Selecting industrial networking protocols, industrial Ethernet included, helps improve production efficiency and quality, with enterprise connectivity. Connectorized networking decreases repair time to minutes from hours.
Rockwell Automation Energy Evaluator tool allows manufacturers to identify and compare current energy management behavior, and identify opportunities for improvements, the company said. It's free with registration.
Safety sensor: Schneider Electric Harmony Biometric Switch. A Switch using fingerprint recognition technology to increase access control. This is a Control Engineering 2011 Engineers' Choice (EC) Award winner.
Safety: Siemens Industry, Simatic Safety Matrix Version 6.2 is the new version of the Simatic Safety Matrix and is used for easy creation of failsafe applications on the basis of S7 F Systems. This is a Control Engineering 2011...