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Google Glass meets control systems
Google Glass meets control systems

Eyeglass-based computer displays are quickly advancing and increasingly applied in manufacturing environments for training, maintenance, or as an operator interface. Handheld portables are really good for information access when a third hand is available, but single workers can find them awkward to use in the field... Read More

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For machines that cannot be upgraded, what needs to change now that Microsoft Windows XP support has ended?
For machines that cannot be upgraded, what needs to change now that Microsoft Windows XP support has ended?

Ask Control Engineering: For manufacturers that may not be able to upgrade certain machines or systems past Microsoft Windows XP, what should change now that Microsoft Windows XP support has... Read More

Siemens, McAfee team up to address industrial cybersecurity
Siemens, McAfee team up to address industrial cybersecurity

When people discuss cybersecurity, the first vision is of covert activity, hacking into systems and NSA-era network intrusions. The real cybersecurity threats are more often the proliferation of... Read More

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Distributed control systems: Four things to consider when emulating a third-party application
Distributed control systems: Four things to consider when emulating a third-party application

The modern distributed control system (DCS) is extremely powerful and highly versatile. The capabilities appear so limitless that we’re sometimes asked about the option to replicate an external... Read More

HART Communication adapts for the Internet world
HART Communication adapts for the Internet world

To address growing industry demand for accessing data over the Ethernet, the HART Communication Foundation added a new capability to the HART Protocol Specification, HART-IP. HART-IP takes HART... Read More

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Mark T. Hoske, content manager and editor with Control Engineering, will explain mobility trends and discuss the types of mobile engineering applications available. Harry Forbes, senior analyst at ARC Advisory Group, will explain basic wireless mobility infrastructures, types of hardware and software needed as well as challenges and advantages wireless mobility offers to end-users.

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Fiber optics improve industrial controller communications
Fiber optics improve industrial controller communications

Industrial controller communications may be improved with fiber optic cables. Optical fiber cables... Read More

Gateway switch for PLC programming and process visualization
Gateway switch for PLC programming and process visualization

Wago's PFC200 is designed to offer compact, computing power for PLC programming and process... Read More

Multi-touch panel PC series has multi-core CPUs
Multi-touch panel PC series has multi-core CPUs

Beckhoff Automation's CP22xx Panel PC series combines a multi-touch interface with... Read More

Communications module for Profibus network
Communications module for Profibus network

Molex's Brad SST Communication Modules SST-PB3S-CLX-RLL, SST-PB3S-CLX-RLL-CC and SST-PB3S-CLXT-RLL... Read More

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