Thursday, January 24, 2013
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Ethernet for sensor networks? Why it makes sense today
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Active (or smart) enclosure-less I/O blocks, supporting industrial Ethernet, can be installed close to the sensors to eliminate logistic complexities of running wire back to a central control panel for each sensor and enable two-way communications among the I/O block and programmable logic controllers (PLCs) or remote...Read More

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The importance of client reviews
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A few simple discussions with and demonstrations for your client at strategic times can prevent a world of problems and keep your project on track.Read More

Cyber war stakes rising
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U.S. intelligence officials have warned as nation-sponsored cyber warfare goes mainstream this year, attacks on U.S. installations and institutions could result not just in damage and theft but in... Read More

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Make the virtualized manufacturing environment visible
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Engineering and IT Insight: Add IT assets to your manufacturing data historian and alarm system for faster reactions and greater plant-floor reliability. Use existing data historian and OPC-UA to... Read More

Motion control: Product handling, re-feeder challenges
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Integrator update: Controlling the product flow in adjacent machines can be challenging. Polytron and Finesse Manufacturing address product handling and re-feeder interruptions, turning a... Read More

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Video: Advice From System Integrators Of The Year, 2013
Leaders from the Control Engineering 2013 System Integrators of the Year provide advice about system integration of automation and controls in a video interview.
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Long range wireless access points for Ethernet and serial communications
Long range wireless access points for Ethernet and serial communications

Weidmuller's two licensed frequency data modems that offer long-range communications and features... Read More

Solid state relay series for control panels
Solid state relay series for control panels

AutomationDirect’s 750R series of industrial relays has been expanded to include additional... Read More

Capacitive sensor series has better immunity to dust, humidity, EMI
Capacitive sensor series has better immunity to dust, humidity, EMI

Carlo Gavazzi's 4th Generation Tripleshield CA18CA capacitive proximity sensors feature improved... Read More

Cylinder series available in metric design
Cylinder series available in metric design

PHD Inc.'s Optimax series of OCG round body pneumatic cylinders are now available in a metric... Read More

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