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Convergence brings new benefits to the industrial controls world

Control convergence: Previously separate technologies, such as controllers, sensors, operator... » more

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DIN-Rail controller with programmable warning lights

Advantech's Uno-1110 DIN-rail controller features four programmable LED warning lights and isolated... » more

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PLCopen part 4 blurs the lines among PLCs, robotic, and motion control

Inside Machines: The PLCopen working group for motion control has standardized and logically... » more

Product Exclusive: OEMs can save time, costs with custom-build PLC

Triangle Research International Inc. (TRi) is supplying original equipment manufacturers with the... » more

Top 5 Control Engineering articles, Feb. 10-16, 2014

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Security stopgap for Windows XP users

The Edge7200i security appliance from Milton Security Group is designed as a stopgap for companies and customers who have not upgraded from Microsoft Windows XP. » more

Motion control and drives profile expanded

The CiA 402 motion control and drives profile originally developed for CANopen systems will be extended for functional safety. In addition, A new PDO mapping was introduced, to control asynchronous as well as synchronous motor... » more

Touch screen interface panels have 800 MHz CPUs, 50,000 hr backlights

AutomationDirect's EA9 series operator touch panels are equipped with 800 MHz CPUs, 64k colors, and 50,000-hr backlights and three serial ports as well as an Ethernet 10/100BaseT port. » more

DIN-Rail controller with programmable warning lights

Advantech's Uno-1110 DIN-rail controller features four programmable LED warning lights and isolated digital I/O ports so users no longer require extra signal converters. » more

Products inside: Packaging OEM offers multi-touch enabled machines

Edson Packaging InteleVüe is a multi-touch enabled packaging machine interface that uses a 24-in. CP3924 multi-touch Control Panel and the C6930 Industrial PC (IPC) from Beckhoff Automation. » more

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New ideas for quality management: Part 5

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