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?

Use of Microsoft technologies is creating growing concerns among senior designers and senior architects in control system suppliers. Microsoft technology is widely used as the underlying basis for process control systems, such as supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), human machine interface (HMI),... Read More

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

Most manufacturing managers understand the value of keeping close tabs on the amount of energy consumed in production processes. They know, for instance, that saving energy can improve a company’s... Read More

Standardization for the operator interface
Standardization for the operator interface

As automation technology has advanced, forward-thinking manufacturers are benefiting from the implementation of global technical standardization and the quick return on investment it brings. While... Read More

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Gestures can control cranes
Gestures can control cranes

Loader cranes play a significant role in the industry, but despite seemingly simple construction, they are very difficult to control. Advanced wireless controls may give way to the use of operator... Read More

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

Christian Nondorf is a different kind of bean counter. Responsible for automation and programming at Del Monte’s vegetable processing facility in Cambria, Wis., Nondorf is responsible for making... 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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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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