Thursday, July 20, 2017
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Industrial fail-safe, node-to-node communication
Industrial fail-safe, node-to-node communication

CIP Safety, for functional safety applications on EtherNet/IP and DeviceNet networks, provides fail-safe communication between nodes, such as safety I/O blocks, safety interlock switches, safety light curtains, and safety PLCs in safety applications up to Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 3.Read More

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Smarter, connected networks add complexity
Smarter, connected networks add complexity

Enterprises need a combination of operations technology's (OT's) reliable data and information technology's (IT's) and innovation to become a smart, connected enterprise that will embrace and profit... Read More

Neural networks developed to identify visual data
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MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) researchers have developed a technique that helps elucidate the inner workings of neural networks trained on visual data. Read More

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IIoT: Operations & IT Digital Report
This digital report will explore several aspects of how IIoT will transform manufacturing in the coming years. Among the topics covered are how to use IIoT to improve operations, how to do a better job of data analysis by using new technologies and new software, and how manufacturers are already using IIoT to affect changes in their operation.
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ProfiSafe safety layer on top of Profinet and Profibus
ProfiSafe safety layer on top of Profinet and Profibus

Safety network: PI North America, the organization for Profinet and Profibus, explains use of the ProfiSafe safety network on top of industrial Ethernet, Profinet, and device-level Profibus networks.Read More

Five cloud ERP considerations for companies
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Before deciding whether or not to implement cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP), a company should consider the benefits but also the proper timing for the specific company. Read More

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Digital Edition
Did you know a digital version of the magazine is released every month? It is easily viewed from your desktop or tablet device. The July issue of Control Engineering includes stories on controller programming, safety networks, enclosure design, and power quality.
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Safety First: Arc Flash 101
This course will help you identify and reveal electrical hazards, bring awareness to electrical hazard challenges, and identify the solutions to implementing and maintaining a safe work environment. 1 AIA CES approved LU/HSW available for attendees. Click here!
Upcoming Webcast
ERP with mobility energizes field services and plant-floor execution
For a long while, no one expected smart phones and tablets to play a role in production environments. Today mobile not only has an increasingly important role in services, but companies are faced with issues when personnel want to use their own devices on plant floors. For ERP relevancy, what’s needed is a way to securely distribute subsets of existing applications outside the company network to industry standard devices. The next question: how is mobile best used in manufacturing?

July 27, 2017 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

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Sponsored by: Epicor
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Compact, fanless module for smart devices
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Kontron's Smarc 2.0 module has a low footprint and is useful for Internet of Things (IoT) and... Read More

Ethernet-connected variable frequency drives
Ethernet-connected variable frequency drives

The Mitsubishi Electric FR-A800- E and FR-F800- E variable frequency drives (VFDs) are designed to... Read More

Series of radio heads for transceiver system
Series of radio heads for transceiver system

National Instruments' (NI) series of 28 GHz radio heads for the mmWave Transceiver System creates a... Read More

Multislot Ethernet chassis for enhancing TSN
Multislot Ethernet chassis for enhancing TSN

National Instruments' (NI) cDAQ-9185 and cDAQ-9189 multislot Ethernet chassis feature are designed... Read More

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