Thursday, February 27, 2014
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Are Microsoft technologies still best for process control systems?
Are Microsoft technologies still best for process control systems?

Engineering and IT Insight: Process control architects and designers are questioning the 15-year wisdom that you cannot go wrong by picking the Microsoft environment for a process control system. See 6 critical requirements for process controls.Read More

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Big data can drive big energy savings
Big data can drive big energy savings

Advanced analytic technologies enable “virtual audits,” enhancing manufacturers’ ability to pinpoint—and reverse—energy waste on plant floors.Read More

Standardization for the operator interface
Standardization for the operator interface

Inside Machines: OI standardization helps original equipment manufacturers speed time to market by using or adapting standard human-machine interface (HMI) screens.Read More

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Gestures can control cranes
Gestures can control cranes

Haptic control is proven for cranes, by using a Microsoft Kinect system.Read More

The next generation of HMIs offers more than just screens
The next generation of HMIs offers more than just screens

Mobility, security, maintenance all part of system considerations Read More

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Cyber security question and answer session
Matt Luallen and Robert Lee, who presented the Control Engineering Webcast "Were we just hacked? Applying digital forensic techniques for your industrial control systems?" took time to answer some follow-up questions on the subject from webcast viewers. Learn what they had to say on honey pots, corporate LAN, and other cyber security issues.
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PLC for demanding, hazardous applications
PLC for demanding, hazardous applications

Idec's FC6A MicroSmart is a programmable logic controller (PLC) with up to 520 I/O that comes in... Read More

Angle encoder series with bearing sets
Angle encoder series with bearing sets

Heidenhain's MRP 2000, 5000 and 8000 are angle encoder modules are designed for metrology,... Read More

Miniature inductive proximity sensors
Miniature inductive proximity sensors

AutomationDirect’s miniature inductive proximity sensors are available in sizes ranging from 4 to... Read More

Robot series for manufacturing, automotive applications
Robot series for manufacturing, automotive applications

Mitsubishi Electric's RV-F Series 6-axis robots are available in 35, 50 and 70 kg payloads and are... Read More

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