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The HMI of the future will look very familiar
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HMI/SCADA applications enable companies to benefit from commercial off-the-shelf technologies adapted for industrial automation to lower costs and improve operations.Read More

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Consortium formed for semiconductor wafer fabrication challenges
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Ten global companies formed the Facility 450 Consortium (F450C) and five companies formed the Global 450 Consortium (G450C) with the intention of addressing facility and infrastructure challenges of... Read More

Time to step up: Actions you can take today
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Your control system cyber assets were not coded with security in mind, so you have to build defenses yourself, always thinking about your complete security posture. Here are ways to start now.Read More

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PCs in the workplace: Will they survive?
PCs in the workplace: Will they survive?

Will the traditional computer hardware in your control room go the way of the floppy disk?Read More

Motion card integrates high-performance amplifiers, motion control package
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Product Exclusive: PMD Prodigy/CME Machine Controller Card integrates up to four amplifiers and a positioning motion controller on one printed circuit card.Read More

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Featured Blogs
Machine Safety: Benefits of safety assessments, risk assessments
Machine Safety: Benefits of safety assessments, risk assessments

The need to evaluate hazards and apply corrective actions to reduce those hazards began years ago.... Read More

Machine Safety: Are machine builders shipping unsafe machines?
Machine Safety: Are machine builders shipping unsafe machines?

Can a U.S. original equipment manufacturer (OEM) ship a machine without safety integrated into or... Read More

Machine Safety: Risk of an actuator wired to general machine control versus safety controller
Machine Safety: Risk of an actuator wired to general machine control versus safety controller

When deciding to apply a device to achieve a safety function, by default, that safety function... Read More

Machine Safety: Functional safety standard explains validation
Machine Safety: Functional safety standard explains validation

Machine safety validation is defined by the international standard ISO 13849-2, Part 2: Validation,... Read More

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