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Engineering system design software receives upgrade
Engineering system design software receives upgrade

National Instruments' (Nasdaq: NATI) LabVIEW 2014 system design software features upgrades to help users acquire, analyze and visualize data sets to make informed decisions fast. LabVIEW 2014 standardizes the way users interact with hardware through reuse of the same code and engineering processes across systems,... Read More

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Internet of things: Finding security in the cloud
Internet of things: Finding security in the cloud

The cloud has the potential to help, more than hurt, cyber security for connected devices, the Internet of things (IoT). With all of the talk about the security, or insecurity, of the IoT, there's... Read More

Understand the maturity model to better manage, integrate plant floor, enterprise systems
Understand the maturity model to better manage, integrate plant floor, enterprise systems

Advance capabilities of plant floor and enterprise information systems by understanding and advancing within the maturity model, as explained here. Plant floor systems are complex. Enterprise plant... Read More

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Operator training simulators can help meet plant-wide safety goals
Operator training simulators can help meet plant-wide safety goals

Operator training simulators (OTSs) can be a major asset to a large plant or refinery. However, many managers consider them more as an expense, a sink for valuable resources, without looking at their... Read More

Antenna basics, antenna types, antenna functions
Antenna basics, antenna types, antenna functions

Before we get into the black magic that is wireless signal propagation, we need to understand a vital part of the industrial wireless system: antennas. Antennas are the means for coupling the... Read More

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For the 9th System Integrator of the Year program, Control Engineering is looking for the best integrators in the automation business to feature on the cover of the Global System Integrator Supplement in December 2014. Deadline to register is August 8.
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Upcoming Webcast
A Network Foundation - Applied Case Study in Deploying a Reliable Physical Infrastructure for Process

Presenters Alan McFarland and James Neawedde, Jr. from Panduit will explain how a robust physical infrastructure can provide you with the ability to manage and improve manufacturing processes and productivity, while reducing downtime and improving overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) in your plant.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at 11 a.m. PT /1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

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Products
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

Gripper designed for multiple automated manufacturing tasks
Gripper designed for multiple automated manufacturing tasks

Empire Robotics' Versaball is a gripper archetype designed to flexibly adapt to multiple automated... Read More

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