Factory automation RFID technology trends differ from those of logistics or commercial RFID systems. Factory floor RFID components are more industrial and hardened for less downtime, with faster data acquisition.
Motion control: Exlar ATEX-rated high-temperature hazardous location EXP-24 Positioner can be used to control most three-phase linear and rotary actuators. This is a Control Engineering 2012 Engineers’ Choice finalist.
Safety – Process safety, intrinsic safety: The Field Device Unit from Honeywell Process Solutions is a single, space-friendly safety unit that allows process manufacturers to more easily implement small, stand-alone applications...
CFE Media acquires Control Engineering, Consulting-Specifying Engineer and Plant Engineering from Reed Business Information
CFE Media LLC announced on April 30, 2010, the acquisition of the Control Engineering, Consulting-Specifying Engineer, and Plant Engineering publishing assets from Reed Business Information. Financial terms were not disclosed.