data is available to the algorithms that power the Electrical Distribution Control System, part of the ABB Ability cloud platform. Updates and alerts sent direct to smartphones and PCs help users to identify demand peaks

Honeywell introduces Experion Batch control technology solution
April 16, 2018

Honeywell introduces Experion Batch control technology solution

Honeywell’s Experion Batch, uses visualization technology to provide batch automation processes with the benefits of distributed control capability. This approach provides operators with insights into upcoming events or potential delays.

Dataforth introduces MAQ20-DORLY20 Discrete Relay Output Module
January 10, 2018

Dataforth introduces MAQ20-DORLY20 Discrete Relay Output Module

The MAQ20-DORLY20 module offers 20 isolated SPST latching relay output channels that can switch between 2A at 30V and 0.4A at 150V. Each channel has contact state readback to verify the physical output state.

Rockwell Automation announces enhancements for PlantPAx distributed control system
November 14, 2017

Rockwell Automation announces enhancements for PlantPAx distributed control system

The next PlantPAx DCS release is designed to help users reduce unplanned downtime and improve system availability. This includes support for Parallel Redundancy Protocol (PRP), an industry standard for redundant Ethernet, enabling more secure controller and I/O communications.

Schneider Electric announces enhancements for EcoStruxure Foxboro DCS
August 24, 2017

Schneider Electric announces enhancements for EcoStruxure Foxboro DCS

EcoStruxure is Schneider Electric’s IoT-enabled, open and interoperable system architecture and platform. The EcoStruxure architecture enables scalable design and operation of connected systems with cybersecurity built in at every layer.

Schneider Electric announces release of ClearSCADA 2017
April 14, 2017

Schneider Electric announces release of ClearSCADA 2017

The driving force behind this product upgrade was to enhance insight and control for customers managing geographically dispersed infrastructure; particularly those within the upstream oil & gas, substation automation, mining, water and wastewater and power and utility sectors.