Product Exclusive: Unitronics’ Vision700 is an all-in-one compact programmable logic controller (PLC) with an expansive 7-in. color touchscreen with a variety of input/output (I/O) modules and expansion options and can use both...
The MicroE Optira Series Encoders from Celera Motion feature automatic gain control (AGC), interpolation, and signal processing as well as alignment tolerances and is designed for motion control applications.
Griffin’s CXY-BS Series 150mm precision XY motion platform is ideal for use in microscopy, inspection, wafer processing, microtiter plate processing, laser marking, and optical positioning applications.
Hardware — Integrated HMI Controllers: SAMBA is an integrated PLC with a 3.5-in. color-touch HMI, used to control any automated process. This is a Control Engineering 2015 Engineers’ Choice award winner.
Precision Digital's ProtEx PD6830X Modbus Scanner is designed for accurate display and quick access of information, locally or remotely, in hazardous areas and applications and can accept up to 16 individually programmed process...
Advantech's EKI-9361P and EKI-9312P are communication solutions for high-bandwidth Ethernet powered devices in industrial applications and are designed for industrial heavy-duty PoE devices with Gigabit Ethernet capabilities.
Turck's passive junction boxes with stainless steel ports are available in 4-, 6- or 8-port configurations and have one to two discrete signals per port capability to help plants integrate multiple devices into one unit.
Software — Diagnostics: PlantTriage version 12 MPC monitoring gives the user the ability to monitor the performance of advanced controls. This is a Control Engineering 2015 Engineers’ Choice honorable mention.
Software — HMI Software: TwinCAT Automation Interface enables automatic generation of code and configurations as well as the remote control of engineering systems. This is a Control Engineering 2015 Engineers’ Choice finalist.