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How to deploy smart HMIs as communication hubs
How to deploy smart HMIs as communication hubs

Smart human-machine interfaces (HMIs) can securely tie servers, controllers, and input/output (I/O) devices together, inside and outside the plant. There are many differences between embedded and PC-based HMIs and it is important to know them to find the right fit for a particular system. Read More

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Connectivity, security, mobility: Integrating modern controls
Connectivity, security, mobility: Integrating modern controls

OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) when built into automation software eases integration with other systems and enhances security for a better expansion of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and... Read More

Where should the cloud connection take place?
Where should the cloud connection take place?

As we look to the future and the IIoT, many system architecture and connectivity questions are emerging. Video: Darek Kominek considers where users might want to draw the line between local control... Read More

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Designing HMIs: For the big screen or a phone?
Designing HMIs: For the big screen or a phone?

What should your first impulse be: Shall we create our operator screens for massive displays or with a smart phone in mind? Video: What does “mobility first” mean?Read More

Information integration and IIoT Webcast: Questions answered
Information integration and IIoT Webcast: Questions answered

More answers about information integration and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), the topic of a Dec. 3 Webcast, are provided by a system integrator and automation standards expert. Answers to... Read More

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Did you know a digital version of the magazine is released every month? It is easily viewed from your desktop or tablet device. The December issue of Control Engineering includes stories on smarter machines, fixing PID, and two stories exclusive to the digital edition as well as links to the 2016 System Integrator of the Year winners.
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Infrared camera for thermographic applications
Infrared camera for thermographic applications

Fluke's TiX620 infrared camera has 640 x 480 resolution and provides measurement accuracy and its... Read More

Industrial automation cables for signal and control equipment
Industrial automation cables for signal and control equipment

Molex has launched a series of Flamar industrial automation cables designed for signal and control... Read More

Ultrasonic distance and level sensors for automation, tank level applications
Ultrasonic distance and level sensors for automation, tank level applications

Omega's LVTX-10 series of sensors are designed to provide accurate measurement for factory... Read More

Integrated panel systems for accommodating instrumentation and peripherals
Integrated panel systems for accommodating instrumentation and peripherals

Hardy Process Solutions' Integrated Panel Systems come in type 4 or 4X enclosures that are designed... Read More

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