Info Management - PLM, Control Design

Realizing the Internet of Things' potential

With millions of different “connected” devices and massive amounts of data, it can be hard for... » more

Neural networks in process control: Neutral network training, implementation

Neural network technology has been applied in a number of fields with great success. With proper... » more

Evolution of .NET and Microsoft

.NET Framework is a software framework developed by Microsoft that is evolving to strengthen their... » more

Top 5 Control Engineering articles, April 18-24: Flow management, subsea repairs, PLCs and wind turbines, more

Articles about flow management solutions, subsea repairs, PLCs and wind turbines, data analysis and... » more

Integration, prediction, 2020 control room

Think Again application summaries: Machine data integration saves time, predictive maintenance... » more

Software construction guidelines released

The PLCopen Coding Guidelines version 1.0 has been released and contains 63 rules for software... » more

Support-focused enterprise controls: template design strategies

Highly productive manufacturing processes rely on standard, controller-based system applications.... » more

Hannover Fair: Business unit formed for automation, Industrie 4.0 applications

Rittal Automation Systems was formed by integrating Kiesling Maschinentechnik into the... » more

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Embedded board for medical, industrial automation applications

Adlink's AmITX-BW-I is a Mini-ITX embedded board designed to fulfill requirements for medical, and industrial automation applications that are running in limited-space environments.  » more

Single board computer for extensive IO support

Acromag's XVME-6700 is a 6U VME single board computer utilizes the Intel 8-Series QM87 QM87 PCH chipset for extensive input/output (I/O) support and has extended temperature models for harsh conditions. » more

Fanless mini PC for wide range temperature operation

Stealth.com's LPC-175F is a fanless mini PC has a wide operating temperature range and operates from an external 12Vdc power adapter or can be connected to an external dc source making it ideal for mobile and remote applications. » more

Products: Virtualization eases distributed control system migration

Distillery saves time and money with virtualization; products used: Simatic PCS 7 replaced an APACS system more easily by using a virtualization architecture, which reduced hardware costs and saved time. » more

HMI solution for harsh food and beverage applications

Exor America's eTop4Food human-machine interface (HMI) solution is designed for food and beverage applications and does not require the HMI to be shielded from high temperature, high pressure cleaning. » more

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Microsoft Windows XP Embedded ends extended support

Ask Control Engineering: Extended support for Microsoft Windows XP... » more

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Your orthodontic appliance may have been 3D printed

Creating unique items to satisfy medical... » more

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Poll of the Week

Why use a system integrator for automation system selection? asked the Control Engineering April cover story:
Create buy-in between owner and integrator
More experience with automation system suppliers
Technology evaluation
To spot flaws in supplier offerings
For fixes and workarounds
Better long-term support
All of the above
None of the above


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