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ERP can improve project controls and bottom line
ERP can improve project controls and bottom line

While those dealing with automation, controls, and instrumentation may have considered enterprise resource planning (ERP) as a faraway system that may exchange some data points with the plant floor, ERP also can be an enabling platform for plant-floor mobility applications. At the 2014 CSIA Executive Conference, Erik... Read More

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Mobility apps should provide self-direction, portability, freedom
Mobility apps should provide self-direction, portability, freedom

In the connected manufacturing enterprise or process facility, mobility apps should provide self-direction, portability, and freedom, without replicating human-machine interface (HMI) screens,... Read More

Connecting the networking dots
Connecting the networking dots

The cover story in this issue of AppliedAutomation covers the timing aspect. By properly synchronizing industrial Ethernet networks, advanced industrial Ethernet protocols can become more effective.... Read More

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Creating an ASM-compliant HMI goes deeper than screen color selection
Creating an ASM-compliant HMI goes deeper than screen color selection

One of the most common misunderstandings and misapplications of the ASM Guidelines on effective console operator HMI (human-machine interface) design has been an over-emphasis on simply applying a... Read More

Best practices in wireless
Best practices in wireless

The advancement of wireless technology over the past five years has contributed to a growing acceptance of wireless technology within the industrial realm. Wireless networking has proliferated in... Read More

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Power-Up Your Industrial Network: Improve Availability and Decrease Maintenance

Presenter Paul Schildhouse from Panduit will explain how technology trends are enabling the rapid adoption of Industrial Ethernet to help improve efficiencies, lower operational costs and integrate manufacturing and Enterprise in new factory network deployments and upgrades.

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Microcontroller with integrated hardware encryption
Microcontroller with integrated hardware encryption

Microchip Technology's PIC24F "GB2" microcontrollers (MCUs) are designed to enbale... Read More

Smart module with Bluetooth capability
Smart module with Bluetooth capability

Microchip Technology's RN4020 Bluetooth 4.1 Low Energy module carries both worldwide... Read More

Servo terminal for EtherCAT IO systems
Servo terminal for EtherCAT IO systems

Beckhoff's EL7211 servomotor EtherCAT terminal is designed to offer a servo drive with an... Read More

Wireless temperature data logger
Wireless temperature data logger

Omega Engineering's OM-CP-RFRTDtemp2000A is an RTD-based, wireless precision temperature data... Read More

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